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Prisoners in Canada among alleged leaders in massive opioid ring: US authorities

Prisoners in Canada among alleged leaders in massive opioid ring: US authorities

It’s being called the most prolific fentanyl-trafficking and money-laundering operations

Prisoners in Canada among alleged leaders in massive opioid ring: US authorities
Lorinda Stewart (right) and her daughter Amanda Lindhout are photographed in Toronto on Monday, October 16, 2017, as they promote Stewart’s book “One Day Closer.” The book is Stewart’s account of her quest to bring her daughter, Amanda Lindhout, home after she was kidnapped in Somalia in 2008. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

A mother recounts the torment of her daughter’s kidnapping

“One Day Closer,” published by Simon and Schuster, goes beyond the inner turmoil of a mother’s despair

Lorinda Stewart (right) and her daughter Amanda Lindhout are photographed in Toronto on Monday, October 16, 2017, as they promote Stewart’s book “One Day Closer.” The book is Stewart’s account of her quest to bring her daughter, Amanda Lindhout, home after she was kidnapped in Somalia in 2008. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Californians brace for emotional toll of wildfires

Californians brace for emotional toll of wildfires

“Many people who call are sad and worried, the shock has worn off and the sadness, depression and loss is setting in.”

Californians brace for emotional toll of wildfires
Shares of Bombardier soar following new deal

Shares of Bombardier soar following new deal

Shares of Bombardier up more than 20 per cent after singing CSeries deal with Airbus

Shares of Bombardier soar following new deal
B.C. man fights to prove he’s alive

B.C. man fights to prove he’s alive

A Kamloops man has to prove he’s alive after bureaucratic error declares him dead

B.C. man fights to prove he’s alive
Calgary mayor wins another term

Calgary mayor wins another term

Incumbents take the day throughout Alberta in municipal elections

Calgary mayor wins another term
Dodgeball is a wild sport - and Canada is very good

Dodgeball is a wild sport – and Canada is very good

World championships set to begin on Friday outside of Toronto

Dodgeball is a wild sport - and Canada is very good
“Trailer Park Boys’ Jim Lahey actor John Dunsworth dead at 71

“Trailer Park Boys’ Jim Lahey actor John Dunsworth dead at 71

He played Jim Lahey in the classic Canadian show

“Trailer Park Boys’ Jim Lahey actor John Dunsworth dead at 71
Calgary mayor’s race draws attention

Calgary mayor’s race draws attention

Calgary mayor’s race most high-profile in Alberta municipal elections

Calgary mayor’s race draws attention
Canadian horse ‘checks in’ to Kentucky motel

Canadian horse ‘checks in’ to Kentucky motel

A video is making the rounds of Canadian horse ‘checking in’ at a pet-friendly Kentucky motel

Canadian horse ‘checks in’ to Kentucky motel
The Loblaws location on Carlton Street in Toronto is shown on Thursday May 2, 2013. Loblaw Companies Ltd. (TSX:L), Canada’s largest grocery and drug store operator, warned Wednesday that minimum wage increases in Ontario and Alberta threaten to harm its bottom line and it will have to find ways to cut costs. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Aaron Vincent Elkaim

Loblaws lays off 500 office workers

Loblaw Companies has laid off 500 office workers in a cost-cutting drive

The Loblaws location on Carlton Street in Toronto is shown on Thursday May 2, 2013. Loblaw Companies Ltd. (TSX:L), Canada’s largest grocery and drug store operator, warned Wednesday that minimum wage increases in Ontario and Alberta threaten to harm its bottom line and it will have to find ways to cut costs. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Aaron Vincent Elkaim
Peel Police say they have recovered two personalized Blue Jays rings, shown here in an undated police handout image, which were stolen from the home of a former Jays executive in 1994. (Peel Police Service)

Police recover Blue Jays rings, including 1992 World Series ring, stolen in 1994

Toronto-area police say they learned last week the stolen items were being sold online.

Peel Police say they have recovered two personalized Blue Jays rings, shown here in an undated police handout image, which were stolen from the home of a former Jays executive in 1994. (Peel Police Service)
Ottawa to cut small business tax rate to 9%

Ottawa to cut small business tax rate to 9%

Changes to tax reform proposals aimed at clarifying wealthy are the target

Ottawa to cut small business tax rate to 9%
California fire victims return home

California fire victims return home

As crews gain ground, California wildfire victims are headed home

California fire victims return home
Earthquakes salvage 1-1 tie with the Vancouver Whitecaps

Earthquakes salvage 1-1 tie with the Vancouver Whitecaps

Whitecaps missed an opportunity to clinch top spot for the first time in club history

Earthquakes salvage 1-1 tie with the Vancouver Whitecaps
A youngster on a Nootka Island Wilderness Lodge trip got his picture taken with a breaching whale on Sept. 16 on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Photo by Davis Rennie

Whales show brains, social interaction go together: study

The research, largely done at the UBC, shows similarities between whale and human evolution

A youngster on a Nootka Island Wilderness Lodge trip got his picture taken with a breaching whale on Sept. 16 on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Photo by Davis Rennie
Kaepernick files grievance against NFL

Kaepernick files grievance against NFL

Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, alleging collusion

Kaepernick files grievance against NFL
Somalia truck bombing toll over 300

Somalia truck bombing toll over 300

Funerals began, and the death toll was expected to rise again

Somalia truck bombing toll over 300
Vancouver Canucks defenceman Alex Edler sprained his medial collateral ligament. (NHL photo)

Vancouver Canucks defenceman Alex Edler to miss 4-6 weeks with injury

Edler sprained his medial collateral ligament in Thursday’s game against the Winnipeg Jets

Vancouver Canucks defenceman Alex Edler sprained his medial collateral ligament. (NHL photo)
Growing marijuana industry sparks new research around cannabis: scientists

Growing marijuana industry sparks new research around cannabis: scientists

The results of research on marijuana could be applied to other areas

Growing marijuana industry sparks new research around cannabis: scientists