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Trudeau says Ontario 'shortsighted and irresponsible' for challenging carbon tax

Trudeau says Ontario 'shortsighted and irresponsible' for challenging carbon tax

MONTREAL — The Ontario government's attempt to block the federal carbon tax is shortsighted and irresponsible, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told an environment conference in Montreal Thursday.
Consider climate impact on infrastructure suffering repeated flooding: experts

Consider climate impact on infrastructure suffering repeated flooding: experts

With key infrastructure in the Maritimes and Quebec again threatened by surging waterways, flooding experts say it's past time for fixes that consider worst-case climate change scenarios.
Company behind possible second roadside THC tester eager to sell to Canada

Company behind possible second roadside THC tester eager to sell to Canada

OTTAWA — The company behind the second machine that could be approved for roadside drug tests in Canada says its product is faster and easier to use for police wary about the technology.

Court dismisses latest Oberlander effort to fight stripping of citizenship

TORONTO — An elderly man who has had his Canadian citizenship revoked for lying about his membership in a Second World War Nazi death squad has lost yet another bid to have his case revisited.
City of Ottawa declares state of emergency due to threat of flooding

City of Ottawa declares state of emergency due to threat of flooding

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson has declared a state of emergency over flooding along the Ottawa River and other waterways.
About one per cent of deaths in Canada medically assisted, Health Canada says

About one per cent of deaths in Canada medically assisted, Health Canada says

OTTAWA — Almost 7,000 Canadians have received medical help to end their lives since Canada legalized assisted dying three years ago.

Coming summer big test for Iraqi government post-ISIL: Canadian commander

OTTAWA — Five years after Canadian troops arrived in Iraq to help fight Islamic State militants, a different battle is looming — one that could determine whether the region is able to finally turn the page on years of war and bloodshed.
Victim in Quebec dog attack thanks community for outpouring of support

Victim in Quebec dog attack thanks community for outpouring of support

MONTREAL — A Quebec woman who was mauled and seriously injured in an attack by three dogs last month in the Eastern Townships sent a message Thursday thanking the community for its support.
Woman's angry health-care plea to Nova Scotia premier goes viral

Woman's angry health-care plea to Nova Scotia premier goes viral

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia mother who says she waited two years for her cancer diagnosis has released a viral, highly emotional video calling out Premier Stephen McNeil for not declaring a health-care crisis in the province.
Ottawa opioid users find hope in program that promises safe drug supply

Ottawa opioid users find hope in program that promises safe drug supply

OTTAWA — Katrina Adams has thought about getting a tattoo for all of her friends who have died in the past two years from opioid overdoses but she doesn't think she has enough room on her body for all the names.