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Canada expected to support heavy fuel ban in Arctic despite costs to northerners

Canada expected to support heavy fuel ban in Arctic despite costs to northerners

The federal government is expected to support international measures that would reduce the environmental impact of Arctic shipping but would cost northern families hundreds of dollars a year.
Murder of sex worker exposes Canada's hypocrisy on prostitution: advocate

Murder of sex worker exposes Canada's hypocrisy on prostitution: advocate

MONTREAL — The recent killing of a 22-year-old woman in Quebec has focused renewed attention on Canada's prostitution laws, which critics say are applied irregularly across the country and only make sex work more dangerous.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — There was no winning ticket for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was won by a ticket holder in British Columbia. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Feb.
Minister reports 'modest progress' after blockade talks with First Nation

Minister reports 'modest progress' after blockade talks with First Nation

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Government to evacuate Canadians from quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship

Government to evacuate Canadians from quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship

The federal government will evacuate Canadians from a quarantined cruise ship docked in Japan, Global Affairs announced late Saturday, citing the "extraordinary circumstances" on board.

A timeline on rail disruptions by anti-pipeline protesters across Canada

RCMP began enforcing an injunction earlier this month that prevents interference with construction of a $6.6-billion natural gas pipeline in northern British Columbia.

The latest on protests across Canada in support of anti-pipeline demonstrators

Here is the latest news on protests across Canada over a natural gas pipeline project in British Columbia: Canadian National Railway says blockades of its rail lines in Vancouver and the Toronto area today have ended.

Wet'suwet'en camps occupied, Coastal GasLink workers move through: First Nation

SMITHERS, B.C. — Opponents of a pipeline who support the Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs say they have returned to camps along a road leading to a work site outside Houston, B.C.
Quebecois couple on quarantined cruise ship in Japan test positive for coronavirus

Quebecois couple on quarantined cruise ship in Japan test positive for coronavirus

MONTREAL — An elderly Quebecois couple from Gatineau, Que., aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, their daughter said on Saturday.
Canada joins other nations pressing Iran for compensation to Ukranian jetliner victims

Canada joins other nations pressing Iran for compensation to Ukranian jetliner victims

MUNICH — Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says he and his counterparts from countries that lost citizens in last month's Ukrainian jetliner crash pressed Iran for compensation today at a meeting in Germany.