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Justin Trudeau credits immigration for Canada’s growing tech sector

Justin Trudeau credits immigration for Canada’s growing tech sector

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told hundreds of attendees at a conference in Toronto on Monday that Canada's thriving technology sector is a result of the country's openness to immigrants and he hopes Canadians will continue to view immigrat
Growing wildfire prompts evacuation of High Level, Alta.

Growing wildfire prompts evacuation of High Level, Alta.

HIGH LEVEL, Alta. — A northern Alberta town and a nearby First Nation are being evacuated due to the threat of an encroaching wildfire.
Family of pilot killed in Honduras trying to "piece together" the tragedy

Family of pilot killed in Honduras trying to "piece together" the tragedy

TRUJILLO, Honduras — A 32-year-old British Columbia pilot who was killed in a plane crash in Honduras on Saturday is being described by his father as a spontaneous person who was a happy child.
More women, few minorities: Docs show results of Liberal patronage overhaul

More women, few minorities: Docs show results of Liberal patronage overhaul

OTTAWA — The Liberal government's overhaul of the patronage system has led to gender parity in government appointments, but new figures show few of those women are in leadership posts and visible minorities are being left out.
Canadian retaliatory tariffs lifted as U.S. kills steel aluminum penalties

Canadian retaliatory tariffs lifted as U.S. kills steel aluminum penalties

OTTAWA — Canada collected more than $1.27 billion from the retaliatory tariffs on U.S. products over the last year and all of it will go to the Canadian steel and aluminum industry even though the steel trade war with the United States is over.
Focus on traumatized boys critical to gender equality, new research shows

Focus on traumatized boys critical to gender equality, new research shows

TORONTO — Boys in poor urban areas around the world are suffering even more than girls from violence, abuse and neglect, groundbreaking international research published on Monday suggests.
Diplomat, peacekeeper: Saskatchewan First Nation awaits Poundmaker exoneration

Diplomat, peacekeeper: Saskatchewan First Nation awaits Poundmaker exoneration

When Milton Tootoosis thinks about the planned exoneration of Chief Poundmaker, he breaks down.
Carbon tax, desk-thumping on agenda in upcoming Alberta legislature session

Carbon tax, desk-thumping on agenda in upcoming Alberta legislature session

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney's government heads to the legislature this week to make noise with an ambitious legislative agenda while trying to keep a hush on daily affairs.
Money laundering report a wake-up call for Canada, but some provinces skeptical

Money laundering report a wake-up call for Canada, but some provinces skeptical

VANCOUVER — The authors of a report that found $47 billion was laundered across Canada last year debated whether to include a graph that indicated Alberta, Ontario and the Prairies were hotspots for dirty money, says the lead writer.
Vancouver Aquarium files civil claim suing city and park board over cetacean ban

Vancouver Aquarium files civil claim suing city and park board over cetacean ban

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Aquarium is suing the city and park board over the 2017 cetacean ban for breach of contract and claiming it lost millions of dollars in revenue.