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Crash threatens Vancouver shipyard's schedule for new coast guard ships

Crash threatens Vancouver shipyard's schedule for new coast guard ships

OTTAWA — The Canadian Coast Guard's hope that its first new fisheries science vessel will finally be delivered this summer could be dashed after the ship crashed on its first test run last week.
Quebec taxi drivers decry industry overhaul they say will force them into bankruptcy

Quebec taxi drivers decry industry overhaul they say will force them into bankruptcy

MONTREAL — Thousands of furious taxi drivers clogged streets and caused major traffic jams in Montreal and Quebec City Monday, claiming the government's decision to overhaul the industry will drive many of them into bankruptcy.
Canadian man accused of spying in China gets visit by consular officials

Canadian man accused of spying in China gets visit by consular officials

OTTAWA — Global Affairs Canada says consular officials in China paid a visit Monday to detained former diplomat Michael Kovrig.
'I'm really happy:' Edmonton judge rules Omar Khadr's sentence has expired

'I'm really happy:' Edmonton judge rules Omar Khadr's sentence has expired

EDMONTON — The last legal restrictions on Omar Khadr were lifted Monday when an Alberta judge ruled that a war crimes sentence for the former Guantanamo Bay prisoner has expired.
EU military wants to partner with Canada in Mali as it races for exit

EU military wants to partner with Canada in Mali as it races for exit

OTTAWA — As Canada's military mission races to leave Mali and the United Nations pleads for it to stay, the European Union is making a fresh appeal to the Canadian Forces to partner with it in the West African country. Gen.

Florida police launch homicide investigation after Canadian couple found dead

MONTREAL — Police in Florida have launched a double homicide investigation after an elderly Canadian couple was found dead in their mobile home on Friday.

15 Canadians on cruise ship that was stranded off Norway; one injured

STAVANGER, Norway — Norwegian officials are investigating why a cruise ship carrying more than 1,300 people, including 15 Canadians, set sail despite storm warnings and forced a major evacuation after a mayday call had been issued.
In the news today, March 25

In the news today, March 25

Five stories in the news for Monday, March 25 ——— TRUDEAU DELIVERS CAMPAIGN STYLE SPEECH AT NOMINATION EVENT Justin Trudeau delivered a campaign-style speech in Vancouver-Kingsway riding last night as he introduced former TV news anchor Tamara Taggar
15 Canadians on cruise ship that was stranded off Norway; one injured

15 Canadians on cruise ship that was stranded off Norway; one injured

STAVANGER, Norway — Global Affairs Canada says 15 Canadians were on board the Viking Sky cruise ship when it ran into engine trouble off Norway's rough, frigid western coast.

Trudeau delivers campaign-style speech while introducing candidate Taggart

VANCOUVER — Justin Trudeau delivered a feisty, campaign-style speech in Vancouver-Kingsway riding Sunday night as he introduced former TV news anchor Tamara Taggart as the riding's Liberal candidate in the fall federal election.