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Iran must compensate crash victims' families, Canada-led group agrees

Iran must compensate crash victims' families, Canada-led group agrees

LONDON — Canada and its allies sent a stern message to Iran on Thursday: get ready to pay the families of those who died on board the Ukrainian airliner it shot down, and don't try to block any meaningful criminal prosecution of those responsible.
British couple to attempt record-breaking transatlantic balloon flight from N.B.

British couple to attempt record-breaking transatlantic balloon flight from N.B.

FREDERICTON — A British couple is hoping to break through a glass ceiling with a balloon flight from Canada to Europe this summer.
More than 16,000 people nabbed by RCMP between border crossings in 2019

More than 16,000 people nabbed by RCMP between border crossings in 2019

OTTAWA — The number of people intercepted by the RCMP as they crossed into Canada between official border points fell in 2019, newly released federal figures show, but overall, the number of asylum claims being lodged in this country is up.
RCMP creating DNA profiles to help identify Canadians killed in Iran plane crash

RCMP creating DNA profiles to help identify Canadians killed in Iran plane crash

Canada's national police force is taking part in the massive effort to identify dozens of Canadians killed in last week's plane crash in Iran.
B.C. court rules in favour of dad seeking power to immunize his children

B.C. court rules in favour of dad seeking power to immunize his children

SALMON ARM , B.C. — A judge says the father of two boys has the right to ensure his children receive necessary immunizations and dental treatments, despite objections from the children's mother. B.C.
Canadian military resumes some operations in Iraq following Iran scare

Canadian military resumes some operations in Iraq following Iran scare

OTTAWA — Canadian special forces and other military personnel in Iraq have resumed some of their activities following a temporary suspension last week, though many others remain on lock down.
Leaders meet on plane crash and John Crosbie's funeral; In The News for Jan. 16

Leaders meet on plane crash and John Crosbie's funeral; In The News for Jan. 16

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 Jan. 16 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Duchess of Sussex visits women's shelter in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

Duchess of Sussex visits women's shelter in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

VANCOUVER — A women's shelter in Vancouver received a royal visit on Tuesday from Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, as she and husband Prince Harry plot their part-time move to Canada.

Recurring federal deficits could be risky for future generations, study says

MONTREAL — By continuing to post deficits with no clear deadline for a return to balanced budgets, Ottawa is pursuing a risky strategy that could leave a steep bill for future generations, according to a study by HEC Montreal's Centre for Productivit

Anonymous internet posters successfully sued for defamatory comments

TORONTO — A dozen individuals have been ordered to pay thousands of dollars in damages for defamatory statements they made in an internet chat forum, even though the plaintiffs don't know who they are and collecting will likely prove difficult.
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