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B.C. voters getting ballots on proposal to change electoral system

VANCOUVER — British Columbians will soon start receiving mailed ballots for a chance to vote in a referendum that could change the provincial voting system, but the experience of other provinces suggests the plan will be a waste of time and money, sa

Three dead in three vehicle crash in Antigonish, Nova Scotia area

ANTIGONISH, N.S. — RCMP are investigating a multi-vehicle accident that claimed three lives in Nova Scotia's Antigonish County. Police said the three vehicle crash occurred late Saturday afternoon on Highway 104 in the community of Dagger Woods.
Kennedy Stewart named mayor of Vancouver; one of several B.C. turnovers

Kennedy Stewart named mayor of Vancouver; one of several B.C. turnovers

VANCOUVER — Former New Democrat MP Kennedy Stewart has won a neck-and-neck mayoral race to lead Vancouver, as local government saw shakeups across the region.

2 winning tickets share Saturday night's $7 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — Two winning tickets were sold for the $7 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. One ticket was purchased in Ontario and the other in Quebec, with each being worth $3.5 million.

Canada condemns killing of journalist in Saudi Arabia consulate in Turkey

OTTAWA — Canada has condemned the killing of a Washington Post journalist in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Turkey.
Former PQ minister Lise Payette remembered as role model for female politicians

Former PQ minister Lise Payette remembered as role model for female politicians

MONTREAL — Members from across Quebec's political spectrum gathered at a downtown Montreal theatre to celebrate the life of Parti Quebecois cabinet minister Lise Payette, who died in September at the age of 87.

Health officials investigate salmonella outbreak that may be linked to cucumbers

VANCOUVER — The Public Health Agency of Canada says an investigation is underway into an outbreak of salmonella infections involving five provinces, mostly in western Canada.
All sharks tagged in N.S. expedition can now be tracked on Ocearch website

All sharks tagged in N.S. expedition can now be tracked on Ocearch website

HALIFAX — All six of the sharks tagged in Nova Scotian waters as part of a "historic" expedition can now be tracked on Ocearch's website, and appear to be scattering throughout the ocean.
Former Ontario Tory leader Patrick Brown attempts political comeback in Brampton

Former Ontario Tory leader Patrick Brown attempts political comeback in Brampton

TORONTO — Patrick Brown is down, but he may not be out yet.

Icelandair flight makes emergency landing in Quebec due to cracked window

BAGOTVILLE, Que. — Icelandair says one of its planes made an emergency landing in Quebec late Friday night because of a cracked cockpit window.