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Legault announces plan to electrify Quebec's economy, reduce oil consumption

Legault announces plan to electrify Quebec's economy, reduce oil consumption

MONTREAL — The Quebec government will reduce oil consumption in the province by 40 per cent by 2030 through a vast program to shift transportation systems, buildings and businesses to hydroelectricity, Premier Francois Legault announced Sunday as his

Social media giants in hot seat as politicians consider regulations

OTTAWA — Tech giants will be in the hot seat this week as politicians from Canada and 10 other countries gather to consider how best to protect citizens' privacy and their democracies in the age of big data.
UN urges Canada to take more vulnerable Mexican migrants from Central America

UN urges Canada to take more vulnerable Mexican migrants from Central America

OTTAWA — The United Nations is urging Canada to help ease Mexico's refugee burden by helping resettle some of the most vulnerable of its new arrivals, including women, children and LGBTQ people.
Could this 20-year-old Montreal polyglot be Canada's most multilingual student?

Could this 20-year-old Montreal polyglot be Canada's most multilingual student?

MONTREAL — Georges Awaad answers the phone with a polite "Hello," but he could just as easily answer in Arabic, French, Japanese, or any of the other 15 languages he speaks.
Some facts and figures about the D-Day landings in Normandy on June 6, 1944

Some facts and figures about the D-Day landings in Normandy on June 6, 1944

OTTAWA — Some facts and figures about the D-Day landings in Normandy on June 6, 1944: TARGET : Allies land on French channel coast along five Normandy beaches stretching about 80 kilometres west from River Orne. BEACHES : From west to east, Utah (U.
Bid to get D-Day beaches added to list of UN World Heritage Sites in limbo

Bid to get D-Day beaches added to list of UN World Heritage Sites in limbo

OTTAWA — The beaches of Normandy, where the Allies stormed ashore to begin the eventual liberation of Europe from Nazi rule, are widely regarded by veterans and historians alike as venerated, sacred ground.
UN urges Canada to take more vulnerable Mexican migrants from Central America

UN urges Canada to take more vulnerable Mexican migrants from Central America

OTTAWA — The United Nations is urging Canada to help ease Mexico's refugee burden by helping resettle some of the most vulnerable of its new arrivals, including women, children and LGBTQ people.
Wildfire crews watching for dangerous wind shift in High Level, Alta.

Wildfire crews watching for dangerous wind shift in High Level, Alta.

HIGH LEVEL, Alta. — Crews battling an enormous wildfire just outside the small northern Alberta town of High Level are bracing for what could be a dangerous wind shift today.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $9 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — There was no winning ticket for the $9 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was claimed by a ticket holder in Ontario.
Raptors fans spill onto the streets ahead of potentially historic game

Raptors fans spill onto the streets ahead of potentially historic game

Cars honked, exhilarated fans chanted and long lines formed outside bars and restaurants on the streets of Toronto well into the night Saturday after the Toronto Raptors defeated the Milwaukee Bucks to clinch the NBA Eastern Conference final 4-2.