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New year, old issues: Enbridge, state of Michigan renew Line 5 hostilities in court

New year, old issues: Enbridge, state of Michigan renew Line 5 hostilities in court

WASHINGTON — Enbridge Inc. and the state of Michigan are renewing their legal hostilities over the future of the controversial Line 5 pipeline — and their latest court battle looks an awful lot like the last one. Attorney General Dana Nessel and Gov.
Tories urged to reconsider compromise on documents about fired scientists

Tories urged to reconsider compromise on documents about fired scientists

OTTAWA — Government House leader Mark Holland is urging the Conservatives to reconsider their rejection of a compromise proposal that would allow MPs to finally see unredacted documents related to the firing of two scientists at Canada's highest-secu
Documents give glimpse of Finance Department's outlook, warnings on inflation

Documents give glimpse of Finance Department's outlook, warnings on inflation

OTTAWA — Newly released documents show the Finance Department last year warned that the pace of price increases could gain speed, even as the Liberal government and central bank maintained that inflationary pressures were temporary.
Another snow day for Toronto kids, Prairie provinces brace for storms, ice and snow

Another snow day for Toronto kids, Prairie provinces brace for storms, ice and snow

A snowstorm that closed schools in parts of southern Ontario and Quebec on Monday kept many of them shut again on Tuesday, while some parts of the Prairies that were already hit with freezing rain were contending with plunging temperatures and snow.
Homeless shelters face added strain amid Omicron, high rates of people on streets

Homeless shelters face added strain amid Omicron, high rates of people on streets

OTTAWA — Staff at shelters and homeless agencies are struggling to support people living on the streets as the highly transmissible Omicron COVID-19 variant sweeps through communities.
Military dealing with more than 10,000 unfilled positions amid growing pressures

Military dealing with more than 10,000 unfilled positions amid growing pressures

OTTAWA — New figures show the Canadian Armed Forces are struggling with a growing shortage of personnel even as the military faces more and more demands at home and abroad.
Nunavut has first death in Omicron wave; Ottawa to send nurses and contact tracers

Nunavut has first death in Omicron wave; Ottawa to send nurses and contact tracers

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut's premier says the territory has recorded its first COVID-19 death during the Omicron wave. P.J. Akeeagok is sharing his condolences with the person's family and community.
Quebec singer-songwriter Karim Ouellet, 37, found dead in Quebec City

Quebec singer-songwriter Karim Ouellet, 37, found dead in Quebec City

MONTREAL — The Quebec coroner's office is investigating the death of singer-songwriter Karim Ouellet, 37. Quebec City police said today officers found Ouellet's body in a building Monday night in the La Cité-Limoilou borough.
COVID treatment pill approved, inflation on the rise : In The News for Jan. 18

COVID treatment pill approved, inflation on the rise : In The News for Jan. 18

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 Jan. 18 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
'It gets better': Roberta Bondar reflects on being first Canadian woman in space

'It gets better': Roberta Bondar reflects on being first Canadian woman in space

Most memories, after 30 years, start to fade. But if that memory is of blasting off to become Canada's first woman in space, it only becomes richer.