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U.S. judge orders Canadian woman accused of threatening Trump to remain in custody

U.S. judge orders Canadian woman accused of threatening Trump to remain in custody

A Quebec woman accused of sending a ricin-laced threat to President Donald Trump was equipped to cause bodily harm when she was arrested, a U.S. judge said Monday as he ordered Pascale Ferrier to remain behind bars.
U.S. misrepresented allegations against Meng Wanzhou to Canada: lawyer

U.S. misrepresented allegations against Meng Wanzhou to Canada: lawyer

VANCOUVER — The United States omitted and misstated facts when it shared allegations against Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou with Canadian officials ahead of her arrest in Vancouver, one of her lawyers argued Monday. Scott Fenton told a B.C.
Liberals seek to fast track new COVID-19 aid bill after CERB expires

Liberals seek to fast track new COVID-19 aid bill after CERB expires

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is asking Parliament to fast-track its latest COVID-19 economic recovery package, prompting a torrent of opposition outrage that government forced this issue by proroguing Parliament this summer.
Minimal risk to wild salmon from viruses on farmed B.C. salmon: Fisheries Department

Minimal risk to wild salmon from viruses on farmed B.C. salmon: Fisheries Department

VANCOUVER — The Department of Fisheries and Oceans says nine pathogens from farmed salmon in British Columbia's Discovery Islands pose a minimal risk to wild salmon, based on its scientific assessments.
Veterans Affairs could clear application backlog in a year if it hired hundreds: PBO

Veterans Affairs could clear application backlog in a year if it hired hundreds: PBO

OTTAWA — Veterans Affairs Canada can clear its backlog of disability benefit applications in a year if it hires nearly 400 more people, says the parliamentary budget office.
U.S. appeals softwood ruling to WTO appeals body the U.S. has rendered inoperative

U.S. appeals softwood ruling to WTO appeals body the U.S. has rendered inoperative

OTTAWA — International Trade Minister Mary Ng says it is extremely disappointing that the United States has decided to appeal a World Trade Organization ruling against its softwood-lumber duties, particularly because the U.S.
'Feeling powerless:' Two family doctors explain why they're leaving Alberta

'Feeling powerless:' Two family doctors explain why they're leaving Alberta

EDMONTON — Dr. Amy Tan has worked as a family physician in Alberta for 16 years.
Trudeau urges largest countries in the world to support UN biodiversity plan

Trudeau urges largest countries in the world to support UN biodiversity plan

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is calling on countries with the largest land masses to do more to protect the biodiversity of their land and water.
Families sue Ontario sperm bank, allege they were misled on donor background

Families sue Ontario sperm bank, allege they were misled on donor background

Seven Canadian families are suing an Ontario sperm bank, alleging they were misled about their donor's background, including a potentially debilitating genetic condition.
Gap in early death rates between rich and poor growing: research

Gap in early death rates between rich and poor growing: research

Poor Canadians stand a greater chance of dying early than the well off and that gap has been growing for decades, says a detailed new analysis.
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