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Mom who died hours before daughter's wedding wanted her family to be happy: twin

By Canadian Press
May 24, 2018 - 3:18pm

TOFINO, B.C. — A mother of three who died just hours before her daughter's wedding in Tofino, B.C., would have wanted the celebration to go ahead, says her twin brother.

Pat Doyle said his sister, Ann Wittenberg, was floating on a surf board with her 21-year-old daughter, Rachel Emon,.....

Quebec journalists denounce right-wing group for storming Vice Quebec newsroom

By Canadian Press
May 24, 2018 - 3:12pm

MONTREAL — Quebec's federation of journalists is denouncing the conduct of a far-right group after a handful of people stormed the Montreal newsroom of Vice Quebec.

A half-dozen members of Atalante gained entry to the media organization's newsroom on Wednesday afternoon in an effort to intimidate journalists.

Vice.....

Health in Grassy Narrows 'significantly worse' than other First Nations: report

By Canadian Press
May 24, 2018 - 2:53pm

TORONTO — The physical and mental health of people living in Grassy Narrows is "significantly worse" than other First Nations since mercury was dumped into a river system near the northern Ontario reserve half a century ago, a new health survey suggests.

The community commissioned the survey to examine.....

Twelve right whales spotted in closed fishing grounds off New Brunswick: LeBlanc

By Canadian Press
May 24, 2018 - 2:48pm

MONCTON, N.B. — The federal fisheries minister says 12 North Atlantic right whales have been spotted in an area off New Brunswick that's been closed to fishing in order to protect the endangered species.

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has taken measures this spring following the death of.....

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