Greek referendum polls open in high-stakes bailout vote

Greeks started casting ballots early Sunday in the closely watched bailout referendum, with opinion polls showing people evenly split on whether to accept creditors’ proposals for more austerity in exchange for rescue loans, or defiantly reject the deal. Polling stations ...

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Police clear Rothesay scene after search for gunman

Police officers cleared the scene of School Avenue near Fairvale Elementary School in Rothesay, N.B. Saturday night, after searching and not finding a possible armed man. Kennebecasis Regional Police Force responded to a call they received Saturday evening of a sighting of an armed individual. Police released a statement ...

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American tries to figure out what Canadian road signs mean, and fails

Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr returned home to Massachusetts this week after spending some time “car camping” near the coast of New Brunswick with his wife. Calling Canada a “gorgeous country,” Burr used the first 43 words of his Thursday column to encourage Globe readers to pay our ...

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Peel officer charged after gun, ammo stolen from car

Barrie police have charged a 43-year-old Peel Regional Police officer after her handgun and duty belt were stolen from her personal car. Investigators say it happened in front of the officer’s home in Barrie, sometime between the evening of June ...

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Thunderstorm watches issued across southern Manitoba Saturday

Wildfire smoke from Saskatchewan means it’s going to be mainly cloudy across most of Manitoba Saturday. (Bryce Hoye/CBC) Wildfires west of us pushed more smoke and haze into Manitoba Saturday. Environment Canada issued a special air quality statement that stretches across the entire province, ...

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Architects invite Winnipeggers to take a seat, design chairs

A Winnipeg-based architectural firm wants urban-design enthusiasts to pull up a seat and help them dream up ways to place hundreds of new chairs across the city for public use. 5468796 Architecture, the creators behind Table for 1,201, launched “Chair Your Idea” Saturday. ...

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Justin Trudeau makes campaign stop in Winnipeg

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has been out on the campaign trail and made a stop in Winnipeg Saturday. Trudeau held a meet and greet with Winnipeg South Liberal candidate Terry Duguid in the afternoon, where he met with voters and ...

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Climate change concert calls for more investment in green energy

Around 100 people gathered on the Alberta legislature grounds Saturday afternoon, trying to convince politicians that a strong economy and healthy environment are not mutually exclusive. The Jobs, Justice and The Climate concert was held to encourage investment in renewable energy. ...

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