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Asylum claims dipped last month but numbers remain up over last year

Government says it has processed 39,705 new claims for refugee status so far in 2019

People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier invited to two broadcast debates

Decision drew immediate objections from the Conservatives and New Democrats

B.C. wants to be part of global resolution in opioid company bankruptcy claim

Government says settlement must include Canadian claims for devastation created by overdose crisis

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Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks

Elizabeth May seeks to blow past political pack with platform roll out

Green platform pledges universal pharmacare, elimination of tuition fees for post-secondary, more

Attack on Saudi plant could raise gas prices between five and 12 cents per litre: analyst

GasBuddy analyst says higher oil prices could raise average gasoline prices in Canada

Stop letting students skip vaccines on philosophical or religious grounds, Ontario government urged

Doctor also suggests search engines, social media outlets adopt measures to reduce misinformation

Canadian Real Estate Association raises 2019 forecast as August home sales up

Sales were up five per cent, compared with the same month last year

Energy prices spike after Saudi oil attack as U.S. blames Iran

Weekend attack stopped production of 5.7 million barrels of crude oil a day

National weather forecasters predict average fall, cold winter

The Weather Network says precipitation will about average in most parts of Canada

VIDEO: Liberals make child care pledge, Greens unveil platform on Day 6 of campaign

Green party leader Elizabeth May unveils her party’s platform in Toronto

Union votes for 49,000 workers to strike at General Motors’ U.S. plants

Union said it would strike for wages, health care, job security and a path to permanent employment for temp workers

Salmon farmers defend transparency after Canada fish escape

1,000 fish were released near the border of Maine and Canada

Federal food safety watchdog says batch of baby formula recalled

The agency says it’s conducting a food safety investigation

Google Earth leads to remains of missing Florida man in lake

‘Never did I believe there would be a 22-year-old dead body’

How a clean-cut Eagle Scout became a fentanyl drug lord

College dropout Aaron Shamo made himself a millionaire building a fentanyl trafficking empire