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Man charged with killing ex-girlfriend had 'difficulty accepting' breakup: docs

A man arrested in the U.S. in connection with the murder of his ex-girlfriend in southern Ontario allegedly contacted her repeatedly before her death despite a court order that prohibited him from communicating with her. Newly unsealed U.S.

Norbord OSB mill in 100 Mile House, B.C., resumes production after wildfires

TORONTO — Norbord Inc. (TSX:OSB) says its oriented strand board mill in 100 Mile House, B.C., resumed production over the weekend. The company says work restarted after an evacuation order for 100 Mile House and nearby communities was lifted.

Montreal newborn in critical condition after pregnant woman stabbed several times

MONTREAL — A newborn was listed in critical condition Monday after being delivered by emergency C-section shortly after its mother was stabbed multiple times in Montreal.

Canadian dollar hits 80 cents US; last time it closed above 80 cents US was 2015

TORONTO — The Canadian dollar broke above 80 cents US this morning amid a weaker U.S. currency. The loonie hit the level just after 10 a.m. ET. The Canadian dollar hasn't closed above 80 cents US since June 30, 2015.

A quick sketch of Omar Khadr's family

TORONTO — A quick sketch of news-making members of the Toronto-based family of Omar Khadr: Ahmed Said Khadr Born in Egypt, Omar Khadr's father moved to Canada in 1977, where he met and married Maha Elsamnah.
Saving Omar Khadr: 'We plugged all the holes,' chopper medic recounts

Saving Omar Khadr: 'We plugged all the holes,' chopper medic recounts

TORONTO — 'This is human life' For years the battle-hardened and decorated American veteran wrestled with his conscience, with whether he'd done the right thing in saving the life of Omar Khadr, seen by many as a terrorist who profited from his crime

Ontario's modern-day town criers compete in annual contest and have a wedding

Before the internet, before TV or radio, even before newspapers, there was an earlier source for news: the town crier.

Toronto-area senior killed in eastern Ontario car crash

LEEDS, Ont. — An 85-year-old woman from just north of Toronto is dead after a car crash in eastern Ontario. Provincial police say the incident took place just after 11 p.m.

Statistics Canada says number of police-reported pot offences down again in 2016

OTTAWA — The number of cannabis-related offences reported to police declined for the fifth straight year, Statistics Canada said Monday as it released its annual report on police-reported crime.

New Brunswick Medical Society launches campaign cautioning against marijuana use

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's medical society is launching a public education campaign on the health risks associated with marijuana consumption less than a year before it becomes legal in Canada. Society president, Dr.