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False nuclear alarm in Ontario was due to human error, investigation finds

False nuclear alarm in Ontario was due to human error, investigation finds

TORONTO — A false alarm about an incident at the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station last month was the result of human error, but a delay in sending an all clear was due to several systemic issues, a report found Thursday.
Ottawa imposes new rules to protect fragile population of right whales

Ottawa imposes new rules to protect fragile population of right whales

HALIFAX — Canada is rolling out new measures to protect the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale, but federal officials insisted today the rules won't lead to more fishing closures in the Gulf of St. Lawrence or the Bay of Fundy.
Conservative MP questions whether rail blockades constitute terrorism

Conservative MP questions whether rail blockades constitute terrorism

OTTAWA — A Conservative MP is questioning whether rail blockades in Quebec and Ontario constitute acts of terrorism, which could allow the RCMP to intervene.

The latest on protests across Canada in support of Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs

Here is the latest news on protests across Canada over a natural gas pipeline project in British Columbia (All times Eastern): 10:30 a.m. ET About 20 demonstrators have gathered near train tracks in Kingston, Ont.
Chinatowns across Canada report drop in business due to new coronavirus fears

Chinatowns across Canada report drop in business due to new coronavirus fears

Most of Calgary's city councillors had lunch at a restaurant in Chinatown this week to try to help reduce fears about the new coronavirus.

Death of teen girl found by road in Laurentians was a homicide: Quebec police

MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police are investigating after the body of a teenaged girl was found by the side of a road in Quebec's Laurentians region. Her body bore marks of violence, and police believe her death was a homicide.
Federal government has room to spend more: PBO

Federal government has room to spend more: PBO

OTTAWA — Parliament's budget watchdog says the federal government has room to increase spending and still remain financially sustainable over the long run, though the same can't be said for many provinces.

Ontario coronavirus case is province's first instance of human-to-human spread

TORONTO — Ontario now has a sixth confirmed case of the novel coronavirus, and health officials say it is the first instance in the province of human-to-human transmission. Ontario's chief medical officer of health, Dr.

Timeline of COVID-19 cases in Canada

Health officials in Ontario have confirmed another case of the novel coronavirus in the province. There have been 13 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in Canada — six in Ontario and seven in British Columbia. Here is a timeline of Canadian cases. Jan.
A timeline on rail disruptions by anti pipeline protesters across Canada

A timeline on rail disruptions by anti pipeline protesters across Canada

RCMP began enforcing an injunction earlier this month that prevents interference with construction of a $6.6-billion natural gas pipeline in northern British Columbia.