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Six stories in the news today, Jan. 17

Six stories in the news for Tuesday, Jan.

Trudeau's town hall tour moves to New Brunswick, with hundreds expected at event

HALIFAX — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau carries on his cross-country series of town halls today in New Brunswick, with stops in three communities after drawing a large crowd in Halifax on Monday.

Only half of disabled Canadians have a full or part-time job: Poll

TORONTO — A new poll suggests that employment conditions remain dismal for Canadians with disabilities.

Shell Canada seals second deepwater well off Nova Scotia, silent on results

HALIFAX — Shell is moving to seal off the second of its two deepwater exploration wells off Nova Scotia. The company began work on the Monterey Jack well on the Scotian Shelf on Sept.

Douglas Garland's family scheduled to testify at his triple murder trial

CALGARY — Relatives of a man charged with murder in the disappearance of a Calgary couple and their five-year-old grandson are scheduled to take the stand at his trial today.

Mexican town fears nightclub shooting means drug war has come

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico — While authorities investigate what set off a deadly shooting at an electronic music festival event, residents said it came amid a growing and increasingly open drug scene in this resort town that has long been spared the vi
Longtime Toronto nightclub security man among dead in Mexico nightclub shooting

Longtime Toronto nightclub security man among dead in Mexico nightclub shooting

Tributes poured in Monday from friends and colleagues of a longtime Toronto bouncer described as a "gentle giant" who died when a gunman opened fire in a crowded beachfront nightclub in Mexico and caused the deaths of five people.

Saskatoon man finally cashes in on lottery win from last summer

SASKATOON — A Saskatoon man who traded in snacks for lottery tickets has picked up a $5 million cheque for being the sole winner of a Lotto 649 draw last summer.

Researchers to look at ways of mitigating impact of Arctic oil spills

WINNIPEG — Ottawa and the Manitoba government have announced $4 million in funding for a large-scale research project aimed at helping Canadian companies and agencies be better prepared to mitigate the environmental impact of Arctic oil spills.
Trudeau speaks of common political mission with Trump of supporting middle class

Trudeau speaks of common political mission with Trump of supporting middle class

HALIFAX — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reminded a large town hall audience in Nova Scotia that he and U.S.