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Brink's Canada, Unifor, sign tentative agreement

TORONTO — A tentative agreement has been reached between Brink's Canada Ltd., and Unifor, to avert a strike that was due to begin Thursday. The agreements covers about 800 Brink's workers in Ontario and another 260 in British Columbia.
Tragically Hip fans bask in celebration and sadness at Gord Downie memorials

Tragically Hip fans bask in celebration and sadness at Gord Downie memorials

KINGSTON, Ont. — What began as a subdued memorial for Gord Downie organized by city officials in his Kingston, Ont. hometown erupted into an improvised candlelight vigil on Wednesday night with residents taking over the proceedings.
Just for Laughs president Gilbert Rozon steps down amid allegations

Just for Laughs president Gilbert Rozon steps down amid allegations

MONTREAL — Gilbert Rozon, a giant in the Quebec entertainment industry, is stepping down from various positions amid what he calls "allegations involving him.

High-end Edmonton condominium costs $3.1 million but comes with free Bentley

EDMONTON — A luxury penthouse in the heart of a developing area of downtown Edmonton has hit the market and it comes with a perk — a free $200,000 car.
Bobcaygeon honours late Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie with candlelight vigil

Bobcaygeon honours late Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie with candlelight vigil

BOBCAYGEON, Ont. — When Dave Bailey first heard last year that Gord Downie had terminal brain cancer, he knew he needed to head to Bobcaygeon, Ont., after the Tragically Hip frontman died. The Pickering, Ont.
'It will devastate the community:' Alberta firefighter dies battling wildfire

'It will devastate the community:' Alberta firefighter dies battling wildfire

A volunteer firefighter was killed and two men trying to beat back flames on their property were injured in wind-whipped wildfires that scorched parts of Alberta and Saskatchewan and forced the evacuation of several communities.
Crews access part of B.C. arena after ammonia leak

Crews access part of B.C. arena after ammonia leak

FERNIE, B.C. — Emergency crews gained access to part of an arena in Fernie, B.C., on Wednesday more than 24 hours after three workers died following an ammonia leak while emergency maintenance was being done on refrigeration equipment.

Paralympian lawsuit: Jury must decide whether swimming pool was unsafe

REGINA — A jury in Saskatchewan is being asked to decide whether an injury that left a Paralympian a quadriplegic was a tragic accident or because of an unsafe pool. Miranda Biletski is suing the University of Regina for negligence.

Manitoba chiefs say federal lawsuit could delay repairs to Churchill rail line

WINNIPEG — The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs is urging Ottawa not to throw a plan off track that could lead to the fixing of a broken rail line that services Churchill and other northern communities.
Quebec lawmakers pass controversial law obliging citizens to uncover their faces

Quebec lawmakers pass controversial law obliging citizens to uncover their faces

MONTREAL — Calling it a North American first, the Quebec government passed legislation Wednesday forbidding anyone from receiving or giving a public service with their face covered — and even while riding the bus.