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Statue of Vancouver's Gastown founder torn down during women's memorial march

Statue of Vancouver's Gastown founder torn down during women's memorial march

VANCOUVER — Police say they are investigating after a statue commemorating the founder of a Vancouver neighbourhood was pulled down during the annual Women's Memorial March on Monday.
Canadians donated most money to convoy protests through GiveSendGo: alleged leak

Canadians donated most money to convoy protests through GiveSendGo: alleged leak

OTTAWA — A transparency group says it has received information on donors to antigovernment protests after a major fundraising platform was reportedly hacked, and an analysis of the data suggests Canadians contributed the largest amount of money to th
Canada to give $500M loan, send $7.8M in lethal weapons to Ukraine: Trudeau

Canada to give $500M loan, send $7.8M in lethal weapons to Ukraine: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Canada will provide a $500-million loan and $7.8 million worth of lethal equipment and ammunition to Ukraine as the threat of a Russian invasion grows, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday.
Canada sets ambitious immigration targets for post-pandemic recovery

Canada sets ambitious immigration targets for post-pandemic recovery

OTTAWA — The federal government plans to keep ramping up the record number of new permanent residents in Canada over the next three years as it works through a massive backlog of applications that have piled up during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Feds move up timeline to repay benefit clawbacks for low-income seniors

Feds move up timeline to repay benefit clawbacks for low-income seniors

OTTAWA — The federal government says it plans to hand out millions in benefits in April to low-income seniors who saw their income top-ups reduced because they received emergency pandemic aid. The government has set aside $742.
Blockade deadline and Ukraine crisis: In The News for Feb. 14

Blockade deadline and Ukraine crisis: In The News for Feb. 14

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 Feb. 14 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

Ambassador Bridge border crossing reopens, CBSA says

WINDSOR, Ont. — One of the nation's busiest border crossings reopened late Sunday following a days-long protest against COVID-19 measures some characterized as an "illegal occupation" at the foot of the Ambassador Bridge.

The latest on protests against COVID-19 measures in Ottawa and beyond

The latest developments on ongoing protests against COVID-19 restrictions and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government, in Ottawa and various locations across Canada. All times Eastern: 11:30 p.m.
Police clear out border blockade as Ottawa seeks deal with convoy to start rolling

Police clear out border blockade as Ottawa seeks deal with convoy to start rolling

Protesters decrying COVID-19 restrictions and the federal government itself were moved from the mouth of a crucial trade route with the United States on Sunday, while confusion reigned over whether a group stationed in Ottawa would reduce their footp
Canada pulls troops out of Ukraine as worries of Russian invasion grow

Canada pulls troops out of Ukraine as worries of Russian invasion grow

OTTAWA — The military is moving troops out of Ukraine in one of the strongest signals yet that a Russian invasion is imminent.