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Industry minister to represent Canada at former Japanese PM's funeral

Industry minister to represent Canada at former Japanese PM's funeral

OTTAWA — Federal Industry Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne will represent Canada at former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe's state funeral this week.
After the storm: residents of Atlantic Canada and eastern Quebec survey damage

After the storm: residents of Atlantic Canada and eastern Quebec survey damage

A day after post-tropical storm Fiona left a trail of destruction through Atlantic Canada and eastern Quebec, residents of a coastal town in western Newfoundland continued to pick through wreckage strewn across their community, easily the most damage
Couple proceeds with wedding amid chaos in P.E.I. from post-tropical storm Fiona

Couple proceeds with wedding amid chaos in P.E.I. from post-tropical storm Fiona

CHARLOTTETOWN — Naomi and Tyler Wheeler have lived through a pandemic, wildfires, heat waves, minor earthquakes and most recently a post-tropical storm that laid waste to huge swaths of Atlantic Canada.

Leaders urge Quebecers to vote as advance polls open ahead of provincial election

MONTREAL — Quebec's political party leaders are urging voters to head to the urns as advance voting opens across the province. Coalition Avenir Québec Leader François Legault will vote later today in his riding of L'Assomption, northeast of Montreal.
Military sounding alarm over recruiting problems as Canadians steer clear

Military sounding alarm over recruiting problems as Canadians steer clear

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces is sounding the alarm over a severe shortage of recruits to fill thousands of vacant positions, with the shortfall so bad that senior officers are now calling it a crisis.
'We saw what happened in Ontario': Quebecers urged to vote in provincial election

'We saw what happened in Ontario': Quebecers urged to vote in provincial election

MONTREAL — An incumbent premier and his party sail through an election campaign as a fragmented opposition vies to capture the attention of voters in the absence of a central rallying issue or tide-turning missteps.
Military to be deployed to Nova Scotia to assist recovery after Fiona lashes region

Military to be deployed to Nova Scotia to assist recovery after Fiona lashes region

SYDNEY, N.S.
Family says Bill Blaikie, who served as NDP MP for nearly 30 years, dies

Family says Bill Blaikie, who served as NDP MP for nearly 30 years, dies

WINNIPEG — Manitoba politician Bill Blaikie, who spent nearly 30 years as a member of Parliament with the federal New Democrats, has died.
Quebec election: Fiona briefly throws off Quebec election campaigns

Quebec election: Fiona briefly throws off Quebec election campaigns

MONTREAL — Post-tropical storm Fiona caused some disarray on the campaign trail Saturday as some parties cancelled planned events and Coalition Avenir Québec Leader François Legault briefly suspended his campaign to manage response to the powerful ga
Fiona hits Newfoundland: Houses collapse, resident rescued after she is swept to sea

Fiona hits Newfoundland: Houses collapse, resident rescued after she is swept to sea

Neighbours pulled a woman from the waters off southwestern Newfoundland early Saturday after a storm surge caused by post-tropical storm Fiona enveloped her home, causing it and several others to collapse into huge waves driven by hurricane-force winds.