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Quebec's police watchdog opens case after man shot dead by officer in Shawinigan

MONTREAL — Quebec's police watchdog is investigating after provincial police fatally shot a man Friday night in the city of Shawinigan, about 167 kilometres northeast of Montreal. Police received a 9-1-1 call around 9:30 p.m.
Trudeau, ministers head to Winnipeg for cabinet retreat, western outreach

Trudeau, ministers head to Winnipeg for cabinet retreat, western outreach

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is reviving his practice of holding periodic cabinet retreats outside the nation's capital — an exercise in regional outreach that his office maintains is worth the added cost of ferrying ministers around the co
Will claims of illegal party financing sink Charest's hopes of political comeback?

Will claims of illegal party financing sink Charest's hopes of political comeback?

MONTREAL — While former Quebec premier Jean Charest mulls a leadership bid for the Conservative Party of Canada, recently unsealed police warrants have given his political opponents plenty of ammunition.
Audit to test federal government on oversight of student-loans program

Audit to test federal government on oversight of student-loans program

OTTAWA — Canada's auditor general is examining how the government manages billions of dollars in the Canada Student Loans program, and whether it's helping students be smarter about their financial decisions, newly disclosed documents show.

Ontario ticket takes Friday night's $50 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — A single winning ticket was sold in Ontario for the $50 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. The draw also offered two Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each, but neither were won. The jackpot for the next Lotto max draw on Jan.
Calls for dialogue as pipeline polarizes some in northern British Columbia

Calls for dialogue as pipeline polarizes some in northern British Columbia

HOUSTON, B.C. — A natural gas pipeline project has polarized many communities across northern British Columbia in a dispute a Wet'suwet'en elder says he hopes will be resolved through dialogue.
Once proposed as ski resort: B.C.'s Jumbo Glacier turned over to First Nation

Once proposed as ski resort: B.C.'s Jumbo Glacier turned over to First Nation

A spectacular swath of mountains, glaciers and forests once proposed for a ski resort is being turned over to the First Nations people who have lived there for centuries.

Metis nations ask Ottawa to negotiate directly with them, not national body

EDMONTON — Three provincial Metis nations are asking the federal government to negotiate directly with them on issues of self-government and not through their national representative body.
'Unprecedented' blizzard prompts state of emergency in St. John's, N.L.

'Unprecedented' blizzard prompts state of emergency in St. John's, N.L.

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's capital shut down on Friday as blizzard conditions descended on the city and residents prepared for an intense storm expected to last until Saturday. The City of St.

No jail time for Manitoba Mountie for police chase prior to fatal shooting

THOMPSON, Man. — A former Mountie will not serve any jail time for his actions during a police chase that ended with the shooting death of a man in northern Manitoba.