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Ontario town votes to become a willing host for a nuclear waste repository

Ontario town votes to become a willing host for a nuclear waste repository

IGNACE, ONTARIO — A northwestern Ontario town has formally decided it is willing to become the site of a deep geological repository for Canada's nuclear waste.
Former Quebec junior hockey players sentenced for sex assault to appeal sentences

Former Quebec junior hockey players sentenced for sex assault to appeal sentences

QUEBEC CITY, Que. — Two former Quebec junior hockey players will appeal their prison sentences for sexually assaulting a minor at a hotel in June 2021 during a celebration of a Victoriaville Tigres championship win.
Local family used swastikas to accuse Quebec municipality of racism

Local family used swastikas to accuse Quebec municipality of racism

MONTREAL — A small Quebec community has been locked in a drawn-out battle for the last two years with a local family that accuses it of being “the most racist city in the world.
Feds invest $15M in health-care AI development through Vancouver tech cluster program

Feds invest $15M in health-care AI development through Vancouver tech cluster program

The AI initiative, known as the Health Compass II project, will include a "virtual agent" to improve patient engagement.
Eels writhe on Vancouver airport's tarmac after escaping from Air Canada cargo box

Eels writhe on Vancouver airport's tarmac after escaping from Air Canada cargo box

RICHMOND — It was not quite the 2006 film "Snakes on a Plane" at Vancouver International Airport, but there were real eels — dozens of them — writhing on the tarmac during a recent incident captured on video.
Newfoundland fishers protest interrupts environment ministers' press conference

Newfoundland fishers protest interrupts environment ministers' press conference

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — About a dozen fishers interrupted a news conference with the country's environment ministers in St. John's on Wednesday to demand the federal government reinstate a 32-year moratorium on commercial cod fishing in the province.
AFN calls for independent inquiry into killings of four Indigenous women in Winnipeg

AFN calls for independent inquiry into killings of four Indigenous women in Winnipeg

OTTAWA — The Assembly of First Nations wants Manitoba to hold an independent inquiry into the killings of four Indigenous women in Winnipeg.
Longtime Liberal MP representing Northwest Territories not seeking re-election

Longtime Liberal MP representing Northwest Territories not seeking re-election

OTTAWA — Liberal MP Michael McLeod says he has made the "bittersweet" decision to not seek a fourth term in the next federal election.
60 years of road salt has destroyed Ottawa's Alexandra Bridge: officials

60 years of road salt has destroyed Ottawa's Alexandra Bridge: officials

OTTAWA — Federal officials say six decades of road salt has spelled the end for a 123-year old interprovincial bridge in Ottawa. The Alexandra Bridge has to be taken down because of rust, officials from the Procurement Department say.
Pro-Palestinian encampment on McGill's downtown Montreal campus dismantled

Pro-Palestinian encampment on McGill's downtown Montreal campus dismantled

MONTREAL — Under pounding rain, pro-Palestinian protesters carried their belongings off McGill University's downtown Montreal campus on Wednesday, as bulldozers and security forces dismantled the encampment that had been on the school's lower field s