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U.S. to mount 'diplomatic boycott' of Beijing Olympics; Canada contemplates similar

U.S. to mount 'diplomatic boycott' of Beijing Olympics; Canada contemplates similar

WASHINGTON — The United States confirmed Monday it won't be sending any diplomatic officials to the Winter Olympics in Beijing next year — and suggested strongly that it would welcome similar displays of international solidarity from countries around
Travellers who've forgotten to use ArriveCan app can now give details at the border

Travellers who've forgotten to use ArriveCan app can now give details at the border

OTTAWA — Travellers who can't access the government's ArriveCan app, or simply forget to fill it out, may start to receive some clemency at the border after Canada's public safety minister gave new instructions to border officials to allow people to

House of Commons set to get bill from Liberals changing drug, criminal laws

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are expected to introduce a bill in the House of Commons Tuesday that would revive a legislative push to repeal mandatory minimum penalties for drug offences.
'Not getting on a plane any time soon': Deportation decision delayed in Broncos case

'Not getting on a plane any time soon': Deportation decision delayed in Broncos case

CALGARY — A decision on whether a former truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash should be deported to India likely won't be coming until the new year.
Watchdog to investigate two latest violent arrest videos involving Quebec City police

Watchdog to investigate two latest violent arrest videos involving Quebec City police

QUEBEC — The province's police watchdog says it will investigate a Quebec City police officer caught on video during a pair of violent arrests earlier this year.
Canada to manufacture Merck COVID-19 antivirals if regulator approves

Canada to manufacture Merck COVID-19 antivirals if regulator approves

OTTAWA — Canada could become a global manufacturing hub for a potentially game-changing treatment of COVID-19 with the signing of a new agreement to produce Merck Canada's antiviral drug in Whitby, Ont.
Federal government will soon hand over more residential school records: Miller

Federal government will soon hand over more residential school records: Miller

OTTAWA — Canada's Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister says the federal government will soon release a volume of the residential school records it's been criticized for withholding to a national archives centre.
Indigenous report calls for change in B.C. wildfire response, recovery

Indigenous report calls for change in B.C. wildfire response, recovery

An Indigenous-led review of a massive wildfire that destroyed more than 100 homes in British Columbia's southern Interior four years ago has produced 30 calls to action to improve wildfire management and recovery practices.
An anguished anniversary and Freeland in the hot seat: In The News for Dec. 6

An anguished anniversary and Freeland in the hot seat: In The News for Dec. 6

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 Dec. 6 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Trans Mountain pipeline restarts after three-week shutdown during B.C. storms

Trans Mountain pipeline restarts after three-week shutdown during B.C. storms

The Trans Mountain pipeline has restarted following a three-week precautionary shutdown during a series of storms that battered southern British Columbia, causing extensive flooding and landslides. Trans Mountain Corp.
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