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Attack by ’terrorist’ on Parliament Hill won’t weaken Canada’s resolve: Harper

OTTAWA — The gunman who staged a deadly attack Wednesday on Parliament Hill was a terrorist whose despicable crime will only harden Canada’s resolve to crack down on terrorists at home and abroad, Stephen Harper says.
Power out for days in downtown Calgary

Power out for days in downtown Calgary

CALGARY — About 10,000 employees can expect a major interruption to their routines today as a swath of downtown Calgary remains in the dark and will stay that way for several days.
Labour leader Jim Sinclair won’t seek re-election

Labour leader Jim Sinclair won’t seek re-election

VANCOUVER — Fifteen years as leader of the B.C. Federation of Labour is enough for Jim Sinclair, who will not seek re-election as head of the organization that speaks for 500,000 union members.

Canada to step up Ebola checks with quarantine officers at six airports

TORONTO - Canada will step up border screening to try to prevent an Ebola importation to this country, federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose said Wednesday.

Small Alberta town keeps 109-year ban on alcohol sales

CARDSTON, Alta. - A ban on alcohol sales that has been in place since Alberta first became a province will remain in effect after residents voted overwhelmingly against the proposal in a plebiscite in the town of Cardston on Monday.

Rob Ford returning to hospital Tuesday for more chemotherapy

TORONTO — Rob Ford’s brother says the ailing Toronto mayor will begin a second round of chemotherapy on Tuesday. Doug Ford says he will back in hospital then for the cancer treatment.
Wayne Gretzky about to become grandpa as daughter announces pregnancy

Wayne Gretzky about to become grandpa as daughter announces pregnancy

The Great One is going to be a grandfather. Wayne Gretzky’s daughter Paulina announced Tuesday on her Instagram account that she and fiance, pro golfer Dustin Johnson, are expecting their first child.
WestJet to charge $25 for first checked bag in economy

WestJet to charge $25 for first checked bag in economy

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines says it will charge a $25 fee for the first checked bag for passengers travelling on economy fares within Canada and also between Canada and the U.S. The new fee will apply to bookings starting Monday for travel as of Oct.
Premiers under pressure to help aboriginal kids

Premiers under pressure to help aboriginal kids

Victoria's Ted Hughes calls for action on underlying problems that lead to a high rate of First Nations children being taken from their parents

10 years on, ex-Canuck Todd Bertuzzi, Steve Moore settle lawsuit

TORONTO — A settlement has been reached in Steve Moore’s lawsuit against NHL forward Todd Bertuzzi, more than 10 years after the infamous on-ice attack ended Moore’s career.
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