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Trudeau taps Karen Hogan to replace the late Michael Ferguson as auditor general

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has tapped Karen Hogan to be Canada's next auditor general. Hogan is currently assistant auditor general and has worked in that office since 2006.
Officials failed to protect Montreal's vulnerable neighbourhoods, activists say

Officials failed to protect Montreal's vulnerable neighbourhoods, activists say

MONTREAL — Some of Montreal's most disadvantaged neighbourhoods appear to be bearing the brunt of the city's COVID-19 numbers, leading community organizers to question why more wasn't done to protect them.
Canada wants to extend U.S. travel ban; PM not yet ready to consider future plan

Canada wants to extend U.S. travel ban; PM not yet ready to consider future plan

WASHINGTON — Canada is not yet prepared to confront the challenges inherent in reopening the shared border with the United States, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday, stopping short of confirming that a ban on non-essential travel will be e
Trudeau cites uncertainty around pandemic as reason for budget delay

Trudeau cites uncertainty around pandemic as reason for budget delay

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau isn't saying when his government will provide a budget or fiscal update, citing economic uncertainty around COVID-19.
Judge finds abuse, but Calgary man acquitted in death of four-year-old daughter

Judge finds abuse, but Calgary man acquitted in death of four-year-old daughter

CALGARY — A judge has ruled that a four-year-old girl who died was clearly a victim of child abuse but there's not enough evidence to convict her father of second-degree murder.
Watchdog blasts compensation regimes for disabled veterans, calls for overhaul

Watchdog blasts compensation regimes for disabled veterans, calls for overhaul

OTTAWA — Canada's veterans' watchdog is calling for a wholesale overhaul of how the federal government compensates and supports injured ex-soldiers, blasting the existing system for providing some with more assistance than others who have the same in
A look at some of the Canadians who have lost their lives to COVID-19

A look at some of the Canadians who have lost their lives to COVID-19

COVID-19 has sickened tens of thousands of Canadians from coast to coast and killed thousands. "While we can start to become numb to these numbers as time goes on, each one of these individuals had a life that mattered and people who loved them," Dr.
TSB urges new way to test train brakes as probe into fatal B.C. crash continues

TSB urges new way to test train brakes as probe into fatal B.C. crash continues

CALGARY — The Transportation Safety Board says there should be a better way of determining whether a train's brakes are working as they should.
Details on $1B aid and Whitecaps back to training; In The News for May 13

Details on $1B aid and Whitecaps back to training; In The News for May 13

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 13 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ... .
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.