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Trudeau and family head to British Columbia for vacation in unnamed location

Trudeau and family head to British Columbia for vacation in unnamed location

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will head to British Columbia on Sunday, where he will be on vacation with his family until Aug. 1.
Canada's airports, hospitals begin returning to normal after global IT outage

Canada's airports, hospitals begin returning to normal after global IT outage

MONTREAL — Airports, hospitals and police services across Canada continued their gradual return to normal operations on Saturday as they recovered from a global technology outage caused by a defective update to computers using Microsoft Windows.
Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly to visit China after years-long rift

Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly to visit China after years-long rift

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly is headed to China on Friday at the invitation of Beijing, after years of diplomatic strain following the 2018 detention of two Canadians.
Gun-control group fears Liberals have 'abandoned' efforts on assault-style firearms

Gun-control group fears Liberals have 'abandoned' efforts on assault-style firearms

OTTAWA — A prominent gun-control group fears the Liberal government has abandoned its commitment to enact a comprehensive ban on assault-style firearms, citing "no tangible progress" on key steps to fulfil the pledge.
How B.C.'s firefighting smokejumpers take 'ultra-extreme and make it seem mundane'

How B.C.'s firefighting smokejumpers take 'ultra-extreme and make it seem mundane'

VANCOUVER — Standing on the edge of an open aircraft hatch, a smokejumper in a pale yellow suit steadies himself before rocking back then swinging out the door and vanishing as gravity takes over.
In Montreal, services for the vulnerable trigger backlash, but no easy solutions

In Montreal, services for the vulnerable trigger backlash, but no easy solutions

MONTREAL — Officials in Montreal are struggling to get the public on board with the city's approach to treating people with severe addiction and homelessness, as those social crises become fodder for political attacks.
Interior residents get ready to flee as B.C. fire tally soars past 300

Interior residents get ready to flee as B.C. fire tally soars past 300

It's the first time The Inn at Spences Bridge has been empty since April.
Ottawa says it has ‘taken note’ of UN court call for end to Israeli settlements

Ottawa says it has ‘taken note’ of UN court call for end to Israeli settlements

OTTAWA — The federal government says it has "taken note" of a ruling from the top UN court that called Israel’s presence in the occupied Palestinian territories unlawful.
Canadian flights, hospitals, border disrupted during global technology outage

Canadian flights, hospitals, border disrupted during global technology outage

TORONTO — A global technology outage grounded flights, disrupted hospitals, backed up border crossings and even upended coffee orders in Canada on Friday, as issues persisted hours after problems with Microsoft services were said to be on the mend.
Proposed class-action lawsuit filed over Calgary water main break

Proposed class-action lawsuit filed over Calgary water main break

CALGARY — A proposed class-action lawsuit has been filed against the City of Calgary, claiming businesses needlessly lost significant revenue due to a water main break.
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