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Timeline of Canada's decision to bar Huawei, ZTE from 5G networks

Timeline of Canada's decision to bar Huawei, ZTE from 5G networks

OTTAWA — Innovation Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne said Thursday Chinese telecoms Huawei and ZTE will be prohibited from parts of Canada's telecommunications networks. Here are some key dates to come on this prohibition: Sept.
Health minister pledges support for Ukraine as WHO confirms attacks on health care

Health minister pledges support for Ukraine as WHO confirms attacks on health care

OTTAWA — Canada's federal health minister has pledged to rouse support from his international colleagues for rebuilding the besieged health-care system in Ukraine, where facilities and ambulances have come under attack during the Russian invasion.

Five Things: Why Canada is banning Huawei from participating in Canada's 5G network

The federal government is banning China's Huawei Technologies from involvement in Canada's 5G wireless network.
Quebec coroner says many people share blame for high death toll in COVID first wave

Quebec coroner says many people share blame for high death toll in COVID first wave

MONTREAL — Quebec authorities share blame with the owners of a private Montreal-area long-term care home where 47 residents died during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, the province's coroner said Thursday.
RCMP seeking accommodations for officers testifying at N.S. mass shooting inquiry

RCMP seeking accommodations for officers testifying at N.S. mass shooting inquiry

HALIFAX — The RCMP say the commission of inquiry into the 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia will be violating its own rules if Mounties who endured trauma are called to testify without some form of accommodation.
Jail 'Freedom Convoy' organizer Tamara Lich again, Crown argues in heated hearing

Jail 'Freedom Convoy' organizer Tamara Lich again, Crown argues in heated hearing

OTTAWA — A Crown prosecutor argued on Thursday that Tamara Lich, an organizer of the "Freedom Convoy," breached her bail conditions by accepting an award for her leadership during the Ottawa protest.
N.B. coroner jury says use-of-force policy needs review after officer kills woman

N.B. coroner jury says use-of-force policy needs review after officer kills woman

FREDERICTON — An independent group should review the use-of-force policy that guides New Brunswick police to ensure it is concise and understood by all officers in the province, a coroner's jury recommended Thursday.
B.C. clerk of the legislature Craig James guilty of breach of trust

B.C. clerk of the legislature Craig James guilty of breach of trust

VANCOUVER — British Columbia’s former clerk of the legislature dishonestly claimed expenses for work attire and received payment on a false basis, a judge said Thursday in finding Craig James guilty of fraud and breach of trust.
Russian troops planted mines in Ukraine's fields to ruin harvest: Sajjan

Russian troops planted mines in Ukraine's fields to ruin harvest: Sajjan

OTTAWA — Russian troops have planted mines in Ukrainian fields to prevent farmers from cultivating their crops, International Development Minister Harjit Sajjan has been told.
Supreme Court to hear case about access to Premier Doug Ford's mandate letters

Supreme Court to hear case about access to Premier Doug Ford's mandate letters

Canada’s top court will hear Ontario’s appeal to block the release of mandate letters sent by the premier to his cabinet ministers nearly four years ago, although Doug Ford insisted Thursday that the content of the notes was not a secret.
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