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Edmonton pharmacy worker charged with stealing 401,500 Percocet tablets

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Subscribe: Leave this field empty if you’re human: Edmonton police have arrested a pharmacy worker accused of stealing 401,500 tablets of the prescription opioid painkiller Percocet. Investigators allege a 34-year-old women stole the drugs from where she worked between January 2017 and last April. Police say she used the identities…

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Trump’s tweets on Trudeau ‘childish and need to stop’: Connecticut governor

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Subscribe: Leave this field empty if you’re human: STOWE, Vt. — The divisions between United States governors regarding President Donald Trump’s approach to NAFTA negotiations were on display Monday at a mountain resort in Vermont during the annual conference of the leaders of eastern provinces and New England states. Massachusetts…

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Alleged extremist recruiter’s lawyers push for info underpinning CSIS warrant

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Subscribe: Leave this field empty if you’re human: OTTAWA — Lawyers for Awso Peshdary, an accused extremist recruiter, are asking a judge to hear their pleas for access to information they say could help their client’s case. Defence counsel want the disclosure of materials underpinning a Canadian Security Intelligence Service…

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Ontario wants feds to foot $200M bill for asylum seekers in the province

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Subscribe: Leave this field empty if you’re human: OTTAWA — Ontario is renewing its demand that the federal government foot the entire bill for services provided to thousands of irregular border crossers who are seeking asylum in the province. Lisa MacLeod, Ontario’s minister of children, community and social services, says…

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Maxime Bernier criticizes Justin Trudeau for promoting ‘ever more’ diversity

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Subscribe: Leave this field empty if you’re human: OTTAWA — Conservative MP Maxime Bernier is taking issue with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s oft-repeated message of diversity in Canada, calling it a form of “radical multiculturalism.” In a series of tweets published late Sunday, Bernier says he believes promoting too much…

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Trudeau on guns: ‘lots of conversations’ about next steps but no new registry

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Subscribe: Leave this field empty if you’re human: CHARLOTTETOWN — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his Liberal government has no plans to resurrect Canada’s controversial long-gun registry. Trudeau is visiting Atlantic Canada just as the city of Fredericton continues to come to grips with Friday’s deadly shooting, which claimed the…

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