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Canadian media a target for foreign interference: national security committee chair

Canadian media a target for foreign interference: national security committee chair

OTTAWA — Foreign actors are trying to interfere with the Canadian media, and journalists and their bosses need to be aware of it, the chairman of Parliament's national security committee warned on Wednesday.
Wildfire forecast anticipates high risk for new wildfires in Prairies, N.W.T.

Wildfire forecast anticipates high risk for new wildfires in Prairies, N.W.T.

OTTAWA — The wildfire season has been less dire so far this year than 2023, but the risk is high across most of the country for new fires to erupt this summer.
LeBlanc stops short of directing inquiry to name meddling MPs, at least for now

LeBlanc stops short of directing inquiry to name meddling MPs, at least for now

OTTAWA — Democratic Institutions Minister Dominic LeBlanc is affirming a plan to have an ongoing commission of inquiry delve into allegations about MPs colluding with foreign meddlers.
Quebec coroner calls for more domestic violence resources after murder of family

Quebec coroner calls for more domestic violence resources after murder of family

MONTREAL — A Quebec coroner is calling on the provincial government to improve services for domestic violence victims in her report on a murder case involving a man who strangled his wife and two sons in 2019.
Raed Jaser, convicted in Via Rail terror plot, loses appeal

Raed Jaser, convicted in Via Rail terror plot, loses appeal

TORONTO — Ontario's highest court has upheld the conviction and life sentence of one of the two men found guilty of terrorism charges in a plot to derail a passenger train between Canada and the U.S.
Wreck of Ernest Shackleton's last ship, Quest, found in the depths off Labrador

Wreck of Ernest Shackleton's last ship, Quest, found in the depths off Labrador

The Quest was found using sonar scans on Sunday evening, sitting on its keel under 390 metres of churning, frigid water.
Trudeau heads to Italy as shadows of war in Ukraine, Gaza loom over G7 summit

Trudeau heads to Italy as shadows of war in Ukraine, Gaza loom over G7 summit

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is headed to Italy on Wednesday to attend the annual G7 leaders' summit, which is taking place as two major geopolitical conflicts weigh on the international community.
In the news today: PM heads to G7 and Canada-US central banks to diverge on policy?

In the news today: PM heads to G7 and Canada-US central banks to diverge on policy?

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed...
Quebec Premier Legault is pushing for more provincial powers amid sagging polls

Quebec Premier Legault is pushing for more provincial powers amid sagging polls

MONTREAL — Quebec's premier says he wants to find new powers to boost his province's autonomy within Canada, but experts are keeping their expectations in check.
Conservatives oppose Liberal tax changes that include adjustment to capital gains tax

Conservatives oppose Liberal tax changes that include adjustment to capital gains tax

OTTAWA — A motion increasing the proportion of capital gains that are taxed in Canada easily passed the House of Commons Tuesday, as the governing Liberals and Conservatives traded barbs about whether it will harm the middle class or make the country