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Canadian government announces $46.5 million for deepsea research

Canadian government announces $46.5 million for deepsea research

Vancouver Feb 6, 2023 / 4:15 pm

The federal government is investing more than $46 million over the next five years to see what’s under Canada’s oceans and then protect it....

Opposition parties demand answers as Liberals say little about Chinese balloon

Opposition parties demand answers as Liberals say little about Chinese balloon

Feb 6, 2023 / 3:07 pm

Opposition parties say the public deserves answers about a Chinese balloon’s incursion over Canadian territory as the Trudeau government remains largely...

McKinsey doesn't meet criteria for banning company from federal contracts: bureaucrat

McKinsey doesn't meet criteria for banning company from federal contracts: bureaucrat

Ottawa Feb 6, 2023 / 3:05 pm

The deputy minister of Public Services and Procurement Canada says the federal government's ethics rules do not disqualify consulting firm McKinsey &...

B.C. fire tanker crashes in Australia, both on board safe: owner

B.C. fire tanker crashes in Australia, both on board safe: owner

Australia Feb 6, 2023 / 2:59 pm

A Boeing 737 air tanker owned by a British Columbia company has crashed in western Australia while on deployment to a fire. Coulson Aviation, based in Port...

Feds will increase annual health transfer and offer targeted funding with conditions

Feds will increase annual health transfer and offer targeted funding with conditions

Feb 6, 2023 / 1:04 pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will offer the provinces a "significant" increase to the Canada Health Transfer and additional money if they agree to...

Former Liberal MP Raj Grewal seeks dismissal of charges due to lack of evidence

Former Liberal MP Raj Grewal seeks dismissal of charges due to lack of evidence

Ontario Feb 6, 2023 / 9:38 am

A former Liberal MP is seeking the dismissal of two criminal charges connected to his time in office. Raj Grewal's lawyer argues that prosecutors have not...

Officer who investigated Indigenous man's death demoted, family says more needed

Officer who investigated Indigenous man's death demoted, family says more needed

Ontario Feb 6, 2023 / 9:23 am

An Ontario agency that oversees complaints against police has demoted an officer who was found guilty of investigating with bias the 2015 death of an Indigenous...

Canada under pressure to ban deep-sea mining as global ocean summit starts in Vancouver

Canada under pressure to ban deep-sea mining as global ocean summit starts in Vancouver

Vancouver Feb 6, 2023 / 9:11 am

Canada is under increasing pressure to declare a moratorium on seabed mining just as federal leaders are set to host an international marine conservation...

Canada 'stands ready' to help after deadly earthquake rocks Turkey, Syria

Canada 'stands ready' to help after deadly earthquake rocks Turkey, Syria

Feb 6, 2023 / 9:03 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada “stands ready” to provide help after a powerful earthquake toppled buildings and killed thousands of...

Former Liberal MP Raj Grewal seeks dismissal of charges due to lack of evidence

Former Liberal MP Raj Grewal seeks dismissal of charges due to lack of evidence

Ottawa Feb 6, 2023 / 8:53 am

A former Liberal MP is in Ontario court today to seek the dismissal of two criminal charges connected to his time in office. Raj Grewal's lawyer is expected...

4.2 magnitude earthquake felt in Ontario, no damage reported: Earthquakes Canada

4.2 magnitude earthquake felt in Ontario, no damage reported: Earthquakes Canada

Ontario Feb 6, 2023 / 7:05 am

A small earthquake shook parts of Ontario after it hit near Buffalo, N.Y. Earthquakes Canada says the 4.2 magnitude quake was "lightly felt" in...

Masking alone wouldn't have eased respiratory virus surge in the fall: PHO document

Masking alone wouldn't have eased respiratory virus surge in the fall: PHO document

Feb 6, 2023 / 6:22 am

Introducing a mask mandate when respiratory viruses surged in the fall may not have eased the crush on pediatric hospitals, a Public Health Ontario science...

Victim identified in alleged hit-and-run which police are treating as a homicide

Victim identified in alleged hit-and-run which police are treating as a homicide

Toronto Feb 5, 2023 / 8:55 pm

Toronto police say an alleged hit-and-run that left one man dead in the city's east end is now being treated as a homicide. They say officers were called to...

Advocates come together to help sailors stuck for months on tugboats in Quebec port

Advocates come together to help sailors stuck for months on tugboats in Quebec port

Quebec Feb 5, 2023 / 5:05 pm

Groups that advocate for seafarers are expressing concern for 11 sailors who are spending a harsh Quebec winter aboard three tugboats that have been detained...

Documentary featuring rise of MuchMusic to premiere at SXSW Film Festival

Documentary featuring rise of MuchMusic to premiere at SXSW Film Festival

Feb 5, 2023 / 1:15 pm

Canadian writer, actor and TV host Erica Ehm says a film about MuchMusic will debut at the South by Southwest Film Festival this spring. Ehm, who is best known...

Canada sends military aircraft into Haiti's skies as gang violence escalates

Canada sends military aircraft into Haiti's skies as gang violence escalates

Feb 5, 2023 / 9:30 am

Canada has sent one of its military planes to Haiti to help the country cope with escalating violence. A joint statement today from National Defence Minister...

Five things to know about health-care talks Tuesday between Trudeau, premiers

Five things to know about health-care talks Tuesday between Trudeau, premiers

Feb 5, 2023 / 8:25 am

On Tuesday in Ottawa, Canada's 13 premiers and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will sit around the same table in person for the first time since COVID-19...

Defence minister says Canada supports U.S. downing of suspected Chinese spy balloon

Defence minister says Canada supports U.S. downing of suspected Chinese spy balloon

Feb 5, 2023 / 8:00 am

The federal defence minister says Canada "unequivocally supports" the United States government's decision to shoot down a high-altitude...

RCMP say man dead after police fired during confrontation on an Alberta First Nation

RCMP say man dead after police fired during confrontation on an Alberta First Nation

Alberta Feb 5, 2023 / 7:16 am

RCMP say a confrontation between officers and a suspect on a First Nation in northern Alberta has ended with officers firing guns and the suspect dead. Police...

Hailed as green energy source, northern Quebec lithium project divides Cree

Hailed as green energy source, northern Quebec lithium project divides Cree

Quebec Feb 5, 2023 / 7:00 am

Type the word “Nemaska” into a search engine and most results refer to Nemaska Lithium, the company that sought bankruptcy protection in 2019 before...

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