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Trudeau says Wet'suwet'en crisis, rail blockades a critical moment for country

Trudeau says Wet'suwet'en crisis, rail blockades a critical moment for country

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it's past time to resolve the nationwide blockades and tensions over a British Columbia pipeline project and is asking demonstrators to engage with his government to seek a solution.

No new coronavirus cases under investigation in Ontario

TORONTO — Ontario now has no novel coronavirus cases under investigation. A daily update from the provincial government shows that 421 people have been tested in the province over the past several weeks, and nearly all were negative for the virus.

Prison watchdog raises concerns of 'culture of impunity'

OTTAWA — Canada's prison watchdog is raising concerns about the safety, rights and human dignity of prisoners within Canada's federal corrections system, issues he says stem from problems with the workplace environment and corporate culture of the Co
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: An emergency debate will be held in the House of Commons tonight to consider the blockades set up in support of Wet'suwet'en leaders opposed to

Two men dead after Cessna plane crashes near airport west of Montreal

MONTREAL — The two occupants of a Cessna 150 are dead after the small aircraft crashed Monday evening in a field near an airport west of Montreal.
Energy, economy, land rights face Trudeau as House of Commons returns

Energy, economy, land rights face Trudeau as House of Commons returns

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau returns to a House of Commons eager to debate his government's policies on the economy, energy, climate change and reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples after a week away.
Elections Canada reports no serious cyberthreats to last fall's federal election

Elections Canada reports no serious cyberthreats to last fall's federal election

OTTAWA — Chief electoral officer Stephane Perrault says there were no cybersecurity incidents of significance during last fall's federal election campaign. In a preliminary report to Parliament about the Oct.
Flight to evacuate Canadians from cruise ship 'expected' to depart Japan on Thursday

Flight to evacuate Canadians from cruise ship 'expected' to depart Japan on Thursday

Canadians stranded on a quarantined cruise ship were told that a flight set to bring them home is "expected" to depart Tokyo Haneda Airport on Thursday amid an outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
Via to partly resume service between Quebec City and Ottawa starting Thursday

Via to partly resume service between Quebec City and Ottawa starting Thursday

MONTREAL — Via Rail says partial service is set to resume between Quebec City, Montreal and Ottawa beginning Thursday.
House of Commons returns and China's 'War on Terror'; In The News for Feb. 18

House of Commons returns and China's 'War on Terror'; In The News for Feb. 18

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. 18. What we are watching in Canada ...