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Remains of second Canadian PS752 crash victim returning to Canada

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[ad_1] The remains of a second Canadian killed when Iran shot down Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 earlier this month will arrive back in Canada today, says the federal government’s point person on the crash. Speaking at an event today in Toronto, Omar Alghabra, the parliamentary secretary to the prime minister, …

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Canadian pork and beef exports to China resuming, says Trudeau

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[ad_1] Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today Canadian beef and pork exports to China will resume, closing the file on just one of the irritants in the Ottawa-Beijing relationship. “Good news for Canadian farmers today,” Trudeau tweeted today. “Thanks to Ambassador [Dominic] Barton and the Canadian meat industry for their work …

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NDP unveils campaign slogan as election call looms

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[ad_1] The main federal parties have all shored up their campaign slogans now that an election call is imminent. Today the NDP, the last party to officially unveil a slogan, announced they’re going with “In it for you.” “It’s about showing the difference between the Liberals and Conservatives. The NDP …

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Conservatives push for emergency meeting after Desjardins privacy breach

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[ad_1] Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is pushing for an emergency Commons committee meeting in the wake of a massive personal data breach at the Desjardins Group — believed to be one of the largest ever among Canadian financial institutions. Last month, the Quebec-based bank revealed that an employee with “ill-intention” collected information about nearly …

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Trudeau and Trump will meet in Washington next week

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[ad_1] Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is travelling to Washington next week to visit with President Donald Trump. The two leaders will meet on Thursday, according to a media release from the Prime Minister’s Office. Trudeau’s team said the two leaders will discuss the ratification of the new North American free …

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Privacy watchdog taking Facebook to court, says company breached privacy laws

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[ad_1] Canada’s federal privacy watchdog plans to take Facebook to court following an investigation that found the social media giant broke a number of privacy laws and failed to take responsibility for protecting Canadians’ personal information. “Canadians are at risk because the protections offered by Facebook are essentially empty,” said Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien after …

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