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Canada still determining how to best help Turkey, Syria after earthquake: Trudeau

Canada still determining how to best help Turkey, Syria after earthquake: Trudeau

Canada is still determining how to best help those affected by the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday.
Canadians will hold provinces accountable for proposed health deals: health minister

Canadians will hold provinces accountable for proposed health deals: health minister

OTTAWA — Federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos says it will largely be up to the public to hold provinces accountable for meeting goals of the proposed health-care deal that Ottawa is offering premiers.
Prairies stand to benefit the most from boost to immigration target: Desjardins

Prairies stand to benefit the most from boost to immigration target: Desjardins

OTTAWA — A new Desjardins report suggests Canada's immigration target increase could spur economic growth, with the Prairies standing to benefit the most.
At least eight hospitalized after bus hits Quebec daycare, driver arrested

At least eight hospitalized after bus hits Quebec daycare, driver arrested

LAVAL, Que. — At least eight people including several children have been sent urgently to hospital after a city bus crashed into a daycare north of Montreal Wednesday morning, emergency officials say.

City of Yellowknife locks out unionized workers after mediation fails

YELLOWKNIFE — Unionized workers with the City of Yellowknife were on picket lines and the city locked out employees early Wednesday after mediation between the parties failed.
Pierre Poilievre pledges to honour Trudeau's health-care funding offer to premiers

Pierre Poilievre pledges to honour Trudeau's health-care funding offer to premiers

OTTAWA — Pierre Poilievre says he would honour the health-care increases Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has promised provinces if his Conservatives form the next government.
Defence, innovation ministers team up to sell D.C. on merits of working with Canada

Defence, innovation ministers team up to sell D.C. on merits of working with Canada

WASHINGTON — Canada's defence and economic development ministers are in the U.S. capital this week to remind lawmakers and military contractors about the economic virtues of cross-border collaboration.
Caution urged as mining companies eye critical minerals below Quebec boreal forest

Caution urged as mining companies eye critical minerals below Quebec boreal forest

MONTREAL — About one million square kilometres of Quebec is covered by boreal forest, roughly 70 per cent of the entire province.
In The News for Feb. 8: Will the premiers say yes to the feds' health care offer?

In The News for Feb. 8: Will the premiers say yes to the feds' health care offer?

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 Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Mill closures threaten to punch holes in the fabric of rural B.C. towns

Mill closures threaten to punch holes in the fabric of rural B.C. towns

When Mayor Shane Brienen of Houston, B.C., thinks about the impact of the impending closure of the town's sawmill, he worries not only about the economic fallout.