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Canadian citizen has been detained in China, Global Affairs confirms

Canadian citizen has been detained in China, Global Affairs confirms

OTTAWA — Global Affairs Canada says a Canadian citizen has been detained in Yantai, China. The department says officials have provided consular services to the person in custody.
Canada to compensate 718 gay-purge victims in class-action settlement

Canada to compensate 718 gay-purge victims in class-action settlement

OTTAWA — Some victims of the federal government's gay purge were so devastated by the experience that even decades later they needed the help of a therapist to fill out forms to receive financial compensation, says the lawyer who led a successful cla
Somali-Canadian journalist Hodan Naleyeh dies in Somalia extremist attack

Somali-Canadian journalist Hodan Naleyeh dies in Somalia extremist attack

At least 26 people have been killed in an extremist attack in Somalia including a prominent Somali-Canadian journalist and her husband.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $30 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $30 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on July 16 will grow to approximately $40 million. The Canadian Press
B.C. rock slide blocking salmon spawning prompts new fisheries restrictions

B.C. rock slide blocking salmon spawning prompts new fisheries restrictions

CLINTON, B.C. — A major rock slide in British Columbia's Fraser River has prompted new restrictions to recreational and First Nations fishing of chinook salmon, as officials scramble to prevent long-term devastation of the population.
Former Quebec premier Jean Charest to help Canada secure UN Security Council seat

Former Quebec premier Jean Charest to help Canada secure UN Security Council seat

OTTAWA — The federal government has named former Quebec premier Jean Charest as a special envoy to help Canada secure a temporary seat on the United Nations Security Council.
Alberta, Quebec seek to intervene in B.C. appeal to Supreme Court on pipelines

Alberta, Quebec seek to intervene in B.C. appeal to Supreme Court on pipelines

EDMONTON — Alberta and Quebec want to have their say when British Columbia goes to the Supreme Court for a ruling on who is in charge of interprovincial projects like pipelines. Both provinces say they have filed a notice of intervention in B.C.
Manitoba grand chief on leave, denies pursuing intimate relationship

Manitoba grand chief on leave, denies pursuing intimate relationship

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba Indigenous leader is taking a leave of absence after being accused of sending unwanted messages to a woman.
Officials warned China, India could use communities in Canada to advance agendas

Officials warned China, India could use communities in Canada to advance agendas

OTTAWA — Some of the federal government's top bureaucrats have been warned about China and India trying to use their respective ethnic communities in Canada to advance their own agendas.
Third horse dies at Stampede chuckwagon races; driver fined, disqualified

Third horse dies at Stampede chuckwagon races; driver fined, disqualified

CALGARY — A chuckwagon driver has been barred indefinitely from competing at the Calgary Stampede after a collision caused a horse's death.
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