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Cyberspy agency launched operation to protect federal election from foreign attack

Cyberspy agency launched operation to protect federal election from foreign attack

OTTAWA — Canada's cyberspy agency launched a defensive operation to protect last year's federal election — including the party leaders' debate — from disruption by foreign agencies.
Federal Green Party launches leadership race, will pick new leader in November

Federal Green Party launches leadership race, will pick new leader in November

OTTAWA — The beleaguered federal Green Party launched a leadership contest on Tuesday with the hopes of announcing a new leader on Nov. 19. The Greens will take applications for the job until Aug.
Ottawa lost average of $22 billion a year in unpaid tax from 2014-2018: CRA report

Ottawa lost average of $22 billion a year in unpaid tax from 2014-2018: CRA report

The federal government is losing an average of $22 billion a year in unpaid taxes, according to a new report from the Canada Revenue Agency that analyzed tax collection from 2014 to 2018
Fire-ravaged Lytton, B.C., could soon 'thrive again,' says Insurance Bureau of Canada

Fire-ravaged Lytton, B.C., could soon 'thrive again,' says Insurance Bureau of Canada

VANCOUVER — The Insurance Bureau of Canada says there is now a path to begin the recovery for Lytton, B.C., almost a year after two people died and most of the community was destroyed by a wildfire.
'Freedom Convoy' organizer Tamara Lich arrested for breach of conditions: police

'Freedom Convoy' organizer Tamara Lich arrested for breach of conditions: police

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — Tamara Lich, a key organizer of the “Freedom Convoy,” has been arrested in Alberta on a Canada-wide warrant for one count of failing to comply with a release order, police say.
Canada pledges more aid and loans to Ukraine as G7 targets Russian oil

Canada pledges more aid and loans to Ukraine as G7 targets Russian oil

SCHLOSS ELMAU, GERMANY — Canada is ready to help other countries transition away from Russian oil and coal, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday at the end of G7 summit in Germany centred on the war in Ukraine.
Support dogs to comfort victims at Quebec's specialized sexual violent courts

Support dogs to comfort victims at Quebec's specialized sexual violent courts

QUEBEC — Some Quebec domestic assault and sexual violence victims will be able to be accompanied by a support dog during court appearances.
Borutski inquest jury to present verdict, G7 Summit wraps up: In The News for July 28

Borutski inquest jury to present verdict, G7 Summit wraps up: In The News for July 28

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 July 28 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
More than half of Canadians oppose Oath of Allegiance to the Queen

More than half of Canadians oppose Oath of Allegiance to the Queen

OTTAWA — Most people in Canada do not think people should have to swear an Oath of Allegiance to the Queen, according to a poll ahead of Canada Day.
'About the survivors': Pope's visit important to understand residential schools

'About the survivors': Pope's visit important to understand residential schools

MASKWACIS — Leaders from four First Nations in central Alberta say the Pope's upcoming visit could help the world understand the trauma the residential school system caused to Indigenous people.