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Lone Nunavut MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq opts not to seek re-election

Lone Nunavut MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq opts not to seek re-election

OTTAWA — Nunavut's sole MP says she will not seek re-election when Canadians next go to the polls.
Canadians urged to prepare as top meteorologist predicts active hurricane season

Canadians urged to prepare as top meteorologist predicts active hurricane season

HALIFAX — The Canadian Hurricane Centre is predicting another active hurricane season this year, citing the persistence of warmer-than-average ocean temperatures.
Bridge linking Montreal to highway toward Ontario to be closed for safety concerns

Bridge linking Montreal to highway toward Ontario to be closed for safety concerns

MONTREAL — One of the main bridges motorists use to travel from Montreal to Ontario on the Trans-Canada Highway system has been closed for safety reasons.
General overseeing vaccination campaign urges military, society to be better

General overseeing vaccination campaign urges military, society to be better

OTTAWA — The military officer tapped to manage Canada's COVID-19 vaccination campaign used her first public appearance in her new role to call on the military — and Canadians, in general — to strive to be better. Brig.-Gen.
B.C. resident faces hate speech charge after complaint made to War Crimes Program

B.C. resident faces hate speech charge after complaint made to War Crimes Program

OTTAWA — A probe by the RCMP's international investigations section into videos that allegedly threatened people in the Democratic Republic of Congo has resulted in charges against a man living in Kelowna, B.C.
No independent oversight of federal obligation to routinely publish info: officials

No independent oversight of federal obligation to routinely publish info: officials

OTTAWA — Senior officials acknowledged Thursday there is no independent oversight of the requirement that federal departments proactively publish government records.
Mortgage stress tests set to tighten in wake of Bank of Canada warnings

Mortgage stress tests set to tighten in wake of Bank of Canada warnings

OTTAWA — Canadians looking to buy homes will face stiffer mortgage tests in a few days as the federal government and a national regulator tighten rules in the wake of new warnings from the central bank that households are piling on too much debt.
Study finds abandoned oil and gas wells place unfair burden on landowners, taxpayers

Study finds abandoned oil and gas wells place unfair burden on landowners, taxpayers

CALGARY — The costs of Alberta's growing stock of abandoned and inactive oil and gas wells are falling unfairly on landowners and taxpayers, says a report from the University of Calgary.
Too early to set a date on loosening travel restrictions: Canada's transport minister

Too early to set a date on loosening travel restrictions: Canada's transport minister

OTTAWA — Transport Minister Omar Alghabra says he cannot yet commit to a date — or COVID-19 vaccination rate benchmarks — for when so-called vaccine passports will allow Canada to ease travel restrictions.
Canada's vaccination pace moves to top of pack but second doses, global aid slow

Canada's vaccination pace moves to top of pack but second doses, global aid slow

OTTAWA — Canada's vaccination effort against COVID-19 has pulled even with the United States in one of the key markers in the race to herd immunity and is closing in fast on a status as one of the top 10 most vaccinated countries in the world.