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Feds ordered savings review for Gordie Howe bridge over cost concerns: documents

Feds ordered savings review for Gordie Howe bridge over cost concerns: documents

OTTAWA — Officials overseeing construction of a new cross-border bridge in Windsor, Ont.
Montreal couple hoping city lets them keep beloved pet pig named Babe

Montreal couple hoping city lets them keep beloved pet pig named Babe

MONTREAL — Babe the pig spends his days sleeping, going for walks on a leash or lounging around the Montreal condo he shares with his owners, their baby and three cats.
Supreme Court upholds law in cross-border beer case, averting trade shakeup

Supreme Court upholds law in cross-border beer case, averting trade shakeup

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has affirmed the constitutionality of a New Brunswick law that ensnared a man who brought home a trunkload of beer and liquor from neighbouring Quebec.
Mom charged, but not with murder, in death of two-year-old Quebec girl

Mom charged, but not with murder, in death of two-year-old Quebec girl

QUEBEC — A Quebec City mother was charged Thursday with arson and obstructing the work of a police officer in the death of her two-year-old daughter.
P.E.I. vet performs career first in operation on 50-gram dwarf hamster

P.E.I. vet performs career first in operation on 50-gram dwarf hamster

NEW PERTH, P.E.I. — A veterinarian in Prince Edward Island successfully operated on her smallest patient ever earlier this week — a 50-gram dwarf hamster named Mr. Nibbles.
Sohi defends Liberal infrastructure plan, says 20,000 projects underway

Sohi defends Liberal infrastructure plan, says 20,000 projects underway

OTTAWA — The Liberals' multibillion-dollar plan to spur the economy through work on the country's roads, bridges, transit and water systems is rolling out as planned, Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi said Thursday as he defended the government's
Alberta university criticized for plan to bestow honorary degree on David Suzuki

Alberta university criticized for plan to bestow honorary degree on David Suzuki

EDMONTON — The University of Alberta is being criticized for its decision to give David Suzuki an honorary degree.
Canada's Christine Girard confirmed Olympic weightlifting champion by IOC

Canada's Christine Girard confirmed Olympic weightlifting champion by IOC

Christine Girard is reconnecting with the version of herself who lifted twice her body weight over her head at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
Supreme Court decision means an end to cross-border beer runs: Comeau

Supreme Court decision means an end to cross-border beer runs: Comeau

FREDERICTON — A New Brunswick man whose beer run to Quebec in 2012 sparked a constitutional battle over cross-border liquor sales says the Supreme Court of Canada has put an end to his beer-buying trips.

Girl, 3, required 48 stitches after being bitten on face by dog: OPP

STIRLING, Ont. — Ontario Provincial Police say they are investigating an incident in which a child required 48 stitches to her face after being bitten by a dog.