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Trudeau says UN vote not a shift in Canada's 'steadfast' support for Israel

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says a recent vote to support a UN resolution endorsing Palestinian self-determination is not a shift in Canada's policy against singling out Israel for criticism on the international stage.
Freeland heads to Mexico in effort to finalize new NAFTA revisions

Freeland heads to Mexico in effort to finalize new NAFTA revisions

OTTAWA — Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland is to meet American and Mexican officials in Mexico City on Tuesday amid reports a deal to revise the new North American free-trade agreement is close to completion.
Greed drove former SNC exec's alleged fraud, corruption scheme: Crown

Greed drove former SNC exec's alleged fraud, corruption scheme: Crown

MONTREAL — Summing up six weeks of testimony at the trial of a former SNC-Lavalin executive accused of fraud and corruption, a prosecutor told jurors Monday that greed lies at the root of the accusations.
Decision reserved in hearing for N.B. officers involved in fatal shooting

Decision reserved in hearing for N.B. officers involved in fatal shooting

FREDERICTON — A New Brunswick arbitrator has 15 days to decide the fate of two Bathurst, N.B., police officers who were involved in a fatal shooting almost five years ago.

Wealth of Canadians divided along racial lines, says report on income inequality

OTTAWA — Canadians who identify as visible minorities do not have the same access to investments and other sources of wealth as non-racialized people, suggests a new report on income inequality that looks at the financial impact of racism beyond jobs

Warrant valid in search of property over threats against sex worker: B.C. judge

VERNON, B.C. — A British Columbia Supreme Court judge has rejected an application by a defence lawyer to have a search warrant ruled invalid in the case of a man accused of uttering threats against a sex worker.
Kenney aims for clear signs of federal action on two-day Ottawa trip

Kenney aims for clear signs of federal action on two-day Ottawa trip

OTTAWA — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney set out a dire picture of the economic and social impact of federal policy on Alberta Monday as he embarked on a two-day political trade mission in the capital.
Liberals move to start phasing in promised tax cuts in January 2020

Liberals move to start phasing in promised tax cuts in January 2020

OTTAWA — The Liberal government says Canadians will begin to see the impact of a proposed tax cut on their first pay stubs of the new year — as long as the party can get enough political rivals to help them deliver on one of their major campaign prom
Feds charge Volkswagen with violating environment law for faking emissions tests

Feds charge Volkswagen with violating environment law for faking emissions tests

OTTAWA — German auto giant Volkswagen appears ready to strike a plea deal with Canada after being charged Monday for allegedly importing cars into this country that company executives knew violated emissions standards.
Local MP applauds as coast guard works to secure derelict ship from N.S. river

Local MP applauds as coast guard works to secure derelict ship from N.S. river

BRIDGEWATER, N.S. — The Canadian Coast Guard has secured a listing navy vessel from a Nova Scotia river, in the latest major case to occur in a federal cabinet minister who has championed the cause of removing derelict vessels.