April 13th, 2024

National News

Supreme Court of Canada says treaty entitled Alberta First Nation to larger reserve

By The Canadian Press on April 12th, 2024

OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada says an Alberta First Nation ended up with less land than it should have received under a treaty made with the Crown well over a century ago. In a 7-0 ruling today, the top court declares the Blood Tribe was entitled to more than 162 square miles of ... Read More »

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Former Canadian Space Agency engineer acquitted on charge of acting for Chinese firm

By The Canadian Press on April 12th, 2024

LONGUEUIL, Que. – Former Canadian Space Agency engineer Wanping Zheng has been acquitted of breach of trust at the courthouse in Longueuil, Que. Zheng, 63, a resident of the Montreal suburb of Brossard, Que., was accused of using his position to act on behalf of Chinese aerospace company Spacety. Quebec court Judge Marc-Antoine Carette says ... Read More »

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CP NewsAlert: Ex-space agency engineer acquitted on charge of acting for Chinese firm

By The Canadian Press on April 12th, 2024

LONGUEUIL, Que. – Former Canadian Space Agency engineer Wanping Zheng has been acquitted of breach of trust at the courthouse in Longueuil, Que. Zheng, 63, a resident of the Montreal suburb of Brossard, Que., was accused of using his position to act on behalf of a Chinese aerospace company. More coming... Read More »

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In the news today: Spy service chief back at inquiry, Walmart Canada getting robots

By The Canadian Press on April 12th, 2024

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today… Spy service chief returns to interference inquiry The head of Canada’s spy agency is slated to face fresh questions today on exactly what the federal government was told about foreign meddling. ... Read More »

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In the news today: Spy service chief returns to interference inquiry

By The Canadian Press on April 12th, 2024

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today… Spy service chief returns to interference inquiry The head of Canada’s spy agency is slated to face fresh questions today on exactly what the federal government was told about foreign meddling. ... Read More »

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In the news today: Walmart Canada outfitting warehouses with robots

By The Canadian Press on April 12th, 2024

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today… Walmart Canada says robots are coming to two Ontario warehouses, but jobs not at risk Walmart Canada is planning to bring robots to two Ontario distribution centres. Over the next five ... Read More »

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Orphaned B.C. orca: Rescue team prepares landing site for complex rescue

By The Canadian Press on April 12th, 2024

ZEBALLOS, B.C. – A team of about two dozen people is preparing the planned landing area for the complex rescue of an orphaned killer whale calf trapped in a remote tidal lagoon off northwest Vancouver Island. Veterinarians, whale response experts, First Nations members and logistics experts are expected to conduct a series of dry runs ... Read More »

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French PM in Quebec: News conference with premier at legislature

By The Canadian Press on April 12th, 2024

MONTREAL – French Prime Minister Gabriel Attal will be in Quebec City and Montreal as he wraps up a three-day visit to Canada today. Attal and Quebec Premier François Legault will hold a working session followed by a joint news conference in Quebec City this morning. Attal will then travel to Montreal, where he will ... Read More »

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Spy director to face questions today on what feds were told about foreign meddling

By The Canadian Press on April 12th, 2024

OTTAWA – The head of Canada’s spy agency is slated to face fresh questions today on exactly what the federal government was told about foreign meddling. Canadian Security Intelligence Service director David Vigneault is expected to clarify whether stark CSIS conclusions contained in briefing materials were actually conveyed to government officials. Vigneault is scheduled to ... Read More »

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Alberta Premier Danielle Smith appears in Ottawa after attacking federal housing plan

By The Canadian Press on April 12th, 2024

OTTAWA – Alberta Premier Danielle Smith is in Ottawa today after tabling a bill that would allow her province to block future direct funding from the federal government to cities. It’s just the latest example of a deepening fissure between Smith’s United Conservative Party government and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals. Smith proposed the legislation ... Read More »

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