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Who's in, who's out and who else could join the Conservative party leadership race

Who's in, who's out and who else could join the Conservative party leadership race

OTTAWA — With Sept. 10 picked as the date for when the Conservative Party of Canada will have a new leader, time is ticking for prospective candidates and their teams to get into place.
Two Ontario students survive Texas crash that killed nine

Two Ontario students survive Texas crash that killed nine

HOBBS, N.M. — Nine people have died in a fiery, head-on collision in West Texas, including six students and a coach from a New Mexico university who were returning home from a golf tournament, authorities say.
Quebec auditor general concerned about booming telemedicine, quality of care

Quebec auditor general concerned about booming telemedicine, quality of care

Quebec's auditor general is concerned that a boom in telemedicine since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic will have a negative impact on the quality of care offered to the population.
Canada cheers U.S. effort to abolish 'spring forward, fall back' daylight time ritual

Canada cheers U.S. effort to abolish 'spring forward, fall back' daylight time ritual

WASHINGTON — A giddy Democratic senator, clapping his hands and dancing with delight in the shadow of a sun-drenched U.S. Capitol, isn't something one sees every day — especially in response to a Republican initiative.
Tire residue chemical in rain runoff kills fish in urban streams, research finds

Tire residue chemical in rain runoff kills fish in urban streams, research finds

Residue from vehicle tires contains a chemical highly toxic to several important species of fish when it washes into streams, says new Canadian research.
CRTC bans Russian state-run broadcaster RT from Canadian airwaves

CRTC bans Russian state-run broadcaster RT from Canadian airwaves

OTTAWA — Canadian broadcasters are no longer allowed to distribute Russia’s state-run broadcaster, RT, after the federal regulator found the programming has targeted Ukrainians during the ongoing Russian invasion.
N.L. looks to rename Colonial Building in St. John's as part of reconciliation effort

N.L. looks to rename Colonial Building in St. John's as part of reconciliation effort

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — As Newfoundland and Labrador considers a name change for its historic Colonial Building in downtown St. John’s, an Indigenous leader in the province says it’s an opportunity to revisit the province’s Confederation with Canada.
Vaccinated travellers will no longer need a COVID-19 test to come to Canada: source

Vaccinated travellers will no longer need a COVID-19 test to come to Canada: source

OTTAWA — Vaccinated travellers will no longer require a negative COVID-19 test to come to Canada as of April 1, according to a source in the federal government.
Liberal government extends amnesty on 'assault-style' firearms until 2023

Liberal government extends amnesty on 'assault-style' firearms until 2023

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government is extending its amnesty on "assault-style" firearms until October 2023. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced in May 2020 he was banning more than 1,500 models of firearms, including the AR-15.
Annual inflation rate hit 5.7% in February amid broad-based price increases

Annual inflation rate hit 5.7% in February amid broad-based price increases

OTTAWA — The cost of living jumped in February at a rate not seen in over 30 years on the back of rising prices for gasoline and groceries, which economists warn are set to become more expensive and push inflation rates even higher.
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