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  1. Mordecai Richler's widow 'dubious' Montreal will ever honour her husband
    The wife of Mordecai Richler has doubts the city of Montreal will honour her late husband by restoring a gazebo named after him.
  2. B.C. teacher uses rap to get students to open up about mental illness
    Trevor Mills is starting a conversation about mental health right in the classroom. A high school teacher at Kitsilano Secondary in Vancouver, Mills uses rap to get students to open up about the stigma of mental illness.
  3. Sydney cafe hostage was killed by fragments of police bullet, inquest hears
    A hostage who died during a siege in a downtown Sydney cafe was killed when she was struck by fragments of a bullet fired from a police officer's gun as authorities stormed the cafe to end the 16-hour standoff, a lawyer told an inquest on Thursday.
  4. Is 7 seconds enough to block man's $27 million lotto win?
    The Supreme Court of Canada may decide Thursday whether a Quebec man gets to redeem a $27-million lottery ticket he received seconds after the draw’s deadline.
  5. Loonie drops below 80 cents amid tumbling oil prices
    The Canadian dollar fell sharply Wednesday to below the 80-cent US level as oil prices retreated to fresh six-year lows and traders considered a less dovish than expected announcement on interest rates by the U.S. Federal Reserve.
  6. Accused in Amanda Todd cyberbullying case denies allegations in letter
    The Dutch man accused of cyberbullying a British Columbia teen who died by suicide has penned an open letter from jail in the Netherlands proclaiming his innocence and denying he was "the so-called tormentor" of Amanda Todd.
  7. Study finds link between depression, brain inflammation
    Canadian scientists say they’ve made a big breakthrough in depression research with a new study that found inflammation deep in the brains of patients suffering from the illness.
  8. Feds spent $694K in legal fight against veterans
    The Government of Canada has spent nearly $700,000 on its defence against a group of seven veterans who were injured in Afghanistan, a sum that one military advocate calls “unconscionable.”