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Trudeau apologizes for presence, recognition of Nazi unit veteran in Parliament

Trudeau apologizes for presence, recognition of Nazi unit veteran in Parliament

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday on behalf of Canada's Parliament for applauding a man who fought alongside the Nazis in the Second World War after last week's address by Ukraine's president.
Forestry contractors on helicopter that crashed, killing 2 near Prince George, B.C.

Forestry contractors on helicopter that crashed, killing 2 near Prince George, B.C.

VANCOUVER — Forest products firm Canfor says hired contractors on their way to conduct field survey work for the company were on board a helicopter that crashed outside Prince George, B.C., killing two and injuring four.
Disputed immigration provision requires link to national security, Supreme Court says

Disputed immigration provision requires link to national security, Supreme Court says

OTTAWA — A provision of federal immigration law can be used to bar people on security grounds for engaging in violence only when there is a clear connection to national security, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
Canadian pot companies cheer as Senate committee advances cannabis finance reforms

Canadian pot companies cheer as Senate committee advances cannabis finance reforms

WASHINGTON — Canadian cannabis companies and their investors cheered a Senate committee's decision Wednesday to push forward with measures designed to ease federal financing restrictions on their U.S. counterparts.
Alberta premier defends minister over possible conflict of interest concerns

Alberta premier defends minister over possible conflict of interest concerns

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Danielle Smith is defending one of her cabinet ministers over possible conflict of interest concerns.
Minister urges U.S. to stand strong with Canada in regulating tech giants like Meta

Minister urges U.S. to stand strong with Canada in regulating tech giants like Meta

WASHINGTON — Canadian Heritage Minister Pascale St-Onge is urging the United States to stand strong with Canada over regulating tech giants in order to protect the news industry, which she said is vital to preserving Western democracies.
What happens next, now that Anthony Rota has resigned as Speaker?

What happens next, now that Anthony Rota has resigned as Speaker?

OTTAWA — Members of Parliament are set to elect a new Speaker next week, following the resignation of Anthony Rota.
Invitation withdrawn for ethnic nationalist set to testify at Quebec legislature

Invitation withdrawn for ethnic nationalist set to testify at Quebec legislature

QUEBEC — An ethnic nationalist who had been scheduled to testify Thursday before a Quebec legislature committee studying the province's immigration plan was told today he's no longer welcome.
Turkey senior diplomat 'disappointed' by Canada's ongoing arms-export embargo

Turkey senior diplomat 'disappointed' by Canada's ongoing arms-export embargo

OTTAWA — Turkey's deputy minister of foreign affairs says Ankara still wants Canada to drop its arms embargo, while pushing back on concerns about tensions between Azerbaijan and Armenia. "One issue, ...
Turning offices into homes could help address the housing crisis, but can it be done?

Turning offices into homes could help address the housing crisis, but can it be done?

"Every option has to be looked at."