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at 15:50 on May 28, 2015, EDT.

Alleged Nazi war criminal dies in Quebec

MONTREAL - A Quebec man who was suspected of being a Nazi war criminal and being involved in a massacre in 1943 has died, his lawyer said Thursday.


at 15:48 on May 28, 2015, EDT.

Union leader unsure of plan to put RCMP in charge of Parliament Hill security

OTTAWA - It was House of Commons security personnel who wounded and ultimately killed Michael Zehaf Bibeau, the gunman who ran past the Mounties and into the Parliamentary Buildings last October.


at 15:09 on May 28, 2015, EDT.

Suicidal man not checked, inaccurate records at Newfoundland hospital: report

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - An internal report says a suicidal man found hanged in his room at the Waterford psychiatric hospital in St. John's, N.L., was not checked on for almost an hour.


at 15:35 on May 28, 2015, EDT.

A quick look at what increased Canada Pension Plan contributions could look like

OTTAWA - The debate over retirement and the role of the Canada Pension Plan is in full swing on Parliament Hill. Here's a quick look at what the possibilities could mean for you:


at 15:29 on May 28, 2015, EDT.

Increase in drug spending hits 40 year low but expected to rebound soon: report

TORONTO - The amount of money Canadians spent on prescription drugs last year rose a mere 0.9 per cent, the lowest increase since statistics on drug spending were first measured in 1975, a new report said Thursday.


at 15:23 on May 28, 2015, EDT.

El Nino leaves Western Canada 'high and dry' to ignite active wildfire season

VANCOUVER - Experts are blaming El Nino for speeding up nature's clock and forcing firefighters to deploy weeks ahead of normal to battle wildfires across rural Western Canada.


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