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Man pleads guilty to ammunition-related charge linked to Nova Scotia mass killer

Man pleads guilty to ammunition-related charge linked to Nova Scotia mass killer

HALIFAX — One of three people accused of supplying ammunition to the gunman who killed 22 people in Nova Scotia in 2020 has pleaded guilty to a single charge.
Ottawa's talks with Quebec shipyard to build much-needed icebreakers shrouded in fog

Ottawa's talks with Quebec shipyard to build much-needed icebreakers shrouded in fog

OTTAWA — Questions are swirling over yet another delay in Ottawa's nearly $100-billion plan to rebuild the fleets of Canada’s navy and coast guard — only this time the delay isn’t due to the stalled construction of a ship.
Liberals tout rapid-housing program as MPs delve anew into probe of home prices

Liberals tout rapid-housing program as MPs delve anew into probe of home prices

OTTAWA — The federal government finished the week by touting the popularity of a program designed to quickly build or buy affordable housing for the nation's most vulnerable — one piece of a larger home-price puzzle.
Manitoba RCMP lay charges against corrections officer in death of inmate

Manitoba RCMP lay charges against corrections officer in death of inmate

WINNIPEG — Manitoba RCMP say they have charged a corrections officer in the death of a 45-year-old inmate at the Headingley Correctional Centre. RCMP say William Ahmo from Sagkeeng First Nation died on Feb.
Ukraine embassy calls on Canada to send weapons, expand training and sanction Russia

Ukraine embassy calls on Canada to send weapons, expand training and sanction Russia

OTTAWA — The Ukrainian Embassy in Ottawa is calling on the Trudeau government to provide weapons to Ukraine's military, impose further sanctions on Russia and extend and expand the Canadian military training mission of its forces.
O'Toole's flaws must be part of Conservative election report: Sen. Batters

O'Toole's flaws must be part of Conservative election report: Sen. Batters

OTTAWA — The Conservative senator ousted for spearheading an effort to review Erin O'Toole's leadership says a forthcoming report of the party's election loss must confront its most serious flaws — including its leader's. Saskatchewan Sen.
$28-million class-action settlement in sex abuse case against Clerics of St-Viateur

$28-million class-action settlement in sex abuse case against Clerics of St-Viateur

MONTREAL — Lawyers say a $28-million settlement has been reached for more than 375 sexual abuse victims of Quebec-based Catholic religious order the Clerics of St-Viateur.
Public Health Agency of Canada involved in 'error' on trucker vaccine rules: sources

Public Health Agency of Canada involved in 'error' on trucker vaccine rules: sources

OTTAWA — Turmoil and confusion over whether truckers would remain exempt from the vaccine mandate last week stemmed from bureaucrats misinterpreting policy in more than one federal agency — including the one that co-ordinates Canada's response to the
O'Toole's boycott leaves security panel of parliamentarians with no Conservative MPs

O'Toole's boycott leaves security panel of parliamentarians with no Conservative MPs

OTTAWA — There are no Conservative MPs among the newly named slate of parliamentarians to oversee the security and intelligence community following the party's decision to boycott the body.
B.C. study links low river flows with lower chinook salmon productivity

B.C. study links low river flows with lower chinook salmon productivity

VANCOUVER — A study that links low summertime water flows in a British Columbia river with lower productivity across 22 generations of a struggling salmon population could help guide how rivers are managed to support fish, the authors say.
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