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Quebec coroner to probe death of man who requested assisted death due to bedsores

Quebec coroner to probe death of man who requested assisted death due to bedsores

MONTREAL — Quebec's chief coroner has called an inquest into the death of a quadriplegic man who had requested and received medical assistance in dying after developing severe bedsores during a hospital stay.
Conservatives take Liberal stronghold in last-minute Toronto byelection victory

Conservatives take Liberal stronghold in last-minute Toronto byelection victory

Hours after Canadians went to bed disappointed by a Stanley Cup loss Monday night, the Conservatives scored a stunning byelection upset to win in the longtime Liberal stronghold of Toronto-St. Paul's.
Conservative takes lead from Liberals in Toronto byelection as slow results near end

Conservative takes lead from Liberals in Toronto byelection as slow results near end

TORONTO — An urban Toronto riding that has been a Liberal-safe seat for three decades appears to be on the verge of falling to the Tories in an upset win for Pierre Poilievre and his Conservatives.
Five Canadians, with more than 500 years of stories

Five Canadians, with more than 500 years of stories

The Canadian Press has spent the past month interviewing some of Canada's more than 11,000 centenarians and their families. These are some of their stories.
Meet the centenarians: Canada's oldest age group is also its fastest-growing

Meet the centenarians: Canada's oldest age group is also its fastest-growing

VANCOUVER — Vi Roden said she reads an average of 50 books a year, attends history lectures at her local seniors centre, and does yoga twice a week. She's 101, and still lives in her own condo in West Vancouver, B.C.
Liberal government's proposed capital gains tax changes come into effect today

Liberal government's proposed capital gains tax changes come into effect today

OTTAWA — The Liberal government's changes to capital gains taxation came into effect Tuesday, despite significant pushback from business and physicians' groups.
Ottawa keeps spending on influencers. Liberals say it's about stemming disinformation

Ottawa keeps spending on influencers. Liberals say it's about stemming disinformation

OTTAWA — Her kids are not reading the newspapers on her kitchen counter. Instead, they're looking at their phones to find information.
'We came close': Oilers fans stunned as Stanley Cup dream dies in Florida

'We came close': Oilers fans stunned as Stanley Cup dream dies in Florida

EDMONTON — Oh, rats. Canada’s latest attempt to bring the Stanley Cup home died dramatically on the edge of the Everglades on Monday, leaving fans from Edmonton to Florida thrilled at the ride but crushed at the destination.
Self-government comes for northwest B.C. First Nation in proposed treaty

Self-government comes for northwest B.C. First Nation in proposed treaty

TERRACE — A draft treaty decades in the making has been signed by a First Nation in British Columbia's northwest, moving the nation away from the "repressive and outdated Indian Act," its chief said.
No changes promised to outdated tobacco law despite unflattering internal review

No changes promised to outdated tobacco law despite unflattering internal review

OTTAWA — The federal law regulating tobacco and vaping products hasn't kept up with the rapidly changing menu of nicotine items on the market, prompting an anti-smoking group to lament the lack of legislative updates.
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