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Quebec Cardinal Marc Ouellet set to retire following new sexual assault allegations

Quebec Cardinal Marc Ouellet set to retire following new sexual assault allegations

Marc Ouellet, the Quebec cardinal who oversaw the Vatican's powerful bishops' office and has been recently accused of sexual misconduct, is retiring.
'Our hearts just sank': Alberta family learns of son's death in Victoria through Google search

'Our hearts just sank': Alberta family learns of son's death in Victoria through Google search

After failing to reach his son Scott to wish him a happy birthday, Glen Grier started searching online for his name along with Victoria, B.C. The second hit was Scott's obituary.
Federal departments failed to spend $38B on promised programs, services last year

Federal departments failed to spend $38B on promised programs, services last year

OTTAWA — The federal government failed to spend tens of billions of dollars in the last fiscal year on promised programs and services, including new military equipment, affordable housing and support for veterans.
Bring your own plane to this Foothills County acreage for sale

Bring your own plane to this Foothills County acreage for sale

Known as the AJ Flying Ranch, the 158-acre property has a 1.3-kilometre runway and was the site of an annual fly-in that ran for over a decade.
Slow-burning, independent Alberta horror film yields international success

Slow-burning, independent Alberta horror film yields international success

EDMONTON — The immersive, slow-burn experience viewers get from "Skinamarink" is the antithesis of seconds-long videos seen on TikTok, a platform that helped create buzz for the low-budget Canadian horror film months before its release.
Focus on retaining nurses before recruiting nurses from other provinces: association

Focus on retaining nurses before recruiting nurses from other provinces: association

MONTREAL — Efforts to lure nurses from other provinces are underway in several parts of the country, but the head of a national nurses association says the poaching won't solve anything unless working conditions are improved.
Provincial governments not jumping to act on tighter alcohol warning guidelines

Provincial governments not jumping to act on tighter alcohol warning guidelines

HALIFAX — Politicians in charge of provincial and territorial liquor laws aren't hurrying to adopt or promote newly updated guidelines that advise a steep drop in Canadian drinking habits.
U.S. senators call for trade crackdown on Canada over dairy quotas, digital policies

U.S. senators call for trade crackdown on Canada over dairy quotas, digital policies

WASHINGTON — A pair of senior U.S. senators is urging the Biden administration to get tough with Canada for "flouting" obligations to its North American trade partners.
Green comet zooming our way, last visited 50,000 years ago

Green comet zooming our way, last visited 50,000 years ago

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A comet is streaking back our way after 50,000 years. The dirty snowball last visited during Neanderthal times, according to NASA.
Pierre Poilievre tells MPs Canada really 'feels broken,' despite what Trudeau says

Pierre Poilievre tells MPs Canada really 'feels broken,' despite what Trudeau says

ONTARIO — Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre doubled down on his belief that "everything feels broken" Friday, as he laced into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for suggesting otherwise.