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Delaying Parliament's return until Nov. 22 will cut off COVID-19 benefits: NDP

Delaying Parliament's return until Nov. 22 will cut off COVID-19 benefits: NDP

OTTAWA — Peter Julian, the NDP’s leader of the House of Commons, has written to the government complaining about its decision to delay the return of Parliament. Julian says delaying MPs' return to the House until Nov.
Trudeau visit to Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc a chance to rectify Tofino mistake: chief

Trudeau visit to Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc a chance to rectify Tofino mistake: chief

KAMLOOPS, B.C.
Two Quebec companies unveiled first all-electric ambulance to be deployed globally

Two Quebec companies unveiled first all-electric ambulance to be deployed globally

MONTREAL — Quebec will be seeing its first all-electric ambulances hit the road next year, which will position the province as a leader in electric transportation, provincial Economy Minister Pierre Fitzgibbon announced today.
Marilou McPhedran resigns from senators' group before hearing on her expulsion

Marilou McPhedran resigns from senators' group before hearing on her expulsion

OTTAWA — A senator resigned Monday from the upper chamber's biggest parliamentary group, before a hearing took place to consider kicking her out. Sen.
Casino operators tell B.C. money laundering public inquiry they followed money rules

Casino operators tell B.C. money laundering public inquiry they followed money rules

VANCOUVER — Lawyers for British Columbia's largest gaming companies say compliance with provincial regulations to combat money laundering is and always has been a top priority at provincial casinos. In final submissions at B.C.
NDP calls for social media watchdog as scrutiny of Facebook heats up

NDP calls for social media watchdog as scrutiny of Facebook heats up

OTTAWA — New Democrats are demanding the federal government crack down on social media giants following recent revelations by a Facebook executive that have rekindled questions around how to regulate big tech.
Viewing platform opens at Peggy's Cove in Nova Scotia with eye to improving safety

Viewing platform opens at Peggy's Cove in Nova Scotia with eye to improving safety

PEGGY'S COVE, N.S. — About 100 people gathered near the postcard-perfect lighthouse at Nova Scotia's Peggy's Cove on Monday to mark the official opening of a viewing platform that had initially rankled some local residents.
Montreal firefighter dead after falling into St. Lawrence River during rescue mission

Montreal firefighter dead after falling into St. Lawrence River during rescue mission

MONTREAL — A Montreal firefighter has drowned after falling into the St. Lawrence River during a rescue mission Sunday night, officials announced Monday.
Trudeau to visit B.C. First Nation and Canadian kidnapped: In The News for Oct. 18

Trudeau to visit B.C. First Nation and Canadian kidnapped: In The News for Oct. 18

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Monday, Oct. 18 ... What we are watching in Canada ... KAMLOOPS, B.C.
Group delivers water to people without cars after fuel contaminates pipes in Iqaluit

Group delivers water to people without cars after fuel contaminates pipes in Iqaluit

IQALUIT, Nunavut — When staff at Iqaluit's Qajuqturvik Community Food Centre heard the news last week that water from the city's distribution pipes wasn't safe to drink because of fuel contamination, they knew some people weren't going to be able to