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B.C. minister visits flood-damaged town, promises support to repair damage

B.C. minister visits flood-damaged town, promises support to repair damage

PRINCETON, BRITISH COLUMBIA — British Columbia's public safety minister got a first-hand look Friday of the destruction caused by torrential rainstorms that forced rivers over their banks and ripped away roads and bridges.
Testing better than travel ban 'whack-a-mole,' infectious disease specialist says

Testing better than travel ban 'whack-a-mole,' infectious disease specialist says

OTTAWA — An Ontario infectious disease specialist says there is evidence testing all travellers before and after they arrive in Canada will identify most cases of COVID-19 coming into the country. McMaster University physician Dr.
Ship that lost containers moves to Nanaimo, B.C.: coast guard

Ship that lost containers moves to Nanaimo, B.C.: coast guard

NANAIMO, B.C. — A cargo ship that lost more than 100 containers into the Pacific Ocean after a fire on board has been cleared to travel to the Port of Nanaimo in British Columbia.
Two weeks after Trudeau visit, still time to push back on EV tax credit, Ng says

Two weeks after Trudeau visit, still time to push back on EV tax credit, Ng says

WASHINGTON — Canada still has "runway" to work with in its effort to prevent a proposed U.S. tax credit for electric vehicles from kneecapping the auto industry north of the border, International Trade Minister Mary Ng said Friday.
Conservatives demand clarity, timelines on next steps for fighter jets

Conservatives demand clarity, timelines on next steps for fighter jets

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives are demanding the Liberal government provide more clarity on the next phase of Canada's search for a new fighter jet — including when a replacement for the military's aging CF-18s will finally be announced.
Senator who challenged O'Toole's leadership excluded from Senate committees

Senator who challenged O'Toole's leadership excluded from Senate committees

OTTAWA — Conservative Sen. Denise Batters has been excluded from all Senate committees after challenging Erin O'Toole's leadership.
Quebec police arrest man for online threats linked to self-declared 'queen of Canada'

Quebec police arrest man for online threats linked to self-declared 'queen of Canada'

MONTREAL — Police north of Montreal say they've arrested a 42-year-old man for allegedly making online threats in connection with his support for a woman who claims to be the queen of Canada. Laval, Que.
Blood Services to soon recommend asking donors about sexual activity, not orientation

Blood Services to soon recommend asking donors about sexual activity, not orientation

OTTAWA — Male blood donors will no longer be asked if they have had sex with another man, but — along with women — will be asked in future if they have had multiple sexual partners and anal sex.
Loblaw Financial wins Supreme Court case over tax treatment of Barbados subsidiary

Loblaw Financial wins Supreme Court case over tax treatment of Barbados subsidiary

OTTAWA — Loblaw Financial Holdings should not have to pay Canadian taxes on income from a subsidiary the company ran in Barbados, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
South Korean envoy expects 'ambitious' peacekeeping pledges from Canada

South Korean envoy expects 'ambitious' peacekeeping pledges from Canada

OTTAWA — South Korea's ambassador to Canada is expecting the federal government to make some "ambitious" promises when his country hosts a major peacekeeping summit next week.