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New model confirms endangered right whales are declining

New model confirms endangered right whales are declining

PORTLAND, Maine — Researchers with the U.S. government and the New England Aquarium have developed a new model they said will provide better estimates about the North Atlantic right whale population, and the news isn't good.
U.S. has 'very ambitious' NAFTA plans: John Melle

U.S. has 'very ambitious' NAFTA plans: John Melle

OTTAWA — The chief U.S.
Laraque calls Penguins' decision to visit White House 'embarrassing'

Laraque calls Penguins' decision to visit White House 'embarrassing'

Former NHL player Georges Laraque says it is embarrassing that the Pittsburgh Penguins are willing to visit the White House.
Flames president says team is becoming a have-not market in NHL economy

Flames president says team is becoming a have-not market in NHL economy

CALGARY — The president of the Calgary Flames says the team is not swimming in money. Ken King told Calgary's chamber of commerce Monday that the team has gone from a giver to a taker in NHL revenue sharing.
Photo program at Sick Kids Hospital helps teens with cancer express hopes, fears

Photo program at Sick Kids Hospital helps teens with cancer express hopes, fears

TORONTO — What does cancer feel like? Look like? For most teens, cancer is a foreign word, a disease adults may have to deal with but one most adolescents don't connect with themselves.

Feds urged to back research on psychedelic drugs for medical treatments

OTTAWA — Canadian researchers are urging Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor to support broad research on the use of psychedelic drugs —including LSD and an active ingredient in magic mushrooms — as medical treatments for conditions including add
Trudeau urges Canadian companies to seek fortune in China's $5 trillion market

Trudeau urges Canadian companies to seek fortune in China's $5 trillion market

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called on Canada's small-and-medium sized businesses to embrace globalization and help deepen what he termed the "Canada-China friendship" by exploring the market potential of selling to its half-billion increa
Province to help African Nova Scotians get title to land given centuries ago

Province to help African Nova Scotians get title to land given centuries ago

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government says it is poised to help black residents who have struggled for decades to gain clear title to land that has been in their families since many arrived as Loyalists in the 1800s.
NFL protests: Two distinct visions of American patriotism clash on 50-yard line

NFL protests: Two distinct visions of American patriotism clash on 50-yard line

WASHINGTON — A truck flying a giant American flag swooshed by a parking lot where a pro-Donald Trump rally was being held in the dying days of the last presidential election. A local Republican boss noticed the flag and made a political forecast.

New directives limit, but don't fully outlaw, use of torture-tainted information

OTTAWA — New federal directives limit — but don't totally forbid — Canada's national police, spy and border agencies from using information that was likely extracted through overseas torture.