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Bid to get D-Day beaches added to list of UN World Heritage Sites in limbo

Bid to get D-Day beaches added to list of UN World Heritage Sites in limbo

OTTAWA — The beaches of Normandy, where the Allies stormed ashore to begin the eventual liberation of Europe from Nazi rule, are widely regarded by veterans and historians alike as venerated, sacred ground.
UN urges Canada to take more vulnerable Mexican migrants from Central America

UN urges Canada to take more vulnerable Mexican migrants from Central America

OTTAWA — The United Nations is urging Canada to help ease Mexico's refugee burden by helping resettle some of the most vulnerable of its new arrivals, including women, children and LGBTQ people.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $9 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — There was no winning ticket for the $9 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was claimed by a ticket holder in Ontario.
Raptors fans spill onto the streets ahead of potentially historic game

Raptors fans spill onto the streets ahead of potentially historic game

Cars honked, exhilarated fans chanted and long lines formed outside bars and restaurants on the streets of Toronto well into the night Saturday after the Toronto Raptors defeated the Milwaukee Bucks to clinch the NBA Eastern Conference final 4-2.

Prayers answered: Church posts on Facebook that statue's head has been returned

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg church's prayers for the return of the head from a saint's statue may have been answered. The Cathedral of Sts. Vladimir and Olga posted a photo on Facebook showing the bronze head depicting St.

2 men dead after small plane crashes in Lanaudiere Friday night

SAINT-CUTHBERT, Que. — Officials say an instructor and his student have died after an ultralight aircraft lost control and crashed Friday night in Saint-Cuthbert in Quebec's Lanaudiere region.
'Give Peace a Chance': Montreal celebrates John and Yoko bed-in 50 years later

'Give Peace a Chance': Montreal celebrates John and Yoko bed-in 50 years later

MONTREAL — It was 50 years ago today, John and Yoko told the band to play.
Premier Legault to force the Caisse to purchase REM trains made in Quebec

Premier Legault to force the Caisse to purchase REM trains made in Quebec

MONTREAL — Premier Francois Legault says his government will force the Caisse to purchase trains made in Quebec as part of the extension of Montreal's Reseau Express Metropolitain light-rail system. "It's certain.
New poll suggests one-third don't want politicians to wear religious symbols

New poll suggests one-third don't want politicians to wear religious symbols

OTTAWA — While most Canadians firmly back the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and strongly support the idea of diversity, a new poll suggests a third of Canadians would ban their elected officials from wearing religious symbols.
Students demand sit-down with Premier Legault as CAQ convention kicks off

Students demand sit-down with Premier Legault as CAQ convention kicks off

MONTREAL — Students are calling for a meeting with Quebec Premier Francois Legault to discuss green issues as the party convention for the Coalition Avenir Quebec kicks off in Montreal Saturday.