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Trudeau promises to support Ukraine as Canadian warship departs for Black Sea

Trudeau promises to support Ukraine as Canadian warship departs for Black Sea

HALIFAX — A Canadian warship departed for Europe and the Black Sea near Russia on Wednesday, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau admitted to fears of a Russian invasion in Ukraine.
Iqaluit water treatment plant shut down over fuel contamination

Iqaluit water treatment plant shut down over fuel contamination

IQALUIT, Nunavut — The City of Iqaluit shut down its water treatment plant Wednesday after the water was contaminated last week with fuel for the second time.
China Mobile presses court for federal info to help fight national security case

China Mobile presses court for federal info to help fight national security case

OTTAWA — A Chinese state-owned telecom firm is pressing for disclosure of federal information to help the company fight Ottawa's order that its Canadian subsidiary be sold or shut down on national security grounds.
Ottawa and First Nations in P.E.I. sign agreement to establish national park reserve

Ottawa and First Nations in P.E.I. sign agreement to establish national park reserve

LENNOX ISLAND, P.E.I. — A pristine chain of islands with white-sand beaches, described as Prince Edward Island's last coastal wilderness, could soon become Canada's next national park.
Quebec unprepared for 1st wave of COVID-19 pandemic, leading to long-term care deaths

Quebec unprepared for 1st wave of COVID-19 pandemic, leading to long-term care deaths

MONTREAL — Quebec health officials were ill-prepared to weather the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, with no coherent emergency plan and a health system that left vulnerable seniors in the lurch, the province's health and welfare commissioner sai
Quebec details plan to capture, fence in isolated caribou herds to protect them

Quebec details plan to capture, fence in isolated caribou herds to protect them

MONTREAL — The Quebec government will deploy helicopters, net guns, specially built traps and tranquillizer darts to capture and fence in animals from two isolated wild caribou herds to save them from dying out, the Wildlife Department said Wednesday
Coast Guard retiring key ocean science vessel, replacement delayed yet again

Coast Guard retiring key ocean science vessel, replacement delayed yet again

OTTAWA — The federal government is being forced to retire one of the Canadian Coast Guard’s important science vessels, dealing a blow to the country’s ocean research capabilities for at least the next few years.
Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard denied bail, will be detained in Toronto

Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard denied bail, will be detained in Toronto

TORONTO — Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard will remain behind bars in Toronto as he awaits trial on sexual assault charges after an Ontario court rejected his bid to be released on bail.
PBO report questions need for Liberals' planned stimulus spending

PBO report questions need for Liberals' planned stimulus spending

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is giving no indications of plans to rein in government spending after a critical report by the parliamentary budget officer questioned the Liberals' case to spend tens of billions in planned stimulus.
Annual inflation rate hits 30-year high, upping pressure on Bank of Canada

Annual inflation rate hits 30-year high, upping pressure on Bank of Canada

OTTAWA — Headline inflation in Canada hit a 30-year high at the end 2021 with warnings from economists that the pace of price increases could rise even higher and stirring expectations of a central bank response before the month is over.