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Trudeau fills vacancy in cabinet with B.C. MP Joyce Murray

Trudeau fills vacancy in cabinet with B.C. MP Joyce Murray

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has filled a cabinet vacancy with British Columbia MP Joyce Murray, who is becoming president of the Treasury Board.
Operations largely back to normal at Toronto's Pearson airport after fire

Operations largely back to normal at Toronto's Pearson airport after fire

TORONTO — Operations at Toronto's Pearson International Airport had largely returned to normal Monday morning after a fire the night before triggered an evacuation and major flight disruptions.
In the news today, March 18

In the news today, March 18

Five stories in the news for Monday, March 18 ——— TRAVEL CHAOS AT TORONTO'S PEARSON AIRPORT AFTER FIRE It was a chaotic scene at Toronto's Pearson Airport last night after a fire near a security checkpoint led authorities to evacuate the area.
'Play until you can't:' Bronco focuses on sledge hockey instead of anniversary

'Play until you can't:' Bronco focuses on sledge hockey instead of anniversary

OKOTOKS, Alta. — At the end of a long and difficult year, Ryan Straschnitzki is on the ice and his hockey dream is intact.

B.C. Court of Appeal will begin hearing oil-transport reference case today

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's Court of Appeal will consider the question of provincial powers over the future of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project during a five-day hearing that starts today. The B.C.
Fire near security screening area at Pearson airport causes cancellations

Fire near security screening area at Pearson airport causes cancellations

TORONTO — Chaos erupted at Toronto Pearson International Airport on Sunday evening after a fire near a security checkpoint led authorities to evacuate the area, but within a few hours operations were starting to return to normal. All U.S.
Facebook announces changes to political advertising to meet new federal rules

Facebook announces changes to political advertising to meet new federal rules

OTTAWA — Facebook is launching a new advertisement library that will capture detailed information about political ads targeted at voters in Canada, including who pays for them and whom they target.
Brampton family unable to identify family members during trip to Ethiopia

Brampton family unable to identify family members during trip to Ethiopia

The Brampton, Ont., family that lost six members in the Ethiopian Airlines crash says authorities in that country have told them it could take up to six months to identify their relatives' remains.

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh sworn in as member of Parliament for Burnaby South

OTTAWA — New Democrat Leader Jagmeet Singh has been sworn in as a member of Parliament. The NDP says Singh becomes the first racialized party leader to sit in the House of Commons.
Budget's housing affordability changes to focus on supply, demand, regulation

Budget's housing affordability changes to focus on supply, demand, regulation

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government will take steps in Tuesday's federal budget to make home-buying more affordable with changes affecting supply, demand and regulation, The Canadian Press has learned.