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at 18:32 on September 17, 2011, EDT.

TSB head defends Swissair investigation against 'irresponsible' claims

HALIFAX - The head of the Transportation Safety Board is decrying what she calls "irresponsible speculation" that an incendiary device could have caused the Swissair crash in 1998.


at 18:21 on September 17, 2011, EDT.

Passenger dead, pilot injured in floatplane accident north of Montreal

LA TUQUE, Que. - One man is dead and another critically injured after a floatplane crashed in Quebec.


at 16:59 on September 17, 2011, EDT.

Hiring of white woman to help oversee Africville Heritage Trust sparks uproar

HALIFAX - The hiring of a white woman as executive director of the Africville Heritage Trust, a body created to redress the destruction of a Halifax-area black community in the 1960s, has generated a polarizing debate on race.


at 16:51 on September 17, 2011, EDT.

Campaign pledges to rip up deals if elected prove hard to keep in government

NORTH BAY, Ont. - Pledging to tear up contracts signed by a previous government as Ontario's New Democrats did Saturday is a staple of election campaigns but experience teaches that keeping the promise can prove tricky.


at 11:57 on September 17, 2011, EDT.

More than 500 malnourished dogs seized from puppy mill in Quebec

MONTREAL - More than 500 dogs have been seized from a puppy mill in southwestern Quebec.


at 04:00 on September 17, 2011, EDT.

Air Canada running out of time to avoid strike by flight attendants

MONTREAL - The clock is ticking towards Air Canada's second strike this year and potentially the big carrier's most costly labour dispute in 13 years.


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