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Conservative party hits decision day to select new leader after 15 month race

Conservative party hits decision day to select new leader after 15 month race

TORONTO — Voter turnout for the Conservative party's leadership race sits at just over 50 per cent as members continued to cast ballots Saturday to select a new leader.

Homicide detectives investigating after collapsed man dies in hospital

BEAVERTON, Ont. — Homicide detectives are investigating after reports of a man collapsing on the street in Beaverton, Ont.
G7 leaders agree to fight protectionism, but U.S. hedges on Paris Agreement

G7 leaders agree to fight protectionism, but U.S. hedges on Paris Agreement

TAORMINA, Italy — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came out of the G7 summit Saturday calling it a success, even though the United States did not commit to the Paris climate accord.

Rifle stolen after alleged break and enter into Parry Sound-area cabin

PARRY SOUND, Ont. — Provincial police in Parry Sound, Ont., are investigating after a rifle was taken during an alleged break and enter. OPP say a cabin was broken into sometime between May 24 and 25.
Nova Scotia parties search for undecided voters in campaign's last weekend

Nova Scotia parties search for undecided voters in campaign's last weekend

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's three main party leaders are fanning out across the province in the final weekend of the provincial campaign in a bid to sway voters who may still be undecided before Tuesday's election.
Methane, deficits and the civil service: three ways politics mattered this week

Methane, deficits and the civil service: three ways politics mattered this week

OTTAWA — Speculation filled the void left by the members of Parliament who vacated the capital for the week to spend time in their ridings.
PM Trudeau and U.S. President Trump talk trade, security at G7 summit

PM Trudeau and U.S. President Trump talk trade, security at G7 summit

TAORMINA, Italy — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met one-on-one with Donald Trump Saturday on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Sicily, where the U.S. president has been clashing with other leaders over climate change and free trade.
No surprise libertarian Tory leadership candidate Maxime Bernier comes from Beauce

No surprise libertarian Tory leadership candidate Maxime Bernier comes from Beauce

Back in the early settler days, Quebec City residents would quickly spot the Beauce farmers among them because they were covered in mud from the long trek up the shores of the Chaudiere River — often on foot — to sell their animals and produce.

B.C. is using taxpayer money to outlast plaintiffs in health-care trial: critic

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government is being accused of using a vast supply of taxpayers' dollars to win a legal war of attrition against advocates for two-tier health care by the man who has become the face of privatized medicine in Canada.

Black bear that roamed around populated areas killed near Hawkesbury

HAWKESBURY, Ont. — Provincial police in Hawkesbury say a black bear that was spotted roaming around local communities over the past few days, was contained and then killed on Friday afternoon.