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Canada joins other nations pressing Iran for compensation to Ukranian jetliner victims

Canada joins other nations pressing Iran for compensation to Ukranian jetliner victims

MUNICH — Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says he and his counterparts from countries that lost citizens in last month's Ukrainian jetliner crash pressed Iran for compensation today at a meeting in Germany.
Canada doesn't tell police what to do, Trudeau says of rail blockades

Canada doesn't tell police what to do, Trudeau says of rail blockades

Amid pressure to end Indigenous protest blockades of vital Canadian rail links, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the disruptions must be resolved through dialogue, not by ordering in the police.
Eastern Ontario rail blockade still in place as provincial police keep watch

Eastern Ontario rail blockade still in place as provincial police keep watch

TYENDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY, Ont. — Members of the Mohawk First Nation are to meet Saturday with Federal Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller at a CN rail crossing in Ontario.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $55 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $55 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. There were also four Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each up for grabs, but none were claimed. It means the jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw on Feb.
The latest on protests across Canada in support of anti-pipeline demonstrators

The latest on protests across Canada in support of anti-pipeline demonstrators

Here is the latest news on protests across Canada over a natural-gas pipeline project in British Columbia: Edmonton police say two people were taken into custody during a protest at 109th Street and Jasper Avenue in the city.

Transport Canada to launch school bus seatbelt pilots in Sudbury, Ont., and B.C.

OTTAWA — Some kids who take the bus to school in British Columbia and Sudbury, Ont., can expect to buckle up as part of a new seatbelt pilot project announced by the federal government on Friday.

Police arrest married couple accused of being 'money mules' in CRA scam

Investigators have arrested an Ontario-based married couple accused of acting as "money mules" in the Canada Revenue Agency phone-and-internet scam, Mounties announced Friday, hailing the move as a significant development in their ongoing fight again

Quebec religious group complies with court order to release names of children

MONTREAL — A fringe religious group in Quebec has complied with a court order to release the names of 135 children the provincial government claimed were being taught in illegal schools run by the group.
A list of major civil disobedience events in recent Canadian history

A list of major civil disobedience events in recent Canadian history

VANCOUVER — Protesters around the country have blocked rail lines and used other forms of civil disobedience to show support for the hereditary chiefs of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation and their fight against a natural gas pipeline.

Auditor general to scrutinize government's $187B infrastructure program

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government's massive $187-billion infrastructure program will be scrutinized by the office of the auditor general of Canada.