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Canada 'stands ready' to help after deadly earthquake rocks Turkey, Syria: Trudeau

Canada 'stands ready' to help after deadly earthquake rocks Turkey, Syria: Trudeau

Canada is ready to provide help in the aftermath of a disastrous earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday, as authorities in those countries reported that more than3,400 people had died and thousands more were i
Crown wants Quebec sex assault case of fashion mogul Peter Nygard to move forward

Crown wants Quebec sex assault case of fashion mogul Peter Nygard to move forward

MONTREAL — The Quebec lawyer prosecuting the sexual assault case against Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard told the court Monday the complainant wants proceedings to move forward more quickly. Nygard's case in Quebec has been put off for months.

Alberta law society upholds requirement for members to take Indigenous course

EDMONTON, South Africa — The Law Society of Alberta has voted in favour of keeping a requirement for its members to complete a course on Indigenous history and culture.
Federal government not protecting Parliament Hill interpreters: tribunal

Federal government not protecting Parliament Hill interpreters: tribunal

OTTAWA — The federal government has been found in breach of the labour code for failing to protect Parliament Hill interpreters from workplace injuries. On Feb.
Strike, lockout notices loom over negotiations between City of Yellowknife, union

Strike, lockout notices loom over negotiations between City of Yellowknife, union

YELLOWKNIFE — Unionized staff with the City of Yellowknife are gearing up for a strike and the city is preparing to lock out employees as the two sides try to reach a new collective agreement.
Feds will increase annual health transfer and offer targeted funding with conditions

Feds will increase annual health transfer and offer targeted funding with conditions

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will offer the provinces a "significant" increase to the Canada Health Transfer and additional money if they agree to one-on-one deals targeting specific problem areas in the health-care system.
Canadian government announces $46.5 million for deepsea research

Canadian government announces $46.5 million for deepsea research

VANCOUVER — The federal government is investing more than $46 million over the next five years to see what’s under Canada’s oceans and then protect it.
Quebec minister 'surprised' asylum seekers given free bus tickets from New York City

Quebec minister 'surprised' asylum seekers given free bus tickets from New York City

MONTREAL — Quebec's immigration minister says she was "surprised" to learn the City of New York is helping to provide free bus tickets to migrants heading north to claim asylum in Canada.
Opposition parties demand answers as Liberals say little about Chinese balloon

Opposition parties demand answers as Liberals say little about Chinese balloon

OTTAWA — Opposition parties say the public deserves answers about a Chinese balloon’s incursion over Canadian territory. The federal government is offering few details about the balloon’s flight over Canada before the U.S.
Tracing fishing gear to protect North Atlantic right whales is positive step: expert

Tracing fishing gear to protect North Atlantic right whales is positive step: expert

Researchers say they can learn about the evolving habits of endangered North Atlantic right whales by tracing the fishing gear from which the animals are freed.
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