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Fraud allegations a facade, Meng lawyer argues as extradition hearing begins

Fraud allegations a facade, Meng lawyer argues as extradition hearing begins

VANCOUVER — Fraud allegations against Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou are a "facade" and charges filed by the United States are really about the country trying to enforce its sanctions on Iran, a defence lawyer has argued.
Winnipeg mayor talks meth crisis, safety during meeting with prime minister

Winnipeg mayor talks meth crisis, safety during meeting with prime minister

WINNIPEG — The mayor of Winnipeg came out of a sit-down meeting with the prime minister on Monday saying that all levels of government need to work together to tackle a methamphetamine crisis plaguing the city.

Three cases of coronavirus ruled out in Canada as precautions taken nationally

Three possible cases of a new type of viral pneumonia have been investigated in Canada and ruled out as coronavirus, the country's chief public health officer said Monday.
Tax revolt? Unpaid taxes from energy companies to Alberta towns more than double

Tax revolt? Unpaid taxes from energy companies to Alberta towns more than double

The amount of unpaid property taxes that oil and gas companies owe Alberta rural municipalities has more than doubled over the last year, a trend some are calling a tax revolt.
Soldiers trade rifles for snow shovels to help dig out St. John's

Soldiers trade rifles for snow shovels to help dig out St. John's

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Military personnel armed with shovels spread out across St. John's, N.L., Monday in response to calls from people still struggling to dig out from last week's unprecedented snowfall.

Duceppe family sues seniors' home for $1.25 million over mother's death

MONTREAL — On the one-year anniversary of their mother's death, the family of former Bloc Quebecois leader Gilles Duceppe announced they are suing the luxury seniors' residence where the 93-year-old perished after being trapped in a courtyard during
Manitoba carbon tax a maybe, Pallister says after meeting Trudeau in Winnipeg

Manitoba carbon tax a maybe, Pallister says after meeting Trudeau in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister is holding out the possibility of imposing a carbon tax in his province as he tries to fashion a green plan that will meet with the federal government's approval.
A brief look at carbon taxing by province

A brief look at carbon taxing by province

OTTAWA — As of Jan. 1, every Canadian and all Canadian businesses are paying a price on carbon.
Cdn envoy Dominic Barton to testify at Canada-China parliamentary committee

Cdn envoy Dominic Barton to testify at Canada-China parliamentary committee

OTTAWA — Canada's ambassador to China, Dominic Barton, will be among the first witnesses to testify before a new special parliamentary committee created to examine Canada's fraught relationship with China.
Former Montreal mayor can keep $268K severance despite fraud conviction: judge

Former Montreal mayor can keep $268K severance despite fraud conviction: judge

MONTREAL — Disgraced former Montreal mayor Michael Applebaum can keep the $268,000 he received from the city after resigning from office, despite a conviction for fraud against the government, Quebec Superior Court ruled Monday.