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Biggest emitters paying smallest price on pollution, critics say

Biggest emitters paying smallest price on pollution, critics say

OTTAWA — Big industrial plants in provinces covered by the national carbon pricing system paid more than $161 million for their greenhouse gas emissions in 2019, but some critics say the system is designed to ensure the biggest emitters pay the small
Settlement services offered to Ukrainians arriving at three airports in Canada

Settlement services offered to Ukrainians arriving at three airports in Canada

VANCOUVER — Settlement agencies across the country have joined forces to support Ukrainians arriving through a federal emergency program at three airports, Canada's immigration minister said Tuesday.
Human Rights Commission joins call for public inquiry on sexual violence in prisons

Human Rights Commission joins call for public inquiry on sexual violence in prisons

OTTAWA — The Canadian Human Rights Commission says Canada needs an independent public inquiry to address serious issues of sexual violence and coercion in federal prisons for women.
Canada and allies on high alert for Russian disinformation and interference: minister

Canada and allies on high alert for Russian disinformation and interference: minister

OTTAWA — Canada is on high alert for state-sponsored Russian disinformation campaigns designed to confuse and deceive people, says Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino.
Quebec duck farm says it has detected a case of highly pathogenic avian flu

Quebec duck farm says it has detected a case of highly pathogenic avian flu

MONTREAL — A Quebec duck farm says it has detected a case of avian flu in one of its breeding facilities.
Bail review for convoy organizer Pat King abruptly adjourned

Bail review for convoy organizer Pat King abruptly adjourned

Ottawa convoy organizer Pat King's bail review hearing came to an abrupt and unexpected stop after only a few hours Wednesday.
Trudeau says budget measures will help Canadians weather Bank of Canada rate hike

Trudeau says budget measures will help Canadians weather Bank of Canada rate hike

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Blizzard closes schools, shuts roads in parts of Manitoba and Saskatchewan

Blizzard closes schools, shuts roads in parts of Manitoba and Saskatchewan

WINNIPEG — Heavy snow and strong winds were combining in a spring blizzard expected to last three days across southern Manitoba and a section of southeastern Saskatchewan.
N.S. mass killer shot himself in head as police were opening fire at gas station

N.S. mass killer shot himself in head as police were opening fire at gas station

HALIFAX — A public inquiry heard evidence Wednesday that the Nova Scotia gunman who murdered 22 people in 2020 shot himself in the head within seconds of two officers firing on him. Dr.
Bank of Canada raises key rate half a point to 1% and warns of further hikes to come

Bank of Canada raises key rate half a point to 1% and warns of further hikes to come

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada has raised its key interest rate by the highest amount in more than 20 years and warns more rate hikes are coming amid new forecasts for higher inflation levels.