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Ottawa lost average of $22 billion a year in unpaid tax from 2014-2018: CRA report

Ottawa lost average of $22 billion a year in unpaid tax from 2014-2018: CRA report

OTTAWA — A new report from the Canada Revenue Agency concludes the federal government is losing an average of up to $22 billion a year in unpaid taxes.
Cyberspy agency launched operation to protect federal election from foreign attack

Cyberspy agency launched operation to protect federal election from foreign attack

OTTAWA — Canada's cyberspy agency launched a defensive operation to protect last year's federal election — including the party leaders' debate — from disruption by foreign agencies.
Canada pledges more aid and loans to Ukraine as G7 targets Russian oil

Canada pledges more aid and loans to Ukraine as G7 targets Russian oil

SCHLOSS ELMAU, GERMANY — Canada is ready to help other countries transition away from Russian oil and coal, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday at the end of G7 summit in Germany centred on the war in Ukraine.
Public Order Emergency Commission will hear from convoy leaders, government, police

Public Order Emergency Commission will hear from convoy leaders, government, police

OTTAWA — The inquiry examining Ottawa's use of the Emergencies Act during the "Freedom Convoy" protest in February has granted full standing to its organizers, police forces and all three levels of government.
'Freedom Convoy' organizer Tamara Lich arrested for breach of conditions: police

'Freedom Convoy' organizer Tamara Lich arrested for breach of conditions: police

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — Tamara Lich, a key organizer of the “Freedom Convoy,” has been arrested in Alberta on a Canada-wide warrant for breach of her court conditions, say Ottawa police.
Support dogs to comfort victims at Quebec's specialized sexual violent courts

Support dogs to comfort victims at Quebec's specialized sexual violent courts

QUEBEC — Some Quebec domestic assault and sexual violence victims will be able to be accompanied by a support dog during court appearances.
Trudeau defends military spending ahead of NATO summit as new report projects decline

Trudeau defends military spending ahead of NATO summit as new report projects decline

SCHLOSS ELMAU, GERMANY — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending Canadian military spending as a new report released ahead of a major NATO meeting this week shows Canada heading in the wrong direction.
Borutski inquest jury to present verdict, G7 Summit wraps up: In The News for July 28

Borutski inquest jury to present verdict, G7 Summit wraps up: In The News for July 28

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 July 28 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
More than half of Canadians oppose Oath of Allegiance to the Queen

More than half of Canadians oppose Oath of Allegiance to the Queen

OTTAWA — Most people in Canada do not think people should have to swear an Oath of Allegiance to the Queen, according to a poll ahead of Canada Day.
'About the survivors': Pope's visit important to understand residential schools

'About the survivors': Pope's visit important to understand residential schools

MASKWACIS — Leaders from four First Nations in central Alberta say the Pope's upcoming visit could help the world understand the trauma the residential school system caused to Indigenous people.