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Worried Ontario father wants young daughter out of virus zone

Worried Ontario father wants young daughter out of virus zone

An Ontario father says he missed his 15-month-old daughter's first steps because she is stuck in the Chinese city at the centre of a new coronavirus outbreak.
Plastic ban coming in 2021 after report concludes there is evidence of harm

Plastic ban coming in 2021 after report concludes there is evidence of harm

OTTAWA — A national ban on many single-use plastics is on track for next year after a government report concluded Thursday that there is more than enough evidence proving plastic pollution is harmful.
Bureaucratic hurdles hampered federal flood-prevention program: audit

Bureaucratic hurdles hampered federal flood-prevention program: audit

OTTAWA — The federal government had trouble spending half of the $184 million earmarked over the last few years to prevent flood damage in Canadian communities, an internal evaluation has found.
Liberals face prickly decision over fate of controversial Challenge jets

Liberals face prickly decision over fate of controversial Challenge jets

OTTAWA — Outdated technology on two of the federal government's four Challenger jets means the executive aircraft will no longer be allowed to fly in many countries — or even in Canada — within a few years.
Federal Court of Appeal to release decision in Trans Mountain challenge

Federal Court of Appeal to release decision in Trans Mountain challenge

VANCOUVER — The Federal Court of Appeal is set to release its decision on the latest challenge of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion on Tuesday.
Family of man shot dead by police wants Quebec to pay for lawyer at inquest

Family of man shot dead by police wants Quebec to pay for lawyer at inquest

MONTREAL — The family of a man shot dead by police officers at an east-end Montreal apartment in 2017 is asking the Quebec government to pay for a lawyer to represent them at an upcoming coroner's inquest.
Pathologist describes fatal gunshot wounds at Desmond inquiry in Nova Scotia

Pathologist describes fatal gunshot wounds at Desmond inquiry in Nova Scotia

GUYSBOROUGH, N.S. — An Afghanistan war veteran shot his wife, daughter and mother from about one metre away before firing a bullet into his own forehead, a pathologist testified Thursday at a public inquiry. Dr.
Sobeys to eliminate plastic bags, but 'Sobeys bag' lives on in Atlantic Canada

Sobeys to eliminate plastic bags, but 'Sobeys bag' lives on in Atlantic Canada

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Sobeys will phase out plastic grocery bags across the country this week, but for many Atlantic Canadians the "Sobeys bag" will live on in their kitchen cupboards.
Debate to enact new continental trade pact kicks off in House of Commons

Debate to enact new continental trade pact kicks off in House of Commons

OTTAWA — Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, who presided over the talks that led to a new North American free trade deal, urged the opposition parties to get on with enshrining the revamped pact into law in order to provide certainty after year
Parole board extends day parole for Kelly Ellard, who has had a second child

Parole board extends day parole for Kelly Ellard, who has had a second child

VANCOUVER — A decision from the Parole Board of Canada says a woman convicted in the murder of Victoria teenager Reena Virk has had a second child while on day parole.