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'If you show up, I win': Inside Patrick Brown's drive for Conservative leadership

'If you show up, I win': Inside Patrick Brown's drive for Conservative leadership

OTTAWA — An apology to the Tamil community, improving cricket infrastructure and putting a visa office in Kathmandu are just some of the promises Patrick Brown has made in hopes of becoming the next leader of the Conservative Party of Canada.
Manitoba Métis delegation heads to Rome for meeting with Pope Francis

Manitoba Métis delegation heads to Rome for meeting with Pope Francis

WINNIPEG — A Métis group from Manitoba was flying to Rome on Monday ahead of a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican later this week.
Canadian Food Inspection Agency confirms avian flu on fourth Quebec poultry farm

Canadian Food Inspection Agency confirms avian flu on fourth Quebec poultry farm

MONTREAL — The number of avian flu cases in Quebec is growing, with four poultry farms now affected by the virus.
Prime minister pays tribute to 22 victims on anniversary of Nova Scotia mass shooting

Prime minister pays tribute to 22 victims on anniversary of Nova Scotia mass shooting

HALIFAX — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is paying tribute to the 22 victims of the worst mass shooting in modern Canadian history. Two years ago today, a gunman began a two-day rampage in the small Nova Scotia community of Portapique.
Two years after a gunman killed 22 in Nova Scotia, RCMP still under the microscope

Two years after a gunman killed 22 in Nova Scotia, RCMP still under the microscope

HALIFAX — Two years after her father was gunned down by a man disguised as a Mountie, Charlene Bagley remains convinced he would be alive today had the Nova Scotia RCMP issued a provincewide alert early in the killer's rampage.
ATCO Electric agrees to $31 million penalty following regulator's investigation

ATCO Electric agrees to $31 million penalty following regulator's investigation

EDMONTON — Regulated utility ATCO Electric has agreed to pay a $31 million administrative penalty after an Alberta Utilities Commission investigation found it deliberately overpaid a First Nation group for work on a new transmission line, and then fa
Patrick Brown's challenge and Mariupol's last stand : In The News for Apr. 18

Patrick Brown's challenge and Mariupol's last stand : In The News for Apr. 18

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 Apr. 18 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Albatross came back to Vancouver Island to feed over hundreds of generations: study

Albatross came back to Vancouver Island to feed over hundreds of generations: study

VANCOUVER — The short-tailed albatross were creatures of habit, according to a new study that found they returned to Vancouver Island to feed for generations over a 4,200-year period before being driven to the precipice of extinction by feather hunte
Cyberbreach at Rideau Hall was 'sophisticated' intrusion, internal documents reveal

Cyberbreach at Rideau Hall was 'sophisticated' intrusion, internal documents reveal

OTTAWA — Newly disclosed documents reveal the breach of an internal computer network at Rideau Hall was described to senior government officials as a "sophisticated cyber incident" in the days before the public was told of the security lapse.
Ottawa's ultimatum to Quebec on caribou is a warning to other provinces, experts say

Ottawa's ultimatum to Quebec on caribou is a warning to other provinces, experts say

MONTREAL — Federal Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault’s ultimatum to the Quebec government on caribou protection is a sign Ottawa is losing patience with provinces that aren’t upholding their responsibility to protect wildlife, experts say.