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In the news today, March 26

In the news today, March 26

Five stories in the news for Tuesday, March 26 ——— CANADIANS EVACUATED COUNTER-TERROR TROOPS IN MALI Canadian peacekeepers were called upon to evacuate several wounded French soldiers in Mali earlier this month after their counter-terrorism patrol wa
Canadian peacekeepers evacuated injured French counter-terror troops in Mali

Canadian peacekeepers evacuated injured French counter-terror troops in Mali

OTTAWA — Canadian peacekeepers were called upon to evacuate several wounded French soldiers in Mali earlier this month after their patrol was ambushed while hunting for militants along the border with Niger.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meeting with labour leaders in Winnipeg today

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meeting with labour leaders in Winnipeg today

WINNIPEG — Justin Trudeau will be focusing on the training benefits in the recently released budget as he meets with labour leaders in Winnipeg today.
Council reverses decision to keep home for disabled out of tony neighbourhood

Council reverses decision to keep home for disabled out of tony neighbourhood

WEYBURN, Sask. — A Saskatchewan city council that faced a backlash after voting against construction of a group home for disabled adults in an upscale neighbourhood has reversed its decision.
B.C. brings in tax credit to help spur liquefied natural gas investment

B.C. brings in tax credit to help spur liquefied natural gas investment

VICTORIA — British Columbia is changing the province's tax structure for liquefied natural gas projects with Finance Minister Carole James saying the government is aiming to encourage more development through a natural gas tax credit.
Former ski coach Charest released as he appeals sex-related convictions

Former ski coach Charest released as he appeals sex-related convictions

MONTREAL — Former national ski coach Bertrand Charest will be released from prison as he appeals his convictions on sex-related charges involving young skiers.
Sources say Trudeau rejected Wilson-Raybould's conservative pick for high court

Sources say Trudeau rejected Wilson-Raybould's conservative pick for high court

OTTAWA — Jody Wilson-Raybould recommended in 2017 that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau nominate a conservative Manitoba judge to be chief justice of the Supreme Court, even though he wasn't a sitting member of the top court and had been a vocal critic
Trudeau says he, Wilson-Raybould had cordial conversation last week

Trudeau says he, Wilson-Raybould had cordial conversation last week

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he spoke with former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould last week about a way forward following her allegations of political interference in the prosecution of SNC-Lavalin. Speaking in Maple Ridge, B.C.
Canada Revenue Agency tax services back online after 'hardware' problems

Canada Revenue Agency tax services back online after 'hardware' problems

OTTAWA — The websites Canadians use to file their taxes online were offline for most of Monday as a result of what the Canada Revenue Agency called a "computer hardware issue.
Man charged in stabbing of Montreal priest sent for psychiatric evaluation

Man charged in stabbing of Montreal priest sent for psychiatric evaluation

MONTREAL — A Montreal man charged with the attempted murder of a Catholic priest last week was ordered Monday to undergo an evaluation at a psychiatric hospital.