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at 21:34 on June 27, 2016, EDT.

Officers failed to follow procedures prior to jail cell death: review

HALIFAX — Correctional officers at a provincial jail in Cape Breton failed to follow proper procedures earlier this year when they placed a man in a cell, where he died of a drug overdose 13 hours later, Nova Scotia's Justice Department says.


at 20:52 on June 27, 2016, EDT.

Trudeau welcomes Mexican president to Canada, saying much to talk about

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomed his Mexican counterpart to Canada on Monday, saying the two leaders would have much to talk about in the coming days, including the flow of people and goods.


at 20:20 on June 27, 2016, EDT.

B.C. makes second bid to evict homeless people camping at Victoria courthouse

VICTORIA — A group of homeless people camping outside Victoria's courthouse were put on relocation notice Monday after lawyers and a British Columbia Supreme Court judge discussed eventually shutting down the tent city.


at 18:52 on June 27, 2016, EDT.

Humane society investigating use of bison carcasses for movie filmed in Alberta

Animal-welfare officials are investigating whether several bison were purposely killed so their carcasses could be used in the filming of an American movie in southern Alberta.


at 18:32 on June 27, 2016, EDT.

Card-playing, dominoes as good as virtual reality games in stroke recovery: study

TORONTO — Simple recreational activities such as playing cards or repeatedly tossing a foam ball into a wastepaper basket are as effective as playing virtual reality games like Wii in helping patients recover hand strength and dexterity following a stroke, a Canadian-led study has found.


at 18:05 on June 27, 2016, EDT.

Rogers hopes to win back loyal fans by returning MacLean to host's chair

TORONTO — Rogers Media hopes to accomplish one goal by returning Ron MacLean to the "Hockey Night in Canada" host's chair — firm up the base.


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