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Multiple drug busts in Longueuil police operation Thursday morning

Over 100 Longueuil police officers were involved in drug busts throughout the city.

Trudeau to give lecture, participate in Q and A in P.E.I. before heading to N.L.

Trudeau plans to deliver the Symons Lecture at the Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown and participate in a question-and-answer session.

Man suffers burns in Port Hope industrial accident

A man suffered burns while using a torch at the Esco plant in Port Hope, Ont.

Uber hack: NDP requests formal investigation into breach

The NDP is calling for a formal investigation into a hack of Uber that compromised the data of 57 million users last year.

Alberta had second-lowest collision frequency rate in Canada: study

A new study Allstate Canada finds that the number of car crashes in Canada are on the rise.

Mont-Saint-Hilaire train service reestablished after pedestrian struck

Commuters were evacuated from an RMT train involved in an accident Thursday morning.

Robust winds knock out power to thousands in parts of Atlantic Canada

Thousands of people in Nova Scotia, P.E.I. and New Brunswick were in the dark this morning after powerful winds blew through the region, knocking out power.

Community change-makers honoured at 11th annual Pillar Community Innovation Awards

Nearly 1,000 Londoners gathered at the London Convention Centre to celebrate community innovation and collaboration.

Businesses struggling in the aftermath of downtown Peterborough blaze

The fire that broke out in downtown Peteborough last week forced several businesses to shut down, and owners are still shocked this happened, just before their busiest time of year.

How businesses affected by downtown Peterborough blaze are coping with the damage

The fire that broke out in downtown Peteborough last week forced several businesses to shut down, and owners are still shocked this happened, just before their busiest time of year.

Canadian performers' union to discuss sexual misconduct in wake of Hollywood accusations

Canada's performers' union, ACTRA, will host a meeting this evening with other industry stakeholders to talk about sexual misconduct.

The inspection gap: Big business, big problem for Nova Scotia's food establishments

Many food safety experts point to Toronto's DineSafe program as an example of one of the best systems in the country.

Cabinet minister's birthplace debacle not resolved a year after revelations

A federal cabinet minister remains wrapped in red tape a year after she revealed she was born in Iran rather than Afghanistan as she had previously believed.

Lawren Harris painting 'Mountains East of Maligne Lake' sells for $3 million at auction

The 1925 oil on canvas "Mountains East of Maligne Lake" had a pre-sale estimate of $2.5 million to $3.5 million.

Reality check: Liberals' housing strategy doesn't go far enough, advocates say

Experts say the plan is a good first step, but doesn't go far enough for a few reasons.

North Lethbridge house fire under investigation

Firefighters at the scene tell Global News neighbours reported seeing smoke and melted blinds in the home.

Catherine McKenna receives Barbie Doll in mail, finds good use for it

Someone took the nickname to a whole new extreme as Catherine McKenna announced on Twitter that she had received a Barbie Doll in the mail.

B.C's miracle survivors: A look back at past backcountry rescues

While the rescue of Poitras and the dogs was a near-miracle, it's not the only time a case of a person missing in the backcountry has ended with good news.

ANALYSIS: Despite about-face, Laurier needs schooling on fundamentals of free speech

The problem for Laurier when it says it is seriously examining the many issues raised by this incident is that they've been down this road before.

Saskatchewan Cattlemen's Association uses virtual reality to educate consumers

Sometimes there's more to a picture than what meets the eye: that's why the Saskatchewan Cattlemen's Association is using virtual reality to offer the public a better understanding of life on a farm.

Mohawk nursing students forced to work into summer to meet grad requirements

Now that college classes have resumed, some Ontario nursing students are scrambling to get the hours of on the job training they need to graduate.

Justin Trudeau blocked from entering Scarborough mall event after being mobbed by fans

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's campaign stop for the upcoming Scarborough-Agincourt by-election had an abrupt ending after he was swarmed by hundreds of people.

Only 10 per cent of Haitian border crossers get refugee status in Canada

Canada has granted refugee status to about 10 percent of the 298 Haitian border crossers whose applications have been processed this year.

Only 'left-wing' clubs supported at Laurier, says edit made from government computer

Someone using a government computer made a rather scathing addition to the Wikipedia page on Wilfred Laurier University Wednesday morning.

Overnight fire forces evacuation of building in Laval

About 30 residents were evacuated from the building after a four-alarm fire engulfed a Laval apartment building.

Police identify victim in fatal crash near Guelph

OPP said a car collided with a tractor-trailer head-on Tuesday afternoon on Highway 124 near Guelph.

Montreal comedy festival organized by Quebec comics competing with JFL

The festival hopes to hold its first edition in 2018.

Kingston looks to scrap seniors discounts in favour of income-based system

The city has set up an online survey to seek input from residents on the idea.

New Brunswick city councillor quits to work as lifeguard in the Bahamas

"I saw as an opportunity to take a bit of a break from politics to focus on myself and to be able to grow as a person."

Nova Scotia doing a 'poor job' explaining its family doctor plans: auditor general

Nova Scotia's auditor general says the province is doing a poor job of explaining its plans to attract family doctors and the future of primary care in the province.

Amateur historian shares stories of Peterborough-area nurses from First World War

A presentation focused on Peterborough and area nurses who travelled overseas during the First World War.

Ontario labour reform bill that includes minimum wage hike expected to pass

Business groups and other critics of the government's plan have said the minimum wage increase is being pushed through too fast.

Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP seeks mandatory sex assault training for judiciary

Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP Laurie Scott has introduced a private member's bill that would require all sitting Ontario judges should be required to undergo sexual assault training.

The inspection gap: Why owners and safety experts want restaurants to be inspected

During the past seven years, Nova Scotia inspectors have found and reported hundreds of incidents of food safety being compromised in restaurants.

6-vehicle collision in Kingston sends 2 to hospital

A serious collision involved six vehicles sent two people to hospital Tuesday evening.

Ontario premier leads trade mission to China and Vietnam

It is the first time an Ontario premier has led a trade mission to Vietnam.

Closing arguments over destruction of gas plants records to be heard

Defence lawyers will by pushing the Ontario court judge to acquit David Livingston and Laura Miller.

Ottawa to unveil highly anticipated national housing strategy

The plan will put a heavy focus on housing supply - building tens of thousands of affordable housing units over the next decade.

Group seeking injunction to stop new Montreal electric train

Five individuals and an environmental group want new public hearings called before any construction can begin.

Vancouver firefighters respond to Hazmat call in the West End

Vancouver firefighters were called out to the West End after 25 people reported problems breathing.

First they were displaced by B.C. wildfires, now fraudsters may be trying to claim their cash

The Red Cross offered $600 payments to wildfire evacuees, which are now allegedly being claimed by fraudsters.

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts exhibit showcases work of underprivileged kids

'What Makes Us Happy' showcases the work of some 20 children who attend Dr. Julien's Foundation Social Pediatric Centre.

Abbotsford woman loses part of her finger trying to save poodle from pit bull attack

"I look at my hand to see there's a piece of my finger missing."

Calgary air ambulance steps in to help Alberta toddler knocked unconscious in Dominican Republic hotel fire

Harley Horne took to Facebook to share his story of how his daughter was severely injured after an electrical fire in the family's hotel room in the Dominican Republic.

Parents scrambling after government deems Toronto after-school program an unlicensed daycare

The institution that offers walk-safe pickups from nearby Toronto schools was caught off-guard when they received a letter from the Ministry of Education last Thursday indicating they were, in essence, operating an unlicensed daycare.

Three sisters embrace the power of pink in Agribition's President's Classic

It's only day two at the Canadian Western Agribition and for three sisters and owners of Hereford GRLZ, they're embracing the power of pink at Tuesday's President Classic event.

NAFTA deadlock: Canada blames the U.S., the U.S. blames Canada and Mexico

"There are some areas where more extreme proposals have been put forward. These are proposals we simply cannot agree to," Freeland said

Canada's lack of long-term care space is forcing seniors as far as 200 km from home

The scarcity of nursing homes and Canada's aging population is creating a growing backlog that's placing excruciating stress on families across the country.

'This is a bigger problem': Families share as MMIWG inquiry starts in Saskatoon

The national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls makes its 6th community hearing stop in Saskatoon this week.

Fentanyl contact by 2 Edmonton police officers exposes dangers of deadly drug

Edmonton police prepare themselves when responding to drug-related calls, but it's when they don't expect drugs to be present that it's really dangerous.