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Justin Bieber charged with assault in Toronto; allegedly hit limo driver

Justin Bieber charged with assault in Toronto; allegedly hit limo driver

TORONTO — Justin Bieber pushed his way through a teeming crowd of journalists and deliriously screaming fans Wednesday night as the global pop phenom surrendered to face a charge of assault.
Key milestones in the evolution of Canada's Senate

Key milestones in the evolution of Canada's Senate

OTTAWA — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has kicked Liberal senators out of the party caucus, describing the move as a significant step forward in the evolution of the Senate.
B.C. coast, St. Lawrence estuary most at risk for major marine oil spill: report

B.C. coast, St. Lawrence estuary most at risk for major marine oil spill: report

OTTAWA — A government-commissioned risk analysis says the coast of southern British Columbia and the Gulf of St. Lawrence are the Canadian areas most vulnerable marine oil spills and among the most likely for a major spill to occur.
Veterans speak out on closure of local service offices

Veterans speak out on closure of local service offices

OTTAWA — A number of military veterans are in Ottawa today to denounce government plans to close Veterans Affairs district offices in communities across the country. Offices in Kelowna, Saskatoon, Brandon, Man., Thunder Bay, Ont., Windsor, Ont.
Mediator appointed in University of New Brunswick strike

Mediator appointed in University of New Brunswick strike

FREDERICTON — The New Brunswick government is appointing a special mediator to try to end an ongoing strike by faculty at the University of New Brunswick.
Government, opposition aiming for the next election

Government, opposition aiming for the next election

OTTAWA — It's back to reality for Prime Minister Stephen Harper after receiving a warm welcome during a week-long visit to the Middle East.
Faculty strike hits second New Brunswick university

Faculty strike hits second New Brunswick university

SACKVILLE, N.B. — A faculty strike has hit a second university in New Brunswick. Faculty at Mount Allison University in Sackville walked off the job at 12:01 a.m. after months of negotiations with the university failed to produce a new contract.
Fatal fires involving retirement and nursing homes in Canada

Fatal fires involving retirement and nursing homes in Canada

L'ISLE-VERTE, Que. — A fire destroyed a seniors residence in L'Isle-Verte, Que., and police early Thursday said three people were confirmed dead and 30 missing.
Three dead, 30 missing in fire at Quebec seniors home

Three dead, 30 missing in fire at Quebec seniors home

L'ISLE-VERTE, Que. — Many of the 30 people unaccounted for in a fatal fire in a seniors residence northeast of Quebec City had limited movement and were confined to wheelchairs and walkers, a local official said Thursday.
Ford's foibles produce new late-night television guffaws

Ford's foibles produce new late-night television guffaws

TORONTO — The latest controversial video featuring Toronto Mayor Rob Ford provided fresh material for at least one late-night television host Tuesday night.