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Liberals reject balanced budget and mandatory voting as official policy

Liberals reject balanced budget and mandatory voting as official policy

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal party embraced an expansion of affordable housing, building high-speed rail between Ontario and Quebec, and a basic guaranteed income as their three-day policy convention wrapped up in Ottawa Saturday.
Quebec public security officials say 89 communities affected by spring flooding

Quebec public security officials say 89 communities affected by spring flooding

MONTREAL — Quebec public security officials say 89 municipalities are dealing with spring flooding with more than 660 people across the province forced to leave their homes.
Government still investigating why threats against Chong not passed up to cabinet

Government still investigating why threats against Chong not passed up to cabinet

OTTAWA — The government is still investigating why warnings that a Conservative member of Parliament was being threatened by the Chinese government never made it to the desk of any cabinet minister, Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino said Saturda
Trudeau, Simon take in pageantry of Britain’s first coronation in 70 years

Trudeau, Simon take in pageantry of Britain’s first coronation in 70 years

More than a dozen Canadians were among the ceremony’s guests of about 2,000. People in the crowd ranged from world leaders and aristocrats to community workers and first responders.
Canada announces plans to place King Charles on $20 bill, coins

Canada announces plans to place King Charles on $20 bill, coins

The image of King Charles will eventually replace the queen on Canada's $20 bill and its coins, the federal government announced during Saturday's coronation events.
Royal-watchers shun sleep to watch coronation of King Charles III

Royal-watchers shun sleep to watch coronation of King Charles III

Some Canadians donned fascinators and sipped tea Saturday morning, shunning sleep to watch the pomp-filled coronation of King Charles III. In Halifax, about 60 people filed into the residence of Nova Scotia’s lieutenant-governor shortly after 6 a.m.
Canada Post issues its first stamp featuring King Charles III

Canada Post issues its first stamp featuring King Charles III

OTTAWA — Canada Post has released its first definite stamp featuring King Charles as monarch. The Crown corporation says it is the first time the King has appeared on the Canadian stamp.
Canadian politicians offer congratulations to King Charles on Coronation Day

Canadian politicians offer congratulations to King Charles on Coronation Day

The coronation of King Charles III took place early Saturday morning in London’s historic Westminster Abbey, prompting well-wishes from across Canada.
Several thousand people forced from homes as wildfires burn across Alberta

Several thousand people forced from homes as wildfires burn across Alberta

Several thousand people have been ordered to leave their homes as more than 100 wildfires burn across Alberta. "Everybody's out, everybody's alive, nobody's injured," said Steven Lacroix, managing director of Alberta Emergency Management Agency.
No winning ticket sold for Friday's $23 million Lotto Max jackpot

No winning ticket sold for Friday's $23 million Lotto Max jackpot

There was no winning ticket sold in Friday's Lotto Max $23 million draw. The jackpot for the next draw on May 9 will be an estimated $28 million. The Canadian Press
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