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Canada, California to partner on climate action and nature protection

Canada, California to partner on climate action and nature protection

LOS ANGELES — Canada and California are kindred progressive spirits on climate change, Gov.
HMCS Halifax commanding officer under investigation, removed from post: military

HMCS Halifax commanding officer under investigation, removed from post: military

OTTAWA — The Department of National Defence says Cmdr. Dale St. Croix has been temporarily removed from his position as commanding officer of HMCS Halifax and is under investigation.
Residents of flood-prone areas in B.C. urged to be ready to leave at short notice

Residents of flood-prone areas in B.C. urged to be ready to leave at short notice

VICTORIA — Officials in British Columbia are urging residents of communities at elevated risk of flooding to be prepared if water levels rise due to rapidly melting snow and too much rain.
Canada would need to spend $75.3B more to reach NATO defence spending target: PBO

Canada would need to spend $75.3B more to reach NATO defence spending target: PBO

OTTAWA — The parliamentary budget officer says the federal government would need to spend an additional $75.3 billion on defence over the next five years for Canada to reach NATO’s target of two per cent of GDP.
Russia raiding Ukraine wheat stores, exporting it with false papers: Ukraine minister

Russia raiding Ukraine wheat stores, exporting it with false papers: Ukraine minister

OTTAWA — Ukraine's agriculture minister has told Ottawa that Russia is raiding its grain stores and selling Ukrainian wheat covertly on the international market.
Urgent measures must be taken to ensure rights of Canadian children: UN committee

Urgent measures must be taken to ensure rights of Canadian children: UN committee

OTTAWA — The United Nations committee on the rights of the child has released a report expressing serious concerns about the welfare of children in Canada — particularly those who are Indigenous.
Digital investigator with Dutch police testifies at B.C. harassment trial

Digital investigator with Dutch police testifies at B.C. harassment trial

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — The first police witness from the Netherlands has appeared at the jury trial for the Dutch man accused of extorting British Columbia teenager Amanda Todd. Wybren van der Meer appeared in B.C.
Safety board blames improper training for death at Montreal's giant ferris wheel

Safety board blames improper training for death at Montreal's giant ferris wheel

MONTREAL — Deficient safety practices at the ferris wheel in Montreal's Old Port led to the Christmas Day 2021 death of a worker at the tourist attraction, Quebec's workplace safety board said Thursday.
Casino supervisor tells court that former MP became agitated over blackjack losses

Casino supervisor tells court that former MP became agitated over blackjack losses

OTTAWA — An operations supervisor at Casino Lac Leamy told an Ottawa courtroom Thursday that former Liberal MP Raj Grewal got so agitated playing blackjack four years ago, the incident was written up in a formal security report.
Registration opens Friday for first subsidized flights bringing Ukrainians to Canada

Registration opens Friday for first subsidized flights bringing Ukrainians to Canada

OTTAWA — Ukrainians seeking a free commercial flight to Canada subsidized through donations of Aeroplan points will be able to register online as of Friday, but they may have to be quick as initially only 500 plane tickets will be available.
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