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CFIA monitoring for avian flu in Canadian dairy cattle after U.S. discoveries

CFIA monitoring for avian flu in Canadian dairy cattle after U.S. discoveries

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is encouraging veterinarians to keep an eye out for signs of avian influenza in dairy cattle following recent discoveries of cases of the disease in U.S. cow herds.
Streaking Jets prepare for playoff clash with star-studded Avalanche

Streaking Jets prepare for playoff clash with star-studded Avalanche

WINNIPEG — Sean Monahan was walking his dog when a car drove past him, braked, backed up and stopped. A mother and her son hopped out and approached the Winnipeg Jets forward, who was acquired in a trade with the Montreal Canadiens on Feb. 2.
'Brave is unbeatable' is the theme for Canada's Olympic team in Paris

'Brave is unbeatable' is the theme for Canada's Olympic team in Paris

TORONTO — Brave is unbeatable is the theme for Canada's Olympic team competing in Paris this summer. The Canadian Olympic Committee and broadcast rightsholder CBC unveiled the marketing campaign on Friday.
Quebec follows Ottawa and raises amount of capital gains subject to tax

Quebec follows Ottawa and raises amount of capital gains subject to tax

Quebec says it will align its tax system with the federal government by increasing the percentage of capital gains subject to taxation.
Toronto Zoo says 'friendly and determined' snow leopard Jita is pregnant

Toronto Zoo says 'friendly and determined' snow leopard Jita is pregnant

TORONTO — The Toronto Zoo says Jita the "friendly and determined" two-year-old snow leopard is pregnant.
Toronto expands legal drinking in parks with more to come this summer

Toronto expands legal drinking in parks with more to come this summer

TORONTO — The consumption of alcohol will be allowed in at least one park in every Toronto ward this summer despite the objections of some city councillors.
In the news today: Iran fires at apparent Israeli drones near airbase

In the news today: Iran fires at apparent Israeli drones near airbase

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Judge at trial of man accused of killing cop was concerned over Crown changing theory

Judge at trial of man accused of killing cop was concerned over Crown changing theory

TORONTO — The judge overseeing the trial of a man accused of fatally running over a Toronto police officer repeatedly raised concerns over the prosecution’s changing theory of what happened that night and at one point indicated she did not see how a
Ottawa to force banks to call carbon rebate a carbon rebate in direct deposits

Ottawa to force banks to call carbon rebate a carbon rebate in direct deposits

OTTAWA — Canadian banks that refuse to identify the carbon rebate by name when doing direct deposits are forcing the government to change the law to make them do it, says Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault.

Ottawa mass killing suspect not seeking bail, as emails show college search for intel

OTTAWA — The 19-year-old Sri Lankan national charged in the mass killing of a newcomer family in Ottawa has no plan to seek bail, his lawyer says.