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Infrastructure bank gives Via $55M for work on multibillion-dollar project

Infrastructure bank gives Via $55M for work on multibillion-dollar project

OTTAWA — Via Rail is getting $71 million in federal cash — some through Transport Canada and some from an infrastructure financing agency — to tackle the last few details needed to make the case that its high-frequency rail proposal should get privat
New Ukraine president, and former actor, to meet Trudeau in Toronto

New Ukraine president, and former actor, to meet Trudeau in Toronto

OTTAWA — Ukraine's new president will visit Toronto next week for a major international conference on his country's future that Canada is hosting, and where he will meet Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Vancouver police ask for help over theft of high-end snake chairs

Vancouver police ask for help over theft of high-end snake chairs

VANCOUVER — A pair of unusual armchairs valued at about $40,000 each were taken from a high-end furniture store and Vancouver police are asking for the public's help in finding them. Police say the chairs were taken during a 3 a.m.
Saskatchewan says Supreme Court could hear carbon tax challenge in December

Saskatchewan says Supreme Court could hear carbon tax challenge in December

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government says its arguments against the federal carbon tax could be heard by the Supreme Court of Canada before the end of the year, but after the federal election.

Quebec man dead after out-of-control RV crashes into Quebec ferry: police

TADOUSSAC, Que. — One of the two people seriously injured when their recreational vehicle crashed into a Quebec ferry has died.
In the news today, June 25

In the news today, June 25

Five stories in the news for Tuesday, June 25 ——— SAINT-JACQUES RETURNS FROM SPACE MISSION David Saint-Jacques returned to Earth on Monday after more than six months aboard the International Space Station. The native of Saint-Lambert, Que.
Astronaut David Saint-Jacques returns to Earth, sets Canadian space record

Astronaut David Saint-Jacques returns to Earth, sets Canadian space record

LONGUEUIL, Que. — David Saint-Jacques returned to Earth on Monday after more than six months aboard the International Space Station. The native of Saint-Lambert, Que., has set a record for the longest single spaceflight by a Canadian at 204 days.
Search resumes for First World War warships in Lake Superior

Search resumes for First World War warships in Lake Superior

Two French minesweepers built in Thunder Bay disappeared 99 years ago
Ontario researchers working on way to cure weed faster

Ontario researchers working on way to cure weed faster

Don't panic, but they are worried there might not be enough
Teen who lost both parents to mental health issues mailed letters to all 338 MPs, only 40 responded

Teen who lost both parents to mental health issues mailed letters to all 338 MPs, only 40 responded

Most conspicuous of the non-responses is the member for Papineau — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau