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Border agencies in Canada, U.S. detail how new Nexus trusted-traveller plan will work

WASHINGTON — Canada and the United States are laying out the details of their new bilateral workaround for the Nexus trusted-traveller system. The biggest change, to take effect in the spring, will allow U.S.
Crown stays six sexual assault charges against rural Manitoba doctor

Crown stays six sexual assault charges against rural Manitoba doctor

WINNIPEG — A sexual assault trial for a doctor in rural Manitoba ended before it could begin Wednesday when the Crown stayed six charges more than a week after it was scheduled to start.
Transit union calls for national task force as violent attacks reach 'crisis level'

Transit union calls for national task force as violent attacks reach 'crisis level'

TORONTO — Violent attacks on public transit have reached "crisis levels," the president of a major Canadian transit union said Wednesday, as he called for a national transit safety task force.
Banff tourism report seeks fewer private vehicles, more public transit in park

Banff tourism report seeks fewer private vehicles, more public transit in park

BANFF, Alta. — Banff tourism officials have joined the call for better management of visitor traffic in the most heavily visited parts of the national park.

What you need to know about Canada's Leopard 2 tanks

OTTAWA — Canada is facing pressure to send some of its Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine after Germany said it would donate some of the weapons and approve requests from other countries that have the same equipment.
Poison pen: Quebec woman pleads guilty to sending Trump, others ricin-laced letters

Poison pen: Quebec woman pleads guilty to sending Trump, others ricin-laced letters

WASHINGTON — A Quebec woman accused of sending a poisoned letter to former president Donald Trump sounded resigned to her fate Wednesday as she grudgingly pleaded guilty to biological weapons charges and agreed to a sentence of nearly 22 years behind
New high-efficiency diesel plant opens in N.W.T. community

New high-efficiency diesel plant opens in N.W.T. community

ŁUTSEL K'E — A new high-efficiency diesel power plant has opened in Lutsel K'e in the Northwest Territories. It's expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by about 100 tonnes every year and allow for the future addition of renewable energy.
Judge wrong not to sentence engineer to jail for sex assault: Appeal Court

Judge wrong not to sentence engineer to jail for sex assault: Appeal Court

QUEBEC — A Quebec judge's widely criticized decision to give an engineer who pleaded guilty to sexual assault a conditional discharge was wrong, the province's Court of Appeal said Wednesday as it instead imposed a 12-month sentence.
Pressure builds for Canada to send tanks to Ukraine after Germany gives OK

Pressure builds for Canada to send tanks to Ukraine after Germany gives OK

OTTAWA — Pressure is building for Canada to send some of its Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine after Germany decided to provide the heavy weapons and allow other countries to do the same.
Hockey team of preteen Ukrainian refugees heads to tournament in Quebec City

Hockey team of preteen Ukrainian refugees heads to tournament in Quebec City

MONTREAL — Sean Bérubé said he thought it was a joke when he was first asked to help assemble a team of Ukrainian preteen refugees, displaced by war and spread out across Europe, to play in a renowned Quebec City hockey tournament.
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