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Canadian soccer fans descend on bars and restaurants to watch World Cup

Canadian soccer fans descend on bars and restaurants to watch World Cup

Canadian soccer fans descended on bars and restaurants across the country as a full slate of World Cup matches got underway Friday.
Bystanders in Nanaimo, B.C., save woman's life by lifting car off her chest

Bystanders in Nanaimo, B.C., save woman's life by lifting car off her chest

NANAIMO, B.C. — Claire Surgenor remembers staring at the back wheels of a car crushing her chest, struggling to breathe, and praying. Then she lost consciousness on the rain-soaked sidewalk in Nanaimo, B.C.
Marathon voting session stalls pot bill, cancels Friday sitting of Commons

Marathon voting session stalls pot bill, cancels Friday sitting of Commons

OTTAWA — Progress on the government's cannabis legalization bill and all other work in the House of Commons was put on hold until next week, thanks to a Conservative filibuster that forced an all-night voting session Friday.
'I'm humbled:' New Nunavut premier wants focus on mental health, elder care

'I'm humbled:' New Nunavut premier wants focus on mental health, elder care

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut's new premier says it's time to tackle the root causes of the territory's social problems. "There's got to be a reason why this is happening," said Joe Savikataaq.
Manitoba politician sorry for saying crash that paralyzed colleague was a gift

Manitoba politician sorry for saying crash that paralyzed colleague was a gift

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba politician apologized Friday for saying a highway crash that left former MP Steven Fletcher a quadriplegic was a gift. "I obviously hurt Mr. Fletcher and I deeply regret that," Liberal Judy Klassen said.

Strike threat on hold at Halifax shipyard building navy ships as talks resume

HALIFAX — With just hours to go before a threatened strike, the union at the Halifax shipyard building the next generation of Royal Canadian Navy vessels has agreed to go back to the bargaining table.

Boy, 13, charged with first-degree murder after cyclist run down, stabbed:police

TORONTO — A 13-year-old boy is facing a murder charge after a cyclist was allegedly run down with an SUV and assaulted, Toronto police said Friday.

Student says sexual relationship with teacher had negative effect on his life

WINNIPEG — A former student who was sexually exploited by a Winnipeg educational assistant told his perpetrator's sentencing hearing that every step forward now feels like multiple steps back.
Five things you need to know about polyamory

Five things you need to know about polyamory

This week, a court in Newfoundland and Labrador recognized three unmarried adults as the legal parents of a child born within their "polyamorous" family. It was believed to be a legal first in Canada.
'Gone for Canada Day:' Protest camp taken down at Saskatchewan legislature

'Gone for Canada Day:' Protest camp taken down at Saskatchewan legislature

REGINA — A months-old camp on the Saskatchewan legislature lawn where people had been protesting racial injustice and the disproportionate number of Indigenous children apprehended by child-welfare workers has been dismantled.