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Government charts path toward supporting PTSD sufferers

Government charts path toward supporting PTSD sufferers

OTTAWA — The federal government has released its plan to improve support for people who are affected by post-traumatic stress disorder.
Canada, U.S. have lost military edge over Russia in the Arctic: Norad commander

Canada, U.S. have lost military edge over Russia in the Arctic: Norad commander

OTTAWA — The head of the North American Aerospace Defence Command underscored the need to modernize the aging early-warning system Thursday, while cautioning that the United States and Canada have lost their long-standing military advantage in the Ar
Supreme Court won't hear appeals of couple convicted in diabetic son's death

Supreme Court won't hear appeals of couple convicted in diabetic son's death

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear the appeal of a couple found guilty of killing their diabetic teenage son. Emil and Rodica Radita of Calgary were convicted in 2017 of first-degree murder in the death of 15-year-old Alexandru.
Japan confirms 12 Canadians on cruise ship infected with novel coronavirus

Japan confirms 12 Canadians on cruise ship infected with novel coronavirus

OTTAWA — Japanese authorities might soon allow people quarantined aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship near Tokyo, where 12 Canadians have contracted the novel coronavirus, to disembark and finish out their isolation on land.

Auctioneer ordered to pay collector for knowingly selling fake Inuit statue

TORONTO — A high-end auction house has been ordered to further compensate a British art collector for selling him a statue it claimed was by a renowned Inuit artist, even though it knew the piece was fake.
Budget watchdog slashes economic growth projections, partly blames coronavirus

Budget watchdog slashes economic growth projections, partly blames coronavirus

OTTAWA — Canada's economy slowed "sharply" in the final quarter of 2019, the parliamentary budget office said Thursday in its February economic and fiscal report.
As Africa trip nears end, Trudeau visits farm in Senegal helped by Canadian aid

As Africa trip nears end, Trudeau visits farm in Senegal helped by Canadian aid

KERI, Senegal — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is visiting a farm in Senegal's "California" today, seeing first-hand the benefits of some Canadian aid funding. The Niayes region is feeling the effects of climate change and coastal erosion.
Federal NDP seeks provincial support for national pharmacare plan

Federal NDP seeks provincial support for national pharmacare plan

OTTAWA — The New Democrats are asking the provinces to support their promised universal pharmacare legislation, hoping to win premiers over by calling on Ottawa to increase federal health transfers.
TSB finds defect in beacon on helicopter that crashed in Quebec, killing two

TSB finds defect in beacon on helicopter that crashed in Quebec, killing two

MONTREAL — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is suggesting periodic inspections of emergency locator transmitters after finding a defect in the one aboard a helicopter that crashed in Quebec last summer, killing a businessman and his son.
Number of new coronavirus cases spike in China; In The News for Feb. 13

Number of new coronavirus cases spike in China; In The News for Feb. 13

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 Feb. 13 ... What we are watching in Canada ...