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Talcum powder products may be harmful to lungs, possible cause of ovarian cancer: feds

Talcum powder products may be harmful to lungs, possible cause of ovarian cancer: feds

TORONTO — Consumers are being warned to avoid inhaling talcum powder or using the products on the female genital area, as exposure may cause potentially serious respiratory problems and possibly ovarian cancer.
Quebec takes hard line on cannabis with bill raising legal age to 21

Quebec takes hard line on cannabis with bill raising legal age to 21

QUEBEC — The Quebec government tabled legislation Wednesday that would impose the strictest cannabis controls in the country, raising the legal age to 21 and outlawing consumption in public.
'Held him in my arms:' Witness describes fatal shooting of Calgary Stampeder

'Held him in my arms:' Witness describes fatal shooting of Calgary Stampeder

CALGARY — The mother of a Calgary Stampeders player who died in a shooting outside a bar wept as a witness described holding Mylan Hicks in his arms before paramedics arrived.

New Brunswick launching own carbon tax challenge, making new emissions plan

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs says he's committed to meeting and exceeding Ottawa's emission targets, but is expanding his province's fight against the federal carbon tax.

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Canada to host anti-ISIL meeting as Ottawa weighs future of Iraq mission

Canada to host anti-ISIL meeting as Ottawa weighs future of Iraq mission

OTTAWA — An idyllic estate on the shore of Meech Lake outside Ottawa will be the scene Thursday when representatives from more than a dozen countries gather to discuss the war against the Islamic State group and the futures of Iraq and Syria.

Five key milestones in Brian Mulroney's formative relationship with U.S.

WASHINGTON — Former prime minister Brian Mulroney gave a heartfelt eulogy Wednesday at the state funeral for former U.S. president George H.W. Bush, something he also did for former president Ronald Reagan and Reagan's wife, Nancy.

Numbers for the B.C. government's climate change plan

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government has released its plan to dramatically cut pollution as it builds a low-carbon economy.
Mulroney fights tears in loving tribute to former president George Bush

Mulroney fights tears in loving tribute to former president George Bush

WASHINGTON — It was his first NATO meeting in 1989, and as a parade of world leaders took turns at the podium, newly elected U.S. president George H.W. Bush was taking a lot of notes.
Left-leaning Quebec solidaire declares war on business attire in the legislature

Left-leaning Quebec solidaire declares war on business attire in the legislature

MONTREAL — It has been just over two months since they were elected to the legislature, and new Quebec solidaire members have not yet succeeded in their goal of replacing capitalism.