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New trade deal raises duty-free limits for private couriers, not Canada Post

New trade deal raises duty-free limits for private couriers, not Canada Post

OTTAWA — Canadians who buy online from stores in the United States or Mexico will get a bit of reprieve from taxes and duties next week but only if their packages are delivered by a private courier.
Mother and three daughters laid to rest as charges brought in fatal crash

Mother and three daughters laid to rest as charges brought in fatal crash

A 20-year-old man was speeding when he crashed into and killed a mother and her three daughters, police alleged Thursday, just hours after the four family members were laid to rest. Peel Regional Police allege Brady Robertson of Caledon, Ont.
Mother of teen boy targeted in racist video files Quebec human rights complaint

Mother of teen boy targeted in racist video files Quebec human rights complaint

MONTREAL — The mother of a 15-year-old Montreal-area boy who was the target of a widely circulated racist video is filing a human rights complaint against the alleged perpetrators and asking that blackface be declared a hateful symbol, she announced
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces and territories have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Summer jobs for students and B.C.'s salmon cannon; In The News for June 25

Summer jobs for students and B.C.'s salmon cannon; In The News for June 25

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of June 25 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
'First of its kind' Indigenous reconciliation position announced at B.C. university

'First of its kind' Indigenous reconciliation position announced at B.C. university

The new reconciliation librarian at the University of Victoria says he hopes his unique role will help Canadians better understand Indigenous culture and what they have faced through history.
A box of teeth and scientific serendipity unveil the lives of bottlenose whales

A box of teeth and scientific serendipity unveil the lives of bottlenose whales

HALIFAX — The walnut-sized teeth taken from northern bottlenose whales slaughtered in the 1960s and 70s are proving to be storehouses of knowledge that raise awareness about the fragile future of the endangered species.
Canadians can be exempt from new U.S. visa rules, immigration lawyers' group says

Canadians can be exempt from new U.S. visa rules, immigration lawyers' group says

OTTAWA — New restrictions on visas for workers entering the United States don't apply to Canadians who don't plan on living south of the border permanently, says the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Trudeau faces contradictory calls to punish China, give in to 'hostage diplomacy'

Trudeau faces contradictory calls to punish China, give in to 'hostage diplomacy'

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau's Liberal government is facing contradictory calls to either stand up to China or give in to so-called "hostage diplomacy" — with particular pressure coming from stalwarts of former Liberal prime minister Jean Chretien's admin
B.C. allows more openings, but 'we are not leaving COVID-19 behind,': Horgan

B.C. allows more openings, but 'we are not leaving COVID-19 behind,': Horgan

VICTORIA — British Columbia's success at flattening the curve on COVID-19 will allow the easing of more restrictions on businesses, recreation and travel, says Premier John Horgan, who urged people to celebrate carefully when visiting a lake or the b