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Colleagues of drowned Montreal firefighter recall the moment their boat capsized

Colleagues of drowned Montreal firefighter recall the moment their boat capsized

MONTREAL — A Montreal firefighter told a coroner's inquest on Tuesday of his desperate search to stay afloat and find his colleagues in the churning waters of the Lachine Rapids after the boat carrying them capsized during a rescue attempt.
Torn loyalties in Montreal ahead of World Cup match between Canada and Belgium

Torn loyalties in Montreal ahead of World Cup match between Canada and Belgium

MONTREAL — David Dejean, a dual Belgian-Canadian citizen living in Montreal, says there is no way he's supporting the Canadian team and its star player Alphonso Davies when the two countries take to the pitch on Wednesday in the World Cup.
Lawyers frustrated by Ottawa's disclosure of documents at Emergencies Act inquiry

Lawyers frustrated by Ottawa's disclosure of documents at Emergencies Act inquiry

OTTAWA — Several lawyers at the inquiry into the federal government's use of the Emergencies Act last winter say Ottawa has been too slow to disclose documents, which they say raises concerns about a lack of transparency.
'So proud': Memories shared by paramedic who unknowingly treated daughter in crash

'So proud': Memories shared by paramedic who unknowingly treated daughter in crash

AIRDRIE, Alta. — An Alberta paramedic who unknowingly treated her own daughter after a fatal crash brushed away tears Tuesday as she remembered a beautiful girl who fought until the end. Jayme Erickson was called to the crash north of Calgary on Nov.
One in three Ukrainians with visas have reached Canada as applications approach 700K

One in three Ukrainians with visas have reached Canada as applications approach 700K

OTTAWA — Government statistics show fewer than one-third of Ukrainians approved for temporary Canadian visas have arrived in the country, even as hundreds of thousands of others remain in the queue waiting to find out if they qualify to travel to Can
Belarusian opposition leader asks for more Canadian assistance during visit to Ottawa

Belarusian opposition leader asks for more Canadian assistance during visit to Ottawa

OTTAWA — Canada levelled new sanctions against Belarus on Tuesday over its abysmal human-rights record and support for Russia's war in Ukraine, even as the country's exiled opposition leader called for more support for pro-democracy activists and oth
B.C. premier wins labour praise for poking Ontario, rejecting notwithstanding clause

B.C. premier wins labour praise for poking Ontario, rejecting notwithstanding clause

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's new premier won enthusiastic approval from delegates to a BC Federation of Labour convention in Vancouver while taking a pointed jab at his Ontario counterpart.
Pilot project at Canada-U.S. border crossing offers hope for stalled Nexus program

Pilot project at Canada-U.S. border crossing offers hope for stalled Nexus program

WASHINGTON — Canada and the United States are road-testing a workaround for their irreconcilable differences over Nexus — evidence, officials say, of a shared bilateral commitment to the treasured but imperilled fast-traveller program.
Here's a look at other times Canadian prime ministers testified at public inquiries

Here's a look at other times Canadian prime ministers testified at public inquiries

OTTAWA — The word "unprecedented" applies to some aspects of the massive public inquiry underway in Ottawa.
History fuels Latvian determination to support Ukraine and resist Putin's Russia

History fuels Latvian determination to support Ukraine and resist Putin's Russia

RIGA, Latvia — The Ukrainian flag can be seen flying almost everywhere in the central neighbourhoods of Riga, the Latvian capital.