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Military looks to guard satellites from 'natural and artificial threats'

Military looks to guard satellites from 'natural and artificial threats'

OTTAWA — Canadian satellites need to be protected from "natural and artificial threats" in space, says the federal government in a call for new ideas and technology to help.
Veterans activist gets OK to press $25K libel suit against Liberal minister

Veterans activist gets OK to press $25K libel suit against Liberal minister

TORONTO — A noted veterans activist can proceed with his defamation suit against the former minister of veterans affairs after Ontario's top court ruled Friday that a deputy judge in small claims court had no authority to throw out the claim without

Man pleads guilty to trafficking fentanyl from Quebec prison cell

A Colombian national accused of managing an international fentanyl trafficking operation from a prison cell in Quebec pleaded guilty to multiple charges in a U.S. courtroom on Friday.

Search continues for prominent businessman, son after helicopter goes missing in Quebec

MONTREAL — A prominent Quebec businessman known for his exploits in the greenhouse tomato industry and his teenage son remained missing Friday after the helicopter they were travelling in failed to return from a fishing trip.
Trudeau visits Alberta pipeline site, says national unity is not under threat

Trudeau visits Alberta pipeline site, says national unity is not under threat

EDMONTON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is dismissing claims by conservative politicians that national unity is under threat. The Liberal leader says conservative politicians are playing petty politics, which is hurting people across the country.
One of three entangled North Atlantic right whales may be on its way to freedom

One of three entangled North Atlantic right whales may be on its way to freedom

Efforts continued Friday to free three entangled right whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, after some limited success freeing one of the endangered marine mammals on Thursday.
Assoun murder case: RCMP suppressed, erased evidence of other suspects

Assoun murder case: RCMP suppressed, erased evidence of other suspects

HALIFAX — The RCMP chose not to disclose an investigator's theories about other suspects to a wrongfully convicted Halifax man fighting to prove he was innocent of murder, federal documents revealed on Friday.
Top brass shuffled again as army commander becomes military's second-in-command

Top brass shuffled again as army commander becomes military's second-in-command

OTTAWA — The fallout from the failed prosecution of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman continued Friday as the Defence Department announced another shuffle to its top ranks, including the appointment of a new second-in-command. Canadian Army commander Lt.-Gen.
Tories ask CSIS to probe ex-ambassador's comments about advice to China

Tories ask CSIS to probe ex-ambassador's comments about advice to China

OTTAWA — Conservative MPs want Canada's intelligence agency to probe whether a former Canadian ambassador is encouraging China to interfere in the upcoming federal election.
New immigration pilot will offer residency to some migrant farm-workers

New immigration pilot will offer residency to some migrant farm-workers

OTTAWA — A new three-year immigration experiment that will give migrant workers a path to permanent residency in Canada is getting a thumbs-up from industry but a thumbs-down from migrant rights groups.