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O'Regan to visit Attawapiskat at request of chief: minister's office

O'Regan to visit Attawapiskat at request of chief: minister's office

OTTAWA — The office of Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan said Sunday he will be visiting Attawapiskat First Nation at the request of the community's chief.
Trudeau's former right-hand adviser playing role in Liberal election campaign

Trudeau's former right-hand adviser playing role in Liberal election campaign

OTTAWA — With three months to go now until the election, the Liberals are intensifying campaign efforts with Prime Minister Trudeau hitting party events to drum up support and by ensuring his long-time friend and former senior adviser is in the fold.
The bug: 29 former MPs among declared candidates for fall election

The bug: 29 former MPs among declared candidates for fall election

OTTAWA — Among those vying for seats in the federal election this fall are dozens of candidates who have already held the job. There are 29 former MPs among the currently nominated candidates for the major parties.
May says Greens will work with any party that has a serious plan for the climate

May says Greens will work with any party that has a serious plan for the climate

OTTAWA — With three months until Canadians vote in the next federal election, Green party leader Elizabeth May says her big hope for the final result is a minority government over which she can exert some influence.
Off Canada's East Coast, a hunt to detect 'beautiful' great white sharks

Off Canada's East Coast, a hunt to detect 'beautiful' great white sharks

HALIFAX — The great white sharks move torpedo-like through East Coast waters, cruelly efficient hunters with multiple rows of serrated teeth devouring seals and other prey.
'Us and them': influence of Quebec anglos on decline with new Coalition government

'Us and them': influence of Quebec anglos on decline with new Coalition government

MONTREAL — Last March, Quebec Premier Francois Legault made a mocking remark in the legislature that the Liberals are still talking about.
Ottawa fights planned class action against RCMP for bullying, intimidation

Ottawa fights planned class action against RCMP for bullying, intimidation

OTTAWA — The federal government is fighting a proposed class-action lawsuit against the RCMP over bullying and intimidation of members, saying the national police force already has a comprehensive policy on harassment and the Mounties have made strid

Ontario ticket claims Saturday night's $9 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — A ticket holder somewhere in Ontario claimed Saturday night's $9.1 million Lotto 649 jackpot. The draw's guaranteed $1 million prize also went to an Ontario player.

Former Humboldt Broncos player who survived bus crash hopes for spot on team

RED DEER, Alta. — A former Humboldt Broncos player whose back was broken when the team's bus crashed last year says he'll return to Humboldt to battle for a spot on the team.

Indigenous nation in Washington State seeks meeting with feds on Trans Mountain

VANCOUVER — The Lummi Nation in northwest Washington state is requesting a meeting with Canadian officials regarding the environmental impacts of industrial projects on the Salish Sea off the coasts of Washington and British Columbia.