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Mayor in London, Ont., elected after 14 rounds in Canada's 1st ranked ballot

The country's first municipal vote to be held under a ranked-ballot system was finally decided on Tuesday, with a mayor declared after 14 rounds of counting.
N.B. Liberals seek 'common ground' in throne speech to divided legislature

N.B. Liberals seek 'common ground' in throne speech to divided legislature

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's minority Liberal government has presented a throne speech with a bit of something for everyone, but it may not be enough to survive a confidence vote in the coming days. The speech, delivered by Lt.

Five top questions about federal carbon tax and how it affects you

OTTAWA — Five things you need to know about how the national price on carbon affects you. 1.

First Nations, environment groups say latest energy board pipeline review flawed

VANCOUVER — Indigenous leaders in British Columbia are threatening future court challenges of the National Energy Board’s review of the marine shipping effects of an expanded Trans Mountain pipeline. Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, of the Union of B.C.
Opioid crisis may be decreasing life expectancy for Canadians: report

Opioid crisis may be decreasing life expectancy for Canadians: report

OTTAWA — Canada's chief public health officer says the opioid crisis is responsible for limiting Canadians' life expectancy. In a report released Tuesday, Dr.
Jagmeet Singh calls on feds to fund basic income pilot project scrapped by Ford

Jagmeet Singh calls on feds to fund basic income pilot project scrapped by Ford

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is calling on the federal government to pick up the tab to continue a basic income pilot project scrapped by Ontario Premier Doug Ford.
Ottawa to run bigger-than-expected deficits over coming years: budget watchdog

Ottawa to run bigger-than-expected deficits over coming years: budget watchdog

OTTAWA — The federal government is on track to run slightly deeper deficits than it's been predicting for each of the next few years, says a new analysis released Tuesday by the parliamentary budget officer.

Kingston man charged in 2014 sex assaults, police say

KINGSTON, Ont. — A 46-year-old Kingston, Ont., man is facing charges in a series of alleged sexual assaults from four years ago. City police say the alleged victim in the case was sexually assaulted three times in her residence in 2014.
Canadian troops, families take shelter in hotel after Florida hurricane

Canadian troops, families take shelter in hotel after Florida hurricane

OTTAWA — Thirty Canadian military members and their families are living in a hotel in Florida after a hurricane ripped through the U.S. air force base where they are stationed. NORAD deputy commander Lt.-Gen.
Woman had assisted-death assessment on sidewalk outside Catholic hospital

Woman had assisted-death assessment on sidewalk outside Catholic hospital

EDMONTON — Doreen Nowicki's family had tried to get her into several hospitals before she was given a palliative care bed at the Catholic-run Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre.