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Inflation is easing but Ottawa faces pressure to help those who have fallen behind

Inflation is easing but Ottawa faces pressure to help those who have fallen behind

OTTAWA — Canada's inflation rate likely took another dip last month, but with many Canadians still struggling with the cost of living, the federal government is facing pressure to deliver more help in the upcoming budget.
Government finds that Canadian Human Rights Commission discriminated against workers

Government finds that Canadian Human Rights Commission discriminated against workers

OTTAWA — A central government agency has found discrimination against workers within a Canadian institution specifically designed to root it out.
Canada will hold special ceremony to mark May 6 coronation of King Charles: Trudeau

Canada will hold special ceremony to mark May 6 coronation of King Charles: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will hold a special ceremony marking the coronation of King Charles on May 6.
China says US spreading disinformation, suppressing TikTok

China says US spreading disinformation, suppressing TikTok

BEIJING (AP) — China accused the United States on Thursday of spreading disinformation and suppressing TikTok following reports that the Biden administration was calling for its Chinese owners to sell their stakes in the popular video-sharing app.
Ottawa misses latest deadline on inking deal with Quebec shipyard for icebreakers

Ottawa misses latest deadline on inking deal with Quebec shipyard for icebreakers

Ottawa has quietly missed its own deadline for finalizing an agreement with a Quebec shipyard so it can start work on replacing the Canadian Coast Guard's aging icebreaker fleet.
NDP calls on federal government to make caregiver credit a refundable tax benefit

NDP calls on federal government to make caregiver credit a refundable tax benefit

OTTAWA — New Democrats are calling on the federal government to follow through with its promise to make a tax credit for caregivers a refundable benefit.
Federal and Alberta governments to study oilsands tailings leak communication

Federal and Alberta governments to study oilsands tailings leak communication

EDMONTON — The Alberta and federal governments say they will work together to understand what happened around a nine-month delay in notifying the public about toxic seepage from an oilsands tailings pond.
Oil prices plunge, Canadian energy stocks take beating as global banking fears spread

Oil prices plunge, Canadian energy stocks take beating as global banking fears spread

CALGARY — Crude oil prices plunged below US$70 and Canadian energy stocks took a beating Wednesday as market chaos continued amid concerns about a spreading bank crisis.
CP Rail's US$31billion takeover of KCS gains final regulatory approval

CP Rail's US$31billion takeover of KCS gains final regulatory approval

CALGARY — The U.S. rail regulator is giving a green light to Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. to take control of Kansas City Southern Railway Co. as early as April 14.
What to know about David Johnston, the new special rapporteur on foreign interference

What to know about David Johnston, the new special rapporteur on foreign interference

OTTAWA — Former governor general David Johnston is the "eminent Canadian," as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau put it, who will oversee investigations into foreign interference in Canadian elections.
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