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Canada preparing plane to fly Canadians from Wuhan, once China gives OK

Canada preparing plane to fly Canadians from Wuhan, once China gives OK

Canada has a plane being prepared to fly Canadians out of the province in China at the centre of an outbreak of a new coronavirus, Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne said Wednesday.
Ride-hailing in Vancouver gets off to a contentious start with detours to courts

Ride-hailing in Vancouver gets off to a contentious start with detours to courts

The long-awaited arrival of Uber and Lyft in Metro Vancouver is facing legal challenges less than a week after they began operating as Surrey's mayor also vows to keep the companies' drivers off the city's streets.
Labour groups want independent investigation into deaths of CP Railway workers

Labour groups want independent investigation into deaths of CP Railway workers

Two labour groups are calling for an independent investigation into the deaths of three Canadian Pacific Railway employees in a British Columbia train crash almost a year ago.
Trump signs off on USMCA, shifting focus, pressure back to House of Commons

Trump signs off on USMCA, shifting focus, pressure back to House of Commons

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump finally signed NAFTA's death warrant Wednesday, his distinctive Sharpie scrawl on the American road map for the U.S.
Chinese Canadians warn against a repeat of the racism they faced during SARS

Chinese Canadians warn against a repeat of the racism they faced during SARS

TORONTO — Leaders in Toronto's Chinese community said Wednesday the racist attitudes that led to widespread discrimination against Chinese Canadians during the SARS epidemic are threatening to resurface during the current outbreak of a new coronaviru
Crown urges 12 years for two men over violent sexual assault in Toronto bar

Crown urges 12 years for two men over violent sexual assault in Toronto bar

TORONTO — A bar owner and his manager convicted of a violent, videotaped gang sex assault of a barely conscious woman deserve 12 years in prison, a prosecutor said on Wednesday.
Winnipeg police officer charged; accused of deleting own speeding ticket

Winnipeg police officer charged; accused of deleting own speeding ticket

WINNIPEG — A police officer is accused of deleting records related to his own speeding ticket while he was on desk duty facing a trial on an assault charge.

Parole board members' inexperience possible factor in woman's death: ex-members

MONTREAL — A change to the Parole Board of Canada's nomination procedures that resulted in a lack of experienced members may have been a factor in the murder of a 22-year-old woman allegedly killed by a man out on parole, two former board members sai
Alberta panel suggests schools 'balance' lessons about climate change, oilsands

Alberta panel suggests schools 'balance' lessons about climate change, oilsands

CALGARY — Alberta's education minister is endorsing a panel report that recommends school children learn all views about climate change along with the value of the province's oil and gas sector.
Tory leadership race shaping up as colour war, suggests MP considering bid

Tory leadership race shaping up as colour war, suggests MP considering bid

OTTAWA — New Brunswick MP John Williamson framed the ongoing Conservative leadership race as a colour war Wednesday, with progressive "reds" and traditional "blues" set to battle over the direction of the party.