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Some post-secondary schools to keep mask mandates in place

Some post-secondary schools to keep mask mandates in place

Some Canadian post-secondary institutions are warning students not to toss their masks just yet, even as provincial governments drop the long-standing public health measure.
Economy adds 337,000 jobs in February, unemployment rate falls to pre-pandemic level

Economy adds 337,000 jobs in February, unemployment rate falls to pre-pandemic level

OTTAWA — Canada's labour market showed signs last month of finally shaking off the shock COVID-19 delivered two years ago, with the share of workers with a job and the unemployment rate besting levels seen just prior to the pandemic.
Amid energy crisis, Ottawa urges Michigan to end crusade against Line 5 pipeline

Amid energy crisis, Ottawa urges Michigan to end crusade against Line 5 pipeline

WASHINGTON — The global energy crisis sparked by Russia's invasion of Ukraine is repressurizing North America's pipeline debate — and Canada's natural resources minister says it offers one more compelling reason for Michigan to abandon its crusade ag
India and Canada agree to relaunch trade talks, seek 'early progress' agreement

India and Canada agree to relaunch trade talks, seek 'early progress' agreement

International Trade Minister Mary Ng says Canada and India have agreed to resume long-standing efforts toward a comprehensive trade deal.
Who's in, who's out and who else may join the Conservative party leadership race

Who's in, who's out and who else may join the Conservative party leadership race

OTTAWA — With Sept. 10 picked as the date for when the Conservative Party of Canada will have a new leader, time is ticking for prospective candidates and their teams to get into place.
Michael Chong not running for Conservative leader, says 'now is not the time'

Michael Chong not running for Conservative leader, says 'now is not the time'

OTTAWA — Michael Chong says he will not be entering the Conservative leadership race. The longtime Ontario MP and 2017 leadership contender had left the door open to the possibility of another run.
Former Quebec premier Charest brings both notoriety and baggage to Conservative race

Former Quebec premier Charest brings both notoriety and baggage to Conservative race

MONTREAL — Former Quebec premier Jean Charest launched his bid for the leadership of the federal Conservative party in Calgary on Thursday, thousands of miles from the province he led for nine years.
TSB says Quebec pilot in fatal collision with lawn tractor didn't get OK for landing

TSB says Quebec pilot in fatal collision with lawn tractor didn't get OK for landing

MONTREAL — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada says a pilot who struck and killed a Quebec woman as she was cutting grass near a landing strip north of Montreal didn't obtain permission to land there.
Trudeau wraps overseas tour and Charest's leadership bid: In The News for Mar. 11

Trudeau wraps overseas tour and Charest's leadership bid: In The News for Mar. 11

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 Mar. 11 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Permanent daylight time shift remains on hold as clocks set to move ahead Sunday

Permanent daylight time shift remains on hold as clocks set to move ahead Sunday

VICTORIA — There is public support for a switch to permanent daylight time in British Columbia and Ontario, which have passed laws to allow the change, but the potential costs and risks of going it alone are holding up the move, say business and poli