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Tail cracks on military's new helicopters likely due to weight of equipment: DND

Tail cracks on military's new helicopters likely due to weight of equipment: DND

OTTAWA — The Department of National Defence is blaming an apparent design flaw for the cracks recently discovered in the tails of most of the military's new Cyclone helicopters.
Liberals, industry groups look to solve supply-chain issues, and prevent future woes

Liberals, industry groups look to solve supply-chain issues, and prevent future woes

OTTAWA — The federal transport minister says the government plans to create a suite of policy responses to help ease pandemic-strained supply chains and prevent future flare-ups.
Calling the Ottawa protests 'peaceful' downplays non-violent dangers, critics say

Calling the Ottawa protests 'peaceful' downplays non-violent dangers, critics say

Police haven't reported any physical violence at the ongoing Ottawa rally against vaccine mandates and other government-imposed COVID-19 restrictions, but critics warn that conflating the absence of bloodshed with "peaceful" protest downplays the dan
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he's tested positive for COVID-19

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he's tested positive for COVID-19

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is feeling well and has no symptoms after testing positive today for COVID-19. Trudeau has been in isolation since Thursday after one of his children tested positive for the virus.
Budget officer suggests feds' foreign homeowner tax to yield less than Liberals plan

Budget officer suggests feds' foreign homeowner tax to yield less than Liberals plan

OTTAWA — The parliamentary budget officer is estimating that a new federal tax on vacant, foreign-owned properties may not bring in as much as the Liberals hope.

MPs to run convoy gauntlet and Ukraine showdown: In The News for Jan. 31

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 Jan. 31 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Alberta premier says truckers' border blockade violates traffic laws and must end

Alberta premier says truckers' border blockade violates traffic laws and must end

COUTTS, Alta. — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says a truck convoy that's blockaded a highway at a busy U.S. border crossing as part of a protest against vaccine mandates violates the province's Traffic Safety Act and must end immediately.
Protesters show no sign of rolling off as Ottawa residents brace for more disruption

Protesters show no sign of rolling off as Ottawa residents brace for more disruption

OTTAWA — Many of the horn-honking demonstrators who brought Ottawa to a near standstill showed no signs of budging Sunday as parliamentarians, businesses and school administrators were left wondering when the usual rhythm of the frazzled national cap
Trudeau seeks NDP, Bloc support to prevent Conservative 'obstructionism'

Trudeau seeks NDP, Bloc support to prevent Conservative 'obstructionism'

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is counting on the Bloc Quebecois and the NDP to help his minority Liberal government get things done in the face of what he anticipates will be systematic obstructionism by the Conservatives.

The latest on anti-vaccine mandate protests happening on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA — The latest developments on ongoing protests against COVID-19 restrictions and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government. All times Eastern. 7:30 p.m.
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