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Alberta incorporates energy war room as Canadian Energy Centre, work starts soon

Alberta incorporates energy war room as Canadian Energy Centre, work starts soon

EDMONTON — Alberta's energy war room is now a legal entity with a new name, a new managing director and a plan to be running by Christmas.
Canada condemns Turkish military incursion in northern Syria as destabilizing

Canada condemns Turkish military incursion in northern Syria as destabilizing

OTTAWA — Canada has joined its major allies on Wednesday in firmly condemning Turkey's military incursion into northern Syria.
Bloc on the rise, along with calls for separation in Alberta

Bloc on the rise, along with calls for separation in Alberta

OTTAWA — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau dismissed any notion that national unity is under threat Wednesday as he and other national leaders made efforts to beat back growing support for the Bloc Quebecois.
Mother of slain Hamilton teen says 'everyone' failed her son

Mother of slain Hamilton teen says 'everyone' failed her son

HAMILTON — A mother who witnessed her son being stabbed to death outside his high school broke her silence on Wednesday, blaming the system for failing to protect the 14-year-old from the "bullies" she said made his first month of school a nightmare.
Syrian restaurant owners filing complaint about hate messages, Toronto cops say

Syrian restaurant owners filing complaint about hate messages, Toronto cops say

TORONTO — A Toronto family who said it was forced to close their popular Syrian restaurant after receiving a series of hate messages and death threats has filed a complaint with city police, the force said Wednesday. Const.

Legault condemns Quebec solidaire's position on 'illegal' climate protest action

QUEBEC — The government of Quebec Premier Francois Legault has condemned an opposition party for refusing to denounce the actions of climate activists who scaled a Montreal bridge and overtook a downtown street on Tuesday.
Class action seeks damages for sexual abuse of minors in N.L. institutions

Class action seeks damages for sexual abuse of minors in N.L. institutions

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A class action lawsuit certified last month, alleges the government of Newfoundland and Labrador ignored sexual abuse suffered by children living in government-run institutions during the 1970s and '80s.

Ontario's top court dismisses brain death case but does not rule on key issue

TORONTO — Ontario's top court dismissed Wednesday a legal challenge brought by a Toronto-area family that fought to keep their daughter on life support after she was declared brain-dead.
Two-day bail hearing in RCMP secrets case set for next week

Two-day bail hearing in RCMP secrets case set for next week

OTTAWA — An RCMP employee charged with breaching the official-secrets law will get a chance next week to argue he should be released on bail. A bail hearing is set for Oct. 17 and 18 for Cameron Jay Ortis, who was arrested almost a month ago.

Quebec man found guilty in death of pregnant woman struck outside hospital in 2016

QUEBEC — A Quebec City man who'd been urged not to drive by doctors because of his epilepsy has been found guilty on three counts of criminal negligence after fatally hitting a pregnant woman outside a city hospital in 2016.