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Hockey team of preteen Ukrainian refugees arrives in Quebec City for tournament

Hockey team of preteen Ukrainian refugees arrives in Quebec City for tournament

QUEBEC — A team of preteen Ukrainian refugees has arrived in Quebec City, where they'll get the chance to compete in a renowned hockey tournament.
Premiers optimistic about national health deal, as B.C.'s Eby floats side meetings

Premiers optimistic about national health deal, as B.C.'s Eby floats side meetings

OTTAWA — Premiers have expressed optimism about striking an improved national health funding deal with the federal government, ahead of next week's meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Feds to lay out 'sustainable jobs' plan for energy transition ahead of legislation

Feds to lay out 'sustainable jobs' plan for energy transition ahead of legislation

OTTAWA — The federal government will show Canadians its plan to protect jobs during the clean energy transition no later than early spring, Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson said Wednesday.
Dominic Barton says he had nothing to do with federal contracts awarded to McKinsey

Dominic Barton says he had nothing to do with federal contracts awarded to McKinsey

OTTAWA — Dominic Barton, the former global managing director of McKinsey & Company, says he had no involvement in federal contracts awarded to the firm in recent years.
MPs vote unanimously to have Canada resettle 10,000 displaced Uyghur people

MPs vote unanimously to have Canada resettle 10,000 displaced Uyghur people

OTTAWA — Members of Parliament have unanimously called on Ottawa to start a refugee program to resettle 10,000 Uyghurs fleeing persecution in China.
Thousands of Helly Hansen sweaters recalled in Canada due to 'flammability hazard'

Thousands of Helly Hansen sweaters recalled in Canada due to 'flammability hazard'

Health Canada says consumers should stop wearing certain Helly Hansen sweatshirts, sweaters and hoodies because they may be a "flammability hazard." It says 128,680 of the affected items have been sold in Canada since August 2019.
Tide begins to turn on shark and ray populations in northwestern Atlantic: study

Tide begins to turn on shark and ray populations in northwestern Atlantic: study

A new study has found that improved fisheries management and conservation measures are turning the tide on shark and ray population declines in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean.
Conservatives vote to send Liberal child-care bill to committee for study

Conservatives vote to send Liberal child-care bill to committee for study

OTTAWA — Despite their misgivings about the Liberals' national child-care plan, the Conservatives voted in favour of the bill Wednesday, approving it for further study.
Staff strategy needed to improve work conditions in long-term care, employee reps say

Staff strategy needed to improve work conditions in long-term care, employee reps say

OTTAWA — Governments must go beyond new national standards to make working in long-term care a profession of choice if they hope to address serious staffing issues that led to deadly conditions for seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic, representative
Former Alberta premier Jason Kenney accepts role in Calgary advising law firm

Former Alberta premier Jason Kenney accepts role in Calgary advising law firm

EDMONTON — Jason Kenney, more than three months after stepping down as Alberta’s premier, has landed a new role as a Calgary-based adviser in law firm Bennett Jones.
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