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StatsCan survey finds one in 10 had mental or substance abuse problems in 2012

StatsCan survey finds one in 10 had mental or substance abuse problems in 2012

TORONTO — One in 10 Canadians reported symptoms consistent with several mental health or substance use disorders in the previous 12 months, a new report from Statistics Canada says.
Reports: Woman who killed sons in Alberta has committed suicide in Australia

Reports: Woman who killed sons in Alberta has committed suicide in Australia

EDMONTON — There are media reports in Australia that a woman convicted of manslaughter in the drowning deaths of her two sons in a small Alberta town has committed suicide.
TD Bank Group CEO says Aeroplan transition to be seamless for cardholders

TD Bank Group CEO says Aeroplan transition to be seamless for cardholders

The transfer of Aeroplan-branded credit cardholders to TD Bank Group from Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce will be “seamless” without any interruption in Aeroplan miles earned by customers, TD Bank Group said Monday.
‘One-percenters' a throwback to the Canada of old, survey shows

‘One-percenters' a throwback to the Canada of old, survey shows

Median family income is $76,000 — generally higher in the West than the East. Fort McMurray leads, with $186,782
Federal, Ontario governments sell part of their investment in General Motors

Federal, Ontario governments sell part of their investment in General Motors

OTTAWA — The federal and Ontario governments have sold a block of 30 million shares in General Motors valued in the neighbourhood of $1.1 billion, a portion of the equity they received when they bailed out the automaker in 2009.
Toronto issues heat alert as late summer sizzler hits southern Ontario

Toronto issues heat alert as late summer sizzler hits southern Ontario

TORONTO — Toronto is under a heat alert today, as much of southern Ontario gets a scorching blast of late summer heat.
Bright cellphone light saved Manitoba man from polar bear attack

Bright cellphone light saved Manitoba man from polar bear attack

CHURCHILL, Man. — Saved by the cellphone light. A man walking to his home in Churchill, Man., from a hotel early Saturday morning ran into a polar bear.
Foul played ruled out in St. Jacobs Market blaze

Foul played ruled out in St. Jacobs Market blaze

ST. JACOBS, Ont. — Fire officials say they’ve pinpointed the general area where the blaze that levelled part of a renowned farmers market near Waterloo, Ont., began.
NHL Players' Association, bank donate money for hockey equipment in Alberta foothills after flood

NHL Players' Association, bank donate money for hockey equipment in Alberta foothills after flood

HIGH RIVER, Alta. — Troy Kowal is one of dozens of young hockey players whose skates, pads, helmet and sticks were destroyed by floodwaters that devastated High River, Alta., in June.
Federal infrastructure fund was great for business, Quebec corruption inquiry hears

Federal infrastructure fund was great for business, Quebec corruption inquiry hears

MONTREAL — The federal government’s historic multibillion-dollar infrastructure program has been lucrative for a few Quebec construction companies involved in illegal collusion, a witness testified at the province’s corruption inquiry on Tuesday.