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Toronto mayor John Tory recommends city bid to co-host 2026 FIFA World Cup

Toronto mayor John Tory recommends city bid to co-host 2026 FIFA World Cup

TORONTO — The mayor of Canada's most populous city says he wants Toronto to be among the North American cities to co-host the 2026 FIFA World Cup.

One dead, one still missing as family swept away in Vancouver Island creek

CAMPBELL RIVER, Canada — Searchers on Vancouver Island are hopeful but admit they are bracing for the worst after three people on a family outing on an all-terrain vehicle were swept away while crossing a creek near Campbell River.
N.L. athlete admits to killing man, but argues she is not criminally responsible

N.L. athlete admits to killing man, but argues she is not criminally responsible

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A former top Newfoundland athlete charged with first-degree murder has admitted to killing a man with a hammer.

Police search for man accused of assaulting, abducting woman in N.S.

NEW GLASGOW, N.S. — Police appealed for the public's help Monday in finding a man accused of assaulting and kidnapping a woman in a New Glasgow, N.S., parking lot. The woman was in her Dodge Durango outside a Giant Tiger store at about 8:45 p.m.

Ontario minimum wage hike trickles up to higher earners, over to other provinces

Nick Cluley and his wife, who have always paid their Coffee Public employees more than minimum wage, have boosted everyone's pay by $1.25 an hour since Jan. 1 — not just those earning below $14, as a new Ontario law required.
Hot summer ticket: $130K could get you on a dive to the Titanic off Newfoundland

Hot summer ticket: $130K could get you on a dive to the Titanic off Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Are you a risk-taking adventurer with $130,000 to spare? The first manned survey of the rusting RMS Titanic in 13 years will depart in June from St. John's, N.L. — and they're still taking applications.

Auto shop owner says police investigated Bruce McArthur since October

TORONTO — The owner of an auto parts shop says police had been investigating alleged murderer Bruce McArthur since early October, when they first came looking for a vehicle he sold.
Alberta's status of women minister joins Twitter debate over women's marches

Alberta's status of women minister joins Twitter debate over women's marches

EDMONTON — A minister in Alberta's NDP government has chastised a tweet by the Opposition's communications chair that slammed women's marches held over the weekend.
Metro Vancouver cities, residents to oppose Trans Mountain route at hearings

Metro Vancouver cities, residents to oppose Trans Mountain route at hearings

VANCOUVER — Municipalities and residents in British Columbia are set to argue that the proposed route of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would damage sensitive ecosystems, harm public parks and trails and adversely impact homeowners.
Canada faces angry Americans in pivotal sixth round of NAFTA talks

Canada faces angry Americans in pivotal sixth round of NAFTA talks

Canada will be hosting an annoyed and angry United States as the sixth round of talks in the North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiation unfold over the coming week.