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Raed Jaser, convicted in Via Rail terror plot, loses appeal

Raed Jaser, convicted in Via Rail terror plot, loses appeal

TORONTO — Ontario's highest court has upheld the conviction and life sentence of one of the two men found guilty of terrorism charges in a plot to derail a passenger train between Canada and the U.S.
Trudeau heads to Italy as shadows of war in Ukraine, Gaza loom over G7 summit

Trudeau heads to Italy as shadows of war in Ukraine, Gaza loom over G7 summit

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is headed to Italy on Wednesday to attend the annual G7 leaders' summit, which is taking place as two major geopolitical conflicts weigh on the international community.
In the news today: PM heads to G7 and Canada-US central banks to diverge on policy?

In the news today: PM heads to G7 and Canada-US central banks to diverge on policy?

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed...
Quebec Premier Legault is pushing for more provincial powers amid sagging polls

Quebec Premier Legault is pushing for more provincial powers amid sagging polls

MONTREAL — Quebec's premier says he wants to find new powers to boost his province's autonomy within Canada, but experts are keeping their expectations in check.
Conservatives oppose Liberal tax changes that include adjustment to capital gains tax

Conservatives oppose Liberal tax changes that include adjustment to capital gains tax

OTTAWA — A motion increasing the proportion of capital gains that are taxed in Canada easily passed the House of Commons Tuesday, as the governing Liberals and Conservatives traded barbs about whether it will harm the middle class or make the country
SpaceX staff collect cosmic junk found on farmer's field in Saskatchewan

SpaceX staff collect cosmic junk found on farmer's field in Saskatchewan

ITUNA, Sask. — Two men with SpaceX descended on a Saskatchewan farm in a moving truck Tuesday to retrieve cosmic junk that fell earlier this year from one of its spacecrafts.
'Finally getting started': Plan approved to search landfill for women's remains

'Finally getting started': Plan approved to search landfill for women's remains

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government has given environmental approval to a planned search of a landfill for the remains of two slain First Nations women.
Iconic B.C. museum reopens after 'cutting-edge' 18-month seismic upgrade

Iconic B.C. museum reopens after 'cutting-edge' 18-month seismic upgrade

VANCOUVER — Working on the $40-million seismic upgrade for one of Canada's most prominent museums was an intensely personal experience for architect Nick Milkovich.
New pipe arrives for water-restricted Calgarians; full service still days away

New pipe arrives for water-restricted Calgarians; full service still days away

CALGARY — A new section of water pipe was set to arrive in Calgary on Tuesday, as the city’s mayor urged residents to stay the course, conserve and keep the taps from running dry.
Environment Canada predicts warm summer across country, especially in East

Environment Canada predicts warm summer across country, especially in East

Environment Canada is predicting a warmer-than-usual summer across the entire country, with the greatest chance of high temperatures everywhere east of Manitoba.
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