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Trudeau announces Canadian officials will boycott Winter Olympics in China

Trudeau announces Canadian officials will boycott Winter Olympics in China

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday Canada will join a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics. He said the country is "extremely concerned" about China's human rights abuses and has been discussing the matter with allies.
Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold at 0.25 per cent

Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold at 0.25 per cent

OTTAWA — Canada's central bank has sent a warning that increases in the cost of living would continue into next year, but signalled it wasn't yet prepared to pull its key lever to rein in inflation. The annual pace of inflation in October rose to 4.
Government launches second phase of skilled refugee pilot program

Government launches second phase of skilled refugee pilot program

OTTAWA — The government has expanded a pilot that allows refugees to apply for permanent residency through conventional economic immigration streams by removing some of the barriers that would traditionally have precluded them.
Jewish federal employees form network to combat antisemitism in government service

Jewish federal employees form network to combat antisemitism in government service

OTTAWA — Jewish civil servants met the prime minister's special envoy on fighting antisemitism to ask for support dealing with anti-Jewish abuse and slurs in the federal public service.
Passenger pleads guilty to manslaughter in hit-and-run death of Calgary officer

Passenger pleads guilty to manslaughter in hit-and-run death of Calgary officer

CALGARY — A man charged in the hit-and-run death of a Calgary police officer has pleaded guilty to manslaughter. A jury trial was to begin this week for Amir Abdulrahman on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of Sgt. Andrew Harnett.
Two men found dead in aftermath of fire at rooming house in Quebec City

Two men found dead in aftermath of fire at rooming house in Quebec City

QUEBEC — Police are investigating the suspicious deaths of two men found dead inside a home that caught fire in Quebec City early this morning. The fire started at about 1 a.m.
Democracy summit, Chinese firm loses bid pausing Ottawa order: In The News for Dec. 8

Democracy summit, Chinese firm loses bid pausing Ottawa order: In The News for Dec. 8

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. 8 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Rebuffing ransomware: How to prevent your organization from becoming a victim

Rebuffing ransomware: How to prevent your organization from becoming a victim

OTTAWA — Cybercriminals have zeroed in on a lucrative tactic, holding the digital files of crucial enterprises hostage until a hefty fee is paid, often in hard-to-trace virtual currency.
U.S., where democracy is under siege, hosts global two-day summit on … democracy

U.S., where democracy is under siege, hosts global two-day summit on … democracy

WASHINGTON — The United States — once a shining example of democracy's virtues, now a glaring case study into its hair-trigger fault lines — hosts like-minded countries from around the world Thursday to explore ways of defending the western way of li

No winning ticket for Tuesday's $55 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for Tuesday's $55 million Lotto Max jackpot. But one of the draw's four $1 million Maxmillion prizes went to a ticket holder in Ontario. The grand prize for the next draw on Dec.
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