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Research shows climate change silencing spots once buzzing with bees

Research shows climate change silencing spots once buzzing with bees

OTTAWA — Research measuring the effort of climate change on bees suggests they are only half as likely to be found in areas where they were once common.
Police had no right to seize hidden bedside camera from Airbnb condo, judge says

Police had no right to seize hidden bedside camera from Airbnb condo, judge says

TORONTO — A police officer had no right to enter a condo rented to an Airbnb guest who found a video camera hidden in a clock pointed at the bed, an Ontario judge has ruled.
B.C. father, husband wants government help for his family in Wuhan, China

B.C. father, husband wants government help for his family in Wuhan, China

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia man says he's "really hurt" that the Canadian government is not doing more to get permanent residents out of the city at the centre of a new coronavirus outbreak.
Transportation board investigation into deadly B.C. derailment enters next phase

Transportation board investigation into deadly B.C. derailment enters next phase

CALGARY — The Transportation Safety Board says a year after a fatal train derailment near the Alberta-British Columbia boundary, it is ready to compile the information it has gathered into a report.
Quebec to table provincial budget March 10 with emphasis on environment

Quebec to table provincial budget March 10 with emphasis on environment

Quebec Finance Minister Eric Girard says the province's fiscal 2020-21 budget will be tabled March 10. It will be Girard's second budget since the Coalition Avenir Quebec won government in 2018.
Premiers bound for Washington to celebrate USMCA, beat back protectionism

Premiers bound for Washington to celebrate USMCA, beat back protectionism

WASHINGTON — A delegation of premiers will be in Washington this weekend to buttress cross-border business ties with their American counterparts, hedging their bets at the dawn of a new and uncertain era of managed North American trade.

Strong support for expanding access to medically assisted dying: poll

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests overwhelming support among Canadians for expanding access to medical assistance in dying.
Raptors stretch win streak and Buttigieg clings to narrow lead; In The News for Feb. 6

Raptors stretch win streak and Buttigieg clings to narrow lead; In The News for Feb. 6

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. 6 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Is Canada's GDP growth worse than half the G7? The Baloney Meter weighs in

Is Canada's GDP growth worse than half the G7? The Baloney Meter weighs in

OTTAWA — "We look at our partners around the world and growth is higher in over half the G7 countries than it is here at home in Canada." — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer in the House of Commons, Feb. 3.
Two Canadians aboard a cruise ship off Japan test positive for new coronavirus

Two Canadians aboard a cruise ship off Japan test positive for new coronavirus

Two Canadians on a cruise ship that has been quarantined off the coast of Japan have tested positive for the new coronavirus.