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Black boxes from downed Ukrainian flight to be transferred to Kyiv

Black boxes from downed Ukrainian flight to be transferred to Kyiv

OTTAWA — The flight recorders from the Ukrainian jetliner shot down by the Iranian military in January will be arriving in Ukraine in 10 to 14 days, the country's envoy to Canada said Wednesday.
Amnesty International raises Greta sticker in letter to Trudeau, premiers

Amnesty International raises Greta sticker in letter to Trudeau, premiers

CALGARY — Amnesty International says it's not enough for political leaders to condemn a sexually suggestive decal appearing to show teenage climate campaigner Greta Thunberg and they should do more to protect human rights activists.
Federal Liberals to deliver 2020 budget on March 30, Morneau says

Federal Liberals to deliver 2020 budget on March 30, Morneau says

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals will deliver the first budget of their minority mandate at the end of the month. Finance Minister Bill Morneau told the House of Commons on Wednesday that the federal Liberals will deliver the 2020 budget on March 30.

National park discussions continue behind closed doors

Progress is being made in talks about the proposed national park reserve in the South Okanagan, but most discussions are taking place behind closed doors.
Surprise retirement leaves military searching for sixth vice-chief in four years

Surprise retirement leaves military searching for sixth vice-chief in four years

OTTAWA — The Canadian military is searching for its sixth second-in-command in less than four years after Lt.-Gen. Jean-Marc Lanthier's surprise decision to retire this summer.

Edmonton residents arrested by Maidstone RCMP on drug, weapons charges, make court appearances

Two Edmonton residents arrested by Maidstone RCMP last month remain in custody on weapons and drug charges. Manal Ali Fawaz, 25, and Garnett O’Connor, 23, made second court appearances in Lloydminster Provincial Court March 10.
How EI benefits for COVID-19 quarantines will work

How EI benefits for COVID-19 quarantines will work

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced changes to Canada's sick-leave benefits under employment insurance Wednesday, to respond to concerns about COVID-19.

2020 Street Banners unveiled in colourful ceremony

This year’s Richmond Street Banner Contest winners have been announced. At the city council meeting earlier this week, 10 local artists unveiled their winning banner designs.

Wahpeton Dakota Nation man remains in custody on second-degree, assault, sexual assault murder charges

A Wahpeton Dakota Nation man made another court appearance in Prince Albert Provincial Court March 10. Nathan Waditaka is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Zellall Highway.
Russian who worked on Canadian-led project was no spy, lawyer tells court

Russian who worked on Canadian-led project was no spy, lawyer tells court

OTTAWA — There is "no credible evidence" to support the federal allegation Elena Crenna spied against Canada on behalf of Moscow, the woman's lawyer told a judge Wednesday.