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British envoy personally 'sad' about Brexit, professionally excited by new era

British envoy personally 'sad' about Brexit, professionally excited by new era

OTTAWA — Britain's envoy to Canada says she's personally sad about her country's decision to leave the European Union.
Plastics ban can't be instant, restaurants warn Ottawa

Plastics ban can't be instant, restaurants warn Ottawa

OTTAWA — Canada's restaurant owners are eager to do their part to curb this country's addiction to plastics, their association says, but they want the government to leave time for them to adapt to a ban on plastic take-out containers.
Ottawa police investigate egging of Holocaust monument as a hate crime

Ottawa police investigate egging of Holocaust monument as a hate crime

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau decried an apparent act of vandalism against the National Holocaust Monument in Ottawa this week, calling it a reminder that everyone must keep fighting against anti-Semitism.
Documentary shows legal battle over authenticity of alleged fake Morrisseau piece

Documentary shows legal battle over authenticity of alleged fake Morrisseau piece

A long legal battle over the authenticity of a painting purportedly by the renowned Indigenous artist Norval Morrisseau will have "ripple effects" on how people buy and sell art in Canada, the man behind the case said as a documentary on the saga is

Things for people in Canada to know about the novel coronavirus

Canada has four confirmed cases of the new coronavirus that has infected almost 10,000 people globally in the last two months.

Medical officer hid relationship with fraudster during his hiring as CFO

TORONTO — An Ontario senior public health official failed to disclose her close relationship with a convicted fraudster she had met online when she hired him as interim chief financial officer, a newly released forensic report states.
Despair, resolve among climate activists over USMCA's environmental shortfalls

Despair, resolve among climate activists over USMCA's environmental shortfalls

WASHINGTON — Climate activists in the United States are shaking their heads in disgust at the latest iteration of the U.S.

British Columbia mom has plea deal in U.S. college admissions scandal

BOSTON — A court document says a woman from British Columbia would plead guilty to a single bribery charge under a proposed plea agreement in the college admissions scandal that has implicated dozens of wealthy parents in the United States.

Woman behind Stefanie Rengel killing loses appeal of decision to revoke parole

A woman who pressured her boyfriend into murdering his teenage ex more than a decade ago has lost her bid to overturn the revocation of her parole.
Canada not rushing to post-Brexit deal with Britain, as business urges calm

Canada not rushing to post-Brexit deal with Britain, as business urges calm

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is heeding widespread calls to apply some British stiff-upper-lip resolve to the United Kingdom's Friday exit from the European Union.