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Canadian ambassador to China Dominic Barton tenders resignation

Canadian ambassador to China Dominic Barton tenders resignation

OTTAWA — Dominic Barton has tendered his resignation as ambassador to China after two tense years in which he was praised for helping secure the release of two Canadians from Chinese custody, and criticized for strongly pushing closer trade ties with
Take steps to fend off ransomware attacks, federal ministers urge Canadians

Take steps to fend off ransomware attacks, federal ministers urge Canadians

OTTAWA — Citing a dramatic increase in ransomware attacks on organizations — including health providers and vital utilities — federal ministers are urging Canadians to bolster their cybersecurity.
Military's water purification system up and running again in Iqaluit

Military's water purification system up and running again in Iqaluit

IQALUIT, Nunavut — The Canadian Armed Forces says its water purification system in Iqaluit is up and running again after it was down for two weeks. The military has been in the Nunavut capital of 8,000 residents since Oct.
Cracks in military's Cyclone helicopters could be linked to folding tail: expert

Cracks in military's Cyclone helicopters could be linked to folding tail: expert

HALIFAX — Cracks recently detected in most of the Canadian military's Cyclone helicopters could be linked to the aircraft's folding tail mechanism, a military aviation expert said Monday.

Alberta surgeon handed 4-month suspension for hanging noose on operating-room door

EDMONTON — A doctor in northwestern Alberta who was found guilty of unprofessional conduct for hanging a rope in the shape of a noose on an operating-room door has been suspended from practising for four months.
U.S. to mount 'diplomatic boycott' of Beijing Olympics; Canada contemplates similar

U.S. to mount 'diplomatic boycott' of Beijing Olympics; Canada contemplates similar

WASHINGTON — The United States confirmed Monday it won't be sending any diplomatic officials to the Winter Olympics in Beijing next year — and suggested strongly that it would welcome similar displays of international solidarity from countries around
Travellers who've forgotten to use ArriveCan app can now give details at the border

Travellers who've forgotten to use ArriveCan app can now give details at the border

OTTAWA — Travellers who can't access the government's ArriveCan app, or simply forget to fill it out, may start to receive some clemency at the border after Canada's public safety minister gave new instructions to border officials to allow people to

House of Commons set to get bill from Liberals changing drug, criminal laws

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are expected to introduce a bill in the House of Commons Tuesday that would revive a legislative push to repeal mandatory minimum penalties for drug offences.
'Not getting on a plane any time soon': Deportation decision delayed in Broncos case

'Not getting on a plane any time soon': Deportation decision delayed in Broncos case

CALGARY — A decision on whether a former truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash should be deported to India likely won't be coming until the new year.
Watchdog to investigate two latest violent arrest videos involving Quebec City police

Watchdog to investigate two latest violent arrest videos involving Quebec City police

QUEBEC — The province's police watchdog says it will investigate a Quebec City police officer caught on video during a pair of violent arrests earlier this year.
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