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Justin Trudeau surprise guest at citizenship ceremony in Nova Scotia

Justin Trudeau surprise guest at citizenship ceremony in Nova Scotia

WOLFVILLE, N.S. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stunned a group of new Canadians on Tuesday when he showed up unannounced at a citizenship ceremony at Acadia University in Wolfville, N.S.
New Veterans Affairs office aimed at advancing gender equality

New Veterans Affairs office aimed at advancing gender equality

OTTAWA — Veterans Affairs Canada is opening a new office intended to better serve women and those with specific needs stemming from their sexual orientation or gender identity.
PM promises resources for provinces fighting novel coronavirus

PM promises resources for provinces fighting novel coronavirus

HALIFAX — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says provincial health authorities won't be alone in their fight against the novel coronavirus because the federal government will ensure they have the resources to contain and treat cases.

Race was a factor when cops handcuffed black girl, 6, at school, tribunal rules

The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario says race was a factor when police west of Toronto handcuffed a black six-year-old girl at school.
Wetlands, forests can help cities save millions in climate adaptation costs:study

Wetlands, forests can help cities save millions in climate adaptation costs:study

HALIFAX — As Canadian communities brace for rising risks of spring flooding related to climate change, a non-profit group has published findings suggesting preserving wetlands and forests can be key to reducing adaptation costs.
CRTC won't force wireless telecom companies to offer bills on paper

CRTC won't force wireless telecom companies to offer bills on paper

OTTAWA — Canada's telecom regulator won't force mobile service providers to offer customers paper invoices, at least not yet.
TSB report into fatal crash of biplane warns against stunts near ground

TSB report into fatal crash of biplane warns against stunts near ground

MONTREAL — The Transportation Safety Board says an amateur-built aircraft that crashed northeast of Quebec City last year with two people on board was doing aerobatic manoeuvres on the day of the crash.

Judge rules warrantless seizure of car data recorder a serious rights breach

TORONTO — Police flouted a driver's rights when they retrieved an electronic recording module from a car wreck days after a crash because they failed to get a search warrant or owner permission first, an Ontario judge has ruled.
Disinfecting transit and Super Tuesday in the U.S.; In The News for March 3

Disinfecting transit and Super Tuesday in the U.S.; In The News for March 3

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 March 3 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Feds short hundreds of million in repair, maintenance of defence infrastructure

Feds short hundreds of million in repair, maintenance of defence infrastructure

OTTAWA — The federal government has been chronically underspending on the repair and maintenance of Canada's defence infrastructure for years, leaving officials to play catch-up on maintaining aging roads, runways, jetties and thousands of buildings