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Independent Ontario MPP Roman Baber to enter Conservative party leadership race

Independent Ontario MPP Roman Baber to enter Conservative party leadership race

OTTAWA — An independent Ontario legislator, who rose to prominence for speaking out against COVID-19 lockdowns, says he will run for Conservative leadership.
Trudeau visits Berlin, silencing Russian propaganda machine : In The News for March 9

Trudeau visits Berlin, silencing Russian propaganda machine : In The News for March 9

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 9 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Mountain goat population declining in British Columbia: study

Mountain goat population declining in British Columbia: study

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's central coast is losing an animal of significant cultural value to the region's Indigenous people as fewer mountain goats are seen in its craggy peaks, says a new study.
'Rewriting history': Military official says NATO trying to counter Russian propaganda

'Rewriting history': Military official says NATO trying to counter Russian propaganda

CALGARY — A Canadian military official says the war over Ukraine is being fought on two fronts — armed conflict and disinformation. And more work needs to be done to silence the Russian propaganda machine, says Lt.-Col. Yves Desbiens.

Who's in, who's out and who else may enter the Conservative party leadership race

OTTAWA — With Sept.10 picked as the date for when the Conservative Party of Canada will have a new leader, time is ticking for prospective candidates and their teams to get into place.

No winning ticket for Tuesday's $40 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — There was no winning ticket was sold in Tuesday's Lotto Max $40 million draw. The jackpot for the next draw on March 11 will be an estimated $50 million, with two Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each up for grabs. The Canadian Press
Lululemon founder starting new venture to find cure for type of muscular dystrophy

Lululemon founder starting new venture to find cure for type of muscular dystrophy

VANCOUVER — Chip Wilson, the founder of athletic wear firm Lululemon Athletica, said he once considered himself invincible but is now cautious even about turning over in his sleep in case his shoulders dislocate because of a rare genetic disorder.
Alberta rural municipalities say unpaid oilpatch taxes rising despite high oil prices

Alberta rural municipalities say unpaid oilpatch taxes rising despite high oil prices

The amount of unpaid taxes energy companies owe to small-town Alberta is growing despite high oil prices, the province's rural municipalities said Tuesday.
Experts question Tory MP's bill to protect political belief in Human Rights Act

Experts question Tory MP's bill to protect political belief in Human Rights Act

OTTAWA — A Conservative MP's bill to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act to prohibit discrimination based on political belief and activity would not have protected anti-vaccine mandate protesters who broke the law, legal experts say.
Trudeau, NATO partners stage theatrical rebuke of Russia at military base in Latvia

Trudeau, NATO partners stage theatrical rebuke of Russia at military base in Latvia

ĀDAŽI, Latvia — Justin Trudeau joined NATO allies Tuesday in staging a theatrical rebuke of Russia's war on Ukraine from a heavily armoured war-games field and in a floodlit news conference from one of the alliance's eastern European bases.