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SeaBus services cancelled on first day of Vancouver transit dispute

SeaBus services cancelled on first day of Vancouver transit dispute

VANCOUVER — The first day of job action by transit workers in Metro Vancouver caused SeaBus cancellations on a busy commuter route across the Burrard Inlet.
Halloween, part deux: Montrealers may double-dip on candy after delay

Halloween, part deux: Montrealers may double-dip on candy after delay

MONTREAL — Trick-or-treaters taking a weather-delayed second stab at Halloween were faced with strong winds — and far colder temperatures than the night before — as they ventured onto the streets of Montreal and other communities Friday night.
'Extremely childlike:' Defence says accused in caseworker death needs assessment

'Extremely childlike:' Defence says accused in caseworker death needs assessment

CALGARY — A lawyer for an 18-year-old charged with killing his case worker at an assisted-living home says he doubts the young man is fit to stand trial.

Brothers accused of brutally beating black teen told cops they feared for their lives

A Toronto police officer and his brother told investigators they feared for their lives during a late-night encounter with a young black man in Whitby, Ont., nearly three years ago, court documents show.
Pharmacist from London, Ont., area suspended over naloxone distribution

Pharmacist from London, Ont., area suspended over naloxone distribution

TORONTO — A pharmacist who went door-to-door handing out naloxone kits in a neighbourhood ravaged by opioid use choked back tears on Friday as he admitted to professional misconduct.
Recounts ordered in B.C., Quebec ridings after narrow federal election results

Recounts ordered in B.C., Quebec ridings after narrow federal election results

OTTAWA — Three judicial recounts are taking place next week in ridings where runners-up in last month's federal election are hoping a court-ordered review will snatch victory from the jaws of ever-so-narrow defeat.
Freeland touts Alberta roots in post-election speech that calls for unity

Freeland touts Alberta roots in post-election speech that calls for unity

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is touting the country's Ukrainian community that spans provinces such as Alberta and Saskatchewan, as well as the rest of Canada, as a great unifier in post-election Canada.
Cut emissions twice as fast, ease worker anxiety, advocates say post-election

Cut emissions twice as fast, ease worker anxiety, advocates say post-election

OTTAWA — A coalition of climate-change advocates is urging Canada's new minority Parliament to promptly develop a clear, effective and coherent strategy for reducing greenhouse-gas emissions in order to prevent escalating anxiety in the oilpatch from
Desjardins revises data theft impact numbers, says 4.2 million affected

Desjardins revises data theft impact numbers, says 4.2 million affected

MONTREAL — The Desjardins Group data theft is much more widespread than first thought and actually hit 4.2 million members, the banking co-operative's chief executive said Friday.
'American democracy will work,' visiting Ukraine minister says of impeachment

'American democracy will work,' visiting Ukraine minister says of impeachment

OTTAWA — The rules of American democracy will ultimately settle the Trump impeachment question, and Ukraine will be watching closely — but will keep its political distance at all costs, a senior Ukrainian official says.