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Chinese-controlled company fights Ottawa's order to divest assets on security grounds

Chinese-controlled company fights Ottawa's order to divest assets on security grounds

OTTAWA — The Liberal government has directed a state-owned Chinese telecommunications firm to divest its stake in a Canadian subsidiary over national security concerns, prompting a court challenge of the order.

No winning ticket for Friday's $31.8 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $31.8 million jackpot in Friday's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on Sept. 14 will grow to an estimated $50 million. There will also be two Maxmillions prizes of $1 million each up for grabs.
Hurricane Larry makes landfall in eastern Newfoundland

Hurricane Larry makes landfall in eastern Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Hurricane Larry made landfall as a Category 1 storm in eastern Newfoundland, arriving near South East Bight around midnight local time, according to the National Hurricane Centre in Miami.

Canada helped 145 Afghan refugees flee overland to Pakistan

OTTAWA — Canada has helped 145 Canadian-bound refugees flee Afghanistan overland to Pakistan.
Leaders defend Quebecers as questions about discrimination erupt after debate

Leaders defend Quebecers as questions about discrimination erupt after debate

OTTAWA — Federal party leaders were defending Quebec against charges of racism on Friday — a day too late, Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet shot back — as they returned to the road hoping to capitalize on any post-debate momentum as Canad
Quebec coroner outraged by delay in getting nurses to hard-hit Résidence Herron

Quebec coroner outraged by delay in getting nurses to hard-hit Résidence Herron

MONTREAL — A coroner hearing testimony about the situation at a suburban Montreal long-term care home where 47 people died during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic said Friday she was shocked at how long it took to get proper help to residents.
Immunocompromised should receive 3rd COVID-19 mRNA vaccine: immunization panel

Immunocompromised should receive 3rd COVID-19 mRNA vaccine: immunization panel

OTTAWA — A national advisory panel recommended Friday people who are immunocompromised should receive a third vaccine dose against COVID-19.
'We focused on remembering our dad': the grief and growth of a family ravaged by 9/11

'We focused on remembering our dad': the grief and growth of a family ravaged by 9/11

Garrett Doyle was only one when his father was killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, but the loss would have a profound effect on his life.
The English debate and a Canadian star lights up New York: In The News for Sept. 10

The English debate and a Canadian star lights up New York: In The News for Sept. 10

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 Sept. 10 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Afghanistan's first female Olympian urges Canada to speed asylum process for refugees

Afghanistan's first female Olympian urges Canada to speed asylum process for refugees

VANCOUVER — Shortly after Afghanistan fell to the Taliban, Friba Rezayee's phone started lighting up with messages from women and girls pleading for help.