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Dieppe veteran who was Canadian Army's longest-serving officer dies at 101

Dieppe veteran who was Canadian Army's longest-serving officer dies at 101

MONTREAL — Honorary Col. David Lloyd Hart, a decorated Second World War veteran who was the Canadian Army's oldest and longest-serving officer, has died at age 101. The Canadian Armed Forces announced that Hart died March 27 in Montreal.
Anger after Sunwing diversion in New Orleans leads to lengthy delays

Anger after Sunwing diversion in New Orleans leads to lengthy delays

TORONTO — A replacement aircraft for a grounded Sunwing Airlines Boeing 737 Max was forced to make an emergency landing in New Orleans on the weekend, sparking anger among passengers who complained they were stranded for hours.
Bonjour, Alexa! How a virtual assistant learned to speak Canadian French

Bonjour, Alexa! How a virtual assistant learned to speak Canadian French

MONTREAL — Last September, Hans Laroche embarked on an unusual teaching assignment.
Canada's chief justice urges 'major reforms' to judge oversight

Canada's chief justice urges 'major reforms' to judge oversight

TORONTO — The body that handles complaints about the behaviour of federally appointed judges is in need of both internal and legislative reform to streamline what is now a cumbersome disciplinary process, Canada's top judge says.
Fireworks, barking: Nunavut celebrates 20th birthday with optimism, reservations

Fireworks, barking: Nunavut celebrates 20th birthday with optimism, reservations

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Fireworks exploded over Frobisher Bay while sled dogs chained to the sea ice howled and barked in the new capital of Iqaluit the night Nunavut was born.
Human Rights Watch: missing Canadian Edith Blais was kidnapped, taken to Mali

Human Rights Watch: missing Canadian Edith Blais was kidnapped, taken to Mali

A Canadian woman who's been missing in West Africa for several months has reportedly been kidnapped and taken to Mali. Edith Blais of Quebec and her travel companion, Luca Taccheto of Italy, went missing in December while travelling in Burkina Faso.
Transplants help keep Quebec City's small anglophone community vibrant

Transplants help keep Quebec City's small anglophone community vibrant

QUEBEC — Within the ramparts of Quebec City, a library and cultural centre for the city's English-speaking minority housed in a former jail is run by a soft-spoken spectacled man from rural New Brunswick named Barry McCullough.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $7 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $7 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million dollar prize went to a ticket holder in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Apr.
Group behind the proposed Schooners CFL franchise closer to land deal

Group behind the proposed Schooners CFL franchise closer to land deal

HALIFAX — A plan to establish a CFL franchise in Atlantic Canada took a big step forward Saturday when Schooners Sports and Entertainment announced it had struck a tentative deal with a key property owner in the Halifax area.
Kenney and United Conservatives promise $714-million budget surplus by 2023

Kenney and United Conservatives promise $714-million budget surplus by 2023

CALGARY — The United Conservatives are promising to get Alberta's books out of the red and into a $714-million surplus by 2023 — a year earlier than the NDP.