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Humanitarian organization says 13 Canadians detained in Ethiopia

Thirteen Canadians who work with an Alberta-based humanitarian organization are among 15 people detained in Ethiopia, the charity said Saturday.
Ukraine pledges help for airline compensation for Iran plane crash victims

Ukraine pledges help for airline compensation for Iran plane crash victims

OTTAWA — Ukraine's ambassador to Canada says his government will help Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne secure compensation from Ukraine International Airlines for the families of all those killed on Flight 752, including 55 Canadi
Ontario reports three new cases of novel coronavirus, B.C reports one new case

Ontario reports three new cases of novel coronavirus, B.C reports one new case

Health officials in two provinces confirmed four new cases of the novel coronavirus in Canada on Saturday, but insisted the disease is not widely circulating in this country despite the influx.
Outspoken social conservative Richard Decarie rejected from Tory leadership

Outspoken social conservative Richard Decarie rejected from Tory leadership

OTTAWA — Richard Decarie, a social conservative whose views have been condemned by some senior Conservatives, has been barred from running in the party's leadership race.
Thunberg says sexually explicit decal shows desperation, says activists are winning

Thunberg says sexually explicit decal shows desperation, says activists are winning

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg says a decal bearing an energy services company's logo below a cartoon depicting what appears to be a sexual assault shows desperation.
Royal Canadian Navy, coast guard short hundreds of sailors

Royal Canadian Navy, coast guard short hundreds of sailors

OTTAWA — It's been billed as the largest-ever investment in the Royal Canadian Navy and Canadian Coast Guard during a time of peace.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $19 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for Friday night's $19 million Lotto Max jackpot. That means the jackpot for the next draw on Mar. 3 will grow to approximately $24 million. The Canadian Press
Air Force One swoops into South Carolina as voters head to the polls

Air Force One swoops into South Carolina as voters head to the polls

After a week filled with Democratic rallies, town halls, get-out-the-vote efforts and one frantic, cacophonic televised debate, it was all over in South Carolina but the voting late Friday, save for one last election-year inevitability: a visit from
Public health agency weighs stronger COVID-19 protection for front-line workers

Public health agency weighs stronger COVID-19 protection for front-line workers

OTTAWA — The Public Health Agency of Canada says it will consult with the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions on its next set of guidelines for protecting health-care workers against the novel coronavirus, but warned stricter protocols carry their o
Ontario confirms eighth coronavirus case; man had travelled to Egypt

Ontario confirms eighth coronavirus case; man had travelled to Egypt

TORONTO — (Ont-Coronavirus) Ontario health officials say they have confirmed a new positive case of COVID-19 in Toronto. Dr.