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Trade Minister Jim Carr says 'spirits are high' despite cancer diagnosis

Trade Minister Jim Carr says 'spirits are high' despite cancer diagnosis

OTTAWA — Liberal MP Jim Carr — a federal minister described by peers and rivals alike as hardworking, genuine and an "always awesome colleague" — announced Friday that he has been diagnosed with a form of blood cancer.
Power fully restored two weeks after major snowstorm hit Manitoba

Power fully restored two weeks after major snowstorm hit Manitoba

WINNIPEG — Electricity is back on in all communities that lost power two weeks ago, when Manitoba was hit by a major snowstorm that brought down power poles and transmission towers.
Licence plate fights and the value of a new garage door; In-The-News for Oct. 25

Licence plate fights and the value of a new garage door; In-The-News for Oct. 25

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 Oct. 25. What we are watching in Canada ...
Possible to hold socially conservative views and be prime minister: Scheer

Possible to hold socially conservative views and be prime minister: Scheer

OTTAWA — Andrew Scheer remains convinced that a prime minister can hold conservative views on divisive issues like same-sex marriage and abortion and still be trusted by Canadians not to impose them on the country.
Courts, social services win in Alberta budget; students face tuition increases

Courts, social services win in Alberta budget; students face tuition increases

EDMONTON — Alberta's United Conservative government tabled its first budget Thursday. Here is a look at who might be pleased and who won't be so happy: WINNERS Bibliophiles: Government to maintain library service grant funding at $37 million.

Charter fight over denial of liver transplants to alcoholics can proceed against hospital

TORONTO — Relatives of two men who were denied potentially life-saving liver transplants because of their alcoholism can press their constitutional fight against a hospital for its refusal to perform the surgery, an Ontario court has ruled.
Next election could be some time away, predicts Green Leader Elizabeth May

Next election could be some time away, predicts Green Leader Elizabeth May

SIDNEY, B.C. — Elizabeth May isn't expecting another federal election any time soon, but she's already telling Prime Minister Justin Trudeau what will keep the Greens from voting against his government.
Former N.S. police chief found guilty of sexually exploiting teen

Former N.S. police chief found guilty of sexually exploiting teen

BRIDGEWATER, N.S. — A former police chief in Nova Scotia who was described in court as a "father figure" to a 17-year-old girl with mental health issues was convicted Thursday of sexually exploiting the teen.
B.C. businessman David Sidoo faces new allegations in college bribery scandal

B.C. businessman David Sidoo faces new allegations in college bribery scandal

VANCOUVER — A well-known businessman and philanthropist from British Columbia faces fresh allegations in a new indictment filed in a college bribery scandal unfolding in the United States.
One win and one loss in Manitoba personalized licence plate fights

One win and one loss in Manitoba personalized licence plate fights

WINNIPEG — An Indigenous man in Manitoba has had his NDN CAR personalized licence plate returned, but in a separate legal battle an avid "Star Trek" fan learned resistance is futile in his court fight to get his Borg-themed plate back.