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PBO flags high borrowing, 'unusual' losses at Crown corporations in report

OTTAWA — Parliament's budget watchdog says parliamentarians should probe details about steep losses at Crown corporations and increased borrowing the Liberals outlined in their recent fiscal snapshot.
Resist comparing Canada, U.S. on Indigenous rights, say experts, activists

Resist comparing Canada, U.S. on Indigenous rights, say experts, activists

WASHINGTON — One of the oldest professional football teams in the United States is finally confronting a franchise identity after decades of criticism that it's racist — but experts say that's no reason for Canada to be smug about its own troubled hi
Manitoba judge points to systemic issues in Indigenous woman's killing

Manitoba judge points to systemic issues in Indigenous woman's killing

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba judge sentencing a young man for beating his own mother to death has denounced systemic issues the judge says leave Indigenous people at risk. "The ruin of the First Nations and peoples of Canada is not just statistics.
Ousted Green candidate says he is sorry for comment but insists it was not racist

Ousted Green candidate says he is sorry for comment but insists it was not racist

OTTAWA — The Green party has shown the door to one of its leadership candidates, saying several of his recent comments do not align with the party's values on diversity.
Royal Canadian Navy to replace 'seaman' in rank titles with gender-neutral term

Royal Canadian Navy to replace 'seaman' in rank titles with gender-neutral term

OTTAWA — The Canadian military's sailors and the public will have a chance to weigh in as the Royal Canadian Navy moves to drop the term "seaman" when referring to its most junior sailors and replace it with something more gender-neutral.
Police suggest missing Quebec father may be alive and seeking shelter

Police suggest missing Quebec father may be alive and seeking shelter

ST-APOLLINAIRE, Que. — The father of two young girls found dead over the weekend southwest of Quebec City may be desperate and looking for materials to ensure his survival, Quebec provincial police said Thursday, on the eighth day of their manhunt.
Canada's militarized police forces face defunding and 'de-tasking', experts say

Canada's militarized police forces face defunding and 'de-tasking', experts say

HALIFAX — As a statement of police power, the armoured rescue vehicle that Halifax Regional Police had planned to buy for more than $300,000 spoke volumes about the militarization of law enforcement agencies in Canada.
'They haven't even apologized,' says mother of man killed by police after calling 911

'They haven't even apologized,' says mother of man killed by police after calling 911

TORONTO — The silence inside the Campbells' home west of Toronto has grown like a cancer in the weeks since April 6. That's when D'Andre Campbell, one of six siblings who live in the Brampton, Ont.
WE charity probe and Colville painting shatters record; In The News for July 16

WE charity probe and Colville painting shatters record; In The News for July 16

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 July 16 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Huawei hopeful it can provide 5G to Canada despite Trump, Five Eyes pressure

Huawei hopeful it can provide 5G to Canada despite Trump, Five Eyes pressure

OTTAWA — Huawei Canada says it is collateral damage in the Trump administration's trade war with China and remains hopeful that it might still be able to sell next-generation internet equipment to Canada.