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Suncor says person injured by bear north of Fort McMurray

Suncor says person injured by bear north of Fort McMurray

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Suncor Energy says someone was injured by a bear at its oilsands base plant north of Fort McMurray, Alta., on the weekend. Spokesman Leithan Slade says it happened on Saturday at 8 p.m.
Quebec tables new bill to crack down on Airbnb-style, short-term rentals

Quebec tables new bill to crack down on Airbnb-style, short-term rentals

QUEBEC — The Quebec government tabled a bill Tuesday that would require short-term rental companies to ensure their online listings are certified by the province.
Closure of Montreal's legendary Main Deli mourned by regulars, prime minister

Closure of Montreal's legendary Main Deli mourned by regulars, prime minister

Montreal smoked meat has long been defined by a rivalry. Schwartz's deli may have been better known, but for many Montrealers the best smoked meat sandwich was prepared across the street, at the Main Deli.
Amber Alert lifted in Montreal after infant found 'safe and sound'

Amber Alert lifted in Montreal after infant found 'safe and sound'

MONTREAL — Police in Montreal have cancelled an Amber Alert after locating a five-month-old child who they said had been abducted.
Canola industry concerned about export access to China after diplomatic spat

Canola industry concerned about export access to China after diplomatic spat

The canola industry is expressing concern that China will retaliate to Canada's expulsion of its diplomat by blocking agricultural shipments.
Canadian diplomat expelled from China in retaliation for similar move by Ottawa

Canadian diplomat expelled from China in retaliation for similar move by Ottawa

OTTAWA — Beijing declared a Canadian diplomat as "persona non grata" Tuesday in retaliation for Ottawa's expulsion of a Chinese consular official over allegations of foreign interference.
Canadian envoy who was expelled from Saudi Arabia says consul faces challenging days

Canadian envoy who was expelled from Saudi Arabia says consul faces challenging days

A former Canadian diplomat who was ordered out of Saudi Arabia amid a disagreement between the two countries says a consul set to be expelled from China should prepare for challenging days ahead.
Flawed licensing exam led to half of Quebec nursing students failing, report finds

Flawed licensing exam led to half of Quebec nursing students failing, report finds

MONTREAL — An investigation has found that hundreds of prospective nursing candidates were denied entry into the profession last fall due to a flawed exam administered by their professional order.
Head of 'non-political' B.C. group meets Xi Jinping at gathering of 'fresh troops'

Head of 'non-political' B.C. group meets Xi Jinping at gathering of 'fresh troops'

The head of a British Columbia-based group that says it is a “non-political” organization helping Chinese integrate into Canadian society travelled to Beijing to meet President Xi Jinping at a government conference this week.
Facebook resistance to paying for news links 'deeply irresponsible': Trudeau

Facebook resistance to paying for news links 'deeply irresponsible': Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Facebook's resistance to paying publishers for articles posted on the platform is "deeply irresponsible" and "out of touch.