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Canadian man charged in U.S. with NetWalker ransomware attacks

Canadian man charged in U.S. with NetWalker ransomware attacks

TORONTO — An investigation into a scourge of NetWalker ransomware attacks has led to charges against a Canadian man, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday.
New work permit program for international graduates in Canada taking applications

New work permit program for international graduates in Canada taking applications

A new work-permit program aimed at encouraging international students to settle in Canada opened for applications Wednesday, offering hope to some eager graduates who were still seeking more details on the program.
Lawyer for accused in ammo transfer to N.S. shooter criticizes lack of disclosure

Lawyer for accused in ammo transfer to N.S. shooter criticizes lack of disclosure

HALIFAX — A lawyer for one of three people who allegedly supplied ammunition to the gunman who murdered 22 people in Nova Scotia criticized a lack of Crown disclosure as the case started Wednesday.
Every leader must work to rid health-care system of anti-Indigenous racism: Miller

Every leader must work to rid health-care system of anti-Indigenous racism: Miller

OTTAWA — Canadians expect concrete measures from politicians to ensure everyone — Indigenous people included — has access to first-class medical treatment, Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller said ahead of a meeting on systemic racism in the hea
Canadian military dealing with surge in new COVID-19 infections since December

Canadian military dealing with surge in new COVID-19 infections since December

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces is grappling with a surge in the number of troops who have been infected with COVID-19 over the past month, even as a growing number of service members have started receiving vaccinations from the illness.
Report into police shooting of Rodney Levi called 'infuriating' by First Nation chief

Report into police shooting of Rodney Levi called 'infuriating' by First Nation chief

FREDERICTON — The chief of a New Brunswick First Nation that was home to a man killed by the RCMP last year says it was "infuriating" to learn Tuesday that no criminal charges would be laid in the case.
EU health official blasts slow vaccine delivery, and is consulting with Canada

EU health official blasts slow vaccine delivery, and is consulting with Canada

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is being urged to follow the tough talk of Europe's health minister, who Wednesday accused a vaccine company of not living up to its moral and legal obligations because of delivery delays.
Senate to resume six days later than planned in due to COVID-19 pandemic

Senate to resume six days later than planned in due to COVID-19 pandemic

OTTAWA — The Senate will be reopening for business nearly a week later than planned, partly in response to the surging second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Senate Speaker George Furey is extending the adjournment period until Feb.
Alberta border agents made record meth bust after pulling over produce truck

Alberta border agents made record meth bust after pulling over produce truck

COUTTS, Alta. — The Canada Border Services Agency says officers in southern Alberta made the country's largest-ever methamphetamine seizure at a land border crossing last month.
Quebec exempts homeless from 'cruel' curfew after court rules order endangered safety

Quebec exempts homeless from 'cruel' curfew after court rules order endangered safety

MONTREAL — The Quebec government said Wednesday it will not challenge a temporary court order granted Tuesday that exempts the homeless from a provincewide curfew imposed to limit the spread of COVID-19.