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Chinese Ambassador to Canada Cong Peiwu answers reporters questions following a luncheon speech in Montreal on Thursday, December 5, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Chinese envoy urges Canada to approve Huawei for 5G, says concerns are U.S. ploy

Chinese envoy urges Canada to approve Huawei for 5G, says concerns are U.S. ploy

Chinese Ambassador to Canada Cong Peiwu answers reporters questions following a luncheon speech in Montreal on Thursday, December 5, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Minnesota Wild's Kevin Fiala (22) is stopped by Edmonton Oilers goalie Mikko Koskinen (19) during first period NHL action in Edmonton on Tuesday, December 7, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Eriksson Ek has two points, Wild keep rolling with 4-1 win over Edmonton

Eriksson Ek has two points, Wild keep rolling with 4-1 win over Edmonton

Minnesota Wild's Kevin Fiala (22) is stopped by Edmonton Oilers goalie Mikko Koskinen (19) during first period NHL action in Edmonton on Tuesday, December 7, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Tampa Bay Lightning's Pat Maroon scores past Montreal Canadiens goaltender Jake Allen during first period NHL hockey action in Montreal on Tuesday, December 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Palat scores last-minute winner, Bolts beat Habs 3-2 in Stanley Cup final rematch

Palat scores last-minute winner, Bolts beat Habs 3-2 in Stanley Cup final rematch

Tampa Bay Lightning's Pat Maroon scores past Montreal Canadiens goaltender Jake Allen during first period NHL hockey action in Montreal on Tuesday, December 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
New York Islanders centre Anders Lee (27) keeps Ottawa Senators left wing Brady Tkachuk (7) away from the puck during first period NHL hockey action in Ottawa, on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Lee scores twice, Islanders snap 11-game losing streak with 5-3 win over Senators

Lee scores twice, Islanders snap 11-game losing streak with 5-3 win over Senators

New York Islanders centre Anders Lee (27) keeps Ottawa Senators left wing Brady Tkachuk (7) away from the puck during first period NHL hockey action in Ottawa, on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews (34) handles the puck around Columbus Blue Jackets defenceman Vladislav Gavrikov (44) during second period NHL hockey action in Toronto on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Defenceman Rielly has four assists as Maple Leafs hold on to beat Blue Jackets 5-4

Defenceman Rielly has four assists as Maple Leafs hold on to beat Blue Jackets 5-4

Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews (34) handles the puck around Columbus Blue Jackets defenceman Vladislav Gavrikov (44) during second period NHL hockey action in Toronto on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
Missouri State defender Kyle Hiebert of Canada is shown during MVC men's soccer semifinal against Bradley in Springfield, Mo., in this April 13, 2021 handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Missouri State University Office of Visual Media, Jesse Scheve

Canadian defender Kyle Hiebert one of 15 semifinalists for MAC Hermann Trophy

Canadian defender Kyle Hiebert one of 15 semifinalists for MAC Hermann Trophy

Missouri State defender Kyle Hiebert of Canada is shown during MVC men's soccer semifinal against Bradley in Springfield, Mo., in this April 13, 2021 handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Missouri State University Office of Visual Media, Jesse Scheve
Kunlun Red Star Beijing players look at a scoreboard during the Kontinental Hockey League ice hockey match between Kunlun Red Star Beijing and Amur Khabarovsk in Mytishchi, just outside Moscow, Russia, Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. China will take part in the men's hockey tournament at the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing after initial concerns that the team would be embarrassed on home ice against NHL-level competition. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Alexander Zemlianichenko

IIHF: China will be allowed to participate in men’s Olympic hockey tournament

IIHF: China will be allowed to participate in men’s Olympic hockey tournament

Kunlun Red Star Beijing players look at a scoreboard during the Kontinental Hockey League ice hockey match between Kunlun Red Star Beijing and Amur Khabarovsk in Mytishchi, just outside Moscow, Russia, Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. China will take part in the men's hockey tournament at the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing after initial concerns that the team would be embarrassed on home ice against NHL-level competition. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Alexander Zemlianichenko
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) makes a save on Winnipeg Jets' Paul Stastny (25) during the first period of NHL action in Winnipeg on Tuesday December 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Greenslade

Necas, Trocheck strike on power play as Hurricanes down Jets 4-2

Necas, Trocheck strike on power play as Hurricanes down Jets 4-2

Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) makes a save on Winnipeg Jets' Paul Stastny (25) during the first period of NHL action in Winnipeg on Tuesday December 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Greenslade
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers celebrate winning the 107th Grey Cup against the Hamilton Tiger Cats in Calgary, Alta., on November 24, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Hamilton Tiger-Cats are at opposite ends in Grey Cup contest

Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Hamilton Tiger-Cats are at opposite ends in Grey Cup contest

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers celebrate winning the 107th Grey Cup against the Hamilton Tiger Cats in Calgary, Alta., on November 24, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Leader of the Government in the House of Commons Mark Holland speaks during a news conference on November 22, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Liberals raise doubts of high number of vaccine exemptions among Conservatives ranks

Liberals raise doubts of high number of vaccine exemptions among Conservatives ranks

Leader of the Government in the House of Commons Mark Holland speaks during a news conference on November 22, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Vice-Admiral Haydn Edmundson speaks to reporters after a change of command ceremony in Ottawa on August 22, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Military’s former head of human resources charged with sexual assault, indecent acts

Military’s former head of human resources charged with sexual assault, indecent acts

Vice-Admiral Haydn Edmundson speaks to reporters after a change of command ceremony in Ottawa on August 22, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Conservative leader Erin O'Toole responds to a question during a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, December 6, 2021. Conservatives will push for a vote on a new all-party House of Commons committee to look back at Canada's plan for the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban and the response to the humanitarian crisis that followed. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

Conservatives push for all-party committee to examine Canada’s Afghanistan response

Conservatives push for all-party committee to examine Canada’s Afghanistan response

Conservative leader Erin O'Toole responds to a question during a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, December 6, 2021. Conservatives will push for a vote on a new all-party House of Commons committee to look back at Canada's plan for the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban and the response to the humanitarian crisis that followed. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada David Lametti rises during Question Period, Monday, November 29, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Liberals table bill that would repeal mandatory minimums for some drug, gun crimes

Liberals table bill that would repeal mandatory minimums for some drug, gun crimes

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada David Lametti rises during Question Period, Monday, November 29, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Properties on Hatzic Lake are surrounded by high water after floodwaters began to recede, near Mission, B.C., on Sunday, December 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. safety agency issues worker hazard warnings for flooding cleanup

B.C. safety agency issues worker hazard warnings for flooding cleanup

Properties on Hatzic Lake are surrounded by high water after floodwaters began to recede, near Mission, B.C., on Sunday, December 5, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald speaks during a news conference in Kamloops, BC., on Thursday, September 30, 2021. Archibald says an upcoming delegation to the Vatican has been postponed.    THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Indigenous papal visit postponed to 2022 over concerns about Omicron COVID-19 variant

Indigenous papal visit postponed to 2022 over concerns about Omicron COVID-19 variant

Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald speaks during a news conference in Kamloops, BC., on Thursday, September 30, 2021. Archibald says an upcoming delegation to the Vatican has been postponed.    THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Enbridge logo is shown at the company's annual meeting in Calgary on May 9, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Enbridge raising quarterly dividend, approves $1.1 billion in new capital projects

Enbridge raising quarterly dividend, approves $1.1 billion in new capital projects

The Enbridge logo is shown at the company's annual meeting in Calgary on May 9, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A fuel cell undergoes testing at a new Mercedes-Benz facility dedicated to the production and technology development of hydrogen fuel cell stacks during it's grand opening in Burnaby, B.C., on Thursday, June 21, 2012.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Global energy transition could be a $61B opportunity for Alberta, new study finds

Global energy transition could be a $61B opportunity for Alberta, new study finds

A fuel cell undergoes testing at a new Mercedes-Benz facility dedicated to the production and technology development of hydrogen fuel cell stacks during it's grand opening in Burnaby, B.C., on Thursday, June 21, 2012.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Statistics Canada building and signs are pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Statistics Canada says the merchandise trade surplus in October grew to $2.1B

Statistics Canada says the merchandise trade surplus in October grew to $2.1B

Statistics Canada building and signs are pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A CIBC branch is seen Thursday, April 4, 2019 in Montreal.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

CIBC to pay $125 million to settle class-action lawsuit on subprime mortgage risks

CIBC to pay $125 million to settle class-action lawsuit on subprime mortgage risks

A CIBC branch is seen Thursday, April 4, 2019 in Montreal.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Bay Street in Canada's financial district is shown in Toronto on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

S&P/TSX composite has best back-to-back days since February on easing COVID fears

S&P/TSX composite has best back-to-back days since February on easing COVID fears

Bay Street in Canada's financial district is shown in Toronto on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette