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Huawei executive's defence team alleges Canadians were 'agents' of the FBI

Huawei executive's defence team alleges Canadians were 'agents' of the FBI

VANCOUVER — A defence team for a Chinese telecom executive is alleging Canadian officials acted as "agents" of American law enforcement while she was detained at Vancouver's airport for three hours ahead of her arrest.
Liberals block hearings into scathing ethics report on SNC-Lavalin affair

Liberals block hearings into scathing ethics report on SNC-Lavalin affair

OTTAWA — Cries of a coverup competed with claims of pre-election, hyper-partisan excess Wednesday after Liberal MPs blocked an opposition attempt to hold hearings on ethics commissioner Mario Dion's scathing report into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau'
Retired British Columbia fisherman nets $60-million lottery jackpot

Retired British Columbia fisherman nets $60-million lottery jackpot

RICHMOND, B.C. — A retired fisherman from Richmond, B.C., has reeled in the catch of a lifetime — a $60-million lottery haul. The B.C. Lottery Corp.

'Grateful that we had stopped:' Couple avoids fiery Alberta crash that killed 3

CEREAL, Alta. — A Saskatchewan man says a well-timed pit stop may have helped him avoid getting caught in a fiery 10-vehicle crash in southeastern Alberta that killed three people. Dore Germo and his wife left Kelowna, B.C.
Trans Mountain puts contractors on notice to get ready for pipeline restart

Trans Mountain puts contractors on notice to get ready for pipeline restart

OTTAWA — Construction on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project is set to restart in the next month, just in time for the official kick-off of the federal election. Trans Mountain Corp.
Military faces calls to train soldiers to identify neo-Nazis, hate-group members

Military faces calls to train soldiers to identify neo-Nazis, hate-group members

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces is facing calls to drop what experts say is a reactive approach to racism and hate in the ranks, and instead launch a concentrated, proactive effort campaign to root out extremist beliefs and behaviours.

Canadian researcher says new study suggests autism overdiagnosed

MONTREAL — Autism has become so overdiagnosed that within five to 10 years there could be almost no difference between groups of people who have been diagnosed with the condition and those who haven't, a Montreal researcher warns following the public
Trudeau vows to stand firm against 'increasingly assertive' China

Trudeau vows to stand firm against 'increasingly assertive' China

MONTREAL — Canada won't back down in its defence of Canadians against an increasingly assertive China, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday following another round of sharp criticism from the Asian country.

Feminine hygiene products added to food subsidy program Nutrition North

CAMBRIDGE BAY, Nunavut — The federal government is expanding its subsidy program for northern groceries to include feminine hygiene products and staple foods shipped by road or sea.

Feds provide $3 million boost to charity for social entrepreneurs

The federal government says it is giving $3 million to a charity that supports young Canadians developing socially conscious businesses.