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Canada's quest to buy new fighter jets delayed another three months

Canada's quest to buy new fighter jets delayed another three months

OTTAWA — Canada’s long-running effort to buy new fighter jets is facing another delay. The federal government announced Tuesday it is giving jet makers another three months to submit their proposals for replacing Canada’s aging CF-18s.

TSB investigating fire in landing gear of Air Canada Jazz plane in Montreal

MONTREAL — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is investigating after a suspected fire broke out in the landing gear of an Air Canada Jazz plane as it landed at Montreal-Trudeau International Airport Tuesday morning.

U.S. prosecution rejects challenge to 40-year sentence for young Canadian

TORONTO — The conviction and 40-year prison term handed a young Canadian for plotting terrorist attacks on New York City was entirely justified, American prosecutors argue in a new appeal brief.
Nova Scotia coast chosen as potential home for retired whales raised in captivity

Nova Scotia coast chosen as potential home for retired whales raised in captivity

SHERBROOKE, N.S. — A U.S.-based conservation group has chosen a site in Nova Scotia where it plans to build a kind of retirement home for whales raised in captivity.

Highlights of the 2020-21 Nova Scotia provincial budget

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Finance Minister Karen Casey tabled the 2020-21 provincial budget Tuesday. Here are some highlights: - A forecast surplus of $55 million is projected on spending of just over $11.5 billion, with debt at $15.7-billion.
Train service to resume and the Leaning Tower of Dallas; In The News for Feb. 25

Train service to resume and the Leaning Tower of Dallas; In The News for Feb. 25

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Feb. 25 ... What we are watching in Canada ... TYENDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY, Ont.
Joe Biden's presidential bid faces definitive moment in South Carolina

Joe Biden's presidential bid faces definitive moment in South Carolina

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Once, everyone seemed to think he was going to win. Now, Joe Biden can't afford to lose.
Trudeau revisits blackface embarrassment during Black History Month

Trudeau revisits blackface embarrassment during Black History Month

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau acknowledged his own past history of unconscious racism during a celebration Monday of Black History Month.
Canadian organizations grapple with Jean Vanier's legacy after sex abuse report

Canadian organizations grapple with Jean Vanier's legacy after sex abuse report

The release of a report that found non-profit founder Jean Vanier sexually abused at least six women sent a shock wave through the Canadian institutions associated with him, leaving many facing difficult decisions on how to disassociate from a man on
Kenney says feds sank Teck mine with deadline change, but Ottawa says 'not true'

Kenney says feds sank Teck mine with deadline change, but Ottawa says 'not true'

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says it was a new, last-minute delay by Ottawa on whether to approve the Frontier oilsands mine that led Teck Resources Ltd.