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Rosemount diced chicken recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says Rosemount brand cooked diced chicken meat is being recalled due to possible Listeria contamination.
Maxime Bernier tells party faithful he will make it into the leaders' debates

Maxime Bernier tells party faithful he will make it into the leaders' debates

OTTAWA — Maxime Bernier argued to a crowd of flag-waving, cheering candidates and supporters that not inviting him to take part in the official election debates means excluding the only political party leader who has anything different to say.
Chrystia Freeland condemns violence in Hong Kong, backs right to peaceful assembly

Chrystia Freeland condemns violence in Hong Kong, backs right to peaceful assembly

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has condemned violence in Hong Kong amid escalating tension between pro-democracy protesters and police.
Federal and provincial leaders march together in Montreal's Pride parade

Federal and provincial leaders march together in Montreal's Pride parade

MONTREAL — A jubilant, rainbow-hued crowd lined the streets of Montreal on Sunday as federal and provincial political rivals set their differences aside to march together in the city's annual Pride parade.
Canada 'disappointed' terror suspect's British citizenship revoked

Canada 'disappointed' terror suspect's British citizenship revoked

OTTAWA — The United Kingdom is shirking its share of the international community's duty to help keep the world safe from terrorism, the federal government suggested Sunday after the British Home Office revoked the citizenship of a dual citizen impris
Advocates 'internationalize' the fight to free Raif Badawi from Saudi prison

Advocates 'internationalize' the fight to free Raif Badawi from Saudi prison

MONTREAL — More than seven years after Raif Badawi was thrown in prison, lawyers and allies of the Saudi blogger are increasingly lobbying foreign governments in an effort to secure his release as Saudi Arabia prepares to host next year's G-20 meetin
Regina woman suing after tip of son's penis cut off in circumcision

Regina woman suing after tip of son's penis cut off in circumcision

REGINA — A Regina mother has filed a lawsuit alleging negligence after the tip of her baby's penis was severed during a circumcision. In an interview, the woman says she and her husband are worried about their son's self-esteem as he grows up.

Ontario ticket wins Saturday night's $9 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — A single ticket sold in Ontario claimed the $9 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. The draw's guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in Quebec.
Canadians killed in Afghanistan honoured during emotional dedication ceremony

Canadians killed in Afghanistan honoured during emotional dedication ceremony

OTTAWA — Emotions ran free in Ottawa Saturday as the more than 150 Canadians killed in Afghanistan were honoured during a sombre ceremony attended by hundreds of family members, many of whom continue to struggle with the loss of their loved ones.
Liberals unveil $3B sole-source deal for armoured vehicles ahead of election

Liberals unveil $3B sole-source deal for armoured vehicles ahead of election

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government has unveiled plans to award a sole-source contract for hundreds of light armoured vehicles to General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada, while also promising the London, Ont., company a $650-million loan.