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Freeland calls ex-envoy's advice to China about election 'highly inappropriate'

Freeland calls ex-envoy's advice to China about election 'highly inappropriate'

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is seeking to distance the Trudeau government from its former ambassador to China, a day after he said he has warned Chinese officials that further punishments against Canada could help the oppositi
Once driven near extinction, wild turkeys making themselves at home in Quebec

Once driven near extinction, wild turkeys making themselves at home in Quebec

MONTREAL — They arrived a few years ago — three-foot tall, bare-headed visitors that would occasionally stare intently at residents from their balconies and yards.
What will new fuel standards do to gas prices? The Baloney Meter weighs in

What will new fuel standards do to gas prices? The Baloney Meter weighs in

OTTAWA — "Your secret fuel tax will undoubtedly increase the cost of gasoline by at least another four cents a litre, a fact you continue to hide.
Twitter taps Canada as test market for new 'hide' tweet feature

Twitter taps Canada as test market for new 'hide' tweet feature

OTTAWA — Twitter launched an experiment in Canada Thursday to give users in this country the ability to hide replies to tweets on its social-media platform, in a bid, the company says, to give users more control over conversations.
Falls are leading cause for seniors hospitalized due to injury: report

Falls are leading cause for seniors hospitalized due to injury: report

TORONTO — Falls appear to be the leading cause of injuries that land seniors in hospital, according to newly released data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information that has experts calling for more preventative education on the issue.
Horse euthanized after injury in Calgary Stampede chuckwagon race

Horse euthanized after injury in Calgary Stampede chuckwagon race

CALGARY — A horse has died from an injury that occurred during a chuckwagon race at this year's Calgary Stampede.
In the news today, July 11

In the news today, July 11

Five stories in the news for Thursday, July 11 ——— LIBERALS NOMINATE QUEBEC ACTIVIST FOR FALL VOTE Within a few minutes of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's speech Wednesday night introducing his newest candidate for the fall election, a protester lift
Poor weather foils search efforts for entangled North Atlantic right whales

Poor weather foils search efforts for entangled North Atlantic right whales

Search and rescue efforts for three endangered North Atlantic right whales that were found entangled in ropes were foiled on Wednesday because of poor weather conditions.
Wrangling waste: Calgary Stampede trying to reduce waste going to landfill

Wrangling waste: Calgary Stampede trying to reduce waste going to landfill

CALGARY — More than 20,000 people chowed down on pancakes last weekend during a family breakfast on the Calgary Stampede grounds. That's an awful lot of disposable forks, knives and plates — not to mention cups for water and coffee.

Falls are leading cause for seniors hospitalized due to injury: report

TORONTO — Falls appear to be the leading cause of injuries that land seniors in hospital, according to newly released data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information that has experts calling for more preventative education on the issue.