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Trudeau's minority Liberal government survives first confidence vote

Trudeau's minority Liberal government survives first confidence vote

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau's Liberals survived Tuesday their first test of confidence in the House of Commons but got a pointed reminder of how opposition parties can still make life complicated for a minority government.
Freeland signs new NAFTA pact, urges Parliament to ratify as quickly as possible

Freeland signs new NAFTA pact, urges Parliament to ratify as quickly as possible

OTTAWA — Canada joined the United States and Mexico in heralding a new era of North American prosperity on Tuesday as they formally agreed to changes to the new continental free trade deal.
'Not engaging doesn't change anything,' Nova Scotia premier says of China

'Not engaging doesn't change anything,' Nova Scotia premier says of China

OTTAWA — Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil says he plans to keep building economic ties between his province and China, even though he opposes its ongoing detention of two Canadians.
Meng Wanzhou wins right to more documents involving arrest at Vancouver airport

Meng Wanzhou wins right to more documents involving arrest at Vancouver airport

VANCOUVER — Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou has won an application for more documents to be disclosed as she alleges she faced an abuse of process during her arrest at Vancouver's airport last year.
Man who strangled wife, buried body in their Calgary home to stay in prison

Man who strangled wife, buried body in their Calgary home to stay in prison

BOWDEN, Alta. — A man who strangled his wife and cemented her body in a basement wall of their home is staying in prison for now.
Privacy czar laments 'crisis of trust', cites urgent need to ensure rights

Privacy czar laments 'crisis of trust', cites urgent need to ensure rights

OTTAWA — High-profile, personal-data violations by Facebook, Equifax and others have highlighted like never before the urgent need to update Canada's aging laws, the federal privacy czar says.
Millions in Bebawi's accounts were bonuses authorized by SNC bosses: defence

Millions in Bebawi's accounts were bonuses authorized by SNC bosses: defence

MONTREAL — Millions of dollars that ended up in the accounts of a former SNC-Lavalin executive on trial for fraud and corruption were legitimate bonuses authorized by the company's president, the defence said in final arguments Tuesday.
Toronto family receives death certificate years after daughter was murdered

Toronto family receives death certificate years after daughter was murdered

TORONTO — Linda and Clayton Babcock have known for two years that their daughter suffered a horrific death — her body burned in an animal incinerator — but they have finally received an official document that proves the 23-year-old is dead.
One year after arrests, Canadians held in China set to face trial

One year after arrests, Canadians held in China set to face trial

OTTAWA — As two imprisoned Canadians face trials in Chinese courts where convictions are virtually assured, MPs prepared Tuesday to press ahead with a parliamentary review of the Liberals' policies toward China.
Tax cuts, flood fight and cost-control on Manitoba premier's agenda

Tax cuts, flood fight and cost-control on Manitoba premier's agenda

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister — a man not known for shying away from a scrap — is promising an even "bolder" approach in 2020 with his Progressive Conservative government now three months into its second term.