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Trump's willingness to intervene in Meng detention roils Canada's justification

Trump's willingness to intervene in Meng detention roils Canada's justification

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has reaffirmed Canada's commitment to the rule of law following Donald Trump's declaration that he might intervene in charges against a top Chinese corporate executive who was arrested in Vancouver. The U.S.
Scientist awarded $100K for work on Arctic contaminants that led to ban

Scientist awarded $100K for work on Arctic contaminants that led to ban

An Environment Canada scientist whose work on contaminants in the Arctic environment helped lead to global controls on toxic chemicals is getting an award.

Analysis: China plays hardball with ex-diplomat's seizure

BEIJING — China is playing hardball with the detention of a former Canadian diplomat days after Canada arrested a leading Chinese executive.
In the news today, Dec. 12

In the news today, Dec. 12

Five stories in the news for Wednesday, Dec.
Online sales, interactive displays as lottery agencies vie for customers

Online sales, interactive displays as lottery agencies vie for customers

WINNIPEG — Like many millennials, Sarah Rogalsky doesn't go out of her way to buy lottery tickets. The 32-year-old is part of an office pool and chips in $2 a week at her Winnipeg workplace, primarily for the social aspect of playing with others.

Take my NAFTA, please: As Pelosi riffs, questions abound on fate of USMCA

WASHINGTON — North of the border, Canada's hard-won free-trade deal with the United States and Mexico is considered a matter of existential importance, heavy with implications for workers, businesses and governments of all political stripes.
Ex-diplomat who worked on Trudeau's Hong Kong visit detained in China

Ex-diplomat who worked on Trudeau's Hong Kong visit detained in China

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government has contacted Chinese authorities about the detention of a sometime Canadian diplomat in China at a time of intensifying tensions between the two countries.

Acting head of OPP asks for investigation into hiring of new commissioner

TORONTO — The interim commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police is asking the province's ombudsman to investigate the appointment of Premier Doug Ford's family friend to the force's top job.
Judge grants $10M bail for Huawei executive facing possible extradition to U.S.

Judge grants $10M bail for Huawei executive facing possible extradition to U.S.

VANCOUVER — A top executive at Chinese tech giant Huawei has been released on $10 million bail and must agree to wear an electronic tracking device while she is also monitored by two employees of a company that provides surveillance using former poli
Prairie police chiefs call on Ottawa for help as meth-fuelled crime skyrockets

Prairie police chiefs call on Ottawa for help as meth-fuelled crime skyrockets

OTTAWA — Police chiefs say methamphetamine is fuelling a crime wave in some of Western Canada's biggest cities as use of the highly addictive drug skyrockets across the Prairies.