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Unspecified threat at polling location prompts pause in voting, Elections PEI says

Unspecified threat at polling location prompts pause in voting, Elections PEI says

CHARLOTTETOWN — Elections PEI says it has temporarily suspended voting at one polling location due to an unspecified threat.
Quebecers urged to stay alert as more than 3,100 homes flooded across province

Quebecers urged to stay alert as more than 3,100 homes flooded across province

MONTREAL — The number of flooded homes across Quebec continues to rise but authorities say they expect water to levels to soon reach their peak.
Elizabeth May's wedding dress a 'walk through a garden' on Earth Day

Elizabeth May's wedding dress a 'walk through a garden' on Earth Day

VICTORIA — Instead of marching for Earth Day, Green party Leader Elizabeth May marched down the aisle in Victoria's Christ Church Cathedral on Monday.
Commemorative loonie marking 'progress' for LGBTQ2 people unveiled in Toronto

Commemorative loonie marking 'progress' for LGBTQ2 people unveiled in Toronto

TORONTO — The Royal Canadian Mint has unveiled a commemorative loonie meant to mark what it calls a key milestone for lesbian, gay, transgender, queer and two-spirited people.
Ceremonies, vigils planned in Toronto to honour victims of deadly van attack

Ceremonies, vigils planned in Toronto to honour victims of deadly van attack

Toronto's mayor says a deadly van attack that left the city grappling with grief a year ago also set off a wave of solidarity and support among its residents.
Singh says childhood abuse steeled him for scrutiny and stress of politics

Singh says childhood abuse steeled him for scrutiny and stress of politics

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he decided to "take a chance" and share his story of childhood sexual abuse in hopes of helping other victims. He recounts the assaults for the first time in his book, Love & Courage, released today.
Former U.S. president Barack Obama to visit nation's capital in May

Former U.S. president Barack Obama to visit nation's capital in May

OTTAWA — Former U.S. president Barack Obama is set to visit the nation's capital next month for a question-and-answer session. The event, hosted by the progressive think-tank Canada 2020, will be at Ottawa's Canadian Tire Centre on May 31.
Affable Green leader sets sight on potential P.E.I. election victory

Affable Green leader sets sight on potential P.E.I. election victory

CHARLOTTETOWN — An affable dentist with a distinct Scottish accent, Peter Bevan-Baker ran nine times for the Green party —federally and provincially — before finally winning a seat in the P.E.I. legislature in 2015.
In the news today, April 23

In the news today, April 23

Three stories in the news for Tuesday, April 23 ——— IT'S ELECTION DAY IN PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND It's election day in Prince Edward Island and voter turnout is expected to be strong.
New study suggests oilsands greenhouse gas emissions underestimated

New study suggests oilsands greenhouse gas emissions underestimated

New federal research suggests greenhouse gas emissions from Alberta's oilsands may be significantly higher than industry reports.