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Feds double spending to renovate historic home of Sir John A. Macdonald

Feds double spending to renovate historic home of Sir John A. Macdonald

KINGSTON, Ont. — The home of Canada's first prime minister is getting an extra $1.1 million from the federal government for promised renovations. The Liberals originally promised $1.
Twitter joins Facebook in creating registry for online political ads

Twitter joins Facebook in creating registry for online political ads

OTTAWA — Twitter is creating a registry of all online political ads posted on its platform during this fall's federal election campaign.
Hundreds set to paddle in Yukon River Quest for healing or  cash prizes

Hundreds set to paddle in Yukon River Quest for healing or cash prizes

WHITEHORSE — A Yukon cabinet minister is among the hundreds of participants taking part in a gruelling paddle as the 21st Yukon River Quest launches from Whitehorse.
Canada extends leadership of NATO training mission in Iraq to November 2020

Canada extends leadership of NATO training mission in Iraq to November 2020

OTTAWA — Canada will lead a NATO training mission in Iraq until November 2020 after the federal government approved an extension to the operation.

'Some baloney' in claims about new federal access-to-information system

OTTAWA — "The changes announced today enhance the transparency and accountability of Canadian democratic institutions by ensuring that Canadians can easily view the most often requested documents without having to file an access to information reques
In the news today, June 26

In the news today, June 26

Five stories in the news for Wednesday, June 26 ——— CHINA SEEKS SUSPENSION OF CANADIAN MEAT The Chinese Embassy said Tuesday it has asked Canada to suspend all meat exports, a surprise move that comes amid the diplomatic dispute over the December arr
'Somewhere to go:' Sex trafficking victim calls for more safe houses

'Somewhere to go:' Sex trafficking victim calls for more safe houses

REGINA — For years, Beatrice Wallace blamed herself. Not only did she feel shame and guilt, but the 46-year-old Regina mother kept it hidden.
MMIW commissioners reconcile Canada Day with their genocide finding

MMIW commissioners reconcile Canada Day with their genocide finding

WINNIPEG — When Michèle Audette was growing up, Canada Day was not a celebration. It left her feeling bitter. The daughter of a Quebecois father and an Innu mother, Audette didn't see herself in the school curriculum.
China asks for suspension of  Canadian meat, citing forged certificates

China asks for suspension of Canadian meat, citing forged certificates

OTTAWA — The Chinese Embassy said Tuesday it has asked Canada to suspend all meat exports, a surprise move that comes amid the diplomatic dispute over the December arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver.
Mountie charged with manslaughter made tactically disastrous decision: trial

Mountie charged with manslaughter made tactically disastrous decision: trial

THOMPSON, Man. — An RCMP officer in northern Manitoba made a disastrous tactical decision to step in front a vehicle before he shot the driver, an expert in police use of force testified at the officer's trial Tuesday. Const.