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Canadian Forces sending plane and crew to help fight Australia's fires

Canadian Forces sending plane and crew to help fight Australia's fires

OTTAWA — Canada is sending a military transport plane and about 15 personnel to help fight bushfires in Australia. The Canadian Forces say the CC-17 Globemaster is leaving Monday.

Things for people in Canada to know about the coronavirus

The first presumptive positive case of the coronavirus has been confirmed in Toronto, but how much of a threat is the new virus to Canadians? The World Health Organization stopped short of calling it a global health emergency last week, while officia

Quebec police wrap up fourth day of search for missing snowmobilers from France

ST-HENRI-DE-TAILLON, Que. — Quebec provincial police suspended their search Saturday evening for four missing tourists after a snowmobile accident in the province's Lac-Saint-Jean region earlier this week.
Personal spending a party matter, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says

Personal spending a party matter, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer declined Saturday to shed any light on lingering questions about the use of party money to pay for his children's tuition, an issue that threw his party into turmoil just as he announced his decision to step

Names in the mix: a list of potential Conservative leadership contenders

OTTAWA — The Conservative leadership race is underway and the deadline to register as a candidate and meet the first round of requirements is Feb. 27.
Former cabinet minister Peter MacKay announces Tory leadership bid

Former cabinet minister Peter MacKay announces Tory leadership bid

STELLARTON, N.S. — After a more than four-year hiatus from politics, former cabinet minister Peter MacKay officially launched his bid to capture the leadership of the federal Conservative party before an enthusiastic hometown crowd in Nova Scotia.
'My heart is going to bleed,' says man who lost daughter, granddaughter in plane crash

'My heart is going to bleed,' says man who lost daughter, granddaughter in plane crash

TORONTO — Habib Haghjoo's girls are returning home.

Police find body of Joshua Wall, who went missing during snowstorm in Newfoundland

BAY ROBERTS, N.L. — The RCMP in Newfoundland and Labrador say they've found a man who went missing at the height of a historic storm that hit the eastern part of province on Jan. 17.

Social Security Tribunal turns to people in the system to help cut wait times

OTTAWA — The body that Canadians turn to with disputes over federal benefits wants to learn from people who are most impacted by the system, with an eye to further reducing wait times and streamlining an appeals process that has already gone through

No winning ticket for Friday night's $17 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $17 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on Jan. 28 will grow to approximately $22 million. The Canadian Press