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Unions holds rally in Iqaluit as housing authority strike nears 70-day mark

Unions holds rally in Iqaluit as housing authority strike nears 70-day mark

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Northern unions are calling on the federal government to stop the use of replacement workers as a strike by unionized staff with the Iqaluit Housing Authority nears the 70-day mark.
Provinces, territories agree to help feds in '30 by 30' goal to halt land, water loss

Provinces, territories agree to help feds in '30 by 30' goal to halt land, water loss

OTTAWA — Canada's provinces and territories are on board to help the federal government in its goal to halt land and water loss across the country.
New system will bring families of immigrants to Canada faster: Fraser

New system will bring families of immigrants to Canada faster: Fraser

OTTAWA — Spouses, children and parents of recent immigrants will be able to join their loved ones in Canada more quickly as the government shifts to a new system to approve family reunification applications, Immigration Minister Sean Fraser announced
Americans should be exempt from Canada's foreign housing tax, members of Congress say

Americans should be exempt from Canada's foreign housing tax, members of Congress say

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is urging the State Department to ask that Americans be exempted from Canada's tax on foreign property owners.
Florida man pleads not guilty after Canada-U.S. human smuggling tragedy in Manitoba

Florida man pleads not guilty after Canada-U.S. human smuggling tragedy in Manitoba

DULUTH, Minn. — A Florida man pleaded not guilty to human smuggling charges Friday in a case linked to the discovery last year of a family of four migrants from India found frozen to death just steps from the Canada-U.S. border.
'Immense sorrow:' Major fire at Montreal heritage building that once housed monastery

'Immense sorrow:' Major fire at Montreal heritage building that once housed monastery

MONTREAL — A major fire at a Montreal heritage building was still not under control Friday and authorities were not able to provide a firm timeline of how long it would take to extinguish the blaze.
Feds warned about risks of delaying 24 Sussex decision almost a year before it closed

Feds warned about risks of delaying 24 Sussex decision almost a year before it closed

OTTAWA — Almost a year before the closure of 24 Sussex Drive due to disrepair and an infestation of rodents, the chairman of the National Capital Commission's board of directors warned that further delaying a cabinet decision on the fate of the resid
In The News for May 26 : Are Canadian homeowners covered in cases of flooding?

In The News for May 26 : Are Canadian homeowners covered in cases of flooding?

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 May 26 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
B.C. premier embarks on trade mission in Japan, Korea, Singapore and Vietnam

B.C. premier embarks on trade mission in Japan, Korea, Singapore and Vietnam

VICTORIA — British Columbia Premier David Eby is heading to Asia on a trade mission that makes stops in Japan, Korea, Singapore and Vietnam. But the premier's tour itinerary, released Thursday, does not include China.
Johnston was already set to testify at committee before opposition demanded he appear

Johnston was already set to testify at committee before opposition demanded he appear

OTTAWA — Canada's foreign interference watchdog David Johnston was already scheduled to testify before opposition MPs demanded his appearance in a letter this week, a parliamentary committee chair said Thursday.