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Canadian officials helping in Japan after 12 Canadians contract virus on ship

Canadian officials helping in Japan after 12 Canadians contract virus on ship

MUNICH — Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says Canadian health workers are assisting in Japan after 12 Canadians contracted the novel coronavirus while on a cruise ship.
Firefighters calendar too hot to handle and anti-pipeline protests; In The News for Feb. 14

Firefighters calendar too hot to handle and anti-pipeline protests; In The News for Feb. 14

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Feb. 14 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
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: Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau has responded to the shutdown of all transcontinental trains across the Canadian National Railway netwo
Industry, passengers left stranded as anti-pipeline blockades shut rail service

Industry, passengers left stranded as anti-pipeline blockades shut rail service

Blockades set up by anti-pipeline protesters have forced Canadian National Railway Co. to shut down its entire network in Eastern Canada and Via Rail to cancel passenger service across the country.
A timeline on rail disruptions by anti-pipeline protesters across Canada

A timeline on rail disruptions by anti-pipeline protesters across Canada

RCMP began enforcing an injunction last week that prevents interference with construction of a $6.6-billion natural gas pipeline in northern British Columbia.
Former Fort McMurray fire chief accused of harassment in earlier jobs

Former Fort McMurray fire chief accused of harassment in earlier jobs

CALGARY — A former Alberta fire chief hailed by many as a hero for his role in battling the destructive Fort McMurray wildfire in 2016 has been accused of sexually harassing a female subordinate during previous jobs he had.

Auditor general says N.L. liquor corp misspent millions on high-end Bordeaux wine

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Travel restrictions during outbreak needless and illegal, global law experts say

Travel restrictions during outbreak needless and illegal, global law experts say

OTTAWA — Global health law experts say dozens of countries — including the United States and Australia — are breaking international law by imposing travel restrictions during the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Former Conservative cabinet minister John Baird decides to stay out of leadership race

Former Conservative cabinet minister John Baird decides to stay out of leadership race

OTTAWA — Former Conservative cabinet minister John Baird says he's not running to lead the federal Conservative party. "I sincerely appreciate all the emails, phone calls and offers of time and energy," he tweeted Thursday evening.
Comedian launches bid to become leader of Quebec's struggling Parti Quebecois

Comedian launches bid to become leader of Quebec's struggling Parti Quebecois

MONTREAL — A well-known comedian launched his campaign for the leadership of the Parti Quebecois on Thursday by joking that he has been called a "clown in a party of clowns.