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Report on security measures for Nova Scotia hospitals to be released

HALIFAX — A report is scheduled to be released today on safety measures for hospitals and health clinics in Nova Scotia. Recommendations are expected from a working group announced by Premier Stephen McNeil in October.

Royal LePage reports sharp rise in American interest in Canadian real estate

TORONTO — A new report from Royal LePage suggests many Americans who oppose incoming president Donald Trump continue showing a desire to purchase property in Canada.

Six stories in the news today, Jan. 20

Six stories in the news for Friday, Jan. 20 ——— DONALD TRUMP SET TO MOVE INTO OVAL OFFICE Donald Trump takes the oath of office today to become the 45th President of the United States.
Meet the Canadian artists behind the masks worn by NHL goaltenders

Meet the Canadian artists behind the masks worn by NHL goaltenders

MONTREAL — An NHL goaltender's mask is not only the one thing standing between a man's head and a 160-kilometre slapshot — it is also Sylvie Marsolais' canvas.
Ten federal Conservative leadership hopefuls hold debate in Winnipeg

Ten federal Conservative leadership hopefuls hold debate in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG — Many of those running to become the next leader of the federal Conservative Party have taken part in a debate in Winnipeg, but a few candidates were no-shows.
Saskatoon charity caught in controversy over animal movie accusations

Saskatoon charity caught in controversy over animal movie accusations

SASKATOON — A Saskatoon dog rescue group has been caught in the crosshairs of a controversy surrounding the film "A Dog's Purpose.

Canadians plead guilty to violations at parks across US West

BILLINGS, Mont. — Three Canadians will be banned from federal lands for five years after pleading guilty to walking on a sensitive hot spring in Yellowstone National Park and other crimes at parks across the Western U.S.
B.C.'s health minister campaigns to raise legal smoking age to 21

B.C.'s health minister campaigns to raise legal smoking age to 21

VICTORIA — British Columbia's health minister says he wants to see the province raise the legal smoking age to 21.
Car makers concerned about Trump, says Canadian innovation minister

Car makers concerned about Trump, says Canadian innovation minister

OTTAWA — Automakers on both sides of the border fear the potential negative effects of a Donald Trump presidency, Canada's economic development minister said Thursday as he met with international business and political leaders in Switzerland.

Legal battle launched in Vancouver over opposition to Moby Dick restaurant

VANCOUVER — A condo council on Vancouver's waterfront is named in a civil lawsuit over allegations it refused to lease space to a fish and chip restaurant called Moby Dick partly because of an offensive word in its name.