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Foreign affairs minister returns to U.S. capital to talk Ukraine with Blinken

Foreign affairs minister returns to U.S. capital to talk Ukraine with Blinken

WASHINGTON — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly is standing by NATO's description of gas pipeline leaks in the Baltic Sea as the product of a likely act of sabotage. Joly is in Washington, D.C.
National library association calls for release of remaining residential school records

National library association calls for release of remaining residential school records

OTTAWA — The Canadian Federation of Library Associations is calling on federal cabinet ministers to support a full public release of remaining residential school records held by the Catholic Church and the government.
Temporary boost to GST rebate would cost $2.6 billion: PBO

Temporary boost to GST rebate would cost $2.6 billion: PBO

OTTAWA — The parliamentary budget officer estimates the Liberal bill proposing to temporarily double the GST rebate will cost $2.6 billion.
Supreme Court of Canada won't hear appeals in Alberta coal project case

Supreme Court of Canada won't hear appeals in Alberta coal project case

OTTAWA — Canada's top court won't hear an appeal of a regulatory decision that blocked development of an open-pit coal mine in the Alberta Rockies.

Fire damages observatory in Nunavut, causes 'considerable' damage but no injuries

RESOLUTE, Nunavut — An observatory in Resolute, Nunavut, has been damaged by fire. RCMP say the building was empty when police responded to the structure fire on Tuesday.
Storm recovery crews overwhelmed, bureaucrats on crypto: In The News for Sept. 29

Storm recovery crews overwhelmed, bureaucrats on crypto: In The News for Sept. 29

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 Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. What we are watching in Canada ...
Senior bureaucrats probed cryptocurrencies after Poilievre campaign comments

Senior bureaucrats probed cryptocurrencies after Poilievre campaign comments

OTTAWA — Senior federal bureaucrats examined whether cryptocurrencies protect against inflation not long after Opposition Leader Pierre Poilievre made the claim as a candidate in the Conservative leadership race, according to an internal government d
Quebec election: What are the five main parties promising ahead of Oct. 3 vote?

Quebec election: What are the five main parties promising ahead of Oct. 3 vote?

MONTREAL — The Quebec election is on Oct. 3, and for the first time, five parties have a chance of winning at least one seat in the 125-seat legislature. Here is where the parties stand on some major themes.
Damages from spring derecho in Ontario, Quebec now top $1 billion

Damages from spring derecho in Ontario, Quebec now top $1 billion

OTTAWA — Repair bills from the cluster of wind storms that pummeled southern Ontario and western Quebec in May are now over $1 billion, and with contractors stretched thin the recovery will last well into next summer.
Granddaughter's handcuffing haunts Indigenous man, even as police settle rights case

Granddaughter's handcuffing haunts Indigenous man, even as police settle rights case

VANCOUVER — Maxwell Johnson is still haunted by the helplessness he felt watching his then 12-year-old granddaughter get handcuffed outside a bank almost three years ago, even after accepting a settlement in their human rights complaint against the V