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Biden and McCarthy agree to 2-year budget deal to raise debt ceiling, enhance work requirements for food aid
With the outlines of a deal in placethe legislative package could be drafted and shared with lawmakers in time for votes early next week in the House and later in the Senate
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Bombardier wants Trudeau to consider Canadian aircraft for CP-140 | Ottawa Citizen
Canadian aerospace firms have written Justin Trudeau requesting he allow open competition for a new military surveillance plane
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CommentPolitical | 9:53 PM on Friday
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told Canada’s mayors Friday that his government will roll out a new long-term infrastructure plan in the fall to boost the stock of affordable housing across the country.
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CommentLaw & Order | 11:18 AM on Friday
Winnipeg police say they seized $10,000 worth of psilocybin and found evidence of trafficking when they raided a business that called itself Manitoba's first magic mushroom dispensary, as well as a home on Waterfront Drive.
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CommentMisc CDN | 11:16 AM on Friday
According to a Montreal heritage advocacy group, the nearly two-century-old Monastère du Bon-Pasteur exemplified how to breathe new life into a historic institution and turn it into a vibrant gathering space for Montrealers.
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CommentEnvironmental | 5:45 AM on Friday
The U.S. Supreme Court placed new restrictions on the scope of the jurisdiction the Clean Water Act has over wetlands, ruling in favor of Idaho landowners who had challenged the law.
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CommentHealth | 5:38 PM on Thursday
VICTORIA — The B.C. health-care system remains in crisis, despite government efforts to keep a lid on the extent of the problem. Ground zero for the controversy is beleaguered Surrey Memorial Hospital. Earlier this month, a group of Surrey doctors bande
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CommentHealth | 4:26 PM on Thursday
The British Columbia government is preparing to build a new cancer care centre in Kamloops. Health Minister Adrian Dix says the new centre at the Royal Inland Hospital will include radiation therapy, meaning patients will no longer have to travel the roug
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CommentShowbiz | 3:42 PM on Thursday
A game entitled “Slavery Simulator,” where players can “buy and sell” enslaved Black characters, was taken down from Google’s app store after widespread criticism from Brazilian social media users.
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CommentMilitary | 3:41 PM on Thursday
The federal government says new money to build dozens of small vessels for the Canadian Coast Guard is part of a renewal of the agency and will help keep Canada’s waterway navigable and safe.
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CommentLaw & Order | 9:39 AM on Thursday
Retired school teacher Shabetai Shattah thought he was helping his bank stop a thief. It was all a scam: one that saw him walked through several complex steps to hand over his money to people he never saw.
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CommentLaw & Order | 7:07 AM on Thursday
Guam's governor gave the all-clear on Thursday after Typhoon Mawar tore through the remote U.S. Pacific territory the night before, ripping off roofs, shredding trees and leaving much of the island of about 150,000 people without power and utilities.
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CommentLaw & Order | 7:04 AM on Thursday
On Monday, at 3:30 p.m. High Prairie RCMP along with the local fire department responded to a fire at a church in Grouard, Alberta
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CommentHealth | 7:03 AM on Thursday
A new plan to force hospitals to report adverse effects of 'natural health products' such as herbal remedies and supplements has come as a surprise to manufacturers, who say they were blindsided by the proposed change.
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:42 AM on Thursday
Windsor police say they’ve charged the same driver in three separate stunt driving incidents since March. Because of the three incidents and charges, the driver received a lifetime driving ban, $37,500 in fines and faces 1.5 years in jail.
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CommentMisc CDN | 7:49 PM on Wednesday
A group representing the traditional leaders of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy Chiefs Council (HCCC) says it wants Marineland's land.
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CommentMisc CDN | 6:43 AM on Wednesday
In an unfortunate series of events involving taxes and a decades-old unregistered deed, the Municipality of the District of St. Mary's sold the land without Nelson Miller's knowledge.
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:40 AM on Wednesday
Loud cheers erupted inside a packed high school gymnasium after the Brandon School Division rejected a call to remove certain books dealing with sexuality and gender identity from libraries.
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:38 AM on Wednesday
Police in Longueuil say they have found the man who killed 16-year-old Sharron Prior in 1975 after exhuming the remains of a suspect earlier this month.
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:36 AM on Wednesday
Typhoon Mawar barrelled into Guam as a powerful Category 4 storm Wednesday, pummelling the U.S. Pacific territory with high winds, heavy rains and a dangerous storm surge that swamped low-lying areas as residents hunkered down in homes and shelters.
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CommentPolitical | 6:36 AM on Wednesday
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is expected to make his long-awaited foray into the 2024 presidential race on Wednesday in an unusual manner - at an event with billionaire Elon Musk on Twitter.
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CommentLaw & Order | 4:59 PM on Tuesday
More than 450 Catholic clergy in Illinois sexually abused nearly 2,000 children since 1950, the state’s attorney general found in an investigation released Tuesday, revealing that the problem was far worse than the church had let on.
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CommentLaw & Order | 7:13 AM on Tuesday
An overnight fire raced through a dormitory in Guyana, killing at least 19 students and injuring several others at a government boarding school serving remote, mostly Indigenous villages, authorities said Monday. Most of the victims were girls.
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CommentUncle Sam | 7:09 AM on Tuesday
Tim Scott, a Black Republican senator from South Carolina, launched his presidential campaign on Monday, offering an optimistic message he hopes can contrast the two dominant figures in his party's primary field: Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis.
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CommentLaw & Order | 6:28 AM on Tuesday
More seniors have come forward with stories about losing pension benefits because the Canadian government erroneously declared them dead, leading to questions about how widespread the problem might be.
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CommentPolitical | 6:26 AM on Tuesday
"In a lot of the world, the clock has hit midnight."
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CommentBusiness | 12:12 PM on Monday
China’s Cyberspace Administration says chips made by U.S. manufacturer pose ‘network security risks’
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CommentBusiness | 12:11 PM on Monday
British Columbia wildfire officials are closely watching the weather this week with the forecast calling for heavy rain, which could provide some much needed help in containing out-of-control blazes, but also lightning that could spark new burns.
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CommentEnvironmental | 12:10 PM on Monday
With unprecedented wildfires and a provincial election happening at the same time, Alberta is ripe for the spreading of false information online. There are ways to avoid falling into the traps.
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CommentMisc World | 7:10 PM on Sunday
The NAACP over the weekend issued a travel advisory for Florida, joining two other civil rights groups in warning potential tourists that recent laws championed by Gov. Ron DeSantis and Florida lawmakers are “openly hostile toward African Americans, peo
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CommentLaw & Order | 7:09 PM on Sunday
The member states of the International Criminal Court on Saturday said they are "deeply concerned" by Russia's decision to place a court prosecutor and several judges on a wanted list.
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CommentPolitical | 10:42 PM on Saturday
Last week, two former candidates for the leadership of the federal Conservative Party announced new bids for power and influence. In theory, this might mean Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre will soon face challenges from both the right and the middle.