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Five more arrests, including main suspect, in fraud, data theft at Desjardins

Five more arrests, including main suspect, in fraud, data theft at Desjardins

MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police have arrested five people in connection with a multimillion-dollar fraud and the theft of data belonging to almost 10 million clients of the co-operative financial group Desjardins.
Police may never be able to talk to driver of bus in deadly collision in Manitoba

Police may never be able to talk to driver of bus in deadly collision in Manitoba

WINNIPEG — Police may never be able to talk to the driver of a bus involved in a crash that killed 17 people a year ago near Carberry, Man., a RCMP official said Thursday.
Quebec town's bylaw requires kids to collect signatures to play in the street

Quebec town's bylaw requires kids to collect signatures to play in the street

LES CÈDRES, Que. — School is almost out, summer heat is setting in and the children of a small Quebec town southwest of Montreal will soon be able to spend their days shooting hoops in the street — if they have filed the necessary paperwork.
Pro-Palestinian encampment members say McGill's latest offer is 'laughable'

Pro-Palestinian encampment members say McGill's latest offer is 'laughable'

MONTREAL — Members of a pro-Palestinian encampment who have been occupying part of McGill University's downtown Montreal campus since April say the school's latest offer falls far short of what's needed to get them to leave.
Ottawa to expand early retirement eligibility for front-line safety, security workers

Ottawa to expand early retirement eligibility for front-line safety, security workers

OTTAWA — The federal government is moving to expand early retirement eligibility for some kinds of front-line workers. Treasury Board President Anita Anand says the Liberals are planning to introduce legislation this fall to make it happen.
In the news today: Ukraine to top G7 talks, Canada to send rocket motors to Kyiv

In the news today: Ukraine to top G7 talks, Canada to send rocket motors to Kyiv

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed... Trudeau in Italy as G7 summit kicks off Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Italy today as the G7 leaders' summit kicks off.
Canada sending 2,000 decommissioned CRV7 rocket motors to Ukraine

Canada sending 2,000 decommissioned CRV7 rocket motors to Ukraine

OTTAWA — The Liberal government says it will start shipping decommissioned CRV7 rocket motors to Ukraine. National Defence said in a press release Thursday Canada will send an "initial tranche" of around 2,000 rocket motors.
Stop gas expansion for home heating or risk leaving ratepayers on the hook: report

Stop gas expansion for home heating or risk leaving ratepayers on the hook: report

TORONTO — Provinces must stop natural gas expansion and invest in electrification to keep home heating reliable and cost-effective, a new report says, suggesting ratepayers and governments could otherwise be on the hook for billions of dollars in und
B.C. premier repeats call for more federal cash, calls Ottawa's claims 'disingenuous'

B.C. premier repeats call for more federal cash, calls Ottawa's claims 'disingenuous'

VANCOUVER — Premier David Eby is expanding his criticism of what he says is an unfair share of federal funding being given to Western Canada.
'Run and gun': Undercover officer says accused at Coutts spoke of killing police

'Run and gun': Undercover officer says accused at Coutts spoke of killing police

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — An undercover police officer told court Anthony Olienick characterized Mounties as the “arms” of Canada’s “devil” prime minister and said if police tried to break up the border blockade at Coutts, Alta., he would kill them.