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Promised 25 per cent wireless rate cut is on top of recent reductions: Bains

Promised 25 per cent wireless rate cut is on top of recent reductions: Bains

OTTAWA — The federal government is making clear that cuts to wireless rates it expects from mobile-phone service providers must be in addition to price reductions already seen since 2016.
Senate Republicans expect USMCA vote Thursday, clearing decks for impeachment

Senate Republicans expect USMCA vote Thursday, clearing decks for impeachment

WASHINGTON — Canada's hard-won continental trade deal with the United States and Mexico could be up for a vote in the U.S. Senate before the end of the week, thanks to the emerging timelines for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.

Judge slams youth protection for failing to protect sibling of slain Quebec girl

MONTREAL — The younger sibling of a slain seven-year-old Quebec girl will remain with a foster family and under the supervision of Quebec's youth protection system, which was severely taken to task for the way it previously took care of the child.

Investigation ordered into bank arrest of B.C. Indigenous man and granddaughter

VANCOUVER — A police investigation has been ordered into the arrest of an Indigenous man and his 12-year-old granddaughter at a Vancouver branch of the Bank of Montreal.

'I want to make you happy:' Carr takes conciliatory tone with Calgary audience

CALGARY — The man appointed by the prime minister to be his special representative for the Prairie provinces took a conciliatory tone at a Calgary business luncheon on Tuesday.
Experts see holes in international flight security rules, oversight

Experts see holes in international flight security rules, oversight

MONTREAL — Questions about how and when planes are permitted to fly have been raised in the aftermath of the deadly crash of a Ukrainian airliner near Tehran last week that killed all 176 people on board.

Jewish group raises concerns about 'Secret Hitler' board game sold in Montreal

MONTREAL — A Jewish advocacy organization is raising concerns over a board game dubbed "Secret Hitler," after it was spotted over the weekend on store shelves in the Montreal area.
Jewish group seeks removal of anti-Semite's name from Quebec street, park

Jewish group seeks removal of anti-Semite's name from Quebec street, park

MONTREAL — A man who sought to prevent Jewish people from ever buying his land should lose the honour of having a street and park named after him, a Jewish advocacy group said Tuesday in a public call to the city of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu.

Five things: What role would Harry and Meghan play in Canada?

OTTAWA — Now that Queen Elizabeth has extended her blessing for her grandson Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, to spend extended time in Canada, a lot of questions have arisen about what official role they might play here.
Canada's nuclear watchdog eyes lessons from Boeing 737 Max air crashes

Canada's nuclear watchdog eyes lessons from Boeing 737 Max air crashes

OTTAWA — Canada's nuclear safety regulator is looking to draw valuable lessons from an unexpected source — the recent Boeing 737 Max airplane accidents.