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Former Quebec premiers, citizens pay tribute to native son Brian Mulroney in Montreal

Former Quebec premiers, citizens pay tribute to native son Brian Mulroney in Montreal

MONTREAL — After two days of public tributes in Ottawa, it was Montrealers' turn on Thursday to pay respects to Brian Mulroney — who was lauded by one citizen as "a little guy" from Quebec's North Shore who never forgot his roots, even as he rose to
Early ban on open burning across northeastern B.C., starting March 28

Early ban on open burning across northeastern B.C., starting March 28

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — Open burning will be banned across much of northern British Columbia starting next week after officials warned dry conditions could mean early wildfire activity this spring.

S&P/TSX composite ekes out new record closing high, U.S. markets also set new records

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index rose Thursday to scrape out a new all-time closing high, while U.S. markets continued to set their own records. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 41.55 points at 22,087.26. Its previous record was 22,087.
B.C. funds studies aimed at net-zero airports, sustainable fuel options

B.C. funds studies aimed at net-zero airports, sustainable fuel options

RICHMOND, B.C. — A new study will collect carbon emissions data from British Columbia's regional airports with the goal of getting all airports in the province to net-zero by 2030.
Commission releases interim report into unmarked graves at residential schools

Commission releases interim report into unmarked graves at residential schools

OTTAWA — An interim report from an international group hired to provide advice on identifying and locating the unmarked graves of children who attended residential schools says Canada should continue funding searches beyond 2025.
Halt defence counter-intelligence searches of workplace computers, spy watchdog urges

Halt defence counter-intelligence searches of workplace computers, spy watchdog urges

OTTAWA — The national spy watchdog is calling on the military's counter-intelligence unit to suspend investigative searches of a workplace computer system over concerns about employee privacy.
Partner of slain Toronto police officer tears up on the stand at murder trial

Partner of slain Toronto police officer tears up on the stand at murder trial

TORONTO — A Toronto police officer teared up on the stand Thursday as she recalled the events that led to her partner's death nearly three years ago, and the shock she felt at the sight of his broken body. Sgt.
Dorothy Shephard latest N.B. Tory who clashed with premier not to seek re-election

Dorothy Shephard latest N.B. Tory who clashed with premier not to seek re-election

FREDERICTON — Another New Brunswick Progressive Conservative member who clashed with Premier Blaine Higgs over his policy on gender identity in schools has decided not to run in the upcoming provincial election.
Canadian snowboarder Mark McMorris healing from kneeing himself in the face, surgery

Canadian snowboarder Mark McMorris healing from kneeing himself in the face, surgery

Canadian snowboarder Mark McMorris is sporting a look these days courtesy of taking his knee to his face. The 30-year-old from Regina posted on Instagram earlier this week a video of himself spinning and twisting high above a snowy slope.
RBC to close 25 HSBC locations, convert others once takeover closes next week

RBC to close 25 HSBC locations, convert others once takeover closes next week

TORONTO — Royal Bank of Canada says it will be closing 25 HSBC Bank Canada branches and rebranding dozens more after its takeover deal closes next week.