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Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold, but warns of looming hikes

Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold, but warns of looming hikes

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada kept its key interest rate on hold Wednesday, but warned higher interest rates are coming to help it reel in inflation from its hottest pace in three decades.
A look at the latest COVID-19 developments in Canada

A look at the latest COVID-19 developments in Canada

A look at the latest COVID-19 news in Canada: — Quebec has launched an online portal to track COVID-19 rapid test results, even as experts and government officials admit there are limits to the accuracy of the data it provides.
Future of transit at stake, big-city mayors say in plea for federal funds

Future of transit at stake, big-city mayors say in plea for federal funds

OTTAWA — Canada's big-city mayors are calling for the federal government's help to make up huge shortfalls in transit revenue that threaten to derail the nation's transit systems.
B.C. Appeal Court extends injunction against old-growth logging protests

B.C. Appeal Court extends injunction against old-growth logging protests

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's Court of Appeal overturned a lower-court ruling Wednesday and extended an injunction against old-growth logging protests until September on Vancouver Island.
Ottawa police contact trucker convoy leaders, preparing for potential violence

Ottawa police contact trucker convoy leaders, preparing for potential violence

Ottawa police say they have been in touch with leaders of a trucker convoy over weekend protest plans in the capital and are getting ready for several scenarios — including violence.
Quebec to track COVID rapid test results; Saskatchewan considers lifting restrictions

Quebec to track COVID rapid test results; Saskatchewan considers lifting restrictions

Quebec is believed to be the first province or territory in Canada to track COVID-19 rapid test results as lab tests remain limited to high-risk groups.
Ottawa police contact trucker convoy leaders, preparing for potential violence

Ottawa police contact trucker convoy leaders, preparing for potential violence

Ottawa police say they have been in touch with leaders of a trucker convoy over weekend protest plans in the capital and are getting ready for a several scenarios — including violence.
Four people found dead in 'targeted shooting' at home in Richmond, B.C.: police

Four people found dead in 'targeted shooting' at home in Richmond, B.C.: police

RICHMOND, B.C. — Police say four people have been found dead at a home in Richmond, B.C., in what they describe as a targeted shooting.
Conservative MPs await results of election review — but don't expect to see it all

Conservative MPs await results of election review — but don't expect to see it all

OTTAWA — Conservative MPs meeting for a two-day retreat say they don't expect to be shown the entire review into the party's election loss.
Trudeau cabinet mulls new Russia-Ukraine moves as U.S. suggests new export controls

Trudeau cabinet mulls new Russia-Ukraine moves as U.S. suggests new export controls

OTTAWA — The Liberal government's cabinet retreat wraps later today with pressure mounting on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take substantive new action on addressing the Ukraine-Russia crisis.