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Former spy chief warns Canada resting on its laurels amid global uncertainty

Former spy chief warns Canada resting on its laurels amid global uncertainty

OTTAWA — A former head of Canada's spy agency is warning that this country is resting too heavily on its laurels at a time of rising global threats and upheaval, including dysfunction among its Western allies and the emergence of China and Russia as
Debates commissioner David Johnston suggests separate debate for main contenders

Debates commissioner David Johnston suggests separate debate for main contenders

OTTAWA — Leaders' debates in future election campaigns might be better if there were more of them but some featured only the main contenders for prime minister, federal debates commissioner David Johnston said Tuesday.

Child pronounced dead after Saudi flight makes emergency landing in St. John's

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Police in St. John's, N.L., say a two-year-old child was pronounced dead after an international flight made an emergency landing at the city's airport today. A spokeswoman with the St.
As brazen organized crime shootings hit Montreal, police mum on extent of problem

As brazen organized crime shootings hit Montreal, police mum on extent of problem

MONTREAL — A panicking woman spins in circles and screams for her children. Well-dressed party-goers in the posh hotel lobby are frantic. A uniformed officer is on his knees, trying to pump life back into a dying Mafioso.
An unapologetic Don Cherry and a button-loving toddler; In-The-News for Nov. 12

An unapologetic Don Cherry and a button-loving toddler; In-The-News for Nov. 12

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 Nov. 12. What we are watching in Canada ... MISSISSAUGA, Ont.
Don Cherry says he was fired, not sorry for 'Coach's Corner' poppy rant

Don Cherry says he was fired, not sorry for 'Coach's Corner' poppy rant

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Brash, outspoken, opinionated — longtime hockey broadcaster Don Cherry was never afraid to ruffle feathers during his "Coach's Corner" segment on "Hockey Night in Canada.
Report predicts drug resistance likely to kill 400,000 Canadians by 2050

Report predicts drug resistance likely to kill 400,000 Canadians by 2050

VANCOUVER — Superbugs are likely to kill nearly 400,000 Canadians and cost the economy about $400 billion in gross domestic product over the next 30 years, warns a landmark report.
Saskatchewan premier has three items on wish list for meeting with Trudeau

Saskatchewan premier has three items on wish list for meeting with Trudeau

OTTAWA — Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe has three things on his wish list when he talks with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a meeting set for today in Ottawa.
Quick Facts on Canada's climate plan, compared to other G20 members

Quick Facts on Canada's climate plan, compared to other G20 members

OTTAWA — Some quick facts about Climate Transparency's 2019 report card on Canada's climate plan as part of its annual report card on G20 climate action. Canada's emissions picture within the G20: — Canada's per-capita emissions in 2016 were 18.

Spy agencies must be transparent about new data-crunching, analyst warns

OTTAWA — Rapid technological advances in data collection and analysis are transforming the way spy agencies work, potentially putting civil liberties at risk, an Israeli intelligence expert has warned the Canadian security community.