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Trudeau says China made 'obvious link' between Meng and two Michaels

Trudeau says China made 'obvious link' between Meng and two Michaels

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Chinese officials made clear in the days following the arrests of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor that their imprisonments were linked with Canada's having detained high-tech scion Meng Wanzhou days earli
Quebec premier replaces health minister, makes other major cabinet changes

Quebec premier replaces health minister, makes other major cabinet changes

Quebec Premier Francois Legault made major changes to his cabinet Monday, including replacing the province's health minister in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Saskatchewan government says RCMP declining to participate in Clare's Law

Saskatchewan government says RCMP declining to participate in Clare's Law

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government says it's disappointed the RCMP has declined to participate in a new measure aimed at preventing people from becoming victims of domestic violence.
U.S. residents en route to Alaska via Canada ticketed for breaking health rules

U.S. residents en route to Alaska via Canada ticketed for breaking health rules

BANFF, Alta. — American visitors attempting to use a loophole allowing them to travel through Canada on the way to Alaska ran into the long arm of the law in Banff National Park last week.

Protect migrant workers or face consequences, Ford and Trudeau warn farmers

TORONTO — Ontario farmers who employ temporary foreign workers received a warning Monday from Premier Doug Ford and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: Protect those workers from COVID-19 or face consequences.
Liberals look filling EI gaps as some set to exhaust CERB aid, Qualtrough says

Liberals look filling EI gaps as some set to exhaust CERB aid, Qualtrough says

OTTAWA — Canada's employment minister says federal officials are looking for ways to fill gaps in a key, but decades-old, safety net for unemployed workers to catch those left out from upcoming changes to pandemic-related aid.
Airlines face MPs' frustration over health concerns, lack of refunds

Airlines face MPs' frustration over health concerns, lack of refunds

Airlines faced a tough reception at the House of Commons health committee Monday as MPs grilled them on the lack of refunds for customers whose flights were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Feds need 'to do better' on giving public access to information, Duclos says

Feds need 'to do better' on giving public access to information, Duclos says

OTTAWA — The federal government needs to do better at responding to formal information requests from the public, Treasury Board President Jean-Yves Duclos acknowledged Monday.
Iran commits to handing over PS752 black boxes, start compensation talks: Ottawa

Iran commits to handing over PS752 black boxes, start compensation talks: Ottawa

OTTAWA — Iran has promised to hand over the flight recorders from the civilian airliner it shot down in January "without further delay" and begin compensation talks with the families of those killed in the incident, the federal government said Monday
Auditor General says she needs bigger funding boost due to pandemic demands

Auditor General says she needs bigger funding boost due to pandemic demands

OTTAWA — Auditor general Karen Hogan said Monday the government needs to boost funding to her office because of the unprecedented demands of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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