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'Non-standard' repairs made to fix cracks on military helicopters: commander

OTTAWA — The commander of Canada’s air force says he is concerned about the recent discovery of tail cracks in most of the military’s new Cyclone helicopters, and the need for “non-standard” repairs to each aircraft, but he remains confident in the f
Damaged parks, reduced holiday travel among impacts of flood on B.C. tourism

Damaged parks, reduced holiday travel among impacts of flood on B.C. tourism

VANCOUVER — Parts of British Columbia's tourism industry are facing another uphill battle with an uncertain recovery horizon after this year's damaging storms.

No winning ticket for Saturday's $6 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $6 million jackpot in Saturday's Lotto 649 draw. However, the draw's guaranteed $1 million prize went to a lottery player in British Columbia. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Dec.
Outspoken former Toronto mayor Mel Lastman dies at age 88, premier says

Outspoken former Toronto mayor Mel Lastman dies at age 88, premier says

TORONTO — Mel Lastman, the brash, outspoken pitchman-turned-politician whose array of gaffes, missteps and personal scandals did little to diminish a remarkable career as mayor of Canada's largest city, has died at the age of 88.

Canada Revenue Agency offline as a precaution due to global 'security vulnerability'

The Canada Revenue Agency says it has taken its online services offline after it learned of a possible security threat.
Volunteers join forces to help clean up after unprecedented flooding in B.C.

Volunteers join forces to help clean up after unprecedented flooding in B.C.

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Caroline and Paul Mostertman have become accustomed to seeing their belongings floating by outside their flood-ravaged farm in Abbotsford, B.C.
Traveller confusion reigns amid shifting advice and variants

Traveller confusion reigns amid shifting advice and variants

MONTREAL — Confusion is now the defining state for many Canadians considering travel this month amid shifting advice, COVID-19 variants and layers of testing and quarantine rules.
'Scope' and cost of software fix to naval helicopters expected in spring 2022

'Scope' and cost of software fix to naval helicopters expected in spring 2022

HALIFAX — The scope and cost of changes needed to remedy a software issue that was a cause of a naval helicopter crash off Greece resulting in six deaths won't be known until next spring.
'It's like Christmas': Companies, environmentalists eager to open coal mining reports

'It's like Christmas': Companies, environmentalists eager to open coal mining reports

This year, Albertans won't find out if there's coal in their stockings until after Christmas.
Canada looks to retool EV rebate program to include more expensive SUVs, pickups

Canada looks to retool EV rebate program to include more expensive SUVs, pickups

OTTAWA — The federal government wants to overhaul the rebate program for electric vehicles so that it more closely aligns with the kinds of cars Canadians want to buy, says Transport Minister Omar Alghabra.
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