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Mercury tops out on top of the world: Alert in Nunavut warmer than Victoria

Mercury tops out on top of the world: Alert in Nunavut warmer than Victoria

Weather watchers are focused on the world's most northerly community which has been in the middle of a record-breaking heat wave. "It's really quite spectacular," said David Phillips, Environment Canada's chief climatologist. "This is unprecedented.
Diversity a Canadian strength, Trudeau says of Trump tweets at congresswomen

Diversity a Canadian strength, Trudeau says of Trump tweets at congresswomen

PETAWAWA, Ont. — President Donald Trump's suggestion that four female members of Congress should go back where they came from if they don't like America wouldn't fly in Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday.
Evidence erased by police would have freed wrongfully convicted man: defence lawyer

Evidence erased by police would have freed wrongfully convicted man: defence lawyer

HALIFAX — A defence lawyer who fought to free Glen Assoun from a wrongful conviction for murder says evidence erased by the Mounties would have helped Assoun win his appeal and spared him eight more nightmarish years in prison.
Federal, B.C. governments consider options to help salmon blocked by landslide

Federal, B.C. governments consider options to help salmon blocked by landslide

CLINTON, B.C. — A system of pressurized tubes known as a "salmon cannon" is among the options the British Columbia and federal governments are considering to help fish trapped by a rock slide in the Fraser River.
Judge mulls reopening hate trial for Your Ward News editor; no sentence yet

Judge mulls reopening hate trial for Your Ward News editor; no sentence yet

TORONTO — A convicted hatemonger who maintains his defence lawyer deliberately blew the case will get a rare chance to show why his trial should be reopened, a judge ruled on Monday.
Public Health Agency probes matter at National Microbiology Laboratory

Public Health Agency probes matter at National Microbiology Laboratory

OTTAWA — The Public Health Agency of Canada said Monday it is taking steps to expeditiously address an "administrative matter" at the National Microbiology Laboratory after it advised the Mounties of possible policy breaches.
'Facts' show Trump supports NATO despite criticism, Stoltenberg says

'Facts' show Trump supports NATO despite criticism, Stoltenberg says

PETAWAWA, Ont. — Despite President Donald Trump's anti-NATO rhetoric, the "facts on the ground" in Europe show the United States is more supportive of the alliance than before, says NATO's chief.
Garneau 'disappointed' in airlines' move against new passenger bill of rights

Garneau 'disappointed' in airlines' move against new passenger bill of rights

MONTREAL — Transport Minister Marc Garneau said he was "surprised" and "disappointed" by legal action from Canadian airlines to quash new rules to beef up compensation for passengers subjected to delayed flights and damaged luggage.
Parliamentary committee on public safety takes up Desjardins data breach

Parliamentary committee on public safety takes up Desjardins data breach

OTTAWA — A parliamentary committee is grappling with the consequences of a major data breach at Desjardins Group. The breach, revealed in June, affected roughly 2.7 million people and 173,000 businesses.
Desjardins announces permanent digital protection to all members following breach

Desjardins announces permanent digital protection to all members following breach

MONTREAL — The chief executive of Desjardins Group says it will offer permanent data protection to all its members — and not just those affected by a massive personal data breach reported last month.
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