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Man accused of crimes against humanity fights to keep Canadian citizenship

OTTAWA — A man accused of committing crimes against humanity in the former Yugoslavia is fighting a federal move to strip his Canadian citizenship. Cedo Kljajic is denying the government’s

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CN Rail on hiring spree after being surprised by laid-off workers passing on jobs

MONTREAL — Canadian National Railways is on a hiring spree particularly in Western Canada, several years after a slowdown in demand prompted layoffs. The country’s largest railway says it hopes

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Updated: Ontario politicians condemn Quebec law obliging citizens to uncover their faces

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne speaks at the closing news conference at the First Ministers meeting in Ottawa on Tuesday, Oct.3, 2017. Ontario politicians took the unusual step Thursday of using

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WestJet shares hit two-year high on record quarterly load numbers

MONTREAL — Shares of WestJet Airlines hit a more than two-year high after the Calgary-based airline reported the highest quarterly load factor in its 21-year history. The shares peaked at

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Metro says Ontario automated distribution centres unrelated to minimum wage hikes

MONTREAL — Grocery store chain Metro Inc. says the construction of its first automated distribution centres are unrelated to its efforts to offset added costs from Ontario’s rising minimum wage.

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Peter Coyote on finding ‘the best writers’ have moved to television

Actor Michael Riendeau, of Ottawa, is shown is a scene from the the six-part miniseries “The Disappearance”. There’s something about Peter Coyote’s voice that simply makes you listen. THE CANADIAN

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Canadian friends and Playboy models pay tribute to Hugh Hefner

Pamela Anderson arrives at the U.S. Premiere of “Baywatch” at Lummus Park on Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Miami Beach, Fla. Canadian Playboy models Pamela Anderson and Shannon Tweed are

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Quebec shared concerns with feds over tax proposals, right from the start

NEW YORK — Quebec wasted little time in making Ottawa aware “right from the start” about its concerns with the federal government’s proposed — and now hotly contested — tax

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Ottawa begins public consultations on dealing with corporate wrongdoing

MONTREAL — The federal government kicked off nearly two months of public consultations Monday on revising efforts to address corporate wrongdoing, including the possible introduction of a deferred prosecution agreement

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Quebec woman dies in Ontario crash, police investigate

QUINTE WEST, Ont. — A 70-year-old woman from Montreal is dead after a multi-vehicle collision in eastern Ontario. Provincial police say the crash took place mid-afternoon Wednesday when a sedan

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Updated: Father of boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert in hospital

MONTREAL — A man who was arrested after police found his six-year-old son, who had been the subject of an Amber Alert, remained in an Ontario hospital Sunday. The boy

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Byelections to be held in October in Tory-held ridings in Quebec and Alberta

Elections Canada has announced the dates for two federal byelections to be held in Quebec and Alberta ridings vacated by Conservative MPs. The votes in Sturgeon River-Parkland, Alta., and Lac-Saint-Jean,

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Old hat stolen from Quebec museum 42 years ago headed back there soon

EDMONTON — An old felt top hat that’s been sitting on a shelf in an Edmonton antique store for 12 years is soon heading back to the museum in Quebec