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Transgender girl says sex-ed repeal made her nervous about returning to school

TORONTO — A transgender girl fighting the Ontario government's repeal of a modernized sex-ed curriculum says she felt nervous about returning to school last fall after the policy change was announced.
Gunmen stole valuables, money during Canadian's kidnapping: Burkina official

Gunmen stole valuables, money during Canadian's kidnapping: Burkina official

Details are emerging about the kidnapping and killing of a Canadian mining company executive in Burkina Faso last week, as authorities continue their investigation.
Zamboni stranded in N.S. ditch takes off as amusing Canadian snapshot

Zamboni stranded in N.S. ditch takes off as amusing Canadian snapshot

WINDSOR, N.S. — The powerful storm that battered Eastern Canada Monday had an unexpected casualty -- a Zamboni found in a ditch near Windsor, Nova Scotia, without a rink in sight.
Canadians pressed into service after deadly attack on UN base in Mali

Canadians pressed into service after deadly attack on UN base in Mali

OTTAWA — Canadian peacekeepers saw their busiest day in Mali on Sunday after extremists with links to al-Qaida attacked a United Nations base, killing 10 and injuring dozens more.
Nova Scotia to consider citizenship status of children in provincial care

Nova Scotia to consider citizenship status of children in provincial care

HALIFAX — Social workers in Nova Scotia are now required to consider a child's immigration status when they are taken into care — and can even apply for citizenship on their behalf.

Canada Food Guide quick facts: What's in, what's out and new lifestyle tips

OTTAWA — Canada Food Guide quick facts Health Canada has updated its advice for Canadians to help them eat better and develop healthier food habits.
Firing of Lac-Megantic engineer ruled illegal, but he won't be returning to work

Firing of Lac-Megantic engineer ruled illegal, but he won't be returning to work

MONTREAL — An arbitrator says the firing last summer of Thomas Harding, the train engineer involved in the Lac-Megantic rail disaster, was illegal. He won't be returning to work, but he will get financial compensation.
Triple killer Dellen Millard appeals conviction and sentence for father's murder

Triple killer Dellen Millard appeals conviction and sentence for father's murder

TORONTO — Triple killer Dellen Millard is appealing his first-degree murder conviction and sentence for the death of his father, arguing the outcome of his case was unreasonable.
In the news today, Jan. 22

In the news today, Jan. 22

Four stories in the news for Tuesday, Jan. 22 ——— CANADA FOOD GUIDE FACELIFT COMING TODAY Canadians will finally see Health Canada's modern spin on healthy eating today.
Doug Ford says the Liberals' carbon tax will plunge Canada into recession

Doug Ford says the Liberals' carbon tax will plunge Canada into recession

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford ratcheted up his rhetoric on Ottawa's climate change plan Monday, warning that the carbon tax will plunge the country into recession — a claim disputed by experts and the federal government.