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Donald Trump's new ambassador to Canada: I'm a 'listener,' Knight Craft says

Donald Trump's new ambassador to Canada: I'm a 'listener,' Knight Craft says

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump's new ambassador to Canada says she intends to represent the president's agenda with a style that appears, at first glance, to be gentler than that of her unapologetically pugnacious boss.
Conservation group mourns death of female Alberta grizzly bear in B.C.

Conservation group mourns death of female Alberta grizzly bear in B.C.

EDMONTON — Conservationists are mourning the death of a female grizzly bear that had been moved from a popular area west of Calgary this summer to a remote park in northwest Alberta.

Ship allegedly broke St. Lawrence speed limit imposed to protect endangered whales

OTTAWA — Transport Canada says a ship has been fined for allegedly exceeding a speed limit set to protect endangered whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Many Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh without shelter, water: Oxfam Canada

OTTAWA — Oxfam Canada says hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims, who have been fleeing violence in Myanmar in recent weeks, are without shelter and clean water in flooded refugee camps.

Canada Post honours Canadian hockey legends with latest issue of postage stamps

TORONTO — Canada Post is honouring some of hockey's greatest players with its latest NHL collection of postage stamps.

NDP raffle off chance to live like Premier Brian Pallister in Costa Rica

WINNIPEG — Manitoba New Democrats are poking fun at Conservative Premier Brian Pallister's much-publicized vacation home in Costa Rica by raffling off a vacation to the country as part of a party fundraiser.
Montreal mayoral candidate says no public cash for future major league baseball

Montreal mayoral candidate says no public cash for future major league baseball

MONTREAL — The North American-wide debate over who should pay for professional sports stadiums entered Montreal's mayoral race on Wednesday.

Snoop Dogg invests in Toronto-based seed-to-sale cannabis tracking software

TORONTO — Rapper Snoop Dogg is investing in another Canadian cannabis venture.

About 26 rescue dogs travel from shelters Texas to N.S. to find homes

HALIFAX — Dozens of stray dogs facing uncertain futures in storm-damaged Texas are now settling into foster homes in Nova Scotia.

Faculty launches strike at Laurentian University after talks hit impasse

SUDBURY, Ont. — A strike by faculty members is under way at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ont. The union says on its Facebook page that it presented the administration with an offer on Wednesday evening aimed at averting a walkout.