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Owner of missing diamond-covered eagle loses latest round in insurance fight

Owner of missing diamond-covered eagle loses latest round in insurance fight

VANCOUVER — A legal battle over a missing diamond-encrusted eagle statue valued at nearly $1 million will continue, more than four years after the artwork was stolen during a robbery in Delta, B.C. In a unanimous ruling issued Monday, the B.C.
Highlights of the federal government's fiscal update

Highlights of the federal government's fiscal update

OTTAWA — Key elements from the federal government's fiscal update, delivered by Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland Monday afternoon: A boatload of borrowing. The federal deficit is sailing toward $381.
Get on with promised gun-control measures, advocates urge Trudeau government

Get on with promised gun-control measures, advocates urge Trudeau government

OTTAWA — Advocates of stricter gun control are urging the Trudeau government to get on with promised reforms, saying they are months overdue.
Quebec booksellers' group apologizes, republishes post outlining premier's top reads

Quebec booksellers' group apologizes, republishes post outlining premier's top reads

MONTREAL — Quebec Premier Francois Legault said Monday he is relieved after an association of Quebec booksellers apologized for removing an online list of his reading recommendations.
Nunavut to start lifting its two-week lockdown as COVID-19 cases recover

Nunavut to start lifting its two-week lockdown as COVID-19 cases recover

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut is to start lifting a two-week lockdown on Wednesday as more people infected with COVID-19 recover. The lockdown that shuttered all schools and non-essential businesses was put in place on Nov.
No text of Canada-U.K. trade deal, minister says as Dec. 31 tariff deadline looms

No text of Canada-U.K. trade deal, minister says as Dec. 31 tariff deadline looms

OTTAWA — Canada's International Trade Minister Mary Ng was unable to offer a firm guarantee that MPs will see a bill to ratify the new provisional Canada-Britain trade agreement before Parliament is due to break for Christmas on Dec. 11.
Restoring civil liberties in Canada post-pandemic a concern for legal experts

Restoring civil liberties in Canada post-pandemic a concern for legal experts

TORONTO — Canadians willingly, unwillingly, and sometimes unknowingly, gave up some of their civil liberties over the past eight months to try and slow the spread of COVID-19.
Nunavut judges disagree on how to sentence offenders during pandemic

Nunavut judges disagree on how to sentence offenders during pandemic

IQALUIT — Three Nunavut judges, including the territory's chief justice, are at odds over whether harsher prison conditions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic should be considered in sentencing. One of them wants Ottawa to weigh in.
Wild winter, drastic swings in store for Canada this year: Weather Network

Wild winter, drastic swings in store for Canada this year: Weather Network

A prominent Canadian forecaster says the country's residents could experience everything from winter wonderlands to spring-like spells in the months ahead.

The federal fiscal update and O'Toole's vaccine complaint: In The News for Nov. 30

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 Nov. 30 ... What we are watching in Canada ...