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Declare crimes against Uighurs in China a genocide, Conservatives urge Commons

Declare crimes against Uighurs in China a genocide, Conservatives urge Commons

OTTAWA — The Conservatives called Thursday for the House of Commons to formally declare crimes against minority Uighur Muslims in China a genocide.
PBO says Liberal pledge to get GST from goods in Amazon warehouses could net $600M

PBO says Liberal pledge to get GST from goods in Amazon warehouses could net $600M

OTTAWA — The parliamentary budget officer estimates the Trudeau Liberals' pledge to collect federal sales tax on some goods sitting in Amazon warehouses could net Ottawa just over $600 million.
Canada, Britain slap sanctions on Myanmar officials for abuses in military coup

Canada, Britain slap sanctions on Myanmar officials for abuses in military coup

OTTAWA — Canada and Britain have joined forces once again, this time to impose new sanctions on Myanmar after its military toppled its elected government in a coup.
Quebec to compensate movie theatres for lost snack revenue after 'Popcorngate'

Quebec to compensate movie theatres for lost snack revenue after 'Popcorngate'

MONTREAL — The Quebec government will compensate movie theatre owners for lost concession stand revenue, Premier Francois Legault said Thursday, following a disagreement that he dubbed "Popcorngate.
Supreme Court of Canada to look at mandatory minimum firearm sentence

Supreme Court of Canada to look at mandatory minimum firearm sentence

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will look at the constitutionality of a mandatory minimum penalty of four years in prison for recklessly firing a gun.
Canada home to health research successes, but needs culture shift: expert

Canada home to health research successes, but needs culture shift: expert

VANCOUVER — Canada is home to significant scientific expertise and research tackling COVID-19, though one expert says long-standing hurdles make it difficult for the country to punch above its weight in the global fight against the virus.
Here are five projects by companies tackling COVID-19 to watch in Canada

Here are five projects by companies tackling COVID-19 to watch in Canada

VANCOUVER — It's been a little more than a year since scientists and biotech companies around the world pivoted to understanding, treating and preventing COVID-19. Here are five projects to watch led by experts in Canada: CanCOGeN.
Quebec vaccine committee results and 7-Eleven alcohol plans: In The News for Feb. 18

Quebec vaccine committee results and 7-Eleven alcohol plans: In The News for Feb. 18

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 Feb. 18... What we are watching in Canada ...
In Montreal's Little Burgundy, hopes of reviving a hub of the city's Black community

In Montreal's Little Burgundy, hopes of reviving a hub of the city's Black community

MONTREAL — In Montreal's Little Burgundy neighbourhood, where the city's English-speaking Black community is rooted, some locals are seeking to revive an institution that once served as a community hub.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 22,252 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,329,036 doses given.
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