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Therapy dogs to roam Toronto's Pearson airport to relieve travellers' stress

TORONTO — Therapy dogs are coming to Canada's largest airport to help soothe stressed travellers. The Greater Toronto Airports Authority says 15 dog teams from the St.
Quebec taken to court over cancellation of 18,000 immigration applications

Quebec taken to court over cancellation of 18,000 immigration applications

MONTREAL — The Quebec government is being taken to court over its decision to cancel a backlog of more than 18,000 immigration applications as it overhauls its system for selecting newcomers.
Federal Liberal government to introduce pre-election budget on March 19

Federal Liberal government to introduce pre-election budget on March 19

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau will introduce the Liberal government's pre-election budget on March 19 in a document expected to touch the issues of prescription drug costs, skills training for workers and helping more millennials get into th
Nunavut tables near-balanced budget for 20th-anniversary year

Nunavut tables near-balanced budget for 20th-anniversary year

IQALUIT, Nunavut — As Nunavut approaches the 20th anniversary of its creation, the territory has tabled a mostly stand-pat budget that plans modest spending increases to fight some of its social problems.
Syrian family caught in fire thought they would be safe in Canada

Syrian family caught in fire thought they would be safe in Canada

HALIFAX — At 30 years of age, Syrian refugee Kawthar Barho had seen her share of suffering and death before she came to Canada with her family.
Alberta Opposition Leader Jason Kenney says he would shelve oil-by-rail deal

Alberta Opposition Leader Jason Kenney says he would shelve oil-by-rail deal

EDMONTON — Opposition Leader Jason Kenney says if he wins the spring election, he will try to cancel Alberta's $3.7-billion deal with Canada's two largest railways to ship more oil by rail.
Liberals promise $638M for urban Indigenous housing

Liberals promise $638M for urban Indigenous housing

OTTAWA — A federal plan to spend $638 million on housing for Indigenous people living in cities and urban areas won't provide enough money or address the basic causes of Indigenous homelessness, say people who work on programs in the field.

Girl was not harmed: Saskatchewan man gets jail time for Amber Alert joy ride

NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. — A Saskatchewan man who triggered an Amber Alert when he stole a running SUV with a disabled girl in the back seat has been sentenced to 31 months in jail.

Shrunken protest convoy leaves Ottawa after second day, enjoying Tory support

OTTAWA — A diminished version of the United We Roll convoy left Ottawa Wednesday afternoon, words of support from one more Conservative MP trailing behind. "Listen, we stand together united as a country," Lethbridge MP Rachael Harder told the crowd.

Calgary father says parole decision for daughter's killer 'outrageous'

CALGARY — A Calgary man has started an online petition with the hope of revoking day parole for a woman who was imprisoned for his little girl's death.