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at 10:41 on August 25, 2016, EDT.

Windsor mayor believes storm was tornado; Environment Canada assessing

WINDSOR, Ont. — Environment Canada has sent a team to the Windsor, Ont., the area to confirm whether a storm that damaged more than a dozen homes was in fact a tornado.

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at 10:29 on August 25, 2016, EDT.

Dairy farmers protest outside hotel where Trudeau meets with Liberal caucus

SAGUENAY, Que. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived Thursday in Saguenay, Que., to hunker down with his Liberal caucus and hammer out the government's agenda before returning to Parliament Hill next month.

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at 09:05 on August 25, 2016, EDT.

Trudeau joins campaign recognizing link between poverty and gender inequality

SAGUENAY, Que. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has joined a social media campaign urging world leaders to acknowledge that poverty has a disproportionate impact on girls and women.

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at 09:04 on August 25, 2016, EDT.

Trudeau urged to outline directives, actions on ministerial spending

OTTAWA — The political pressure is mounting on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to outline specific measures to control spending among his cabinet ministers, now that two of them find their own practices under the microscope.

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at 09:01 on August 25, 2016, EDT.

Canadian-trained Kurdish forces won't clear ISIL from city of Mosul

OTTAWA — Canadian-trained Kurdish forces in Iraq are expected to watch the upcoming fight for the city of Mosul from the sidelines, underlying the ethnic and religious divisions that persist within the country.

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at 08:59 on August 25, 2016, EDT.

Notley urges patience as Alberta deals with multibillion-dollar deficits

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is urging patience as her government grapples with a budget deficit projected to hit almost $11 billion this year

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at 08:58 on August 25, 2016, EDT.

Saskatchewan councillor resigns after comment about killing of aboriginal man

LAMPMAN, Sask. — A Saskatchewan rural councillor has resigned from his job after posting an online comment about the shooting death of a First Nations man.

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at 08:55 on August 25, 2016, EDT.

Surveyed doctors want THC in recreational marijuana to be regulated

VANCOUVER — The Canadian Medical Association says 72 per cent of doctors who responded to a survey it conducted want the federal government to regulate THC levels in recreational marijuana.

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at 08:53 on August 25, 2016, EDT.

Has the federal government dropped the ball on Ring of Fire development?

OTTAWA — "The Ring of Fire is a provincial initiative that the previous federal government was extremely detached from and uninterested in." — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

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at 08:52 on August 25, 2016, EDT.

Foreign-buyer tax to have short-term effect on Vancouver market: credit union

VANCOUVER — A credit union is forecasting that British Columbia's housing market will remain strong for the next two years as a growing population and limited housing supply continue to push prices up, particularly on Vancouver Island.

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at 08:51 on August 25, 2016, EDT.

Mounties say female members can wear specially developed hijab if they choose

OTTAWA — The RCMP says its female members can wear a hijab if they choose.

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at 08:50 on August 25, 2016, EDT.

Wildlife group calls for better monitoring of capelin fishery in Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — World Wildlife Fund Canada is renewing its call for greater monitoring of a critical, but troubled fishery in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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