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Spending plans may limit impact of Liberals' housing strategy, PBO says

Spending plans may limit impact of Liberals' housing strategy, PBO says

OTTAWA — The federal government's 10-year housing strategy may not be as effective as promised when it comes to easing Canada's housing crunch, the parliamentary budget officer warned Tuesday in a new report that suggests the Liberals have oversold t
Pricey tours of decaying Titanic shipwreck delayed until June 2020

Pricey tours of decaying Titanic shipwreck delayed until June 2020

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Adventure tourists who paid $168,000 each to help survey the Titanic shipwreck off Newfoundland have been told their much-anticipated dives are being postponed. The U.S.
Crown won't appeal case of Quebec man who killed Alzheimer's-stricken wife

Crown won't appeal case of Quebec man who killed Alzheimer's-stricken wife

MONTREAL — The Crown says it won't be appealing a sentence handed down last month to a Quebec man who killed his Alzheimer's-stricken wife in 2017.
Lighthizer agrees to do whatever it takes to get new NAFTA passed

Lighthizer agrees to do whatever it takes to get new NAFTA passed

OTTAWA — Two days before Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's arrival at the Oval Office, U.S. trade czar Robert Lighthizer has pledged to work with Democrats to do whatever it takes to ratify the new North American free trade deal.
China suspends imports from Canadian pork company over food safety issues

China suspends imports from Canadian pork company over food safety issues

MONTREAL — China is targeting another Canadian pork producer by temporarily halting imports allegedly over food safety issues at a time when diplomatic tensions are intensifying between the two countries.
Canadian general named honorary parade marshal to mark 1919 Victory Stampede

Canadian general named honorary parade marshal to mark 1919 Victory Stampede

CALGARY — This year's Calgary Stampede parade will be marking the 100th anniversary of what was called the Victory Stampede after the First World War. The event in 1919 was the first after the Great War and was officially opened by Brig.-Gen. H.F.
Veteran Liberal Dominic LeBlanc, recovering from cancer, will seek re-election

Veteran Liberal Dominic LeBlanc, recovering from cancer, will seek re-election

MONCTON, N.B. — Veteran New Brunswick Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc, recovering from cancer, says he will be a candidate in the next federal election in his riding of Beausejour.

Quebec mother, daughter charged with drunk driving within hours of each other

MAGOG, Que. — Police east of Montreal arrested a 50-year-old woman for driving under the influence on Sunday as she came to bail out her daughter who had been arrested on a similar offence just hours earlier.
In the news today, June 18

In the news today, June 18

Four stories in the news for Tuesday, June 18 ——— TRANS MOUNTAIN DECISION DEADLINE TODAY The federal government is widely expected to green light the Trans Mountain expansion project a second time today but, even with a Yes vote, construction is like
New tool launched to shine light on ethnic media coverage of election issues

New tool launched to shine light on ethnic media coverage of election issues

OTTAWA — A new tool launched Tuesday could help voters learn what political issues are resonating in ethnic media and how that could impact voting in the fall federal election.
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