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Canada's arrest of Huawei exec an act of 'backstabbing,' Chinese ambassador says

Canada's arrest of Huawei exec an act of 'backstabbing,' Chinese ambassador says

OTTAWA — Chinese ambassador Lu Shaye says Canada's arrest of a Huawei Technologies executive was an act of "backstabbing" by a friend.

Ten Christian denominations to receive sexual misconduct training

Representatives from 10 Christian denominations will meet Friday for training on how to address sexual misconduct in their ranks in a bid to keep religious institutions up to date with secular society.
Liberals reject candidate's hope for second chance in byelection against Singh

Liberals reject candidate's hope for second chance in byelection against Singh

VANCOUVER — The Liberals have swiftly rejected a bid by a former byelection candidate who hoped for a second chance to run for the party after making an online comment about the ethnicity of NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh.
Freeland condemns killers of Canadian mining executive found dead in Africa

Freeland condemns killers of Canadian mining executive found dead in Africa

HALIFAX — Canadian officials are condemning the killers of a Halifax mining executive praised as a much-loved family man and highly talented geologist with a knack for spotting producing mines.
Former PQ minister Yves-Francois Blanchet acclaimed as Bloc Quebecois leader

Former PQ minister Yves-Francois Blanchet acclaimed as Bloc Quebecois leader

MONTREAL — The Bloc Quebecois will vote only in Quebec's interests without regard for the rest of the country, Yves-Francois Blanchet vowed Thursday on his first day as leader of the struggling federal party.
Quebec dog goes missing after alerting family to fire, owner says

Quebec dog goes missing after alerting family to fire, owner says

MONTREAL — A family in southern Quebec is crediting their dog with alerting them to a fire that was tearing through a luxury bed-and-breakfast.
Neither Pelosi, Trump blinking in staring contest over shutdown, state of union

Neither Pelosi, Trump blinking in staring contest over shutdown, state of union

WASHINGTON — The most powerful Democrat on Capitol Hill is locked in a staring contest with the president of the United States — and so far, neither of them is blinking. One day after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged Donald Trump to postpone his Jan.
Ontario's Tories eliminate free tuition for low-income students

Ontario's Tories eliminate free tuition for low-income students

TORONTO — Ontario has eliminated free tuition for low-income students as it attempts to trim a multibillion-dollar deficit, a move that — despite an accompanying tuition fee cut — is being slammed as harmful to those it's purported to help.

Cape Breton's Eskasoni First Nation in mental health crisis: chief

ESKASONI, N.S. — Nova Scotia's largest Mi'kmaq community is in the throes of a mental health crisis, with multiple suicides in recent weeks, the chief of the Eskasoni First Nation says.
Lametti 'interested' but won't commit to changing assisted-dying law

Lametti 'interested' but won't commit to changing assisted-dying law

SHERBROOKE, Que.