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Third-party advertiser disavows 'mass immigration' message on billboards

Third-party advertiser disavows 'mass immigration' message on billboards

OTTAWA — The third-party advertising group behind billboards promoting Maxime Bernier and his stance on immigration is now distancing itself from the message, saying it never signed off on the controversial campaign.
Court orders women accused of defaming author to share emails, online posts

Court orders women accused of defaming author to share emails, online posts

VANCOUVER — A B.C.
This time, Trudeau keeps low profile at G7 as election campaign looms

This time, Trudeau keeps low profile at G7 as election campaign looms

BIARRITZ, France — He may have spent the weekend an ocean away from home, rubbing elbows with world leaders during tense talks on international crises, but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kept cool, collected and decidedly out of the fray.
Liberals, Tories unveil campaign slogans and contrasting pitches to voters

Liberals, Tories unveil campaign slogans and contrasting pitches to voters

OTTAWA — Canadians will be asked this fall to choose between moving forward with the Liberals or getting ahead with the Conservatives.

Friend saw no sign Canadian slain in his Mexico residence was in danger

A longtime acquaintance of a Quebec man found slain at his residence in the Mexican resort city of Cancun said he's shocked by the death of his artistic friend.
Olympic gold medallist Sylvie Frechette to run as Conservative in Quebec

Olympic gold medallist Sylvie Frechette to run as Conservative in Quebec

OTTAWA — Olympic synchronized swimming gold medallist Sylvie Frechette says she is comfortable with the social conservative views of her new boss, Tory leader Andrew Scheer.
Queen's to teach med students about historic ban on black applicants to program

Queen's to teach med students about historic ban on black applicants to program

When medical students begin classes at Queen's University this fall, they'll be taught for the first time about the school's decades-long ban on admitting black applicants to the program. The university in Kingston, Ont.
In the news today, Aug. 26

In the news today, Aug. 26

Four stories in the news for Monday, Aug.
The unusual suspects: British Columbia's middle-class gangs by the numbers

The unusual suspects: British Columbia's middle-class gangs by the numbers

SURREY, B.C. — Law enforcement in British Columbia report the gang landscape in the province is unlike any other because so many members are joining from the middle and upper classes.
The unusual suspects: British Columbia's middle-class gang problem

The unusual suspects: British Columbia's middle-class gang problem

SURREY, B.C. — At the end of a tranquil cul-de-sac in a pleasant neighbourhood, a tall stucco house overlooks a well-kept lawn and lush flowerbeds.