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at 19:27 on September 25, 2016, EDT.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet moms battling addiction in Vancouver

VANCOUVER — The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's promise to meet with all kinds of Canadians took them to Vancouver's gritty Downtown Eastside Sunday, where they met with mothers recovering from addiction who said the visit helped show them they are respected, despite their struggles.


at 18:30 on September 25, 2016, EDT.

Actor found dead in Los Angeles remembered by former Montreal classmate

MONTREAL — An actor found dead at the Los Angeles home rented by television personality George Stroumboulopoulos is being remembered by friends and family as a free spirit who loved the outdoors and always had a smile on his face.


at 18:23 on September 25, 2016, EDT.

UN monitoring mission eyes Site C dam impact of Wood Buffalo National Park

OTTAWA — A United Nations monitoring mission to a world heritage site in northern Alberta appears likely to focus more attention on the contested Site C hydroelectric project next door in British Columbia.


at 17:45 on September 25, 2016, EDT.

Three political pros weigh in: How they'd debate Donald Trump

WASHINGTON — Debating Donald Trump will never be conventional — a reality just underscored by him threatening to invite the former mistress of his opponent's husband to sit in the audience Monday.


at 16:54 on September 25, 2016, EDT.

Trump vs. Clinton debate Monday: Let the psychological games begin

WASHINGTON — To avoid having Stephen Harper's debate preparations destabilized by some scandal-of-the-day, his entourage once banned smartphones from the room and devised a coded phrase to use in his presence.


at 16:30 on September 25, 2016, EDT.

Federal government sends mixed messages on how provinces can price carbon

OTTAWA — Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil is pointing to differing messages coming from the federal Liberal government over what constitutes a price on carbon.


at 15:32 on September 25, 2016, EDT.

Failed high-five between Trudeau, Prince George focus of British news coverage

VICTORIA — The British media honed in on what one outlet described as an "awkward" encounter between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the young Prince George in reports on the arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Victoria.


at 15:12 on September 25, 2016, EDT.

Canadian Forces have trouble tracking military sexual offence convictions

OTTAWA — While military commanders have pointed to an increase in criminal investigations as proof the fight against sexual misconduct is working, military justice officials admit they don't know how many service members are ever actually convicted.


at 13:00 on September 25, 2016, EDT.

Statcan eyes digital register of population and end of the short-form census

OTTAWA — The mandatory long-form census returned this year, a decade after it was last seen.


at 12:37 on September 25, 2016, EDT.

Liberals face rumblings of East Coast discontent a year after electoral sweep

HALIFAX — Less than a year after the federal Liberals won all 32 seats in Atlantic Canada, some East Coasters are feeling taken for granted.


at 11:35 on September 25, 2016, EDT.

Halifax-area police respond to five unfounded bomb threats within an hour

HALIFAX — Police in the Halifax area say they responded to five unfounded bomb threats within about an hour early Sunday.


at 11:27 on September 25, 2016, EDT.

School officials in four Canadian provinces respond differently to bomb threats

HALIFAX — School officials in four Canadian provinces all received similar bomb threats this week, but each responded to the potential danger differently.


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