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Victoria airport closes to commercial flights as RCMP respond to 'threat'

NORTH SAANICH, B.C. — The Victoria International Airport says it is closing to commercial flights as the RCMP respond to a call for service. A statement posted on the airport's website Tuesday afternoon asks travellers not to go there.
Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard denies rape allegations at sex assault trial

Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard denies rape allegations at sex assault trial

TORONTO — Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard has emphatically denied raping a teenager and a young woman nearly six years ago, testifying Tuesday that both encounters were consensual and "passionate.
Canada shipping 20,000 rounds of artillery ammunition to Ukraine

Canada shipping 20,000 rounds of artillery ammunition to Ukraine

OTTAWA — Canada has purchased more than 20,000 rounds of artillery ammunition for Ukraine, Defence Minister Anita Anand said Tuesday.
Quebec legislature adopts Bill 96 language law, Legault calls reform 'moderate'

Quebec legislature adopts Bill 96 language law, Legault calls reform 'moderate'

Quebec Premier François Legault sought to reassure anglophones that his government's language law reform, adopted on Tuesday, won't prevent people from accessing health care in English.
Mass shooting inquiry: Two senior Mounties exempted from cross-examination

Mass shooting inquiry: Two senior Mounties exempted from cross-examination

HALIFAX — Two lawyers are criticizing a decision Tuesday to allow senior RCMP witnesses to avoid cross-examination before the inquiry investigating the 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia.
Creator of popular kids' YouTube channel slams federal online-streaming bill

Creator of popular kids' YouTube channel slams federal online-streaming bill

OTTAWA — The Canadian creator of a children’s YouTube channel with 34.2 million subscribers has condemned the government’s online-streaming bill as a "bad piece of legislation" written by people who don't understand how digital platforms work.
'They have a right to be angry': Trudeau says residential school legacy ongoing

'They have a right to be angry': Trudeau says residential school legacy ongoing

VANCOUVER — It's been a difficult year for many since the discovery of unmarked graves at residential schools and those expressing anger are justified in doing so, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said.
Conservative leadership candidates to battle for crucial Quebec in French debate

Conservative leadership candidates to battle for crucial Quebec in French debate

OTTAWA — Expectations are high for ex-Quebec premier Jean Charest as he is set to take the stage for the French-language Conservative leadership debate in his home province, a crucial region that has proven instrumental in the party’s last two leader
Many Ontario residents could be waiting several days for power after weekend storm

Many Ontario residents could be waiting several days for power after weekend storm

Sarah Reid stood surrounded by fallen bricks, branches and shingles in her front yard on Tuesday as she surveyed the damage from a deadly weekend storm that barreled through much of Ontario, leaving many residents still waiting for power to be restor
Quebec health officials confirm 10 more cases of monkeypox for a total of 15

Quebec health officials confirm 10 more cases of monkeypox for a total of 15

MONTREAL — Quebec health officials are reporting 10 more cases of monkeypox, for a total of 15 confirmed cases across the province. Last week, the province reported the first cases of the virus in Canada.