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Right whale sighting leads to closure of lobster fishing area off northeastern N.B.

Right whale sighting leads to closure of lobster fishing area off northeastern N.B.

MISCOU, N.B. — Federal Fisheries Minister Diane Lebouthillier met with the lobster industry on Thursday after the government closed a fishing area off northeastern New Brunswick at the height of the season.
Ottawa willing to add to list of medications covered by pharmacare bill: minister

Ottawa willing to add to list of medications covered by pharmacare bill: minister

OTTAWA — Health Minister Mark Holland says the government is open to adding more medications to the list of drugs covered by its proposed pharmacare program.
Hackers release corporate data stolen from London Drugs, company says

Hackers release corporate data stolen from London Drugs, company says

RICHMOND, B.C. — Retailer London Drugs says cybercriminals who stole files from its corporate head office last month have released some of the data after it refused to pay a ransom. The Richmond, B.C.
B.C. rental housing plan includes 670 below-market rental units in Metro Vancouver

B.C. rental housing plan includes 670 below-market rental units in Metro Vancouver

VANCOUVER — The second phase of a homebuilding partnership between the province and Metro Vancouver will deliver up to 670 below-market rental units in four separate urban areas, Premier David Eby said Thursday.
Saskatchewan NDP demands government house leader address gun allegations

Saskatchewan NDP demands government house leader address gun allegations

REGINA — Saskatchewan's Opposition NDP says it wants answers on whether the government house leader brought a rifle into the legislature.
New bill would let Canadians pass citizenship rights down to children born abroad

New bill would let Canadians pass citizenship rights down to children born abroad

OTTAWA — A new government bill tabled in the House of Commons on Thursday would allow Canadians to pass citizenship rights down to their children born outside the country — a move that would add an unknown number of new citizens.
Manitoba government plans new rules for rent increases and incentives for new housing

Manitoba government plans new rules for rent increases and incentives for new housing

WINNIPEG — Some Manitoba landlords may have a harder time raising rents above inflation and could be ordered to phase-in increases over years if a bill introduced Thursday by the Manitoba government becomes law.
Prosecutors appeal dismissal of some charges against Trump in Georgia election interference case

Prosecutors appeal dismissal of some charges against Trump in Georgia election interference case

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prosecutor on Thursday appealed a ruling dismissing some of the criminal charges against former President Donald Trump and other defendants in an election interference case .
The 'Appeal to Heaven' flag evolves from Revolutionary War symbol to banner of the far right

The 'Appeal to Heaven' flag evolves from Revolutionary War symbol to banner of the far right

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S.
'Ron, I love that you're back': Trump and DeSantis put an often personal primary fight behind them

'Ron, I love that you're back': Trump and DeSantis put an often personal primary fight behind them

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis are signaling to donors that they are putting their rivalry behind them after a contentious and often personal primary fight.