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EU envoy says unity prevails against Russia despite differences among 27 members

OTTAWA — The European Union remains staunchly united in the face of a possible Russian invasion despite concern that some countries in Europe may be waffling due to economic self-interest, says the Canadian envoy of the 27-country bloc.
Draft long-term care standards could have prevented pandemic deaths: committee chair

Draft long-term care standards could have prevented pandemic deaths: committee chair

OTTAWA — An organization that develops health-care standards has released a draft of new long-term care guidance that the authors hope will fundamentally change the way Canadian care homes are accredited and inspected.
Crowd gathers north of Toronto to cheer on trucker convoy heading to Ottawa

Crowd gathers north of Toronto to cheer on trucker convoy heading to Ottawa

TORONTO — A large crowd gathered outside a mall north of Toronto on Thursday as a group of local truckers prepared to join a convoy to Ottawa in protest of the federal government's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for cross-border drivers.
Bodies of family from India trying to cross into U.S. by foot identified

Bodies of family from India trying to cross into U.S. by foot identified

Officials in Ottawa say they have confirmed the identities of four Indian nationals whose bodies were found frozen in Manitoba near the Canada-U. S. border last week.
Four deaths from same family in Richmond, B.C., was an isolated incident, police say

Four deaths from same family in Richmond, B.C., was an isolated incident, police say

RICHMOND, B.C. — Police say two men and two women who were found dead at a home after a shooting in Richmond, B.C., were from the same family. Sgt.
Biden gave Trudeau same aviator sunglasses as official summit gift, as Putin

Biden gave Trudeau same aviator sunglasses as official summit gift, as Putin

OTTAWA — President Joe Biden gave Prime Minister Justin Trudeau the same pair of aviator sunglasses last year he presented to Russian President Vladimir Putin a few months earlier at a summit in Geneva, Switzerland. The U.S.
Parliamentary security, police preparing as truckers' protest convoy nears Ottawa

Parliamentary security, police preparing as truckers' protest convoy nears Ottawa

OTTAWA — Security forces on Parliament Hill are preparing for up to 10,000 protesters to set up camp in downtown Ottawa this weekend to push back against lockdowns and vaccination mandates.
Canada can do more to help Ukraine besides sending weapons: experts

Canada can do more to help Ukraine besides sending weapons: experts

OTTAWA — The debate around sending weapons to Ukraine is being panned as a "red herring" by experts who say Canada can better support the country in other ways.
Tories' election review calls for more diverse candidates, greater outreach: sources

Tories' election review calls for more diverse candidates, greater outreach: sources

OTTAWA — A report into how the Conservatives fared in last year's election calls on the party to recruit more diverse candidates and for better outreach into different cultural communities, where the review says the party's brand is still damaged fro
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is isolating after learning of COVID exposure

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is isolating after learning of COVID exposure

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is isolating at home after learning that he was exposed to someone who had tested positive for COVID-19. The prime minister says in a tweet that he learned about the exposure just last night.