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Raptors win first NBA title in franchise history, beat the Warriors in Game 6

Raptors win first NBA title in franchise history, beat the Warriors in Game 6

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Toronto Raptors won their first-ever National Basketball Association championship on Thursday night.
Low levels of THC in marijuana don't increase crashes: study

Low levels of THC in marijuana don't increase crashes: study

VANCOUVER — Smoking marijuana containing low levels of the drug's main psychoactive ingredient does not increase most drivers' risk of a crash even though Canada's impaired-drug laws would penalize them, says the lead investigator of a study that ana
Feds announce $10M for RCMP to fight money laundering after ministers' meeting

Feds announce $10M for RCMP to fight money laundering after ministers' meeting

VANCOUVER — The federal government has announced $10 million to help the RCMP prosecute money laundering after a special meeting of Canada's finance and justice ministers to discuss the pervasive problem.

MPs urged to act on concerns on coerced sterilization of Indigenous women

OTTAWA — MPs on the House of Commons health committee heard grave concerns Thursday about ongoing sterilizations of Indigenous women without their consent — an issue also raised by the national inquiry tasked with examining violence against Indigenou
UN says Canada's plan to rescue Wood Buffalo National Park not enough

UN says Canada's plan to rescue Wood Buffalo National Park not enough

The status of Canada's largest park as a World Heritage Site remains wobbly after a United Nations body expressed grave doubts about a federal plan to rescue it.
Montreal borough reverts to Fete nationale festival name after uproar

Montreal borough reverts to Fete nationale festival name after uproar

Montreal festival organizers have learned the hard way that trying to rebrand Quebec's Fete nationale celebrations simply doesn't fly in these parts.
Metals mines, accounting for most federal enviro assessments, OK with Bill C-69

Metals mines, accounting for most federal enviro assessments, OK with Bill C-69

OTTAWA — The head of the Mining Association of Canada says the hotly contested federal environmental assessment bill is welcome in the industry it will affect the most.
Federal carbon tax coming to Alberta in January: environment minister

Federal carbon tax coming to Alberta in January: environment minister

Ottawa plans to impose the federal carbon tax on Alberta starting Jan. 1 and federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says she has written the province about the decision.
Quebec's anti-corruption unit lacking skills and training to fulfil mission: report

Quebec's anti-corruption unit lacking skills and training to fulfil mission: report

MONTREAL — Still reeling from accusations its investigators fabricated evidence, the province's once-praised anti-corruption police unit is again the target of criticism.
Opioid-related death count up to more than 11,500 nationally: government data

Opioid-related death count up to more than 11,500 nationally: government data

OTTAWA — Canada's opioid crisis claimed the lives of more than 11,500 people between January 2016 and December 2018, the Public Health Agency of Canada reported Thursday.