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Harry Potter audiobook can improve focus on long, boring drives: study

Harry Potter audiobook can improve focus on long, boring drives: study

Harry Potter's power appears to extend beyond the page, as recent Canadian research suggests listening to an audiobook from the popular fiction series can improve focus on long and boring drives.
Editor of student newspaper out after publishing controversial articles

Editor of student newspaper out after publishing controversial articles

FREDERICTON — The editor-in-chief of a student newspaper at the University of New Brunswick is out after publishing an op-ed and interview with the head of a group that posted what were described as racist posters on campus.

Police apologize for arresting wrong man in Ontario bomb threat investigation

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. — Police are apologizing to a 62-year-old man from Peterborough, Ont., after arresting him in connection to an investigation into bomb threats made to local businesses.

One dead, one injured in shooting north of Montreal, Quebec police say

MIRABEL, Que. — Quebec provincial police were combing a rural road north of Montreal on Thursday where two men were shot inside a car, with one succumbing to his wounds.

Canadian space sleuth discovers NASA satellite not a 'piece of space junk'

ROBERTS CREEK, B.C. — An amateur astronomer in British Columbia has made a discovery that has gained the attention of NASA.
if you sold or used Bitcoin last year, the CRA needs to collect its due

if you sold or used Bitcoin last year, the CRA needs to collect its due

TORONTO — It may seem early to start thinking about filing taxes, but this year's return could be particularly time-consuming for Canadians who have flocked to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, especially those who don't realize they owe the govern

Key witness located in case of Good Samaritan homicide case: Hamilton police

Hamilton police say they have located a key witness in the shooting death of a 19-year-old Good Samaritan who authorities say was killed while trying to stop an altercation.

Report: Women unnecessarily suffering from heart disease due to lack of research

OTTAWA — A new report from the Heart and Stroke Foundation says Canadian women are "unnecessarily suffering and dying from heart disease" because of a system that is ill-equipped to diagnose, treat and support them.

Report: Women unnecessarily suffering from heart disease due to lack of research

OTTAWA — A new report from the Heart and Stroke Foundation says Canadian women are "unnecessarily suffering and dying from heart disease" because of a system that is ill-equipped to diagnose, treat and support them.
In the news today, Feb. 1

In the news today, Feb. 1

Six stories in the news for Thursday, Feb.