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Governor general says multiple solutions needed for 'complicated' overdose issue

VANCOUVER — Canada's governor general has visited an overdose prevention site in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside after meeting with first responders on the front lines of substance-use issues fuelled by the opioid fentanyl.
Ontario Tories hold annual policy convention amid union protests

Ontario Tories hold annual policy convention amid union protests

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. — A crowd of labour activists demonstrated outside of the Ontario Progressive Conservative convention Saturday, demanding the government stop cuts to key public services like education and health care.
Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs arrive in Kahnawake, Que.

Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs arrive in Kahnawake, Que.

KAHNAWAKE, Que. — Traditional chiefs of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation have arrived in Kahnawake, Que., as they continue their tour of Mohawk communities in eastern Canada where rail blockades in solidarity with their cause have been erected.
Report finds Catholic charity founder sexually abused women

Report finds Catholic charity founder sexually abused women

PARIS — A respected Canadian Catholic figure who helped improve conditions for the developmentally disabled in multiple countries over half a century sexually abused at least six women, a report produced for his French-based charity has found.
Canadian cruise ship passenger tests negative for coronavirus in Cornwall, Ont.

Canadian cruise ship passenger tests negative for coronavirus in Cornwall, Ont.

TORONTO — A Canadian who recently arrived in Canada after being aboard a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship in Japan has tested negative for the illness while under quarantine in Cornwall, Ont.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $65 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $65 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. However, six of the Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each were won. They will be shared by eight ticket holders.
SARS lessons help Canada prep for COVID-19, but hospital capacity a worry

SARS lessons help Canada prep for COVID-19, but hospital capacity a worry

OTTAWA — Canadian medical experts say the country's already overstretched emergency rooms would find it difficult to cope if a true outbreak of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, were to take hold in Canada.
Eyes on police after Trudeau orders blockades torn down, injunctions enforced

Eyes on police after Trudeau orders blockades torn down, injunctions enforced

All eyes are on Canadian police forces now that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said barricades on rail lines and other major transportation routes must come down.
Cruise-ship evacuees arrive for quarantine in Canada as first Wuhan evacuees let go

Cruise-ship evacuees arrive for quarantine in Canada as first Wuhan evacuees let go

OTTAWA — A plane carrying 129 Canadians and their families who have spent weeks confined to cabins aboard a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship in Japan landed on Canadian soil Friday morning.
Protesters abandon Quebec rail blockade after show of force by police

Protesters abandon Quebec rail blockade after show of force by police

ST-LAMBERT, Que. — A blockade south of Montreal that halted rail traffic and frayed nerves since Wednesday was abandoned late Friday after riot police arrived to enforce a court injunction.