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at 18:05 on October 06, 2015, EDT.

Corky the sea otter pulls through historic operation in Vancouver

VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Aquarium say veterinarians have made medical history by removing a kidney and performing a blood transfusion on a sick sea otter.


at 19:02 on October 06, 2015, EDT.

Turcotte said he killed his children to spite his wife, nurse testifies at trial

SAINT-JEROME, Que. - Guy Turcotte said he killed his two children to spite his wife, a nurse testified at his first-degree murder trial Tuesday.


at 18:39 on October 06, 2015, EDT.

Montreal mayor says feds 'playing politics' over criticism of sewage dump

MONTREAL - The federal government is playing "cheap" politics and has little credibility on matters of science, Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre said Tuesday, in reaction to Ottawa's call for the city to suspend plans to dump eight billion litres of sewage into the St. Lawrence River.


at 18:08 on October 06, 2015, EDT.

Young Quebec woman found killed in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO - The family of a young Montreal-area woman who died tragically in San Francisco, issued a statement Tuesday thanking those who expressesd sympathy and support.


at 17:59 on October 06, 2015, EDT.

Nova Scotia man's double murder trial hears from gunman in January 2010 slayings

MONTREAL - The jury at the trial of a Nova Scotia man charged with two counts of first-degree murder in a 2010 Montreal double slaying heard more testimony on Tuesday from another man who actually pulled the trigger.


at 17:57 on October 06, 2015, EDT.

Auto sector says Harper's $1-billion pledge key to industry's post-TPP survival

OTTAWA - Conservative Leader Stephen Harper's $1-billion pledge Tuesday for the auto sector is a crucial promise, experts say, because the industry will eventually be exposed to foreign competition after Canada joined a huge Pacific Rim trade pact.


at 16:48 on October 06, 2015, EDT.

Dennis Oland murder trial examines forensic evidence

SAINT JOHN, N.B. - Police officers used a washroom outside Richard Oland's office for two days before it was checked and tested by a forensics officer, jurors for the murder trial of Dennis Oland learned Tuesday.


at 17:45 on October 06, 2015, EDT.

Harper touts landmark deal as opponents call for more details on compensation

OTTAWA - Inside the Global Emissions System Inc. manufacturing plant in Whitby, Stephen Harper talked up the merits of a landmark trade agreement, one that the company's vice-president thought could help his firm create jobs.


at 17:34 on October 06, 2015, EDT.

Ex-Quebec lieutenant-governor Lise Thibault freed pending appeal

QUEBEC - After six nights behind bars, former Quebec lieutenant-governor Lise Thibault was freed Tuesday as a judge granted her lawyer permission to appeal her 18-month jail term.


at 17:23 on October 06, 2015, EDT.

List of Canadians who have won the Nobel Prize

The illustrious list of Nobel Prize winners features the names of 22 laureates who were either born in Canada or gained professional distinction in this country. They have claimed honours in every field for which an award is granted. These include the man who discovered the most common diabetes treatment, a woman hailed as a master of the contemporary short story, and — most recently — a Nova Scotia physicist partially credited with discovering neutrino oscillations. Here is a list of Canadian laureates as documented on the official Nobel Prize website:


at 17:19 on October 06, 2015, EDT.

Good news for death-row Canadian Ronald Smith: judge rejects execution drug

CALGARY - A U.S. judge has rejected a request from the state of Montana to change one of the drugs used to execute prisoners on death row.


at 17:09 on October 06, 2015, EDT.

Canadian Olympic Committee unaware of harassment, says interim president

CALGARY - Defending its operations, apologizing to victims and promoting internal reforms, the Canadian Olympic Committee has entered damage-control mode in the wake of president Marcel Aubut's resignation.


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