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UN Security Council seat for Canada: Trudeau won't compromise values to get it

UN Security Council seat for Canada: Trudeau won't compromise values to get it

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is not willing to compromise Canadian values and principles just to get the country a seat at the UN Security Council.
Donald Trump aces mental aptitude test designed by an immigrant to Canada

Donald Trump aces mental aptitude test designed by an immigrant to Canada

WASHINGTON — When the White House released the results of a test on Donald Trump's mental aptitude Tuesday, showing he aced it without signs of cognitive decline, there was one person out there brimming with pride despite not knowing the president.
Canada, U.S. lead call for enforcement of sanctions against North Korea

Canada, U.S. lead call for enforcement of sanctions against North Korea

VANCOUVER — Canada and the U.S. led calls Tuesday for the global community to step up its enforcement of sanctions against North Korea, even as they urged Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons and embrace a more peaceful future.
Food industry fails to meet most voluntary sodium reduction targets: Health Canada

Food industry fails to meet most voluntary sodium reduction targets: Health Canada

TORONTO — Voluntary sodium targets for the food industry have failed to significantly reduce the amount of salt consumers are getting in processed foods, suggesting additional measures are needed, Health Canada says.
In the news today, Jan. 17

In the news today, Jan. 17

Eight stories in the news for Wednesday, Jan. 17 ——— CANADA, U.S. URGE CRACKDOWN ON NORTH KOREA Canada and the U.S.

Halifax man jailed after forcing woman into prostitution, denying her food

HALIFAX — A Halifax man who pushed a young woman back into prostitution, and admitted threatening to chop her up and serve her at a dinner party, has been sentenced to 16 months in jail.
Research needed into environmental impact of tidal energy: executive director

Research needed into environmental impact of tidal energy: executive director

HALIFAX — As Nova Scotia pushes ahead with its bid to become a world leader in tidal energy, significant knowledge gaps remain — particularly when it comes to environmental monitoring of test turbines in the Bay of Fundy, the head of an independent r

Media want to broadcast murder trial of farmer charged with in Indigenous man's death

SASKATOON — A Saskatchewan judge is to rule on whether the media can broadcast parts of the trial of a farmer charged in the fatal shooting of an Indigenous man. Gerald Stanley is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Colten Boushie.

Prosecutor tells hearing plan to get ethnic votes backfired for B.C. Liberals

VANCOUVER — A plan to win ethnic votes in British Columbia involved a "cynical purpose" with no aim to legitimately engage minority groups, says a special prosecutor at a sentencing hearing for a former Liberal party communications director.

Michelle Obama to hold second speaking event in Vancouver, first sold out

VANCOUVER — Michelle Obama will be doubling up on her speaking engagements in Vancouver next month after tickets to her first keynote address were quickly snapped up. The Greater Vancouver Board of Trade says tickets to the former U.S.