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Iran has asked for technical help on black boxes in downed plane

Iran needs technical assistance from France and the United States to analyze data from the Ukrainian jetliner that was accidentally shot down, says a preliminary report released by the country's National Aviation Authority on Monday.
Ted Hughes, British Columbia's first conflict watchdog, dies at 92

Ted Hughes, British Columbia's first conflict watchdog, dies at 92

VICTORIA — Ted Hughes, whose reports led to the resignation of a premier and the overhaul of child welfare systems in British Columbia and Manitoba, has died. He was 92. Hughes was B.C.
Failed residential school claim 'appalling,' highlights pattern, Angus says

Failed residential school claim 'appalling,' highlights pattern, Angus says

OTTAWA — A woman who alleges she was raped at age 15 while being transported to a residential school has had her settlement claim rejected for a fourth time — a case New Democrat MP Charlie Angus says highlights major gaps in the settlement agreement
Quebec minister says reform needed after people line up for days to sponsor refugees

Quebec minister says reform needed after people line up for days to sponsor refugees

MONTREAL — Quebec's immigration minister has acknowledged the province's system to sponsor refugees needs reform after hundreds of people camped out in his department's Montreal offices over the weekend, hoping to claim one of the few available appli
Fraud allegations a facade, Meng lawyer argues as extradition hearing begins

Fraud allegations a facade, Meng lawyer argues as extradition hearing begins

VANCOUVER — Fraud allegations against Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou are a "facade" and charges filed by the United States are really about the country trying to enforce its sanctions on Iran, a defence lawyer has argued.
Winnipeg mayor talks meth crisis, safety during meeting with prime minister

Winnipeg mayor talks meth crisis, safety during meeting with prime minister

WINNIPEG — The mayor of Winnipeg came out of a sit-down meeting with the prime minister on Monday saying that all levels of government need to work together to tackle a methamphetamine crisis plaguing the city.

Three cases of coronavirus ruled out in Canada as precautions taken nationally

Three possible cases of a new type of viral pneumonia have been investigated in Canada and ruled out as coronavirus, the country's chief public health officer said Monday.
Tax revolt? Unpaid taxes from energy companies to Alberta towns more than double

Tax revolt? Unpaid taxes from energy companies to Alberta towns more than double

The amount of unpaid property taxes that oil and gas companies owe Alberta rural municipalities has more than doubled over the last year, a trend some are calling a tax revolt.
Soldiers trade rifles for snow shovels to help dig out St. John's

Soldiers trade rifles for snow shovels to help dig out St. John's

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Military personnel armed with shovels spread out across St. John's, N.L., Monday in response to calls from people still struggling to dig out from last week's unprecedented snowfall.

Duceppe family sues seniors' home for $1.25 million over mother's death

MONTREAL — On the one-year anniversary of their mother's death, the family of former Bloc Quebecois leader Gilles Duceppe announced they are suing the luxury seniors' residence where the 93-year-old perished after being trapped in a courtyard during
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