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Canada asks British military for help flying troops to and from Latvia

Canada asks British military for help flying troops to and from Latvia

OTTAWA — Canadian troops have been forced to hitch a ride with the British military to get to and from Latvia due to a shortage of working planes.
Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard asks court to dismiss class-action lawsuit

Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard asks court to dismiss class-action lawsuit

NEW YORK — A Canadian fashion mogul is asking a U.S. court to dismiss a class-action lawsuit alleging he sexually assaulted dozens of women.
Jamie Bacon pleads guilty to charge in British Columbia's Surrey Six case

Jamie Bacon pleads guilty to charge in British Columbia's Surrey Six case

VANCOUVER — Reputed gang leader Jamie Bacon pleaded guilty Thursday to a charge stemming from shootings in 2007 that left six people dead at a highrise apartment building in Surrey, British Columbia.
WE details thousands in fees for Trudeaus as volunteers await revamped program

WE details thousands in fees for Trudeaus as volunteers await revamped program

OTTAWA — The WE organization has paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in speaking fees to members of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's family, it acknowledged Thursday, as organizations that need volunteers awaited word of the future of a $900-million
Doctors, nurses urged to provide info on racism in B.C. emergency rooms

Doctors, nurses urged to provide info on racism in B.C. emergency rooms

VICTORIA — A former judge investigating allegations of racism towards Indigenous people in British Columbia's health-care system is calling on patients, families, doctors and nurses to come forward with their stories.
Police chiefs call for decriminalization of personal drug use

Police chiefs call for decriminalization of personal drug use

OTTAWA — Canada's police chiefs are calling for decriminalization of personal possession of illicit drugs as the best way to battle substance abuse and addiction.
'Vowed myself to silence:' Woman says she couldn't cope after Edmonton attack

'Vowed myself to silence:' Woman says she couldn't cope after Edmonton attack

EDMONTON — One of five women who was sexually assaulted by a former nightclub employee says she wasn't able to talk about the attack for four years.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, July 9

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, July 9

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:18 p.m. on July 9, 2020: There are 106,805 confirmed cases in Canada.

Police charge Montreal truck driver in deadly 2019 highway pileup

MONTREAL — A Montreal man has been arrested in relation to a highway pileup north of the city last summer that left four people dead and injured 15 others.
Racist slurs during Conservative leadership debate not surprising: Lewis

Racist slurs during Conservative leadership debate not surprising: Lewis

OTTAWA — The litany of racial slurs inserted into the comments section of an online Conservative leadership debate Wednesday was not surprising, candidate Leslyn Lewis said the next day. Lewis, Erin O'Toole and Derek Sloan were debating B.C.