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Cdn military program seeking help to find and take out waste in space

Cdn military program seeking help to find and take out waste in space

OTTAWA — The Canadian military is looking for help taking out the trash in space. Over the last two years, the military's Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security program has awarded 16 contracts totalling $4.
Quebec provincial police open homicide probe into killing of Mascouche mother

Quebec provincial police open homicide probe into killing of Mascouche mother

MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police say a young mother was the victim of a homicide in a suburban home Thursday north of Montreal. The victim was identified by police as Jael Cantin, 33, of Mascouche, Que., about 45 kilometres north of the city.
U.S. Senate approves new version of North American free trade agreement

U.S. Senate approves new version of North American free trade agreement

WASHINGTON — The Republican-led U.S.
John Crosbie remembered as patriot, 'indomitable' force at state funeral

John Crosbie remembered as patriot, 'indomitable' force at state funeral

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Generations of Canadian politicians filed into an Anglican cathedral in snowy downtown St. John's Thursday to honour a man described as a one-of-a-kind political figure whose influence will outlast his lifetime.
Federal health minister says too early for broad drug decriminalization

Federal health minister says too early for broad drug decriminalization

VANCOUVER — Canada's health minister says talk about decriminalizing drugs to deal with the country's opioids crisis is premature until people have enough help to fight their addictions.

Digital evidence a 'double-edged sword' in sexual crime cases: experts

Text messages, social media posts and video are playing an increasingly central role in the investigation and prosecution of sexual crimes, but experts say digital evidence is a double-edged sword that can prolong cases and potentially discourage com
A look at some of the victims of the Iran plane crash who had roots in Canada

A look at some of the victims of the Iran plane crash who had roots in Canada

Dozens of people with ties to Canada were among the 176 who were killed when Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 crashed after takeoff near Tehran, Iran.
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.