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Syrian funding in works

QUEBEC—Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says she will make a funding announcement tomorrow related to the Syrian refugee crisis.

Wynne also is urging the federal government to streamline its process so more refugees can come to Canada.

She says Ottawa needs to “step up to that responsibility.”

Recall extended

VANCOUVER—Three types of Smirnoff Ice coolers have been recalled in B.C. following a Canada-wide warning about possible glass contamination.

Smirnoff’s supplier, Diageo Canada, voluntarily recalled several of the alcoholic drinks last week because of the possibility they may contain small pieces of glass.

Big tip left by accident

CALGARY—The staff at a Calgary bakery may have been flattered but mostly were worried on the weekend when a customer using a debit machine bought $49 worth of baked goods and left a whopping $525 tip.

Workers at the Sidewalk Citizen didn’t notice the generous gratuity until they were cashing out at the end of the day.

Lucky angler defies the odds

CUMBERLAND HOUSE, Sask.—Luck came in pairs for a Saskatchewan man who netted two whopping walleye over two days to win two major prizes in a fishing tournament.

Ronald Highway of Pelican Narrows was participating in the Senator Pierre Settee Memorial Heaviest Walleye Derby in Cumberland House on Saturday when he hooked a contender weighing nine pounds, 12 oz.