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New blockade suspends commuter rail service west of Toronto

New blockade suspends commuter rail service west of Toronto

Hamilton police have no plans to move in on a blockade in the city that has halted traffic on a heavily travelled commuter rail line. Const. Jerome Stewart said the demonstrators have been served a court injunction by Canadian National Railway Co.
All Canadians evacuated from Wuhan released from quarantine at CFB Trenton

All Canadians evacuated from Wuhan released from quarantine at CFB Trenton

OTTAWA — Canada's top health official has released the final 195 Canadians and their families who were brought home from Wuhan, China after two weeks of observation for the novel coronavirus.
Canada's quest to buy new fighter jets delayed another three months

Canada's quest to buy new fighter jets delayed another three months

OTTAWA — Canada’s long-running effort to buy new fighter jets is facing another delay. The federal government says today it is giving fighter-jet makers another three months to submit their proposals for replacing Canada’s aging CF-18s.
Train service to resume and the Leaning Tower of Dallas; In The News for Feb. 25

Train service to resume and the Leaning Tower of Dallas; In The News for Feb. 25

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 Feb. 25 ... What we are watching in Canada ... TYENDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY, Ont.
Alberta legislature to resume with throne speech, tabling of blockade bill

Alberta legislature to resume with throne speech, tabling of blockade bill

EDMONTON — Alberta politicians are returning to the legislature with a promise of new legislation targeting protesters who set up blockades.
Joe Biden's presidential bid faces definitive moment in South Carolina

Joe Biden's presidential bid faces definitive moment in South Carolina

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Once, everyone seemed to think he was going to win. Now, Joe Biden can't afford to lose.
Trudeau revisits blackface embarrassment during Black History Month

Trudeau revisits blackface embarrassment during Black History Month

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau acknowledged his own past history of unconscious racism during a celebration Monday of Black History Month.
Canadian organizations grapple with Jean Vanier's legacy after sex abuse report

Canadian organizations grapple with Jean Vanier's legacy after sex abuse report

The release of a report that found non-profit founder Jean Vanier sexually abused at least six women sent a shock wave through the Canadian institutions associated with him, leaving many facing difficult decisions on how to disassociate from a man on
Kenney says feds sank Teck mine with deadline change, but Ottawa says 'not true'

Kenney says feds sank Teck mine with deadline change, but Ottawa says 'not true'

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says it was a new, last-minute delay by Ottawa on whether to approve the Frontier oilsands mine that led Teck Resources Ltd.
B.C. tells inquiry money laundering has warped economy, fuelled opioid crisis

B.C. tells inquiry money laundering has warped economy, fuelled opioid crisis

VANCOUVER — Money laundering has distorted British Columbia's economy, fuelled the opioid crisis and overheated the real estate market, the province argued at the start of an inquiry into the criminal activity on Monday.
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