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NATIONAL NEWSQuebec introduces mild income-tax cuts and projects balanced budget
QUEBEC - As governments across Canada fund services with billions in deficit spending, Quebec announced a third consecutive balanced budget Tuesday containing modest personal income-tax cuts.
Finance Minister Carlos Leitao's penultimate budget before next year's provincial election makes the elimination of a health tax retroactive to 2016 for Quebecers earning less than $134,000 a year.
SPORTS NEWSPerry, Eaves score early as Anaheim Ducks down Vancouver Canucks 4-1
VANCOUVER - Minus their captain and leading scorer, the Anaheim Ducks didn't miss a beat.
Corey Perry and Patrick Eaves had goals 1:14 apart early in the first period against the listless Canucks as Anaheim cruised past Vancouver 4-1 on Tuesday to extend a season-high win streak to five games.
BUSINESS NEWSHighlights of Quebec's 2017-18 budget
QUEBEC - Finance Minister Carlos Leitao tabled Quebec's 2017-18 budget on Tuesday. Here are some highlights:
— Projected surplus of $2.5 billion on total revenue of $106.3 billion; the money will go to debt reduction.
Colin Dexter, creator of Inspector Morse, dies at 86
LONDON - Writer Colin Dexter, who created music-loving Oxford detective Inspector Morse, has died aged 86.
Publisher Pan Macmillan says Dexter died Tuesday at his home in Oxford.
Canadian Press NewsAlert: Coroner says carbon monoxide suspected in four deaths
ASHCROFT, B.C. - British Columbia's coroners service says carbon monoxide gas is suspected to have killed four people in a home near Ashcroft.
It says foul play has been ruled out in the deaths of two adults and two children who were found deceased in their home on Friday.