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Poilievre bringing in record fundraising dollars, more than previous Tory leaders

Poilievre bringing in record fundraising dollars, more than previous Tory leaders

Jan 31, 2023 / 3:05 pm

The Conservative party has set a fundraising record for a non-election year under the new leadership of Pierre Poilievre, and it is outpacing other federal...

Alberta promising changes to campuses amid university 'woke' free speech standoff

Alberta promising changes to campuses amid university 'woke' free speech standoff

Alberta Jan 31, 2023 / 2:52 pm

The Alberta government says changes are coming to further protect free speech on campuses as a former professor speaking out on so-called “woke”...

Commission probing use of Emergencies Act for 2022 trucker protests granted extension

Commission probing use of Emergencies Act for 2022 trucker protests granted extension

Ottawa Jan 31, 2023 / 1:19 pm

The commission investigating the federal government’s use of the Emergencies Act to quell the trucker protests last winter in Ottawa has asked for more...

'Political theatre': NDP questions sanctions regime as few funds frozen, none seized

'Political theatre': NDP questions sanctions regime as few funds frozen, none seized

Ottawa Jan 31, 2023 / 1:16 pm

The NDP is accusing the Liberals of basing their sanctions regime on "political theatre" as data suggest few funds have been frozen and none have been...

Backlog targeted as Veterans Affairs reports nearly $1B for ex-soldiers was unspent

Backlog targeted as Veterans Affairs reports nearly $1B for ex-soldiers was unspent

Jan 31, 2023 / 12:08 pm

The Trudeau government is facing fresh calls to eliminate the backlog of disability claims from ill and injured veterans amid revelations Veterans Affairs...

U.S. launches second USMCA dispute panel as dairy battle with Canada goes to Round 2

U.S. launches second USMCA dispute panel as dairy battle with Canada goes to Round 2

Jan 31, 2023 / 11:58 am

The United States is filing another formal dispute over what it considers Canada's failure to live up to its trade obligations to American dairy farmers and...

Sister of Montreal man who died while illegally jailed wants video footage released

Sister of Montreal man who died while illegally jailed wants video footage released

Montreal Jan 31, 2023 / 9:37 am

More than a month after her younger brother died, Sarafina Dennie says she still has trouble eating or sleeping. She says she struggles to understand how her...

Congress of Aboriginal Peoples calls for end to police brutality in Canada

Congress of Aboriginal Peoples calls for end to police brutality in Canada

Jan 31, 2023 / 8:42 am

A national Indigenous organization is calling on Canadian police forces to make "fundamental changes" to end brutality against members of racialized...

Time is of the essence to bring in new long-term care standards

Time is of the essence to bring in new long-term care standards

Jan 31, 2023 / 6:35 am

Proposed new standards for long-term care issued by a panel of experts at the Health Standards Organization on Tuesday say residents should get at least four...

Federal agency targeting illegal wildlife trade through financial intelligence

Federal agency targeting illegal wildlife trade through financial intelligence

Jan 31, 2023 / 6:32 am

Canada's financial intelligence agency is stepping up the fight against the illicit wildlife trade by taking aim at the criminals who reap big profits from...

Hybrid Parliament can stay, but ministers should show up in person: committee report

Hybrid Parliament can stay, but ministers should show up in person: committee report

Ottawa Jan 31, 2023 / 6:24 am

A House of Commons committee says the pandemic-era practice of allowing federal elected officials to vote virtually should be allowed to stay. Members of...

Government says no need for every toxic chemical to have a pollution plan

Government says no need for every toxic chemical to have a pollution plan

Ottawa Jan 31, 2023 / 6:21 am

The federal government is playing a dangerous game by refusing to force any company that makes or uses toxic chemicals to have a plan in place to prevent them...

Quebec RCMP rescue man trying to cross U.S. border on foot through woods

Quebec RCMP rescue man trying to cross U.S. border on foot through woods

Quebec Jan 31, 2023 / 6:12 am

Quebec RCMP say they rescued a man over the weekend who became lost in the woods in heavy snow while trying to cross the border into the United States. Cpl....

Tamil groups ask Ottawa to bring Sri Lanka officials to global courts

Tamil groups ask Ottawa to bring Sri Lanka officials to global courts

Jan 30, 2023 / 6:13 pm

Tamil diaspora groups are praising Ottawa's sanctions on Sri Lanka officials, while asking Canada to bring that country to international tribunals....

McKinsey a 'distraction' from problem of consulting contracts, researcher tells MPs

McKinsey a 'distraction' from problem of consulting contracts, researcher tells MPs

Jan 30, 2023 / 2:51 pm

A researcher testifying before a parliamentary committee on the rise in government contracts awarded to McKinsey & Company said the focus on that one...

MPs unanimously call for Russia-based Wagner Group to be listed as terrorist entity

MPs unanimously call for Russia-based Wagner Group to be listed as terrorist entity

Jan 30, 2023 / 1:59 pm

The House of Commons has called on the Canadian government to list Russia-based mercenary company Wagner Group as a terrorist entity. NDP MP Heather McPherson...

Popular roller-coaster at West Edmonton Mall amusement park to be removed

Popular roller-coaster at West Edmonton Mall amusement park to be removed

Edmonton Jan 30, 2023 / 12:14 pm

North America's largest shopping centre says a popular roller-coaster at its amusement park is being removed after nearly 40 years in operation. West...

Report finds that L'Arche co-founder Jean Vanier sexually abused 25 women

Report finds that L'Arche co-founder Jean Vanier sexually abused 25 women

Jan 30, 2023 / 12:13 pm

A report commissioned by a non-profit organization founded by the late Jean Vanier says the Canadian sexually abused 25 women during his decades with the group....

Murder trial in Halifax hears key witness describe gruesome details of crime scene

Murder trial in Halifax hears key witness describe gruesome details of crime scene

Halifax Jan 30, 2023 / 9:32 am

The grisly aftermath of a fatal shooting was described Monday during the murder trial of a former medical student accused of killing a fellow student in Halifax...

Majority of affordable homes approved under federal program not yet constructed

Majority of affordable homes approved under federal program not yet constructed

Jan 30, 2023 / 9:25 am

The federal government has set aside billions of dollars to quickly build affordable housing across the country, but delays in construction suggest many of the...

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