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China sentences Canadian to 11 years in case tied to Huawei

China sentences Canadian to 11 years in case tied to Huawei

DANDONG, China (AP) — A Canadian entrepreneur was sentenced to 11 years in prison Wednesday in a spy case linked to Beijing's effort to push his country to release an executive of tech giant Huawei, prompting an unusual joint show of support for Cana
Michael Spavor sentenced, Meng extradition hearing begins : In The News for Aug. 11

Michael Spavor sentenced, Meng extradition hearing begins : In The News for Aug. 11

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 Aug. 11, 2021 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Cost of used icebreakers Ottawa is buying from Quebec shipyard approaches $1B mark

Cost of used icebreakers Ottawa is buying from Quebec shipyard approaches $1B mark

OTTAWA — The cost of three second-hand icebreakers that the federal Liberal government is buying from Quebec shipyard Chantier Davie is inching closer to the $1-billion mark as Ottawa keeps quietly adding money to the controversial deal.

No winning ticket sold for Tuesday's $10 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $10 million jackpot in Tuesday's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on August 13 will be at an estimated $15 million. The Canadian Press
A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase and case numbers drop across the country, the provinces and territories have begun releasing the reopening plans for businesses, events and recreational facilities.
Canada's housing strategy having 'limited' impact on housing need, PBO says

Canada's housing strategy having 'limited' impact on housing need, PBO says

OTTAWA — The federal government has spent less than half of the funding earmarked for a pair of flagship housing programs as the need for affordable homes grows along with a yawning "affordability gap," says Canada's budget watchdog.

RCMP have suspect in custody after report of shooter in Newfoundland and Labrador

TERRA NOVA, N.L. — The RCMP in Newfoundland and Labrador say police have a suspect in custody after reports of an active shooter near the village of Terra Nova northwest of St. John's.
B.C. Prosecution Service says no further charges in legislature spending scandal

B.C. Prosecution Service says no further charges in legislature spending scandal

VICTORIA — The British Columbia Prosecution Service says two special prosecutors have declined further charges after receiving the final RCMP report into the spending activities of senior staff at the provincial legislature.
Mendicino-Mayorkas meeting readout makes no mention of Canada-U.S. travel imbalance

Mendicino-Mayorkas meeting readout makes no mention of Canada-U.S. travel imbalance

WASHINGTON — Canada's immigration minister talked Canada-U.S. border issues Monday with the secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Yukon's chief medical officer announced as federal Liberal candidate

Yukon's chief medical officer announced as federal Liberal candidate

WHITEHORSE — Yukon's chief medical officer of health has been nominated as the candidate for the Liberal Party of Canada in the territory for the next federal election. Dr.