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RCMP alleges two former UN workers in Montreal sold weapons, drones to Libya

RCMP alleges two former UN workers in Montreal sold weapons, drones to Libya

MONTREAL — The Royal Canadian Mounted Police says two former United Nations employees in Montreal have been charged after they allegedly took part in a conspiracy to illegally sell Chinese-made drones and other military equipment to Libya.
Doctors ask Liberal government to reconsider capital gains tax change

Doctors ask Liberal government to reconsider capital gains tax change

OTTAWA — The Canadian Medical Association is asking the federal government to reconsider its proposed changes to capital gains taxation, arguing it will affect doctors' retirement savings.
In the news today: Tourism operators face heavy debt loads

In the news today: Tourism operators face heavy debt loads

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Trudeau in Saskatoon today highlighting budget's youth, education and health measures

Trudeau in Saskatoon today highlighting budget's youth, education and health measures

SASKATOON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in Saskatoon today.
Quebec farmers have been protesting since December. Is anyone listening?

Quebec farmers have been protesting since December. Is anyone listening?

SHERBROOKE, Que. — On Monday morning in Sherbrooke, Que., dozens of tractors slowly rolled along a stretch of road between the regional offices of Quebec's farmers association and the Agriculture Department a few hundred meters away.
Large study shows caribou herds in Alberta, B.C., growing from wolf culls, cow pens

Large study shows caribou herds in Alberta, B.C., growing from wolf culls, cow pens

Fresh research suggests western Canada's once-dwindling caribou numbers are finally growing. But the same paper concludes the biggest reason for the rebound is the slaughter of hundreds of wolves, a policy that will likely have to go on for decades.
'Historic' law recognizing Haida Aboriginal title introduced in B.C. legislature

'Historic' law recognizing Haida Aboriginal title introduced in B.C. legislature

VICTORIA — The B.C. government says legislation formally recognizing the Haida Nation's Aboriginal title over the archipelago of Haida Gwaii was introduced in the legislature Monday.
Ottawa police investigating chant on Parliament Hill glorifying Oct. 7 Hamas attack

Ottawa police investigating chant on Parliament Hill glorifying Oct. 7 Hamas attack

OTTAWA — It can sometimes be difficult to discern what constitutes a hate crime, Ottawa's police chief acknowledged Monday as he confirmed his department is investigating a pro-Palestinian protest over the weekend on Parliament Hill.
Singh noncommittal on keeping scheduled increases to Liberals' carbon price in place

Singh noncommittal on keeping scheduled increases to Liberals' carbon price in place

COQUITLAM, B.C. — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is raising eyebrows anew over his carbon pricing stance, refusing to say Monday whether or not he would keep scheduled increases in place if he becomes prime minister.
Labour minister announces inquiry into costly 2023 port strike in B.C.

Labour minister announces inquiry into costly 2023 port strike in B.C.

GATINEAU, Que. — Federal Labour Minister Seamus O'Regan says he has appointed an Industrial Inquiry Commission to dig deeper into the underlying causes of B.C.'s port strike last summer.