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Manitoba Hydro unable to estimate how long some customers will be without power

Manitoba Hydro unable to estimate how long some customers will be without power

WINNIPEG — Electricity is returning to many Winnipeg customers affected by an intense winter storm, but Manitoba Hydro says it can't even estimate how long it will be before power is restored to thousands of people as the weather system moves north a

Quebec climate protesters disrupt traffic, swarming intersections in two cities

QUEBEC — Climate activists who scaled a Montreal bridge and overtook a downtown street last week are continuing their protests in the province this weekend, holding up traffic in Quebec City and Sherbrooke Saturday with so-called "slow swarms.
Despite Ottawa's LRT woes, experts say don't judge right away

Despite Ottawa's LRT woes, experts say don't judge right away

OTTAWA — The sleek red-and-white train sat beside a platform at the western end of Ottawa's new light rail line on Friday morning, shadowed from the autumn sun as riders walked aboard. And then the train on the $2.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $22 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — There was no winning ticket for the $22 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on Oct. 15 will grow to approximately $27 million. The Canadian Press
Popular mountain biker dies in trail ride accident while in Mexico

Popular mountain biker dies in trail ride accident while in Mexico

VANCOUVER — A popular mountain biker from British Columbia has died in Mexico. A statement from Jordie Lunn's family says the 36-year-old was killed while trail riding in Cabo San Lucas with friends.

'Cree is my language:' School janitor says she was told not to speak Cree

REGINA — A school division in northern Saskatchewan is investigating after a staff member says she was told by a principal not to speak Cree.
Final debate behind them, federal leaders begin sprints to Oct. 21 voting day

Final debate behind them, federal leaders begin sprints to Oct. 21 voting day

OTTAWA — Party leaders entered the home stretch of the federal election campaign Friday, picking up the pace of their cross-country travel as they confronted listless poll numbers and a shrinking number of days left to inspire Canadians before they c
'I just knew I was hurt:' Women testify about being hit in Edmonton van attack

'I just knew I was hurt:' Women testify about being hit in Edmonton van attack

EDMONTON — It took more than a week for Kim O'Hara to understand what happened to her. O'Hara, one of four pedestrians struck by a speeding cube van in downtown Edmonton two years ago, testified Friday at the jury trial of Abdulahi Hasan Sharif.

UNB considers name change after law students raise concerns about faculty namesake

FREDERICTON — The University of New Brunswick is considering stripping George Duncan Ludlow's name from its law faculty building after students raised concerns over the Loyalist judge's connection to slavery and Indigenous abuse.
Toronto Syrian restaurant that closed due to threats reopens

Toronto Syrian restaurant that closed due to threats reopens

TORONTO — A popular Syrian restaurant in Toronto reopened Friday amid messages of support and media attention, just days after its owners said a flood of threats had forced them to close.