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Canadian ambassador to China Dominic Barton tenders resignation

Canadian ambassador to China Dominic Barton tenders resignation

OTTAWA — Dominic Barton has tendered his resignation as ambassador to China after two tense years in which he was praised for helping secure the release of two Canadians from Chinese custody, and criticized for strongly pushing closer trade ties with
Indigenous report calls for change in B.C. wildfire response, recovery

Indigenous report calls for change in B.C. wildfire response, recovery

An Indigenous-led review of a massive wildfire that destroyed more than 100 homes in British Columbia's southern Interior four years ago has produced 30 calls to action to improve wildfire management and recovery practices.
No evidence Liberals knew appeal over residential school payments was dropped: Miller

No evidence Liberals knew appeal over residential school payments was dropped: Miller

OTTAWA — Canada's Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister says the federal government will soon release some of the residential school records it's been criticized for withholding to a national archives centre.
An anguished anniversary and Freeland in the hot seat: In The News for Dec. 6

An anguished anniversary and Freeland in the hot seat: In The News for Dec. 6

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 Dec. 6 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Tributes planned for victims of Ecole Polytechnique shooting on 32nd anniversary

Tributes planned for victims of Ecole Polytechnique shooting on 32nd anniversary

MONTREAL — Today is the 32nd anniversary of what's widely believed to be Canada's largest mass shooting specifically targeting women. The shooting at Montreal's École Polytechnique took place on Dec.

House of Commons set to get bill from Liberals changing drug, criminal laws

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are expected to introduce a bill in the House of Commons today that would revive a legislative push to repeal mandatory minimum penalties for drug offences.
Trans Mountain pipeline restarts after three-week shutdown during B.C. storms

Trans Mountain pipeline restarts after three-week shutdown during B.C. storms

The Trans Mountain pipeline has restarted following a three-week precautionary shutdown during a series of storms that battered southern British Columbia, causing extensive flooding and landslides. Trans Mountain Corp.
Kilted Scotsman completes 8,000-kilometre fundraising walk across Canada

Kilted Scotsman completes 8,000-kilometre fundraising walk across Canada

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A kilt-wearing Scotsman and his dog completed an 8,000-kilometre fundraising walk across Canada on Sunday by striding into an icy breeze atop Cape Spear on the eastern edge of Newfoundland.
Military repairing cracks in the tails of most CH-148 Cyclone helicopters

Military repairing cracks in the tails of most CH-148 Cyclone helicopters

HALIFAX — The Canadian military has discovered cracks in the tails of 19 of its 23 Cyclone helicopters.
Legault should intervene in ongoing Quebec daycare strike, unions say

Legault should intervene in ongoing Quebec daycare strike, unions say

MONTREAL — Three major unions representing daycare workers in Quebec joined parents and opposition parties today in asking Premier François Legault to intervene in a strike that's shuttered hundreds of government-subsidized centres across the provinc