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Deer struck twice on B.C. highway survives, but six cars damaged

SAANICH, Canada — A chain reaction crash involving six vehicles on Thursday was set off by two collisions with a deer on the Patricia Bay Highway near Saanich, B.C.
Toronto councillors pass motion condemning Quebec's secularism bill

Toronto councillors pass motion condemning Quebec's secularism bill

Quebec Premier Francois Legault defended the province's controversial secularism bill on Thursday after yet another municipal council passed a motion this week condemning the legislation.
Efforts to ditch seasonal time change gaining steam

Efforts to ditch seasonal time change gaining steam

The British Columbia government's effort to formally do away with seasonal time changes marks the most decisive move in a debate that's quietly raged across Canada for years.
MLB in Montreal: Bronfman sees 'another positive step' in quest to bring team back

MLB in Montreal: Bronfman sees 'another positive step' in quest to bring team back

MONTREAL — A recent admission from the office of the mayor of St. Petersburg, Fla. has put a big smile on the face of the man trying to bring a Major League Baseball team back to Montreal.
N.S. jury views video of man dying in jail with spit hood over head

N.S. jury views video of man dying in jail with spit hood over head

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia jury has viewed video of a man heaving in a jail cell while wearing a spit hood, in a case where the Crown alleges two special constables failed to properly look after their dying prisoner.
Despite congressional chaos, Pelosi sends positive signals on ratifying USMCA

Despite congressional chaos, Pelosi sends positive signals on ratifying USMCA

WASHINGTON — Amid the swirling chaos of impeachment proceedings on Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi is sounding bullish about the chances Congress may soon vote to ratify a modified version of Donald Trump's cherished North American trade pact.
No reason for arrest: Man has drug evidence tossed over rights breach

No reason for arrest: Man has drug evidence tossed over rights breach

TORONTO — A man found in possession of the highly toxic opioid carfentanil has had the drug evidence excluded because the police officer had no valid reason to arrest and search him.
Quebec towns split as some opt to forgo Halloween until Friday due to weather

Quebec towns split as some opt to forgo Halloween until Friday due to weather

MONTREAL — The move by some Quebec towns to ask trick-or-treaters to hold off until the day after Halloween is proving to be a divisive one, with the debate raging on social media Thursday even as the rain came as forecast.
Scheer facing new kind of civil war brewing within the Conservative party

Scheer facing new kind of civil war brewing within the Conservative party

OTTAWA — Signs are pointing to a civil war breaking out within the Conservative party, but breaking down along different lines than past internal battles that divided the party ideologically.
Canadian military's anti-ISIL mission adjusting as protests rock Iraq, Lebanon

Canadian military's anti-ISIL mission adjusting as protests rock Iraq, Lebanon

OTTAWA — The Canadian military is being forced to adjust and temporarily curtail some aspects of its anti-ISIL mission in Iraq and Lebanon as anti-government protests rock the two countries and threaten to further destabilize the Middle East.