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Three Canadian regiments without royal patron after Prince Andrew stripped of titles

Three Canadian regiments without royal patron after Prince Andrew stripped of titles

OTTAWA — Three Canadian regiments were left without a patron Thursday after the Queen stripped Prince Andrew of all his military titles and royal patronages.
Ethics committee summons Duclos, Tam on mobile-phone data collection during pandemic

Ethics committee summons Duclos, Tam on mobile-phone data collection during pandemic

OTTAWA — The House of Commons ethics committee is calling on the health minister to explain the Public Health Agency of Canada’s collection of data from millions of mobile phones to understand travel patterns during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Delays push cost to rebuild fire-damaged Lytton, B.C., to $102M: insurance bureau

Delays push cost to rebuild fire-damaged Lytton, B.C., to $102M: insurance bureau

VANCOUVER — Insurance losses from a wildfire that wiped out most of Lytton, B.C., have surged to $102 million.
Human Rights Watch report criticizes Canada on Indigenous, climate issues

Human Rights Watch report criticizes Canada on Indigenous, climate issues

OTTAWA — An international watchdog is taking Canada to task in a new report over what it says are serious domestic and foreign policy challenges on human rights.
Canada joins with Mexico to dispute how U.S. interprets USMCA auto rules of origin

Canada joins with Mexico to dispute how U.S. interprets USMCA auto rules of origin

WASHINGTON — Still licking its wounds from a dispute over dairy imports, Canada teamed up with Mexico on Thursday to challenge how the United States is interpreting North American trade rules that govern duty-free cars and trucks.
Third party to determine if new partnership possible on cancelled Flames arena deal

Third party to determine if new partnership possible on cancelled Flames arena deal

Calgary's city council has voted unanimously to see if it's possible to breathe new life into the lifeless deal to build a new arena for the Calgary Flames.

Large guns investigation discovers drones dropping drugs into prisons: police

WINNIPEG — Police in Winnipeg say a multi-jurisdictional investigation has found drones have been used to drop large quantities of drugs into federal prisons. Insp.

Supreme Court of Canada to review decision on B.C. school trustee's defamation case

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will look at whether a defamation lawsuit by a school trustee in Chilliwack, B.C., should proceed against the former president of a teachers union.
Feds give co-operative housing providers extra help to ease rental costs

Feds give co-operative housing providers extra help to ease rental costs

OTTAWA — The federal government is giving co-operative housing providers millions in funding to ease rental costs, pledging relief for a sector that has sought to find new ways to provide help to tenants. The $118.
Quebec curfew taking toll on women facing violence, people with mental health issues

Quebec curfew taking toll on women facing violence, people with mental health issues

MONTREAL — The Quebec government said it introduced a curfew as a common sense way to reduce COVID-19 transmission and ease pressure on hospitals, but women facing violence, young people and low-income residents say the health order has left them beh