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Ottawa to challenge lower but 'baseless' U.S. duties on softwood lumber, says Ng

Ottawa to challenge lower but 'baseless' U.S. duties on softwood lumber, says Ng

WASHINGTON — Lower than expected U.S. penalties on softwood lumber exports from Canada are doing little to temper the dismay of the federal government in Ottawa.
Suspect killed 3 victims likely at random, had mental health issues: Montreal police

Suspect killed 3 victims likely at random, had mental health issues: Montreal police

MONTREAL — A 26-year-old man suspected of shooting dead three people in the Montreal area earlier this week had mental health issues and likely chose his victims at random, Quebec provincial police said Thursday.
Oversight agency reviewing Nunavut RCMP's public complaints process

Oversight agency reviewing Nunavut RCMP's public complaints process

IQALUIT, Nunavut — The oversight agency for the RCMP is reviewing how the police force handles public complaints in Nunavut.
Canadian troops heading to UK to train Ukrainian forces

Canadian troops heading to UK to train Ukrainian forces

OTTAWA — Canada is sending military trainers to the United Kingdom to help teach Ukrainians how to fight invading Russian forces.
Newfoundland lawyer accused of sexual assault loses bid for publication ban

Newfoundland lawyer accused of sexual assault loses bid for publication ban

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland lawyer charged with sexual assault lost his legal bid Thursday to shield his name from publication. Robert Regular was charged last year with four counts of sexual assault and one count of sexual interference.
Judicial pre-trial scheduled in Jacob Hoggard sexual assault case

Judicial pre-trial scheduled in Jacob Hoggard sexual assault case

HAILEYBURY, Ont. — A judicial pre-trial has been scheduled in a northeastern Ontario court in the sexual assault case of Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard.
Business councils call on federal government to secure trade agreement with India

Business councils call on federal government to secure trade agreement with India

OTTAWA — As Canada and other Western nations ramp up their efforts to build stronger political and economic ties in Asia, business groups are calling on the federal government to finally lock in a trade agreement with India.
Canada to train Ukrainian troops amid Kyiv turbine row: In The News for Aug. 4, 2022

Canada to train Ukrainian troops amid Kyiv turbine row: In The News for Aug. 4, 2022

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Thursday, August 4, 2022 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Jean Charest pressed to outline political future after Conservative leadership race

Jean Charest pressed to outline political future after Conservative leadership race

OTTAWA — Jean Charest spent the last official debate of the federal Conservative leadership race on Wednesday stressing that his experience as a political leader is what the party needs to unite.
Defence lawyer says sharing link is 'not child pornography' in B.C. teenager case

Defence lawyer says sharing link is 'not child pornography' in B.C. teenager case

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — Sharing a link is "not child pornography," says a defence lawyer for a Dutch man accused of harassment and extortion of British Columbia teenager Amanda Todd. Joseph Saulnier told the jury in Aydin Coban's B.C.