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Canada, allies must confront China challenge united after two Michaels: Trudeau

Canada, allies must confront China challenge united after two Michaels: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Canada owes no debts to its allies, including the United States, for their help in standing up to China and bringing the Meng Wanzhou-two Michaels affair to a close, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Canada and the U.S.
Quebec looks beyond hydroelectricity as last planned megaproject set to wrap

Quebec looks beyond hydroelectricity as last planned megaproject set to wrap

MONTREAL — Quebec's hydro dams have long provided its residents cheap electricity and bragging rights in the race to reduce global carbon emissions, with Premier François Legault suggesting the province could become the "green battery of North Americ

Tories boycott security committee over refusal to release docs on fired scientists

OTTAWA — Erin O'Toole is refusing to name Conservative members to the national security and intelligence committee of parliamentarians.
NHL announces league-wide shutdown from Wednesday to Christmas Day

NHL announces league-wide shutdown from Wednesday to Christmas Day

The NHL and the National Hockey League Players' Association have announced the suspension of all operations from Wednesday to Christmas Day amid an increase of positive COVID-19 tests.
Key B.C. highway reopens to truck traffic after flood damage; rebuilds supply chains

Key B.C. highway reopens to truck traffic after flood damage; rebuilds supply chains

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's "hobbled" supply chains received a major boost with the reopening of the primary transport route for goods heading to and from Metro Vancouver, a spokesman for the trucking industry said.
Foreign Affairs Minister Joly tests positive for COVID-19 and is isolating

Foreign Affairs Minister Joly tests positive for COVID-19 and is isolating

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly has tested positive for COVID-19 after taking a rapid test. Joly disclosed the result Monday on Twitter, saying she was in isolation awaiting the result of a PCR test.

Canada's electric vehicle charging ambitions falling short, industry group says

OTTAWA — The federal government is promising to spend close to $880 million over the next four years to build about 65,000 new charging stations for electric or fuel cell-powered passenger vehicles.
Quebec brings back tough health measures as COVID-19 case numbers soar

Quebec brings back tough health measures as COVID-19 case numbers soar

MONTREAL — Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé announced tough new restrictions Monday in an effort to stem the rapid growth of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the province, and he warned further measures may come soon.
New COVID rules in effect for some provinces, Quebec calls situation 'critical'

New COVID rules in effect for some provinces, Quebec calls situation 'critical'

Tougher public health restrictions came into effect Monday in many parts of Canada as some regions continue to deal with concerning COVID-19 case counts and rising rates of hospitalizations.
Think you have COVID-19 during the Omicron wave? Here's what to do

Think you have COVID-19 during the Omicron wave? Here's what to do

OTTAWA — Nearly two years into the pandemic, most people know what to do when they feel ill to stop the spread of COVID-19. The highly transmissible new variant has thrown some of the old rules for a loop, however.