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Chad military says Idriss Deby, nation's president for 30 years, killed in battle
News/World: Chad's President Idriss Deby has died while visiting troops on the front line of a fight against northern rebels, the army said on Tuesday, the day after Deby was declared the winner of a presidential election.
CN steps up with $33B offer for Kansas City Southern, besting CP's $25B bid
News/Business: Canadian National Railway Co. is trying to buy U.S. railway Kansas City Southern out from under the nose of rival Canadian Pacific, which launched a takeover offer of its own for the U.S. carrier last month.
Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Tuesday
News/World: Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health is urging people to follow public health rules and get their vaccine as soon as possible after health officials reported 15 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday — the highest daily case number in the province in months.
With one budget, Freeland overturned 3 decades of political orthodoxy
News/Politics: Most members of Parliament grew up in a political culture that embraced the Reagan-Thatcher school of low taxes, light regulation and small government. Thanks to the pandemic — and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland's new budget — that era arguably came to an end this week.
Federal budget resurrects 'economic harm' warning as fighter jet contract nears
News/Politics: Defence contractors, perhaps one in particular, were served notice in Monday's budget that the Liberal government will penalize companies that try to do the country economic harm. The policy was a feature of a nasty trade dispute between Ottawa and U.S.-based Boeing over three years ago. Its resurrection comes as Boeing is one of the bidders for the replacement of the RCAF's fighters.
Veterans Affairs won't release its review into former soldier who fatally shot his family, himself
News/Canada/Nova Scotia: Veterans Affairs conducted an internal review into the circumstances leading up to the day an Afghanistan veteran with severe post-traumatic stress disorder shot his family and himself — but never shared the existence of that review or its findings with the ongoing provincial fatality inquiry that seeks to prevent future deaths.
Quebec court rules today on whether religious symbols ban violates Constitution
News/Canada/Montreal: A Quebec Superior Court judge will issue a ruling later this morning on whether the province's controversial ban on religious symbols is constitutional. The ruling could have far-reaching implications for the rest of the country.
The world watches a Minneapolis jury and braces for reaction to Chauvin trial outcome
News/World: The killing of George Floyd unleashed a global storm, and now multiple cities are preparing for the fallout from the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin. Windows are being boarded up, the National Guard has been deployed and police officers are being ordered to cancel holidays in anticipation of the verdict.
This B.C. city sold bus ads in Vancouver and Toronto promising affordable homes. Now prices are skyrocketing
News/Canada/British Columbia: Prince George once bought ads on Vancouver's Skytrain promising affordable housing. Now it's dealing with its own real estate bubble, and locals fear they will be priced out of the market.
What you need to know about B.C.'s new travel restrictions
News/Canada/British Columbia: B.C. Premier John Horgan announced new travel restrictions on Monday to stop non-essential travel and reduce travel between health authorities. More details are expected to be announced later this week.
Did Derek Chauvin cause George Floyd's death and were his actions 'reasonable'? Jury must now decide
News/World: Did former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin act reasonably when he applied force on George Floyd? And did those actions, including his knee pressed in or around the neck of the 46-year-old Black man, play a role in his death? These are the two main questions jurors will have to answer.
From a yacht tax to new levies on vacant homes and vaping — here's what new taxes Ottawa just announced
News/Business: Ottawa may be diving deep into the red ink in its latest budget, but from a new tax on vacant homes, to punitive fees on things like private planes and boats, the government is also laying out a slew of new measures designed to raise billions in new revenue, too
Edmonton fertility doctor took part in drug kickback scheme, overprescribed doses
News/Canada/Edmonton: An Edmonton fertility doctor admits he took part in a drug kickback scheme for more than two years and at times prescribed his patients higher doses of fertility drugs than was medically advised as part of the scheme.
Liberal leader says he'll form next Yukon gov't, whatever happens in Vuntut Gwitchin tie
News/Canada/North: Sandy Silver says he intends to form Yukon's next government and swear in a new Liberal cabinet, no matter what happens in Monday's tie-breaking recount in the Vuntut Gwitchin riding.