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Canada must expose hidden company owners to end 'snow washing,' inquiry hears

Canada must expose hidden company owners to end 'snow washing,' inquiry hears

VANCOUVER — Canada must urgently create public registries that reveal the true owners of corporations in order to shed its international reputation as a destination for laundering the proceeds of crime, an inquiry has heard.
Names in the mix: an list of potential Conservative leadership contenders

Names in the mix: an list of potential Conservative leadership contenders

OTTAWA — The Conservative leadership race is underway and the deadline to register as a candidate is Feb. 27.

Acquittal quashed: Homeowner who gunned down car thief to be tried anew

TORONTO — A homeowner who gunned down a would-be car thief seconds after a driveway confrontation will again have to stand trial on second-degree murder, Ontario's top court ruled on Wednesday.

Timeline of COVID-19 cases in Canada

Health officials in Ontario have confirmed a new case of the novel coronavirus in the province. There have been 12 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in Canada — five in Ontario and seven in British Columbia. Here is a timeline of Canadian cases. Jan.
Renovation forces Canada Day party off Parliament Hill this summer

Renovation forces Canada Day party off Parliament Hill this summer

OTTAWA — Canada's biggest annual birthday bash is moving away from Parliament Hill.
Kenney warns cancelled energy projects stand in the way of Indigenous prosperity

Kenney warns cancelled energy projects stand in the way of Indigenous prosperity

CALGARY — A $1-billion fund established last year to support Indigenous participation in major projects won't have any projects to back if the circumstances that led to the cancelling of the Frontier oilsands mining project this week continue, Albert
New Brunswick maintains position on abortions and Canada Health Act

New Brunswick maintains position on abortions and Canada Health Act

FREDERICTON — The New Brunswick government is standing firm in its position that it is not violating the Canada Health Act by refusing to fund out-of-hospital abortions.

A cash cap is the only way to stop money laundering in B.C., inquiry hears

VANCOUVER — A lawyer for a gaming expert says limiting the amount of cash flowing through casinos is the only way to stop money laundering at the facilities in British Columbia.
Halifax council studies quiet fireworks displays to avoid alarming veterans

Halifax council studies quiet fireworks displays to avoid alarming veterans

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia city councillor is pushing for quiet fireworks in Halifax out of concern the noise is alarming veterans and people on the autism spectrum.

Ontario confirms new case of coronavirus, patient had travelled to Iran

TORONTO — A woman in her 60s who recently travelled to Iran has become the fifth person to contract the novel coronavirus in Ontario, as the province's monitoring of the virus widens.