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OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says the country's economic output increased in May by 0.4 per cent. It was the fifth consecutive monthly rise in the real gross domestic product.

OTTAWA - "To possess a firearm is a right, and it's a right that comes with responsibilities." — Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney at a news conference in Powassan, Ont., while announcing planned c

Candlelight vigils will be held in several cities tonight for a Canadian teacher who has been detained in Indonesia for more than two weeks.

Neil Bantleman, 45, was arrested in Jakarta during a polic

TORONTO - A two-toed sloth at the Toronto Zoo which showed a burst of speed when he accurately predicted the winner of the World Cup is to be honoured today.

Deputy Mayor Norm Kelly is to give the sl

MONCTON, N.B.

YELLOWKNIFE - A political leader in the Northwest Territories says there are concerns over the federal government's new law requiring the salaries of First Nations chiefs be posted online.

Dene Natio

MONTREAL - The lead locomotive in the Lac-Megantic rail disaster has been yanked from a U.S.

JOHNSONS LANDING, B.C.

OTTAWA - The Supreme Court registrar says it's up to the federal justice minister to decide if Marc Nadon should repay any monies he collected during his ill-fated appointment to the high court.

The

MONCTON, N.B. - One of the two RCMP officers in New Brunswick wounded in shootings last month in Moncton says he has returned to work.

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