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Canadians make  harrowing trek to Haiti airport as Ottawa advises against travel

Canadians make harrowing trek to Haiti airport as Ottawa advises against travel

MONTREAL — An Ottawa physician who navigated the dangerous roads of Haiti Friday to get to the Port-au-Prince airport with three Canadian colleagues says he feel lucky to be alive and is warning others stranded in the strife-torn country not to follo
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh votes in advance in Burnaby South byelection

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh votes in advance in Burnaby South byelection

BURNABY, B.C. — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he is taking nothing for granted as he continues to work hard to win a byelection in Burnaby, B.C., and gain a seat in Parliament.
Trump's national emergency: from shutdown frying pan to constitutional fire

Trump's national emergency: from shutdown frying pan to constitutional fire

WASHINGTON — With a few swipes of his Sharpie, Donald Trump assuaged America's fears of another government shutdown Friday, but not before declaring a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Wilson-Raybould asked me if I would tell her what to do with SNC case: Trudeau

Wilson-Raybould asked me if I would tell her what to do with SNC case: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it was former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould who asked him in the fall if he planned to tell her what to do in the prosecution of Quebec engineering giant SNC-Lavalin — a conversation, he says, that
Crown in Norman case releases notes, rejects allegations of political influence

Crown in Norman case releases notes, rejects allegations of political influence

OTTAWA — Seeking to rebut an allegation that they're operating in concert with the top levels of the federal government, Crown prosecutors in the case of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman gave his defence lawyers a set of notes from a meeting they say was an

Alberta minor hockey team criticized for Indigenous dance video forfeits season

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Parents of Fort McMurray minor hockey players whose team was criticized for an Indigenous locker-room dance captured in a viral video say they're forfeiting the rest of the season due to safety concerns.
Liberals give BlackBerry $40M to support futuristic car development

Liberals give BlackBerry $40M to support futuristic car development

OTTAWA — BlackBerry is getting $40 million in federal funding to help develop technologies that make cars safer, more connected to cyberspace and, eventually, capable of driving themselves.
AFN national chief urges action on legislation in wake of Wilson-Raybould's exit

AFN national chief urges action on legislation in wake of Wilson-Raybould's exit

OTTAWA — The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations is urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to press on with the process of reconciliation even after losing the lone Indigenous member of cabinet under a cloud of controversy.
Federal NDP not selling with unions, Canadians: labour leader

Federal NDP not selling with unions, Canadians: labour leader

OTTAWA — The federal NDP is struggling to reach members of the labour movement and Canadians in general, says Canadian Labour Congress president Hassan Yussuff. Organized labour is a crucial well of moral and practical support for the New Democrats.

Cat Lake leaders slam political inaction; warn mould may force evacuation

TORONTO — Angry and frustrated leaders of a remote northern Ontario reserve warned on Friday they will be forced to evacuate their community unless they receive immediate help dealing with mould-infested housing and their ailing children.