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Canada still believes in global recycling despite rotting garbage sent to Manila

Canada still believes in global recycling despite rotting garbage sent to Manila

OTTAWA — Canada will not sign on to an amendment to an international treaty that could bar three dozen countries from shipping any kind of garbage, even recyclables, to the developing world.
'Worst ways to die:' Ottawa asks if cruelty should be weighed in wildlife toxins

'Worst ways to die:' Ottawa asks if cruelty should be weighed in wildlife toxins

Ottawa is taking extra steps to find out if Canadians are still OK with killing wildlife in what one scientist calls "one of the worst ways to die on earth.
Trudeau takes personal hit amid SNC-Lavalin controversy: Leger poll for CP

Trudeau takes personal hit amid SNC-Lavalin controversy: Leger poll for CP

OTTAWA — A new poll conducted by Leger for The Canadian Press shows that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is taking a personal hit in the SNC-Lavalin controversy.
PM spoke to Wilson-Raybould after SNC-Lavalin was denied a remediation deal

PM spoke to Wilson-Raybould after SNC-Lavalin was denied a remediation deal

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould almost two weeks after federal prosecutors informed SNC-Lavalin it would not be invited to negotiate a settlement to help the company avoid criminal prosecut

Liberals promise $638M for urban Indigenous housing

OTTAWA — The federal government is planning to spend $638 million on housing for Indigenous people in cities and urban centres.
Halifax calls 'community gathering' to mourn Syrian children killed in fire

Halifax calls 'community gathering' to mourn Syrian children killed in fire

Halifax city hall has called a "community gathering" in the city's main square tonight in support of the Syrian refugee family that lost seven children in a fast-moving house fire.
Searchers to return to avalanche-prone peak near Vancouver looking for snowshoer

Searchers to return to avalanche-prone peak near Vancouver looking for snowshoer

VANCOUVER — Rescuers intend to make another attempt to find a snowshoer who has been missing since an avalanche in the backcountry of Vancouver's North Shore.
Japanese-Canadian baseball team, internment highlighted in new Heritage Minute

Japanese-Canadian baseball team, internment highlighted in new Heritage Minute

VANCOUVER — A new Heritage Minute is sharing the story of a pioneering baseball team in British Columbia and the government policy that tore them apart.
In the news today, Feb. 20

In the news today, Feb. 20

Four stories in the news for Wednesday, Feb.
NDP candidates push for stronger climate action as Singh supports LNG Canada

NDP candidates push for stronger climate action as Singh supports LNG Canada

BURNABY, B.C. — Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is facing calls from within the party for a stronger stance on climate change as he defends his support of the $40-billion LNG Canada project in northern British Columbia.