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Federal government in good financial shape, provinces not so much: PBO

Federal government in good financial shape, provinces not so much: PBO

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals could add billions of dollars in spending and keep federal finances sustainable over the long run, Parliament's budget watchdog says in a report that begins to set the stage for Finance Minister Bill Morneau's upcoming b

Former students win class-action against abusive Christian school

TORONTO — An Ontario judge has sided with a group of former students who sued a Christian boarding school over abuse they suffered decades ago, finding the institution's leaders used their "absolute" power to torment pupils.
Trudeau to meet provincial, territorial leaders amid heightened tensions

Trudeau to meet provincial, territorial leaders amid heightened tensions

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will sit down with provincial and territorial leaders on March 13 to wrestle with some of the thorny issues that are dividing the nation.

Canadian veterinarians struggling with mental health issues, new study suggests

Canadian veterinarians are at greater risk of struggling with mental health-related issues than the general public, a recent study suggests.
Beyak suspended again from Senate despite apology for posting offensive letters

Beyak suspended again from Senate despite apology for posting offensive letters

OTTAWA — The Senate has voted to suspend Sen. Lynn Beyak a second time over derogatory letters about Indigenous Peoples posted on her website.
Mounting COVID-19 concern in U.S. poised to shape primary battle

Mounting COVID-19 concern in U.S. poised to shape primary battle

CHARLESTON, S.C.
RCMP to stop providing security for Prince Harry and Meghan: minister

RCMP to stop providing security for Prince Harry and Meghan: minister

Canada will stop providing security for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan in coming weeks as the couple formally renounces their royal privileges, the public safety minister announced Thursday. The RCMP has been helping the U.K.
Ottawa's LRT line leaves thousands out in the cold during heavy snowstorm

Ottawa's LRT line leaves thousands out in the cold during heavy snowstorm

OTTAWA — Many transit riders in Ottawa were left out in the cold during a heavy snowstorm after serious power issues on the city's light-rail system slowed service to a snail's pace Thursday.
Sanders may be divisive, but supporters say progressive ideas have staying power

Sanders may be divisive, but supporters say progressive ideas have staying power

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., United States — The "Volunteer" badge pinned to Sheila Archer's Bernie Sanders T-shirt is a bit of an understatement. Archer, from Allentown, Pa.
Chinatowns across Canada report drop in business due to new coronavirus fears

Chinatowns across Canada report drop in business due to new coronavirus fears

Most of Calgary's city councillors had lunch at a restaurant in Chinatown this week to try to help reduce fears about the new coronavirus.