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A person walks their dog past the storefront of a Spirit Halloween on Avenue Road, in Toronto, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. After two years of COVID-19 restrictions curbing Halloween festivities, some Canadians may be willing to open their wallets wide for a trendy costume or candy for trick-or-treaters. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul

‘Huge demand’: Supply issues could haunt Halloween amid trick-or-treating rebound

Canadians expected to pounce on the holiday after a couple years of subdued celebrations

Mattresses lie on the floor in a holding cell at the basement of a police station which was used by Russian forces in the recently liberated town of Izium, Ukraine, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. Based on accounts of survivors and police, Associated Press journalists located 10 torture sites in the town and gained access to five of them including the police station. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

VIDEO: 10 torture sites in 1 town: Russia sowed pain, fear in Izium

Russians occupied the Ukrainian city for 7 months, where they are believed to have tortured dozens

Latvians cast their ballots at a polling station during general elections, in Riga, Latvia, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. Polling stations opened Saturday in Latvia for a general election influenced by neighboring Russia’s attack on Ukraine, disintegration among the Baltic country’s sizable ethnic-Russian minority and the economy, particularly high energy prices. (AP Photo/Roman Koksarov)

Latvian premier’s center-right party wins national election

Party captured just 19 per cent of the vote, but still came out above others

Soccer fans carry an injured man following clashes during a soccer match at Kanjuruhan Stadium in Malang, East Java, Indonesia, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. Clashes between supporters of two Indonesian soccer teams in East Java province killed over 100 fans and a number of police officers, mostly trampled to death, police said Sunday. (AP Photo/Yudha Prabowo)

125 die as tear gas triggers crush at Indonesia soccer match

Police used tear gas after violence broke out at the stadium

Soccer fans carry an injured man following clashes during a soccer match at Kanjuruhan Stadium in Malang, East Java, Indonesia, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. Clashes between supporters of two Indonesian soccer teams in East Java province killed over 100 fans and a number of police officers, mostly trampled to death, police said Sunday. (AP Photo/Yudha Prabowo)
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney provides details on sustainable helicopter air ambulance funding in Calgary, Alta., Friday, March 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta announces combined $187 million in addictions and homelessness funding

$124 will target Edmonton and Calgary specifically

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney provides details on sustainable helicopter air ambulance funding in Calgary, Alta., Friday, March 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Kashish Hukku Jani is seen in Vancouver, on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Jani, 22, a fourth-year communication design student at Emily Carr University, said skyrocketing living costs make it hard to focus on her studies. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Inflation hits international students hard, with some turning to food banks

One Vancouver food bank said three-quarters of the students it aids were from overseas

Kashish Hukku Jani is seen in Vancouver, on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Jani, 22, a fourth-year communication design student at Emily Carr University, said skyrocketing living costs make it hard to focus on her studies. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has officially stepped down as leader of the UCP. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has officially stepped down as leader of the UCP. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
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October is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre aiming to spread awareness

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Canada's Kia Nurse, left, covers the face of United States' Chelsea Gray during their semifinal game at the women's Basketball World Cup in Sydney, Australia, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

U.S.A. runs past Canada into World Cup gold-medal game

Breanna Stewart and the United States used a dominant defensive effort to…

Canada's Kia Nurse, left, covers the face of United States' Chelsea Gray during their semifinal game at the women's Basketball World Cup in Sydney, Australia, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
A person waves a Canadian flag in front of Parliament Hill on the 15th day of a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest, in Ottawa, Friday, Feb. 11, 2022. Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson's office would not return a call from the Parliamentary Protective Service during the height of the "Freedom Convoy," its acting director told a committee this evening.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Ottawa mayor wouldn’t speak to Parliament security service during convoy: official

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson’s office would not return a call from the…

A person waves a Canadian flag in front of Parliament Hill on the 15th day of a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest, in Ottawa, Friday, Feb. 11, 2022. Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson's office would not return a call from the Parliamentary Protective Service during the height of the "Freedom Convoy," its acting director told a committee this evening.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Russian metals magnate Oleg Deripaska attends a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, outside St. Petersburg, Russia, Aug. 9, 2016. Deripaska, a Russian oligarch indicted in the United States today for conspiring to circumvent its sanctions regime, stands accused of, among other things, having flowers delivered to a former member of Parliament in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Alexander Zemlianichenko

Russian oligarch charged in U.S. evaded sanctions to deliver flowers to Canadian: FBI

A Russian oligarch indicted in the United States Thursday for conspiring to…

Russian metals magnate Oleg Deripaska attends a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, outside St. Petersburg, Russia, Aug. 9, 2016. Deripaska, a Russian oligarch indicted in the United States today for conspiring to circumvent its sanctions regime, stands accused of, among other things, having flowers delivered to a former member of Parliament in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Alexander Zemlianichenko
AFN National Chief RoseAnne Archibald speaks at a Miyo-wiciwitowin Day event at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations says today's National Day of Truth and Reconciliation is about the survivors who suffered in Canada's residential schools and the children who never made it home. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michael Bell

Chief urges reflection about residential schools on Truth and Reconciliation Day

The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations says today’s National…

AFN National Chief RoseAnne Archibald speaks at a Miyo-wiciwitowin Day event at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations says today's National Day of Truth and Reconciliation is about the survivors who suffered in Canada's residential schools and the children who never made it home. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michael Bell
NDP MP for Edmonton Strathcona Heather McPherson is seen during a news conference about nuclear disarmament, Tuesday, April 26, 2022 in Ottawa. Opposition parties and aid groups say the Trudeau government is dragging its feet in carving out exemptions to anti-terrorism laws to allow humanitarian groups to reach desperate people in Afghanistan.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canada terror rules unchanged as Afghans face humanitarian crisis and winter looms

Opposition parties and aid groups say the Trudeau government is dragging its…

NDP MP for Edmonton Strathcona Heather McPherson is seen during a news conference about nuclear disarmament, Tuesday, April 26, 2022 in Ottawa. Opposition parties and aid groups say the Trudeau government is dragging its feet in carving out exemptions to anti-terrorism laws to allow humanitarian groups to reach desperate people in Afghanistan.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
People queue outside as Windsor Castle and St George's Chapel, which is reopened to public for first time since Queen Elizabeth II's death, in Windsor, England, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)

Hundreds line up to pay respects to late queen in Windsor

Hundreds of royal fans lined up outside Windsor Castle for the chance…

People queue outside as Windsor Castle and St George's Chapel, which is reopened to public for first time since Queen Elizabeth II's death, in Windsor, England, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)
Serbia's Yvonne Anderson passes the ball around United States' Breanna Stewart, right, during their quarterfinal game at the women's Basketball World Cup in Sydney, Australia, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

Canada into women’s World Cup semis for 1st time since 1986

No one on Canada’s roster was born the last time the team…

Serbia's Yvonne Anderson passes the ball around United States' Breanna Stewart, right, during their quarterfinal game at the women's Basketball World Cup in Sydney, Australia, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
A man looks at his screen during a cryptocurrency event in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. Senior federal bureaucrats examined whether cryptocurrencies protect against inflation not long after Opposition Leader Pierre Poilievre made the claim as a candidate in the Conservative leadership race, according to an internal government document. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Paul White

Senior bureaucrats probed cryptocurrencies after Poilievre campaign comments

Senior federal bureaucrats examined whether cryptocurrencies protect against inflation not long after…

A man looks at his screen during a cryptocurrency event in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. Senior federal bureaucrats examined whether cryptocurrencies protect against inflation not long after Opposition Leader Pierre Poilievre made the claim as a candidate in the Conservative leadership race, according to an internal government document. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Paul White
The Supreme Court of Canada is seen on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022 in Ottawa. The court will not hear appeals from parties who support approval of an open-pit coal mine in southwest Alberta. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Supreme Court of Canada won’t hear appeals in Alberta coal project case

The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear appeals from parties who…

The Supreme Court of Canada is seen on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022 in Ottawa. The court will not hear appeals from parties who support approval of an open-pit coal mine in southwest Alberta. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Canadian Minister of International Development Harjit Sajjan, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, at the Canadian ambassador residence, in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. Sajjan says Ottawa will match more donations for those suffering from flooding in Pakistan. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Hussein Malla

Canada matching more donations for Pakistan flood aid, will raise cap to $5M

International Development Minister Harjit Sajjan says Ottawa will match more donations, for…

Canadian Minister of International Development Harjit Sajjan, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, at the Canadian ambassador residence, in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. Sajjan says Ottawa will match more donations for those suffering from flooding in Pakistan. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Hussein Malla
Anton Krasyvyi rows passengers across the Siverskyi-Donets river in front of a destroyed bridge, so they can visit relatives in Staryi-Saltiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

Russia poised to annex occupied Ukraine after sham vote

Russia was poised Wednesday to formally annex parts of Ukraine where occupied…

Anton Krasyvyi rows passengers across the Siverskyi-Donets river in front of a destroyed bridge, so they can visit relatives in Staryi-Saltiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
Hands type on a computer keyboard in Los Angeles on Feb. 27, 2013. Transactional clues — from hotel bills paid in cash to purchases of escort-service ads — are helping Canada's financial intelligence agency detect human trafficking in the sex trade.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Damian Dovarganes

Front companies being used to launder illicit cannabis cash: intelligence agency

Canada’s financial intelligence agency says a wide range of businesses — from…

Hands type on a computer keyboard in Los Angeles on Feb. 27, 2013. Transactional clues — from hotel bills paid in cash to purchases of escort-service ads — are helping Canada's financial intelligence agency detect human trafficking in the sex trade.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Damian Dovarganes