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Remembrance Day, poppy thief and helicopter crash top Canadian headlines

Unruly behaviour at Toronto Remembrance Day ceremony, a helicopter crash in Hawaii, poppy thief discovered to be the son of a veterans group president, Quebec provincial cop arrested, Bay of Fundy...

Quebec provincial cop arrested for drunk driving, hurting someone in accident

GATINEAU, Que. – A Quebec provincial police officer is accused of drinking and driving an unmarked patrol car, then hurting someone in an accident. He faces charges of impaired driving causing bodily...

Bay of Fundy doesn't make list of seven natural wonders of the world

HALIFAX – A woman who campaigned for four years to have the Bay of Fundy declared a natural wonder of the world says even though her bid didn't succeed, the quest has attracted global attention to...

Police take down tents at Occupy Nova Scotia site after mayor issues ultimatum

HALIFAX – The mayor of Halifax says people camping out in a public park as part of the Occupy Nova Scotia protest have to take down their tents and move out. Peter Kelly said notices were handed out...

Remembrance Day: A time to honour and remember Canada's war dead

OTTAWA – In dozens of ceremonies across the country, from the National War Memorial to municipal cenotaphs, small-town Legion halls and school assemblies, Canadians paid tribute Friday to the country...

Son of veterans group president charged in theft of 10 poppy donation boxes

LONDON, Ont. – The son of the head of a veterans group has been arrested in London, Ont., after several poppy donation boxes were stolen from the group's building. Ten of the boxes were taken during...

Homeless vets in Calgary could be in renovated apartments by Christmas

CALGARY – Homeless veterans in Calgary will soon have a place to call home. The Calgary Homeless Foundation purchased a 16-unit building in southwest Calgary with funding from the Alberta government...

Canada can't afford to hunker down during global economic turmoil

OTTAWA – Canada can't afford to hunker down in the midst of global economic turmoil, Gov. Gen. David Johnston said in an interview just before the start of a 15-day trip to southeast Asia. He said...

Two Canadian tourists among five killed in Hawaii helicopter crash

HONOLULU – U.S. federal officials are investigating the fiery crash of a tour helicopter that slammed into a mountain ridge on Hawaii's Molokai island, killing the pilot and the four tourists aboard...

Man, woman charged with disorderly conduct at Toronto Remembrance Day ceremony

TORONTO – A Mountie in red serge sprang into action at Toronto's Remembrance Day ceremony today, helping to apprehend a man who tried to disrupt the proceedings. A man in military uniform was also...
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