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'Disappointing' that U.S. pressing ahead with duties on Canadian softwood lumber: Ng

'Disappointing' that U.S. pressing ahead with duties on Canadian softwood lumber: Ng

WASHINGTON — Canada's international trade minister says the United States appears to be pressing ahead with what she calls "unjustified" duties on softwood lumber imports. Mary Ng says the anti-dumping and countervailing duties the U.S.
Fiscal room tightening as economy teeters, associate finance minister says

Fiscal room tightening as economy teeters, associate finance minister says

HAMILTON — Canada's economy is facing a "turbulent" year, but the federal government still has some spending room for big priorities including a new health-care deal with the provinces, Associate Finance Minister Randy Boissonnault said Tuesday.
Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly says Cameroon peace talks 'messy,' but should continue

Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly says Cameroon peace talks 'messy,' but should continue

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly gave no explanation Tuesday for Cameroon claiming it had never sought Canada's help in peace talks, but said Ottawa still wants to broker a deal.
'The toll on families is tremendous:' N.W.T. sees increase in opioid-related deaths

'The toll on families is tremendous:' N.W.T. sees increase in opioid-related deaths

HAY RIVER, N.W.T. — Health officials in the Northwest Territories say they're responding to an increase in opioid toxicity deaths.
Violence against Toronto transit workers needs to be addressed, union president says

Violence against Toronto transit workers needs to be addressed, union president says

TORONTO — Violence against transit workers is unacceptable and needs to be addressed by multiple levels of government, the president of the union representing Toronto transit employees said Tuesday following two attacks on uniformed staff less than 4
Woman injured after stabbing on Toronto streetcar in latest violence on transit

Woman injured after stabbing on Toronto streetcar in latest violence on transit

TORONTO — A woman riding a Toronto streetcar was stabbed in the head on Tuesday in the latest case of violence on city transit as police said they were working to address safety issues in the system. Officers were called around 2 p.m.
Domee Shi on what 'Turning Red' Oscar nomination means for representation in film

Domee Shi on what 'Turning Red' Oscar nomination means for representation in film

Hours after learning she had snagged an Oscar nomination for best animated feature, stunned Toronto filmmaker Domee Shi said the nod offered welcome “validation” that stories led by diverse characters can succeed.
Montreal aid groups seek more money to help care for rise in asylum seekers

Montreal aid groups seek more money to help care for rise in asylum seekers

MONTREAL — A coalition of Montreal community groups says its members are overwhelmed by the growing number of asylum seekers arriving in the city and need more resources to help them.
Quebec Innu community seeks $2.2B from Hydro-Québec for Churchill Falls destruction

Quebec Innu community seeks $2.2B from Hydro-Québec for Churchill Falls destruction

MONTREAL — A Quebec Innu community is suing Hydro-Québec for $2.2-billion, claiming the Churchill Falls hydroelectric station has destroyed a significant part of its traditional territory.
Former home of Nova Scotia's first Black doctor granted heritage status

Former home of Nova Scotia's first Black doctor granted heritage status

HALIFAX — A home once owned by Nova Scotia's first Black doctor was granted heritage status Tuesday after prominent members of the city's Black community lobbied for its protection.