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Canadian navy struggling with personnel 'crisis': commander

Canadian navy struggling with personnel 'crisis': commander

OTTAWA — The Royal Canadian Navy has started deploying less-experienced sailors on operations and eliminating certain positions altogether as it struggles with an unprecedented personnel shortage.
Majority of Canadians blame Trump for Jan. 6 riots on Capitol Hill, poll suggests

Majority of Canadians blame Trump for Jan. 6 riots on Capitol Hill, poll suggests

WASHINGTON — A new poll suggests one in three Canadians have been keeping close tabs on the Jan. 6 hearings in the United States — and that nearly three in four blame Donald Trump for the riots.
Quebec election: Record number of early ballots; Legault rejects electoral reform

Quebec election: Record number of early ballots; Legault rejects electoral reform

MONTREAL — With polls indicating his party is set to win a big majority on Oct. 3, Coalition Avenir Québec Leader François Legault on Tuesday rejected calls to reform the electoral system and instead said he was open to working with the opposition.
Expect serious delays at border due to staff shortages if travel levels rise: union

Expect serious delays at border due to staff shortages if travel levels rise: union

OTTAWA — The head of a union representing Canada’s customs and immigration officers says chronic staffing shortages mean long waits at the border won’t necessarily disappear when use of the controversial ArriveCan app soon becomes optional.
New victims-rights watchdog appointed nearly a year after former ombud's departure

New victims-rights watchdog appointed nearly a year after former ombud's departure

OTTAWA — The federal government is tapping an internationally recognized expert in the field of victimology to take over as Canada's victims-rights watchdog. Benjamin Roebuck is replacing Heidi Illingworth as the Ombudsperson for Victims of Crime.
'We shouldn't have to push people': Most provinces have not made Sept. 30 a stat

'We shouldn't have to push people': Most provinces have not made Sept. 30 a stat

While Canada prepares to honour the second annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Friday, the majority of provinces have not followed the federal government's move to make it a statutory holiday for its workers.

Fiona storm cleanup and Alberta's firearms fight: In The News for Sept. 27

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 Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. What we are watching in Canada ...
Displaced Port aux Basques residents face uncertain future after Fiona

Displaced Port aux Basques residents face uncertain future after Fiona

CHANNEL-PORT AUX BASQUES, N.L.
Maine power workers cross border without incident to help in Nova Scotia

Maine power workers cross border without incident to help in Nova Scotia

OTTAWA — Nova Scotia Power says there were no issues delaying American power crews from crossing the border to help repair the electrical grid from the devastation of hurricane Fiona.
Quebec votes: Advanced voting almost doubles compared with last election

Quebec votes: Advanced voting almost doubles compared with last election

MONTREAL — The percentage of Quebec voters who have cast an early ballot has almost doubled compared with the last election, the province's elections office said Monday.