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Navy and Coast Guard's shipbuilding plan plagued by delays, auditor general says

Navy and Coast Guard's shipbuilding plan plagued by delays, auditor general says

OTTAWA — Federal auditor general Karen Hogan delivered a stark warning Thursday that government mismanagement is threatening to leave the navy and coast guard without the ships they need to defend Canada and protect its waterways.
Supreme Court declines to hear Crown appeal of overturned N.S. murder conviction

Supreme Court declines to hear Crown appeal of overturned N.S. murder conviction

Canada's top court has declined to hear an appeal from the Crown regarding the overturned murder conviction in the case of a former Nova Scotia medical student.
Justice Minister David Lametti proposes permanent justice reforms in wake of pandemic

Justice Minister David Lametti proposes permanent justice reforms in wake of pandemic

OTTAWA — The COVID-19 pandemic appears set to force a modernization of Canada's justice system.
Desmond Inquiry: psychologist describes former soldier's marital difficulties

Desmond Inquiry: psychologist describes former soldier's marital difficulties

PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S. — A former Canadian soldier who killed three family members and himself in 2017 complained about repeated head injuries soon after he left the military in 2015, an inquiry heard Thursday.
Justice minister to seek judge's removal after Supreme Court declines to hear appeal

Justice minister to seek judge's removal after Supreme Court declines to hear appeal

OTTAWA — Justice Minister David Lametti says he will seek parliamentary approval to remove a Quebec judge from the bench after the Supreme Court of Canada declined to hear the judge's appeal.
Police chiefs endorse new 'Rescu' platform used to find missing kids

Police chiefs endorse new 'Rescu' platform used to find missing kids

TORONTO — A new alert system that police recently used to find two missing girls received endorsement from the country's police chiefs on Thursday.
Hybrid Parliament saves about $6.2 million a year, budget officer says

Hybrid Parliament saves about $6.2 million a year, budget officer says

OTTAWA — A new estimate suggests the move to a hybrid Parliament could save as much as $6.2 million a year.
Admiral Art McDonald steps down and a butter controversy: In The News for Feb. 25

Admiral Art McDonald steps down and a butter controversy: In The News for Feb. 25

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 Feb. 25 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Alberta to introduce budget: Promising renewed fight on COVID-19, but more red ink

Alberta to introduce budget: Promising renewed fight on COVID-19, but more red ink

EDMONTON — It’s budget day in Alberta, and Premier Jason Kenney’s United Conservative government is promising more help in the fight against COVID-19, but more red ink on the bottom line.
Who have provinces have pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

Who have provinces have pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

As COVID-19 vaccine supplies gradually ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.