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3D-printed 'ghost guns' seized in B.C. Interior after parts intercepted in mail: CBSA

3D-printed 'ghost guns' seized in B.C. Interior after parts intercepted in mail: CBSA

VANCOUVER — Border officers report so-called "ghost guns" made from 3D-printed parts have been seized in the B.C. Interior, after international deliveries were intercepted at mail centres in Vancouver and Toronto.
Canadian foreign minister urges China to stand down on Taiwan amid military exercises

Canadian foreign minister urges China to stand down on Taiwan amid military exercises

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly called for calm in the face of escalating tensions between the United States, Taiwan and China on Wednesday, even as she laid responsibility for the current standoff firmly at Beijing’s feet.
Foreign ministers of Canada and Germany say return of turbine calls Putin's bluff

Foreign ministers of Canada and Germany say return of turbine calls Putin's bluff

MONTREAL — The fact that part of a Russian gas pipeline remains in Germany after it was returned to Europe by Canada reveals the dishonesty of President Vladimir Putin, the Canadian and German foreign ministers said Wednesday.
Amphibious tour bus crashes into gates of 24 Sussex, PM's vacant official residence

Amphibious tour bus crashes into gates of 24 Sussex, PM's vacant official residence

OTTAWA — An amphibious tour bus crashed into the fence of the prime minister's unoccupied official residence at 24 Sussex Drive on Wednesday morning during a dry run of a tour route. No injuries were reported.
Police arrest driver in early morning Parliament Hill crash

Police arrest driver in early morning Parliament Hill crash

Ottawa police arrested a driver after what they describe as an unauthorized vehicle drove into the front gates of Parliament Hill early this morning. Police say a vehicle rammed into the gates outside the legislature at about 3:30 a.m.
Ontario woman who was known as 'napalm girl' helping Ukrainians settle in Canada

Ontario woman who was known as 'napalm girl' helping Ukrainians settle in Canada

Tears streamed down Kim Phuc Phan Thi's face as she stood at the entrance to a plane set to carry Ukrainian newcomers from Poland to Canada last month.
Rising sextortion cases, Conservative leadership debate : In The News for Aug. 3

Rising sextortion cases, Conservative leadership debate : In The News for Aug. 3

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Aug. 3 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

Research team collecting first field data on 'zombie fires' in N.W.T.

YELLOWKNIFE — Jennifer Baltzer and her family were living outside of Yellowknife during the worst wildfire season on record in the Northwest Territories in the summer of 2014.
'A wake-up call': Online crimes see stark increase during COVID-19 pandemic

'A wake-up call': Online crimes see stark increase during COVID-19 pandemic

WINNIPEG — New statistics show that police-reported extortion cases in Canada rose by nearly 300 per cent in the last decade, as the crime swelled online during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aircraft experienced engine failure during operations near Cranbrook

CRANBROOK, B.C. — A water-bomber aircraft involved in firefighting efforts in British Columbia made a forced landing Tuesday.