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In the news today: Ukraine to top G7 talks, Canada to send rocket motors to Kyiv

In the news today: Ukraine to top G7 talks, Canada to send rocket motors to Kyiv

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed... Trudeau in Italy as G7 summit kicks off Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Italy today as the G7 leaders' summit kicks off.
Canada sending 2,000 decommissioned CRV7 rocket motors to Ukraine

Canada sending 2,000 decommissioned CRV7 rocket motors to Ukraine

OTTAWA — The Liberal government says it will start shipping decommissioned CRV7 rocket motors to Ukraine. National Defence said in a press release Thursday Canada will send an "initial tranche" of around 2,000 rocket motors.
Stop gas expansion for home heating or risk leaving ratepayers on the hook: report

Stop gas expansion for home heating or risk leaving ratepayers on the hook: report

TORONTO — Provinces must stop natural gas expansion and invest in electrification to keep home heating reliable and cost-effective, a new report says, suggesting ratepayers and governments could otherwise be on the hook for billions of dollars in und
B.C. premier repeats call for more federal cash, calls Ottawa's claims 'disingenuous'

B.C. premier repeats call for more federal cash, calls Ottawa's claims 'disingenuous'

VANCOUVER — Premier David Eby is expanding his criticism of what he says is an unfair share of federal funding being given to Western Canada.
'Run and gun': Undercover officer says accused at Coutts spoke of killing police

'Run and gun': Undercover officer says accused at Coutts spoke of killing police

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — An undercover police officer told court Anthony Olienick characterized Mounties as the “arms” of Canada’s “devil” prime minister and said if police tried to break up the border blockade at Coutts, Alta., he would kill them.
Farnworth 'glad' Surrey joins completion of transition from RCMP to municipal force

Farnworth 'glad' Surrey joins completion of transition from RCMP to municipal force

VICTORIA — British Columbia Solicitor General Mike Farnworth says he wants to speed up a police service transition in the Metro Vancouver city of Surrey following a lengthy jurisdictional battle between his government and the local mayor.
B.C. sets minimum wage, other rules for app-based ride-hailing, delivery work

B.C. sets minimum wage, other rules for app-based ride-hailing, delivery work

VICTORIA — British Columbia has finalized regulations to provide a minimum-wage and basic protections for ride-hailing and delivery workers using app-based platforms such as Uber, DoorDash and SkipTheDishes.
Joly crafting 'Arctic foreign policy' amid regional tensions, not a full strategy

Joly crafting 'Arctic foreign policy' amid regional tensions, not a full strategy

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly is readying an "Arctic foreign policy" aimed at preparing for a more tense time in international relations.
LeBlanc stops short of directing commission of inquiry to name meddling MPs

LeBlanc stops short of directing commission of inquiry to name meddling MPs

OTTAWA — Democratic Institutions Minister Dominic LeBlanc affirmed a plan Wednesday to have an ongoing commission of inquiry delve into allegations about MPs colluding with foreign meddlers.
Court-imposed deadline to pass new citizenship law approaching next week

Court-imposed deadline to pass new citizenship law approaching next week

OTTAWA — The federal government has just a week left to make key changes to the Citizenship Act in response to a court ruling last year.
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