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Two weeks after Trudeau visit, still time to push back on EV tax credit, Ng says

Two weeks after Trudeau visit, still time to push back on EV tax credit, Ng says

WASHINGTON — Canada still has "runway" to work with in its effort to prevent a proposed U.S. tax credit for electric vehicles from kneecapping the auto industry north of the border, International Trade Minister Mary Ng said Friday.
Conservatives demand clarity, timelines on next steps for fighter jets

Conservatives demand clarity, timelines on next steps for fighter jets

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives are demanding the Liberal government provide more clarity on the next phase of Canada's search for a new fighter jet — including when a replacement for the military's aging CF-18s will finally be announced.
Senator who challenged O'Toole's leadership excluded from Senate committees

Senator who challenged O'Toole's leadership excluded from Senate committees

OTTAWA — Conservative Sen. Denise Batters has been excluded from all Senate committees after challenging Erin O'Toole's leadership.
Quebec police arrest man for online threats linked to self-declared 'queen of Canada'

Quebec police arrest man for online threats linked to self-declared 'queen of Canada'

MONTREAL — Police north of Montreal say they've arrested a 42-year-old man for allegedly making online threats in connection with his support for a woman who claims to be the queen of Canada. Laval, Que.
Blood Services to soon recommend asking donors about sexual activity, not orientation

Blood Services to soon recommend asking donors about sexual activity, not orientation

OTTAWA — Male blood donors will no longer be asked if they have had sex with another man, but — along with women — will be asked in future if they have had multiple sexual partners and anal sex.
Loblaw Financial wins Supreme Court case over tax treatment of Barbados subsidiary

Loblaw Financial wins Supreme Court case over tax treatment of Barbados subsidiary

OTTAWA — Loblaw Financial Holdings should not have to pay Canadian taxes on income from a subsidiary the company ran in Barbados, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
South Korean envoy expects 'ambitious' peacekeeping pledges from Canada

South Korean envoy expects 'ambitious' peacekeeping pledges from Canada

OTTAWA — South Korea's ambassador to Canada is expecting the federal government to make some "ambitious" promises when his country hosts a major peacekeeping summit next week.
NACI advises boosters for those over 50, says 18 to 49-year-olds may receive one also

NACI advises boosters for those over 50, says 18 to 49-year-olds may receive one also

OTTAWA — Canada's immunization advisory panel now strongly recommends everyone at least 50 years old get a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and that it may be offered to all other adults too in response to reports of waning protection against the
Jobless rate drops to 6 per cent in November as number of long-term unemployed falls

Jobless rate drops to 6 per cent in November as number of long-term unemployed falls

OTTAWA — Canada's labour market shook off more of the shock from COVID-19 by adding 153,700 jobs in November, pushing the unemployment rate to a pandemic-era low and sending the share of the core working population with a job to an all-time high.
Quebec to announce funding for crime prevention as Montreal police probe shooting

Quebec to announce funding for crime prevention as Montreal police probe shooting

MONTREAL — As Montreal police investigated the latest killing of a youth in the city, the provincial government said Friday it would announce funds for crime prevention programs this weekend.