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Liberals' budget signals shift to soon let labour groups launch trade challenges

Liberals' budget signals shift to soon let labour groups launch trade challenges

OTTAWA — One of the country's largest unions says a small change promised in the federal budget could leave a large impact on efforts to prevent Canada from being flooded with cheap goods that threaten domestic industries.
'Death is a real possibility,' Canadian says of life in Ukraine defence legion

'Death is a real possibility,' Canadian says of life in Ukraine defence legion

On the evening before Russian forces crossed the border into Ukraine, Igor Volzhanin met up with a friend at a coffee shop at the centre of Kyiv. "We stayed there until about midnight just talking,” the Canadian recalled in an interview from Ukraine.
No winning ticket for Friday's $55 million Lotto Max jackpot

No winning ticket for Friday's $55 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $55 million jackpot in Friday's Lotto Max draw. However, three of the draw's eight Maxmillions prizes of $1 million each were won by ticket holders in Ontario and British Columbia.
Liberals dismiss accusations they intend to slap a green tax on pickup trucks

Liberals dismiss accusations they intend to slap a green tax on pickup trucks

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault said the Conservatives are lying about a secret government plan to add a green tax to pickup trucks.
'This is what we trained for:' Soldiers depart to help humanitarian crisis in Europe

'This is what we trained for:' Soldiers depart to help humanitarian crisis in Europe

EDMONTON — Dozens of Canadian soldiers boarded a plane to Poland Friday for what their commander said would be an intense but gratifying mission to help Ukrainians fleeing Russian aggression.
Pleas from small businesses for debt help pepper Freeland's post-budget tour

Pleas from small businesses for debt help pepper Freeland's post-budget tour

OTTAWA — Small business owners have made a plea to the federal finance minister to consider more help paying off their pandemic-related debts as the sixth wave of COVID-19 causes customers to stay home and sales to fall.
B.C. flood survivor warns others to check insurance amid rising climate disasters

B.C. flood survivor warns others to check insurance amid rising climate disasters

MERRITT, BRITISH COLUMBIA — A survivor of British Columbia's catastrophic floods last year is warning others to check their insurance policies after she said she was offered a payout of only $30,000 when her home, assessed at $414,000, was destroyed.
Black balloons, rallies, calls for safer supply in B.C. on sombre OD anniversary

Black balloons, rallies, calls for safer supply in B.C. on sombre OD anniversary

VANCOUVER — Families whose loved ones have fatally overdosed in British Columbia are calling for the province to prioritize a safer supply of drugs to match the urgency that came with the declaration of a public health emergency six years ago.
Winter storm warning ends in southern Manitoba, but more snow expected

Winter storm warning ends in southern Manitoba, but more snow expected

Environment Canada has ended a winter storm warning for southern Manitoba where a weather system roared through with high winds and plenty of snow.
Canada's greenhouse gas emissions, by the numbers

Canada's greenhouse gas emissions, by the numbers

OTTAWA — 692 million tonnes: Canada's total greenhouse gas emissions reported in 2020. 738 million tonnes: Canada's total greenhouse gas emissions reported in 2019. 408 to 445 million tonnes: Canada's targeted greenhouse gas emissions for 2030.