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Clarification to Aug. 16 story slugged Military-Vehicles

OTTAWA — In a story Friday, Aug.
85-year-old, lifting since 1950, on track to cinch weightlifting championship

85-year-old, lifting since 1950, on track to cinch weightlifting championship

MONTREAL — Olympic-style weightlifting isn’t just about strength or power. It’s about speed, coordination, focus. More than five decades ago, Marcel Perron learned that in a visceral way.
Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson comes out as gay after 40 years

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson comes out as gay after 40 years

OTTAWA — After 40 years, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson has come out as gay. In a column published in the Ottawa Citizen on Saturday, Watson writes that it was a "mistake" not coming out sooner.

Entangled North Atlantic right whale spotted gear-free off coast of Miscou, N.B.

MISCOU , N.B. — The Department of Fisheries and Oceans say a North Atlantic right whale that was last seen entangled is now free of the gear.
'It's just the freedom:' Paralyzed Broncos player pursuing life on the water

'It's just the freedom:' Paralyzed Broncos player pursuing life on the water

SASKATOON — A minor injury cost former Humboldt Broncos hockey player Jacob Wassermann an opportunity to compete at last month's adaptive water-ski world championship in Norway.

For recent immigrant youngsters, nascent soccer club provides continuity

OTTAWA — Omran Alahmad has played soccer every week since his arrival in Ottawa almost four years ago, much the way he did as a boy growing up in Syria.
Police make arrest, Canadian 'shocked' after fiance's murder in New Zealand

Police make arrest, Canadian 'shocked' after fiance's murder in New Zealand

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand police have charged a man with murder after a tourist was killed in a seemingly random attack on a van that sparked a large manhunt after the victim's Canadian fiancee reported the shooting.

Brampton, Ont., dad killed wife, son before taking own life: police

A 51-year-old man killed his wife and 13-year-old son Friday before taking his own life on a highway west of Toronto, police said. Peel Regional Police Const.
Andrew Scheer calls on Liberal MPs to further probe SNC-Lavalin affair

Andrew Scheer calls on Liberal MPs to further probe SNC-Lavalin affair

OTTAWA — Federal ethics commissioner Mario Dion says he's willing to testify about his scathing report on Trudeau's handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair — if he's invited to do so by the House of Commons ethics committee.
Sea-to-Sky Gondola in British Columbia likely out of commission until 2020

Sea-to-Sky Gondola in British Columbia likely out of commission until 2020

SQUAMISH, B.C. — The operators of the Sea-to-Sky Gondola say the popular tourist attraction near Squamish, B.C., likely won't reopen until early next spring.