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False nuclear alarm in Ontario was due to human error, investigation finds

False nuclear alarm in Ontario was due to human error, investigation finds

TORONTO — A false alarm about an incident at the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station last month was the result of human error, but a delay in sending an all clear was due to several systemic issues, a report found Thursday.
Ottawa's LRT line leaves thousands out in the cold during heavy snowstorm

Ottawa's LRT line leaves thousands out in the cold during heavy snowstorm

OTTAWA — Many transit riders in Ottawa were left out in the cold during a heavy snowstorm after serious power issues on the city's light-rail system slowed service to a snail's pace Thursday.
Sanders may be divisive, but supporters say progressive ideas have staying power

Sanders may be divisive, but supporters say progressive ideas have staying power

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., United States — The "Volunteer" badge pinned to Sheila Archer's Bernie Sanders T-shirt is a bit of an understatement. Archer, from Allentown, Pa.
Chinatowns across Canada report drop in business due to new coronavirus fears

Chinatowns across Canada report drop in business due to new coronavirus fears

Most of Calgary's city councillors had lunch at a restaurant in Chinatown this week to try to help reduce fears about the new coronavirus.

Timeline of COVID-19 cases in Canada

Health officials in Ontario have confirmed another case of the novel coronavirus in the province. There have been 13 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in Canada — six in Ontario and seven in British Columbia. Here is a timeline of Canadian cases. Jan.
A timeline on rail disruptions by anti pipeline protesters across Canada

A timeline on rail disruptions by anti pipeline protesters across Canada

RCMP began enforcing an injunction earlier this month that prevents interference with construction of a $6.6-billion natural gas pipeline in northern British Columbia.
Wet'suwet'en meeting to take place and quiet fireworks; In The News for Feb. 27

Wet'suwet'en meeting to take place and quiet fireworks; In The News for Feb. 27

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Feb. 27 ... What we are watching in Canada ... HOUSTON, B.C.
Car-sharing firm leaves Canada with valuable data in changing market: expert

Car-sharing firm leaves Canada with valuable data in changing market: expert

VANCOUVER — The car-sharing company formerly known as Car2Go is closing up shop in North America on Saturday, taking with it valuable data for automakers looking to the future, says one expert.
Budget day: Alberta government planning to balance books, boost employment

Budget day: Alberta government planning to balance books, boost employment

EDMONTON — It's budget day in Alberta. And while the United Conservative finance minister is saying the province remains on track to end the deficit, the Opposition NDP is warning people to brace for deep cuts.
B.C. residents in Wet'suwet'en territory have right to police presence: Blair

B.C. residents in Wet'suwet'en territory have right to police presence: Blair

OTTAWA — As tensions at rail blockades in Quebec and Ontario escalated Wednesday, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair appeared to dismiss the notion that police will move completely out of the vast Wet'suwet'en territory in British Columbia.