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Harry and Meghan should cover their own security costs: NDP heritage critic

Harry and Meghan should cover their own security costs: NDP heritage critic

OTTAWA — The NDP's Canadian-heritage critic says he believes Prince Harry and his family should pay for their own security while they're in Canada.
Ex-Alberta legislature member on tax strike over unpaid oilpatch property levies

Ex-Alberta legislature member on tax strike over unpaid oilpatch property levies

A former provincial Liberal leader and member of the Alberta legislature says he won't pay his provincial taxes until oilpatch players pay theirs. "It's getting worse," David Swann said Wednesday.
Federal parties left dozens of potential election promises on cutting-room floor

Federal parties left dozens of potential election promises on cutting-room floor

OTTAWA — Federal political parties left dozens of potential platform proposals on the cutting-room floor during the last election campaign, a new report from the parliamentary budget officer suggests.

Incompetent doctor who twice sent dying infant home loses licence

TORONTO — A family doctor who sent a dying infant home with instructions to give him water and juice with vitamin C and who failed to report criminal driving convictions has been stripped of his medical licence.

Here's a list of December inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 2.2 per cent in December, Statistics Canada says.

Here's a list December inflation rates for Canadian provinces, territories

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 2.2 per cent in December, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 2.0 per cent (1.5) — Prince Edward Island: 2.3 (2.
Flights resume after blizzard and analyzing bird poop; In The News for Jan. 22

Flights resume after blizzard and analyzing bird poop; In The News for Jan. 22

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Jan. 22 ... What we are watching in Canada ... ST. JOHN'S, N.L.
Military must nearly double annual female recruitment to reach its own target

Military must nearly double annual female recruitment to reach its own target

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces needs to nearly double the number of women it has been recruiting in recent years to reach its goal of having women represent one-quarter of all military personnel by 2026, according to an internal study from the De
Snags, successes in Ottawa's efforts to recruit Indigenous public servants: docs

Snags, successes in Ottawa's efforts to recruit Indigenous public servants: docs

OTTAWA — The federal government invited a group of Indigenous elders to Ottawa last spring to seek their guidance on how to address barriers faced by Indigenous federal employees, but the well-intentioned gathering hit an unexpected snag.
Manitoba premier says grain-drying would be exempt from a provincial carbon tax

Manitoba premier says grain-drying would be exempt from a provincial carbon tax

BRANDON, Man. — One day after signalling a compromise on a carbon tax, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister pitched the idea to agriculture producers who have largely opposed a tax on carbon and who have faced big bills from the federal levy.