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Canadian steel not a national security threat on its own: US commerce secretary

Canadian steel not a national security threat on its own: US commerce secretary

OTTAWA — The U.S. commerce secretary says Canada is not a national security threat and that a revitalized NAFTA could make the Trump administration's tariffs on steel and aluminum go away. Wilbur Ross also acknowledged Wednesday that the U.S.

Former Mountie with PTSD sues Ottawa after multiple northern postings

HALIFAX — A former Mountie suffering from PTSD after multiple postings in isolated, high risk communities has filed a lawsuit against the federal government.
Navy submarine HMCS Windsor returns to Halifax after five-month deployment

Navy submarine HMCS Windsor returns to Halifax after five-month deployment

HALIFAX — About a dozen uniformed sailors stood atop the navy submarine HMCS Windsor on Wednesday, as it glided through sparkling blue water towards Halifax's naval base following a nearly five-month deployment in the Mediterranean.
Trudeau adds to Senate ranks, appointing Julie Miville-Dechene from Quebec

Trudeau adds to Senate ranks, appointing Julie Miville-Dechene from Quebec

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is appointing former journalist and public servant Julie Miville-Dechene to fill a Senate vacancy from Quebec.
New Brunswick still not getting bilingualism right, languages commissioner says

New Brunswick still not getting bilingualism right, languages commissioner says

FREDERICTON — The official languages commissioner in New Brunswick — Canada's only officially bilingual province — says the government still isn't getting it right.
Study seeking cause of Crohn's disease hopes to develop predictive test

Study seeking cause of Crohn's disease hopes to develop predictive test

TORONTO — With three brothers affected by either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, Kathleen Crispi knows she is at high risk of developing one of the literally gut-wrenching conditions known to run in families.
Streaking fan levelled by Lions player hires Toronto-based law firm

Streaking fan levelled by Lions player hires Toronto-based law firm

VANCOUVER — A streaking fan who was hit by a B.C. Lions player has retained the services of a Toronto law firm.
Canadian officials seize eel meat in 92-country wildlife sting

Canadian officials seize eel meat in 92-country wildlife sting

OTTAWA — Canadian officials have seized 18 tonnes of suspected European eel meat as part of a 92-country sting involving the trade of illegal animal parts.
Conservatives can 'win anywhere,' Scheer says in welcoming Richard Martel

Conservatives can 'win anywhere,' Scheer says in welcoming Richard Martel

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer welcomed the newest member of his caucus on Wednesday, saying Richard Martel's byelection victory on Monday is a harbinger of things to come.
Another honour for Viola Desmond: 'She would be humbled and overjoyed'

Another honour for Viola Desmond: 'She would be humbled and overjoyed'

HALIFAX — After decades of being overlooked, human rights trailblazer Viola Desmond is receiving yet another posthumous honour.