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Canadian actor aboard cruise ship saw beginning of New Zealand volcano eruption

Canadian actor aboard cruise ship saw beginning of New Zealand volcano eruption

A Canadian man says he is still "shaky" from the experience of witnessing the beginnings of a volcanic eruption in New Zealand.
Questions abound In The News for Dec. 10; Is the accused a Santa or a Scrooge?

Questions abound In The News for Dec. 10; Is the accused a Santa or a Scrooge?

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 Dec. 10. What we are watching in Canada ...
Anti-money laundering agency flags bank drafts in shady casino dealings

Anti-money laundering agency flags bank drafts in shady casino dealings

OTTAWA — Canada's anti-money laundering agency is warning casinos to carefully eye customers who pay for their gaming with bank drafts — the latest method of choice for criminals trying to disguise dirty money.
Health officials investigating 16 cases of E. coli related to packaged salad

Health officials investigating 16 cases of E. coli related to packaged salad

TORONTO — Health officials are investigating 16 cases of E. coli in five eastern provinces stemming from packaged salad.

Trudeau says UN vote not a shift in Canada's 'steadfast' support for Israel

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says a recent vote to support a UN resolution endorsing Palestinian self-determination is not a shift in Canada's policy against singling out Israel for criticism on the international stage.
Freeland heads to Mexico in effort to finalize new NAFTA revisions

Freeland heads to Mexico in effort to finalize new NAFTA revisions

OTTAWA — Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland is to meet American and Mexican officials in Mexico City on Tuesday amid reports a deal to revise the new North American free-trade agreement is close to completion.
Greed drove former SNC exec's alleged fraud, corruption scheme: Crown

Greed drove former SNC exec's alleged fraud, corruption scheme: Crown

MONTREAL — Summing up six weeks of testimony at the trial of a former SNC-Lavalin executive accused of fraud and corruption, a prosecutor told jurors Monday that greed lies at the root of the accusations.
Decision reserved in hearing for N.B. officers involved in fatal shooting

Decision reserved in hearing for N.B. officers involved in fatal shooting

FREDERICTON — A New Brunswick arbitrator has 15 days to decide the fate of two Bathurst, N.B., police officers who were involved in a fatal shooting almost five years ago.

Wealth of Canadians divided along racial lines, says report on income inequality

OTTAWA — Canadians who identify as visible minorities do not have the same access to investments and other sources of wealth as non-racialized people, suggests a new report on income inequality that looks at the financial impact of racism beyond jobs

Warrant valid in search of property over threats against sex worker: B.C. judge

VERNON, B.C. — A British Columbia Supreme Court judge has rejected an application by a defence lawyer to have a search warrant ruled invalid in the case of a man accused of uttering threats against a sex worker.