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China asks for suspension of  Canadian meat, citing forged certificates

China asks for suspension of Canadian meat, citing forged certificates

OTTAWA — The Chinese Embassy said Tuesday it has asked Canada to suspended all meat exports, a surprise move that comes amid the diplomatic dispute over the December arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver.
Mountie charged with manslaughter made tactically disastrous decision: trial

Mountie charged with manslaughter made tactically disastrous decision: trial

THOMPSON, Man. — An RCMP officer in northern Manitoba made a disastrous tactical decision to step in front a vehicle before he shot the driver, an expert in police use of force testified at the officer's trial Tuesday. Const.
Raptors president Ujiri addresses rare off-court issues during NBA title run

Raptors president Ujiri addresses rare off-court issues during NBA title run

TORONTO — Even a championship can come with hiccups.
'He's my son: Accused mother cries at trial over boy who died of meningitis

'He's my son: Accused mother cries at trial over boy who died of meningitis

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The mother of a toddler who died of bacterial meningitis broke down several times Tuesday as she testified at her trial that she is still haunted by her boy's death.
Plastics forks at Trudeau lunch a sign of hypocrisy: Conservatives

Plastics forks at Trudeau lunch a sign of hypocrisy: Conservatives

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives are calling Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a hypocrite over plastic cutlery that was available at a lunch meeting he held with youth activists in his Montreal riding.
$60 million from federal carbon tax to go to green projects in schools

$60 million from federal carbon tax to go to green projects in schools

OTTAWA — A portion of the proceeds of the federal carbon tax will go to fund green projects at schools in four provinces, but the fate of the program depends on the co-operation of those provinces' conservative premiers.

Trudeau leans on Trump to help Canadians detained in China at G20 summit

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will lean on the power and influence of the mercurial Donald Trump to raise the issue of two detained Canadians during a bilateral meeting with the Chinese president at a G20 summit in Japan this week — somethin
Mounties put hundreds of eyes in the sky with expanding drone fleet

Mounties put hundreds of eyes in the sky with expanding drone fleet

OTTAWA — The RCMP has assembled a fleet of more than 200 flying drones — eyes in the sky that officers use for everything from international border investigations to protecting VIP visitors, newly disclosed records show.
Licence revoked for doc who used own sperm to artificially inseminate patients

Licence revoked for doc who used own sperm to artificially inseminate patients

TORONTO — An Ottawa fertility doctor who used his own sperm as well as that of the wrong donors to artificially inseminate several women caused "irreparable damage" that will span generations, a disciplinary panel with Ontario's medical regulator sai

Vancouver Aquarium makes deal to stay in city's Stanley Park for 35 years

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Aquarium will remain in the city's Stanley Park for another 35 years under a new agreement it has reached with the parks board.