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Liberal government not immune from auto thefts: 48 vehicles stolen in recent years

Liberal government not immune from auto thefts: 48 vehicles stolen in recent years

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are trying to crack down on a scourge of auto thefts across the country, even as the government is struggling to keep its own vehicles away from thieves, new data show.
Protests as three Indian nationals face B.C. court, accused of Nijjar murder

Protests as three Indian nationals face B.C. court, accused of Nijjar murder

SURREY, B.C. — Members of British Columbia's Sikh community filled a Surrey courtroom as three Indian nationals accused of murdering temple leader and political activist Hardeep Singh Nijjar made their first court appearances by video.
CBC head spars with Conservative MPs as she testifies about executive bonuses

CBC head spars with Conservative MPs as she testifies about executive bonuses

OTTAWA — An appearance by the CEO of the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. at a parliamentary committee turned personal Tuesday, even before Catherine Tait faced a barrage of questions from Conservative MPs over executive bonuses.
Manitoba Opposition Tories say lengthy omnibus bill means less public scrutiny

Manitoba Opposition Tories say lengthy omnibus bill means less public scrutiny

WINNIPEG — Manitobans may not be able to have public input on a host of proposed legislative changes, including a ban on replacement workers during labour disputes and a tightening of environmental rules.
CFL suspends Argos quarterback Kelly for minimum of nine games

CFL suspends Argos quarterback Kelly for minimum of nine games

TORONTO — The CFL suspended Toronto Argonauts quarterback Chad Kelly for at least nine regular-season games Tuesday following its investigation into a lawsuit filed by a former strength-and-conditioning coach against both the player and club.
B.C. drug deaths reach 192 in March; Ottawa approves request to prohibit public use

B.C. drug deaths reach 192 in March; Ottawa approves request to prohibit public use

VICTORIA — On the same day the British Columbia government's approach to the overdose crisis faces a major shift, the provincial coroner announced another 192 people were killed by illicit drugs in March.
Canucks prepared to take on McDavid, star-powered Oilers in second-round action

Canucks prepared to take on McDavid, star-powered Oilers in second-round action

VANCOUVER — Rick Tocchet doesn't mind the fact that his Vancouver Canucks aren't favoured to win against their next playoff opponent. “I love being doubted," the head coach said. Analysts have been skeptical of the Canucks all season, Tocchet added.
UBC president says endowment fund doesn't directly own stocks targeted by protesters

UBC president says endowment fund doesn't directly own stocks targeted by protesters

VANCOUVER — The president of the University of British Columbia says its endowment fund doesn't directly own any stocks that are the target of divestment demands by pro-Palestinian protesters who have set up an encampment on the Vancouver campus.
Liberal foreign interference bill includes some 'good tools' for RCMP: commissioner

Liberal foreign interference bill includes some 'good tools' for RCMP: commissioner

OTTAWA — Justice Minister Arif Virani tried to play down suggestions Tuesday that a proposed new sabotage offence would allow authorities to stifle dissent by dismantling rail blockades or breaking up pipeline protests.
Suncor earns $1.6B in first quarter, breaks all-time oilsands production record

Suncor earns $1.6B in first quarter, breaks all-time oilsands production record

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. says it earned $1.61 billion in the first three months of 2024, down from $2.05 billion a year earlier. The Calgary-based energy giant says its first-quarter earnings amount to $1.25 per common share, compared with $1.