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Canada can do more to help Ukraine besides sending weapons: experts

Canada can do more to help Ukraine besides sending weapons: experts

OTTAWA — The debate around sending weapons to Ukraine was being panned as a “red herring” on Thursday, as several experts suggested Canada can better support the eastern European country in its standoff with Russia in other ways.
Joe Biden gave Justin Trudeau and Vladimir Putin same aviator sunglasses as gift

Joe Biden gave Justin Trudeau and Vladimir Putin same aviator sunglasses as gift

OTTAWA — Gifts by heads of state to other world leaders are not just a gesture of friendship, but a tool of diplomacy, carefully chosen by protocol advisers to reflect the recipient’s taste.
Organizer of Sunwing party flight says his group was unfairly abandoned by airlines

Organizer of Sunwing party flight says his group was unfairly abandoned by airlines

MONTREAL — The organizer of a controversial Sunwing party flight to Mexico says his group was unfairly abandoned by the airline.

EU envoy says unity prevails against Russia despite differences among 27 members

OTTAWA — The European Union remains staunchly united in the face of a possible Russian invasion despite concern that some countries in Europe may be waffling due to economic self-interest, says the Canadian envoy of the 27-country bloc.
Draft long-term care standards could have prevented pandemic deaths: committee chair

Draft long-term care standards could have prevented pandemic deaths: committee chair

OTTAWA — An organization that develops health-care standards has released a draft of new long-term care guidance that the authors hope will fundamentally change the way Canadian care homes are accredited and inspected.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is isolating after learning of COVID exposure

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is isolating after learning of COVID exposure

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is isolating at home after learning that he was exposed to someone who had tested positive for COVID-19. The prime minister says in a tweet that he learned about the exposure just last night.
Verifying CERB recipients, tracking COVID cases : In The News for Jan. 27

Verifying CERB recipients, tracking COVID cases : In The News for Jan. 27

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 Jan. 27 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
'It's about money, not people:' Immigration experts describe human smuggling business

'It's about money, not people:' Immigration experts describe human smuggling business

Police in a western state of India have begun delving deeper into the deaths of four Indian migrants whose bodies were found in Manitoba just short of the Canada-U. S. border.
CRA to send out new round of letters checking eligibility from CERB recipients

CRA to send out new round of letters checking eligibility from CERB recipients

OTTAWA — The Canada Revenue Agency is sending out a new round of letters to pandemic aid recipients to verify they were eligible for the help, and warning of potential need for repayments.
Erin O'Toole prepares to face his caucus as findings from election loss presented

Erin O'Toole prepares to face his caucus as findings from election loss presented

OTTAWA — Erin O'Toole faced restive MPs and grassroots questions about his leadership on the first day of a Conservative caucus retreat — and worse could be yet to come Thursday when MPs are presented with a long-awaited post mortem on the party's el