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Canadian government announces $46.5 million for deep-sea research

Canadian government announces $46.5 million for deep-sea research

VANCOUVER — The federal government is investing more than $46 million over the next five years to see what’s under Canada’s oceans and then protect it.
Canada 'stands ready' to help after deadly earthquake rocks Turkey, Syria: Trudeau

Canada 'stands ready' to help after deadly earthquake rocks Turkey, Syria: Trudeau

Canada is ready to provide help in the aftermath of a disastrous earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday, as authorities in those countries reported that more than 2,500 people had died and thousands more were
Strike, lockout notices loom over negotiations between City of Yellowknife, union

Strike, lockout notices loom over negotiations between City of Yellowknife, union

YELLOWKNIFE — Unionized staff with the City of Yellowknife are gearing up for a strike and the city is preparing to lock out employees as the two sides try to reach a new collective agreement.
Former health minister says new health deal won't succeed without specific targets

Former health minister says new health deal won't succeed without specific targets

OTTAWA — Former health minister Jane Philpott says the targeted funding agreements Ottawa signed with the provinces six years ago have not transformed health care in this country like many hoped they would.
Crown wants sex assault case of fashion mogul Peter Nygard to move more quickly

Crown wants sex assault case of fashion mogul Peter Nygard to move more quickly

MONTREAL — The Crown says it wants the Quebec sexual assault case involving Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard to proceed more quickly.
Tracing fishing gear to protect North Atlantic right whales is positive step: expert

Tracing fishing gear to protect North Atlantic right whales is positive step: expert

Researchers say they can learn about the evolving habits of endangered North Atlantic right whales by tracing the fishing gear from which the animals are freed.
City of Iqaluit announces partial water shutdown; boil water advisory in effect

City of Iqaluit announces partial water shutdown; boil water advisory in effect

IQALUIT, Nunavut — The City of Iqaluit has shut down water services for parts of the city after a series of issues with the piped water system over the weekend.
Former Liberal MP Raj Grewal seeks dismissal of charges due to lack of evidence

Former Liberal MP Raj Grewal seeks dismissal of charges due to lack of evidence

OTTAWA — A former Liberal MP is seeking the dismissal of two criminal charges connected to his time in office.
Quebec premier calls Montreal byelection to replace ex-Liberal leader Anglade

Quebec premier calls Montreal byelection to replace ex-Liberal leader Anglade

MONTREAL — Quebecers living in the Montreal riding of the former Quebec Liberal party leader will vote March 13 in a byelection to choose her replacement.
B.C.'s economy, health care and housing to be the focus of throne speech: Eby

B.C.'s economy, health care and housing to be the focus of throne speech: Eby

VICTORIA — British Columbia's economy will be a key focus for politicians as they return to the legislature for the spring sitting.
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