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Royal Canadian Navy to replace 'seaman' in rank titles with gender-neutral term

Royal Canadian Navy to replace 'seaman' in rank titles with gender-neutral term

OTTAWA — The Canadian military's sailors and the public will have a chance to weigh in as the Royal Canadian Navy moves to drop the term "seaman" when referring to its most junior sailors and replace it with something more gender-neutral.
Police suggest missing Quebec father may be alive and seeking shelter

Police suggest missing Quebec father may be alive and seeking shelter

ST-APOLLINAIRE, Que. — The father of two young girls found dead over the weekend southwest of Quebec City may be desperate and looking for materials to ensure his survival, Quebec provincial police said Thursday, on the eighth day of their manhunt.
Canada's militarized police forces face defunding and 'de-tasking', experts say

Canada's militarized police forces face defunding and 'de-tasking', experts say

HALIFAX — As a statement of police power, the armoured rescue vehicle that Halifax Regional Police had planned to buy for more than $300,000 spoke volumes about the militarization of law enforcement agencies in Canada.
'They haven't even apologized,' says mother of man killed by police after calling 911

'They haven't even apologized,' says mother of man killed by police after calling 911

TORONTO — The silence inside the Campbells' home west of Toronto has grown like a cancer in the weeks since April 6. That's when D'Andre Campbell, one of six siblings who live in the Brampton, Ont.
WE charity probe and Colville painting shatters record; In The News for July 16

WE charity probe and Colville painting shatters record; In The News for July 16

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 16 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Huawei hopeful it can provide 5G to Canada despite Trump, Five Eyes pressure

Huawei hopeful it can provide 5G to Canada despite Trump, Five Eyes pressure

OTTAWA — Huawei Canada says it is collateral damage in the Trump administration's trade war with China and remains hopeful that it might still be able to sell next-generation internet equipment to Canada.
Study suggests 8 times more people in B.C. infected with virus than confirmed

Study suggests 8 times more people in B.C. infected with virus than confirmed

VICTORIA — A new study suggests eight times as many people in Metro Vancouver have been infected by the novel coronavirus than the rate of reported cases. The joint study by researchers at the B.C. Centre for Disease Control, University of B.C.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, July 15

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, July 15

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:17 p.m. on July 15, 2020: There are 108,829 confirmed cases in Canada.
WE Charity restructuring operations after being centre of sole-sourced contract

WE Charity restructuring operations after being centre of sole-sourced contract

TORONTO — WE Charity is restructuring its operations weeks after its sole-sourced contract with the government shone a spotlight on the organization at the centre of an ethics investigation of the prime minister.
Environment minister reconsidering decision to stay out of Alberta coal-mine review

Environment minister reconsidering decision to stay out of Alberta coal-mine review

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson is reconsidering a decision in December to keep the federal government out of the approvals process for a major coal-mine expansion in Alberta. The existing Vista mine, which is owned by the U.S.