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Female-focused Medieval Times show bound for Toronto this year

Female-focused Medieval Times show bound for Toronto this year

TORONTO — After nearly 25 years of entertaining audiences with jousting and a meal with the king, Toronto's Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament will soon undergo a "sea change" with a new female-centric storyline.
Immigrant couple donates $60M fortune as Arctic prize: 'It's really all we have'

Immigrant couple donates $60M fortune as Arctic prize: 'It's really all we have'

OTTAWA — A Canadian couple says their decision to donate $60 million —the bulk of their wealth — to a fund aimed at promoting Arctic innovation was inspired by a deep love for the Far North and the people who live there.

Workers at third Toronto hotel vote to leave U.S. union to join Unifor

TORONTO — Unifor says workers at a third Toronto hotel are joining the labour group after voting by a margin of 90 per cent to leave an American-based union.
Alberta town says no to Pride flag, province says can fly at provincial building

Alberta town says no to Pride flag, province says can fly at provincial building

TABER, Alta. — A southern Alberta town has turned down a request from a community group to fly a rainbow Pride flag.

Former B.C. government aide gets nine-month conditional sentence in vote scheme

VANCOUVER — A former government communications director received a nine-month conditional sentence Wednesday for using his public job to attract ethnic votes for British Columbia's Liberal party in a scheme a judge said caused "insidious damage.

B.C. man in threats case faces new assault charges in separate alleged incidents

VERNON, B.C. — The RCMP say additional charges have been laid against a British Columbia man after allegations were made by female sex workers following a police search of a farm in Salmon Arm where human remains were found.

B.C. to face consequences over plan to ban increased oil shipments: Alberta

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says there will be consequences for British Columbia over the province's latest attempt to hinder expansion of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain oil pipeline.
Friend of man shot on Saskatchewan farm breaks down at photos of his body

Friend of man shot on Saskatchewan farm breaks down at photos of his body

BATTLEFORD, Sask. — A friend of an Indigenous man shot during an altercation on a Saskatchewan farm broke down in tears in court when forced to examine a photo of Colten Boushie's body.

Montreal promises fix problems with tardy snow removal and icy sidewalks

Montreal says it will improve its snow-clearing policies after it received numerous complaints about the state of the city's streets and sidewalks following the most recent storm.
The Wednesday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

The Wednesday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

Highlights from the news file for Wednesday, Jan. 31 ——— WATCHDOG ALLEGES 16-YEAR BREAD SCAM: The federal Competition Bureau alleges that at least $1.