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Canada Post, CUPW agree to extend mediation another 24 hours CANADA POST

OTTAWA — Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers agreed late Monday to extend a mediation effort aimed at resolving their labour dispute by another 24 hours. Both Canada Post and CUPW said late Monday that both sides would continue...

3 Canadian cruise ship passengers charged in Sydney in $23 million cocaine case CRIME

SYDNEY, Australia — Three Canadian cruise ship passengers were charged with drug smuggling Monday after police in Australia allegedly found 95 kilograms of cocaine in their cabin luggage. The haul valued at 31 million Australian dollars (US$23...

Some infant remains found in Winnipeg locker full term: pathologist WINNIPEG

WINNIPEG — A pathologist who examined the remains of six infants found in a Winnipeg storage locker says some were so decomposed, they were just bones. But Raymond Rivera told court most appeared to be full-term births. "It was a...

NEB cancels 1st day of Energy East hearings after protest; Tuesday session also off ENVIRONMENT

MONTREAL — Protesters forced the cancellation on Monday of the first day of hearings in Montreal into TransCanada's Energy East Pipeline project with police making three arrests. And the National Energy Board said in a statement that...

Saskatoon couple asked a second time by CRA to prove they have children CANADA

SASKATOON — A Saskatchewan couple has two boys, four car seats and a nanny but they're being asked by the Canada Revenue Agency to prove that their children exist — again. Devin Dubois and his wife got a letter telling them to prove...

Immigration detention faces rare legal challenge today in provincial court CANADA

TORONTO — A Jamaican man gets a rare chance today to ask a Superior Court in Toronto to look at whether his ongoing immigration detention is justified. Alvin Brown, a 40-year-old who was a permanent resident of Canada since he was eight,...

Trudeau suggests to China: Improve your image by tightening ties with Canada JUSTIN TRUDEAU

BEIJING — Justin Trudeau says China should strengthen its connection to Canada as a way for the rapidly growing superpower to burnish its image on the world stage. Speaking to powerful Chinese businessmen in Beijing, the prime minister said...

Federal study shines new light on homeless military veterans, aboriginals CANADA

OTTAWA — Fewer beds remain empty each night in Canada's emergency homeless shelters as users stay days, sometimes weeks, longer than they did a decade ago, even as their overall numbers decline. Within that population of almost 137,000...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leaves for first official visit to China JUSTIN TRUDEAU

OTTAWA — More than four decades after his father first began paving the way in the 1970s, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau embarked Monday on his first official visit to...

Peacekeeping expected to cost less than non-UN missions CANADA

OTTAWA — One side benefit of Canada's return to peacekeeping is that it could end up costing a lot less than leading a NATO force in Latvia or the war in Iraq. The United Nations reimburses countries that provide soldiers to peacekeeping...

Caribou herd in Labrador may not recover from rapid decline: biologists CANADA

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A once-thriving caribou herd in Labrador that exceeded 800,000 animals in the 1990s is on the verge of collapse, with fewer than 9,000 remaining, biologists say. The Newfoundland and Labrador government, in a dire statement...

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