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Cyberspace making Canadian secrets more vulnerable, spy service official warns

Cyberspace making Canadian secrets more vulnerable, spy service official warns

OTTAWA — The expansion of cyberspace is making it easier for foreign adversaries to pilfer valuable secrets, says a senior official at Canada's spy service.
MP Kevin Vuong co-operating with Navy over charge; yet to decide on court martial

MP Kevin Vuong co-operating with Navy over charge; yet to decide on court martial

OTTAWA — Independent MP Kevin Vuong says he is co-operating fully with the Royal Canadian Navy, which has charged him for failing to disclose he was charged with sexual assault in 2019.
Canada sanctions Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich as Trudeau departs Europe

Canada sanctions Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich as Trudeau departs Europe

WARSAW, Poland — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau capped a weeklong European trip Friday by slapping new sanctions on the Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, who has become an international poster boy for the largesse that enabled President Vladimir Puti
Tory MP says carbon-price rebate cheques could help ease pain of high gas prices

Tory MP says carbon-price rebate cheques could help ease pain of high gas prices

OTTAWA — New Brunswick Conservative MP John Williamson says his province should go back to using the federal carbon price because at least it comes with rebates that could ease the current pain of prices at the pump.
Russians targeting Ukrainian food supply, including grain silos and ports: minister

Russians targeting Ukrainian food supply, including grain silos and ports: minister

OTTAWA — Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau has warned that Russian forces are targeting Ukrainians' food supply, including their stores of grain.
Man behind 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia came from dysfunctional family: uncle

Man behind 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia came from dysfunctional family: uncle

HALIFAX — A close relative of the man who disguised himself as a Mountie and fatally shot 22 people in Nova Scotia says the killer was a lifelong scammer and opportunist raised in a deeply dysfunctional family, newly released documents say.
One still in hospital after military helicopter crash at Gander, N.L., airport

One still in hospital after military helicopter crash at Gander, N.L., airport

GANDER, N.L. — One military member remained in hospital Friday in stable condition after a Cormorant helicopter crash at the airport in Gander, N.L., officials said.
Some post-secondary schools to keep mask mandates in place

Some post-secondary schools to keep mask mandates in place

Some Canadian post-secondary institutions are warning students not to toss their masks just yet, even as provincial governments drop the long-standing public health measure.
Economy adds 337,000 jobs in February, unemployment rate falls to pre-pandemic level

Economy adds 337,000 jobs in February, unemployment rate falls to pre-pandemic level

OTTAWA — Canada's labour market showed signs last month of finally shaking off the shock COVID-19 delivered two years ago, with the share of workers with a job and the unemployment rate besting levels seen just prior to the pandemic.
Amid energy crisis, Ottawa urges Michigan to end crusade against Line 5 pipeline

Amid energy crisis, Ottawa urges Michigan to end crusade against Line 5 pipeline

WASHINGTON — The global energy crisis sparked by Russia's invasion of Ukraine is repressurizing North America's pipeline debate — and Canada's natural resources minister says it offers one more compelling reason for Michigan to abandon its crusade ag
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