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Russian who worked on Canadian-led project was no spy, lawyer tells court

Russian who worked on Canadian-led project was no spy, lawyer tells court

OTTAWA — There is "no credible evidence" to support the federal allegation Elena Crenna spied against Canada on behalf of Moscow, the woman's lawyer told a judge Wednesday.

P.A. man remains in custody on weapons charges

A Prince Albert man charged with 30 weapons-related and drug offences remains in custody after being arrested by the Prince Albert Integrated Crime Reduction Team during a traffic stop.
Kenney worried layoffs coming as oil and gas sector struggles with coronavirus

Kenney worried layoffs coming as oil and gas sector struggles with coronavirus

CALGARY — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney flew to Ottawa on Wednesday with a list of demands and a key message for the prime minister to focus on the economy.
PBO says MPs should seek 'clarity' from government on Trump tariff retaliation

PBO says MPs should seek 'clarity' from government on Trump tariff retaliation

OTTAWA — Parliament's spending watchdog urged federal politicians to ask the government why it is holding on to an extra $105 million that it collected on U.S. steel and aluminum during its trade fight with the Trump administration.

Quebec couple ordered to pay $5,000 to man refused apartment over baby's crying

MONTREAL — A Quebec human rights tribunal has ordered two Montreal landlords to pay $5,000 in moral damages to a man who was refused an apartment rental because of his baby.

Court approves settlement for women suing RCMP over discrimination

TORONTO — A group of women won final court approval on Tuesday for their multimillion-dollar class action against the RCMP over gender-based abuse and discrimination.

Quebec City woman pleads guilty to stabbing death of toddler daughter

QUEBEC — A Quebec City mother has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to stabbing her toddler daughter and leaving her in a garbage can.
Centre eyes artificial intelligence to modernize the federal hunt for dirty cash

Centre eyes artificial intelligence to modernize the federal hunt for dirty cash

OTTAWA — The federal anti-money laundering centre is exploring artificial intelligence and machine learning to help sort through a deluge of data in the hunt for hidden dirty cash.

Coronavirus fallout: Handwashing jumps in Canada, new poll indicates

TORONTO — Growing concern about contracting or spreading the new coronavirus has so far prompted Canadians to make relatively modest changes to protect themselves and others, a poll released on Wednesday indicates.
A breakdown of federal spending in response to the COVID-19 outbreak

A breakdown of federal spending in response to the COVID-19 outbreak

OTTAWA — The federal government unveiled a $1 billion response package to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on the Canadian health-care system, the economy, and workers.