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Canadian is detained in China on drug allegations: Chinese government

Canadian is detained in China on drug allegations: Chinese government

OTTAWA — China's foreign ministry says the recent detention of a Canadian citizen by Chinese authorities is linked to drug allegations against foreign teachers.
Conservatives far ahead of other parties in picking candidates for fall election

Conservatives far ahead of other parties in picking candidates for fall election

OTTAWA — Hoping to take power away from the Liberals in this fall's election, the Conservatives are well ahead of the governing party in nominating candidates hoping to win seats in the House of Commons.
Evidence erased by police would have freed wrongfully convicted man: defence lawyer

Evidence erased by police would have freed wrongfully convicted man: defence lawyer

HALIFAX — A defence lawyer who fought to free Glen Assoun from a wrongful murder conviction says evidence erased by the Mounties would have helped him win his appeal.
Chuckwagon race safety up for review after six horses die during Stampede event

Chuckwagon race safety up for review after six horses die during Stampede event

CALGARY — Injuries have forced a veterinary medical team to euthanize three more horses competing in this year's Calgary Stampede chuckwagon races, bringing to six the number of animals to die during the annual Rangeland Derby event.
In the news today, July 15

In the news today, July 15

Four stories in the news for Monday, July 15 ——— YOUR WARD NEWS EDITOR FACES SENTENCING TODAY The editor of a free Toronto-based publication faces sentencing today for wilfully promoting hatred against women and Jews.
Global concern grows over Canada's funding of fight against AIDS, TB, malaria

Global concern grows over Canada's funding of fight against AIDS, TB, malaria

OTTAWA — International concern is growing in medical and development circles that the Trudeau government is about to step back from its much-publicized global leadership on eradicating AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
Officials flagged 900 food items from China with 'problems' over two years

Officials flagged 900 food items from China with 'problems' over two years

OTTAWA — Canadian inspectors intercepted nearly 900 food products from China over concerns about faulty labels, unmentioned allergens and harmful contaminants that included glass and metal between 2017 and early 2019, according to internal federal re
Prominent Montreal lawyer James Duggan among victims of Quebec plane crash

Prominent Montreal lawyer James Duggan among victims of Quebec plane crash

MONTREAL — James Duggan, a well-known Montreal lawyer who spent years fighting for the rights of RCMP officers to unionize, was among the three victims of a plane crash that occurred in a remote region of northern Quebec on Friday.
Some MPs are warning the parliamentary workload is going to kill someone

Some MPs are warning the parliamentary workload is going to kill someone

OTTAWA — Some MPs are warning the high-stress, high-stakes environment of politics coupled with relentless work schedules and bouts of politically motivated marathon voting and debating sessions are one day going to kill someone.
Prominent Montreal lawyer James Duggan among victims of Quebec plane crash

Prominent Montreal lawyer James Duggan among victims of Quebec plane crash

MONTREAL — A prominent Montreal-area lawyer was among the three victims of a plane crash that occurred in a remote region of northern Quebec on Friday.