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CMHC sets target to make housing affordable for every Canadian by 2030

CMHC sets target to make housing affordable for every Canadian by 2030

OTTAWA — A federal housing agency hopes to see every Canadian with an affordable home by 2030 and has offered up a plan full of experiments to make it happen. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.
Canadian government green-lights formal extradition process for Meng Wanzhou

Canadian government green-lights formal extradition process for Meng Wanzhou

OTTAWA — The federal Justice Department gave the go-ahead Friday for an extradition case against Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, marking the formal start of the high-profile process that has put Canada in a deeply uncomfortable position between two su
Trudeau shuffles cabinet amid ongoing controversy on SNC-Lavalin file

Trudeau shuffles cabinet amid ongoing controversy on SNC-Lavalin file

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ended a stormy week for his government by making a few minor changes to his cabinet to fill the void left by the resignation of Jody Wilson-Raybould.
Ontario researchers discover how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics

Ontario researchers discover how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics

Ontario researchers say they have discovered how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics, a finding they say could help combat the growing problem.
'I proved my innocence.' Glen Assoun cleared of murder after 17 years in prison

'I proved my innocence.' Glen Assoun cleared of murder after 17 years in prison

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia man who served 17 years in prison for murder was acquitted of the charge Friday after a two-decade struggle to prove he was wrongfully convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend.
Immigration and clean power top agenda for federal and Atlantic officials

Immigration and clean power top agenda for federal and Atlantic officials

HALIFAX — A federal program aimed at attracting foreign workers to Atlantic Canada will be extended for another two years.
Million litres of crude oil released in Manitoba train derailment: TSB

Million litres of crude oil released in Manitoba train derailment: TSB

WINNIPEG — Investigators say at least one million litres of petroleum crude oil were released when a freight train derailed last month on a ranch in western Manitoba.
Father-daughter rowing team arrives in Antigua after crossing the Atlantic

Father-daughter rowing team arrives in Antigua after crossing the Atlantic

After spending three months rowing a small boat across the moody Atlantic Ocean, father-daughter duo John and Libby Beeden say they're wobbly but relieved to have arrived on solid land. It wasn't always a given, John Beeden said.
Call for bids to revive 2021 Francophonie Games after New Brunswick axes event

Call for bids to revive 2021 Francophonie Games after New Brunswick axes event

The International Organization of La Francophonie is relaunching its call for bids for the 2021 Francophonie Games, a month after New Brunswick pulled the plug on hosting the event.
In the news today, Mar. 1

In the news today, Mar. 1

Four stories in the news for Friday, Mar.