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OTTAWA—Repaying hundreds of thousands of disabled veterans and their survivors for a calculating error that deprived them of some of their pensions for seven years will cost $165 million, the federal government says.
BURNABY, B.C.—A rare duck native to East Asia is making a splash in a lake east of Vancouver and experts believe he is an escaped pet.
The Mandarin duck, with his vibrant golden, green, and blue plumage, is attracting visitors to Burnaby Lake and first was seen in May, says Irene Lau, chair of the Burnaby Lake Park Association.
A similar fowl in New York has drawn crowds, too.
OTTAWA—The federal Liberals are promising more money to more cities through their cornerstone homelessness strategy—pledging $1.25 billion over the next nine years to cities looking to tackle poverty.
Social Development minister Jean-Yves Duclos also said yesterday that there will be dedicated funding for the territories of $43 million over the same period.
OTTAWA—Canada's spy agency says many members of the environmental and Indigenous communities see the federal purchase of the Trans Mountain pipeline as a betrayal, and suggests that could intensify opposition to expanding the project.
TORONTO—Ontario Premier Doug Ford is shuffling his cabinet just months after taking the reins of the province—a move that follows the abrupt resignation of one of his ministers last week.
OTTAWA—Paramedics say one person is dead after two small planes crashed mid-air in Ottawa yesterday morning.
Ottawa police said the collision occurred over the west end of the city just after 10 a.m.
Staff Sgt. Jamie Harper said one plane then crashed into a field while the other managed to land at the Ottawa International Airport.
OTTAWA—The newly-struck North American trade agreement will let more American dairy products into Canada and, while it has yet to be ratified, it's already putting at least one MP from the governing Liberals in an awkward spot.
TORONTO—Ontario's ombudsman said yesterday his office has received more than 1,000 complaints about the province's online cannabis store since it launched earlier this month.
Paul Dube said he's set up a triage team to deal specifically with the flood of concerns over the government-run Ontario Cannabis Store.
MONTREAL—The Canadian Space Agency is confirming that astronaut David Saint-Jacques will launch Dec. 3 for a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station.
The fate of the Canadian's voyage had been in question after a Soyuz rocket failure last month, but now he will blast off more than two weeks earlier than originally planned.