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Conservatives press Trudeau on alleged Chinese role in hack of Canadian data

Conservatives press Trudeau on alleged Chinese role in hack of Canadian data

OTTAWA — The Conservatives want to know what federal officials are doing about China's alleged involvement in stealing data from thousands of Canadians.
New Brunswick's John Williamson decides against running for Tory leadership

New Brunswick's John Williamson decides against running for Tory leadership

OTTAWA — Another potential contender for leadership of the federal Conservatives is backing away from the race. John Williamson, a member of Parliament from New Brunswick, says he won't enter the contest.
Cdn troops won't return to Iraq without Iraq's explicit approval, Champagne says

Cdn troops won't return to Iraq without Iraq's explicit approval, Champagne says

ALI AL-SALEM AIR BASE, Kuwait — Canada's troops are eager to get back to work training Iraqi security forces but it won't happen unless Canada is certain of their safety and Iraq invites them to return, Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Cham
Alberta couple miss chocolates but 'life is good' on quarantined cruise ship

Alberta couple miss chocolates but 'life is good' on quarantined cruise ship

A husband and wife from central Alberta say they are "feeling quite happy and relaxed" quarantined aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship docked in the port city of Yokohama, just outside Tokyo.
Jane Philpott appointed dean of Queen's University faculty of health sciences

Jane Philpott appointed dean of Queen's University faculty of health sciences

KINGSTON, Ont. — Former federal health minister Jane Philpott has been tapped to lead the faculty of health sciences at Queen's University in Kingston, Ont.
Cheer up Montreal, the cheerleaders are back; In The News for Feb. 11

Cheer up Montreal, the cheerleaders are back; In The News for Feb. 11

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. 11 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr speaks at child soldiers panel

Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr speaks at child soldiers panel

HALIFAX — Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr provided a small window of insight about his life since his return to Canada in 2013 during a rare public speaking appearance in Halifax.

B.C. legislature returns with throne speech, budget coming next week

VICTORIA — The legislature resumes today in British Columbia with a throne speech, one week before the NDP's next budget at roughly the midway point of the minority government's mandate.
'People are starting to wake up': Pipeline protesters expect long-term change

'People are starting to wake up': Pipeline protesters expect long-term change

VANCOUVER — Opponents of a natural gas pipeline in northwestern British Columbia say they believe protests across the country are sparking a growing awareness of Indigenous rights that will lead to long-term change.
B.C. mayor says forestry strike left some on brink of bankruptcy as deal reached

B.C. mayor says forestry strike left some on brink of bankruptcy as deal reached

VICTORIA — A tentative agreement in a forest industry strike that kept 3,000 workers off the job since last July is being greeted with cautious optimism by a Vancouver Island mayor who says the dispute put some families and businesses on the brink of