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SNC-Lavalin backtracks on CEO's comments surrounding potential job losses

SNC-Lavalin backtracks on CEO's comments surrounding potential job losses

MONTREAL — SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. is walking back a statement by its CEO, who said last week he never cited the protection of 9,000 Canadian jobs as a reason the construction giant should be granted a remediation agreement.
Assault trial begins for Joshua Boyle, former Afghanistan hostage

Assault trial begins for Joshua Boyle, former Afghanistan hostage

OTTAWA — Lawyers for Joshua Boyle will vigorously challenge the credibility of one of his alleged victims — his wife Caitlan Coleman, a Crown attorney predicted Monday at the outset of the long-awaited criminal trial for the man whose family was take
Trudeau sells housing plan in visit to hot real estate market in B.C.

Trudeau sells housing plan in visit to hot real estate market in B.C.

MAPLE RIDGE, B.C. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touted efforts by the Liberal government to help first-time homebuyers put more down on their mortgages during a visit to a region of the country Monday that is facing a housing squeeze.
Montreal priest sentenced to eight years for sexually abusing two boys

Montreal priest sentenced to eight years for sexually abusing two boys

MONTREAL — A Montreal priest who sexually abused two boys under his tutelage was handcuffed and led away to prison Monday as his two victims looked on. Rev.
A timeline of events in the SNC-Lavalin affair

A timeline of events in the SNC-Lavalin affair

OTTAWA — A chronology of the SNC-Lavalin controversy, according to public documents, reports and testimony to the House of Commons justice committee: Feb.
Freeland says tariffs raise 'serious questions' about NAFTA after meetings in DC

Freeland says tariffs raise 'serious questions' about NAFTA after meetings in DC

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is keeping up the pressure on the Trump administration, warning that Canada's support for the updated North American trade pact may hinge on the U.S. lifting tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum.
Nova Scotia budget to target key areas such as health care:finance minister

Nova Scotia budget to target key areas such as health care:finance minister

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia will table its fourth consecutive balanced budget Tuesday with room to spend in key areas including health care, says Finance Minister Karen Casey.
Crash threatens Vancouver shipyard's schedule for new coast guard ships

Crash threatens Vancouver shipyard's schedule for new coast guard ships

OTTAWA — The Canadian Coast Guard's hope that its first new fisheries science vessel will finally be delivered this summer could be dashed after the ship crashed on its first test run last week.
Quebec taxi drivers decry industry overhaul they say will force them into bankruptcy

Quebec taxi drivers decry industry overhaul they say will force them into bankruptcy

MONTREAL — Thousands of furious taxi drivers clogged streets and caused major traffic jams in Montreal and Quebec City Monday, claiming the government's decision to overhaul the industry will drive many of them into bankruptcy.
Canadian man accused of spying in China gets visit by consular officials

Canadian man accused of spying in China gets visit by consular officials

OTTAWA — Global Affairs Canada says consular officials in China paid a visit Monday to detained former diplomat Michael Kovrig.