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Federal parties in for long night as voting heads into final hours

Federal parties in for long night as voting heads into final hours

OTTAWA — Federal parties could be in for a long and tense night as the clock ticks toward the first polls closing in Newfoundland and Labrador in a few hours before the rest of the country begins to follow suit.
Mafia link suspected after man gunned down in Montreal parking lot

Mafia link suspected after man gunned down in Montreal parking lot

MONTREAL — Police in Montreal say a man was gunned down Monday outside a business in the city's west end in a slaying that appears to be linked to organized crime.
No defence from suspect on trial in Edmonton police officer stabbing

No defence from suspect on trial in Edmonton police officer stabbing

EDMONTON — The trial for a man accused of stabbing an Edmonton police officer and striking four pedestrians with a van is coming to an end.
Mural in Edmonton that offered thanks to young Swedish climate activist defaced

Mural in Edmonton that offered thanks to young Swedish climate activist defaced

EDMONTON — An Edmonton man says he defaced a mural of teenage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg because he wanted to take a stand peacefully.

Election day and Indigenous housing rights; In-The-News for Oct. 21

In-The-News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 21. What we are watching in Canada ...
UN report highlights 'abhorrent' housing conditions for Indigenous people

UN report highlights 'abhorrent' housing conditions for Indigenous people

A United Nations report is highlighting the role "abhorrent" housing conditions play in the poverty and exploitation that Indigenous people face in Canada and around the world.

Police watchdog releases more details about shooting at Calgary military parade

CALGARY — Alberta's police watchdog has released more information about an incident in which an officer shot a car that police say drove around barriers and towards a military parade in Calgary on Saturday.
Thunberg interviews leaders for documentary, Alberta Indigenous group says

Thunberg interviews leaders for documentary, Alberta Indigenous group says

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg continued her tour of Alberta's oilsands region on Saturday, an Indigenous group says, conducting interviews that the group says will be part of an upcoming BBC documentary.
Frantic final push for votes marks final day of divisive campaign

Frantic final push for votes marks final day of divisive campaign

OTTAWA — The contenders in Monday's federal election spent the last day of the campaign calling for voters to unite behind their parties amid accusations of dirty politicking and outright lying.
Montreal loses to Sydney, Australia in bid to host WorldPride 2023

Montreal loses to Sydney, Australia in bid to host WorldPride 2023

Sydney, Australia has beaten out Montreal in the quest to host WorldPride in 2023. The Australian city captured 60 per cent of the vote, while Montreal received 36 per cent and Austin, TX got three.