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Five hospitalized after explosion, fire rock business in Sherbrooke, Que.

SHERBROOKE, Que. — Five people were hospitalized after an explosion and a fire at a food complex in Sherbrooke, Que., on Wednesday, a hospital spokesperson said.
Investigation finds debris killed Nunavut mine worker when helicopter rolled

Investigation finds debris killed Nunavut mine worker when helicopter rolled

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada says a worker at a Nunavut gold mine was killed last year when a helicopter rolled outside the mine site.
Canada's military to adopt gender-neutral dress code as it moves to diversify ranks

Canada's military to adopt gender-neutral dress code as it moves to diversify ranks

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces will soon adopt a gender-neutral dress code for service members as military commanders push for more diversity in the ranks.
Thoughts on Liberal-NDP deal, Trudeau in Brussels: In The News for March 23

Thoughts on Liberal-NDP deal, Trudeau in Brussels: In The News for March 23

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of March 23 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Montreal man, 21, charged with attacking child sent for psychiatric evaluation

Montreal man, 21, charged with attacking child sent for psychiatric evaluation

MONTREAL — A Montreal man accused of viciously beating a 10-year-old girl who was walking home from school was ordered on Wednesday to undergo a psychiatric evaluation to determine his criminal responsibility at the time of the alleged offence.
Salt marsh option missing in plan to shield N.S.-N.B. land link from floods: experts

Salt marsh option missing in plan to shield N.S.-N.B. land link from floods: experts

HALIFAX — An engineering study calling for higher dikes to safeguard the land link between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick should have also suggested creating natural buffers to absorb rising oceans, some experts say.
Victoria council debates First Nation reconciliation fund option for property taxes

Victoria council debates First Nation reconciliation fund option for property taxes

VICTORIA — Homeowners in Victoria could soon have the option to voluntarily add between five and 10 per cent extra to their annual property tax bill as a contribution to a reconciliation fund for local Indigenous nations, says Mayor Lisa Helps.
Daughter-in-law died: Calgary man warns of rockfall on Trans-Canada Highway in B.C.

Daughter-in-law died: Calgary man warns of rockfall on Trans-Canada Highway in B.C.

CALGARY — Alan Tennant and his wife, Rona, were driving on the Trans-Canada Highway through the Rocky Mountains earlier this month when the unthinkable happened. The two were on their way to Golden, B.C.
Behind the scenes of the removal of residential schools memorial from Parliament Hill

Behind the scenes of the removal of residential schools memorial from Parliament Hill

OTTAWA — The federal government had originally hoped to remove a Parliament Hill memorial dedicated to Indigenous children who died and went missing from residential schools months earlier than actually happened last year, according to newly released

No winning ticket for Tuesday's $65 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — There was no winning ticket was sold in Tuesday's Lotto Max $65 million draw. However, two ticket holders in Ontario will each claim one of the eight available $1 million Maxmillion prizes.