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Quebec judge dismisses defamation suit against comedian Mike Ward regarding joke

Quebec judge dismisses defamation suit against comedian Mike Ward regarding joke

Jun 22, 2022 / 9:08 am

A Quebec comedian who won a high-profile Supreme Court of Canada human rights case last year has logged another legal victory against one of his accusers. A...

Canadians more trusting of U.S. as ally, but less so of Biden, Pew poll suggests

Canadians more trusting of U.S. as ally, but less so of Biden, Pew poll suggests

Jun 22, 2022 / 7:00 am

A new poll suggests Canadians are growing more bullish on the United States as a trusted global partner — but losing faith in the man who's currently...

Zelenskyy to virtually address Canadian university students on how to support Ukraine

Zelenskyy to virtually address Canadian university students on how to support Ukraine

Jun 22, 2022 / 6:16 am

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is set to virtually address Canadian university students this morning. Zelenskyy is scheduled to speak to an in-person...

Russia-Ukraine conflict to be central focus of Justin Trudeau's summit tour

Russia-Ukraine conflict to be central focus of Justin Trudeau's summit tour

Jun 22, 2022 / 6:15 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is on his way to Rwanda for the first leg of a 10-day trip to confer with other world leaders as the war in Ukraine is expected to...

Alberta United Conservative government shuffles cabinet amid leadership race

Alberta United Conservative government shuffles cabinet amid leadership race

Jun 21, 2022 / 4:36 pm

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has announced multiple cabinet changes following resignations tied to his party’s leadership race, with Environment Minister...

Russia's misinformation campaign failing, say Canadian general, EU and NATO officials

Russia's misinformation campaign failing, say Canadian general, EU and NATO officials

Jun 21, 2022 / 2:59 pm

Russian attempts to sell false narratives in the West about the invasion of Ukraine are failing, say a Canadian general and senior NATO and European officials....

Online-streaming bill passes third reading in House of Commons, heads to Senate

Online-streaming bill passes third reading in House of Commons, heads to Senate

Jun 21, 2022 / 2:58 pm

The Liberal government's online-streaming bill, which has been the subject of fierce debate among members of Parliament, is now headed to the Senate. Bill...

Justin Trudeau to attend international meetings in Rwanda, Germany, Spain

Justin Trudeau to attend international meetings in Rwanda, Germany, Spain

Jun 21, 2022 / 2:13 pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to leave for a 10-day international trip this evening, with the Russia-Ukraine conflict expected to be a major focus. He...

Gas tax break not currently on table as Liberals battle affordability problems

Gas tax break not currently on table as Liberals battle affordability problems

Jun 21, 2022 / 1:39 pm

Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says the government is more focused on stabilizing oil prices by increasing supply than it is on trying to cut...

Green interim leader warns far right is wooing Canadians who feel left behind

Green interim leader warns far right is wooing Canadians who feel left behind

Jun 21, 2022 / 1:32 pm

The interim leader of the Green Party is warning that the far right in Canada is gaining strength from people who are completely frustrated and feel they no...

MPs want more funding for community groups trying to prevent ideological extremism

MPs want more funding for community groups trying to prevent ideological extremism

Jun 21, 2022 / 11:56 am

A House of Commons committee is calling on governments to provide more money to front-line community organizations trying to stem the tide of ideologically...

Errors and omissions revealed in RCMP statements after Nova Scotia mass shooting

Errors and omissions revealed in RCMP statements after Nova Scotia mass shooting

Jun 21, 2022 / 11:55 am

In the days following the mass shooting that left 22 people dead in Nova Scotia, the RCMP's statements to the public were riddled with mistakes, confusion...

MPs agree to expedite passage of 'extreme intoxication' bill in House of Commons

MPs agree to expedite passage of 'extreme intoxication' bill in House of Commons

Jun 21, 2022 / 11:46 am

The Liberal government has moved to expedite its "extreme intoxication" bill in the House of Commons with a unanimous consent motion. Members of...

Sergeant-at-arms 'flabbergasted' at Ottawa police inaction on harassment amid convoy

Sergeant-at-arms 'flabbergasted' at Ottawa police inaction on harassment amid convoy

Jun 21, 2022 / 11:45 am

The sergeant-at-arms for the House of Commons says he was "flabbergasted" at how the Ottawa police allowed the harassment of members of Parliament and...

Defence chief Gen. Wayne Eyre reviewing vaccine requirement for Canadian Armed Forces

Defence chief Gen. Wayne Eyre reviewing vaccine requirement for Canadian Armed Forces

Jun 21, 2022 / 11:10 am

Defence chief Gen. Wayne Eyre is reviewing the Canadian military's COVID-19 vaccine mandate after a similar requirement for most other federal employees was...

Some Quebec adults could get 4th or 5th COVID-19 shots this fall: vaccine committee

Some Quebec adults could get 4th or 5th COVID-19 shots this fall: vaccine committee

Jun 21, 2022 / 10:05 am

Quebec's immunization committee is recommending that the province prepare for another round of COVID-19 vaccination that could see some adults receive a...

Airlines must be accountable for flight problems: transport minister

Airlines must be accountable for flight problems: transport minister

Jun 21, 2022 / 10:04 am

Transport Minister Omar Alghabra says airlines must take ownership of the travel turbulence playing out at airports across the country. The federal government...

Watchdog clears Vancouver police for less-lethal rounds at 'Freedom Convoy' protest

Watchdog clears Vancouver police for less-lethal rounds at 'Freedom Convoy' protest

Jun 21, 2022 / 8:56 am

The Ontario police watchdog says two Vancouver police officers did not commit a criminal offence by shooting less-lethal rounds at two protesters during the...

Federal unit flags apparent Chinese campaign to sow doubt on return of 'two Michaels'

Federal unit flags apparent Chinese campaign to sow doubt on return of 'two Michaels'

Jun 21, 2022 / 6:17 am

A federal unit that tracks foreign interference has identified what appeared to be a co-ordinated information campaign by Chinese state media outlets to control...

Experts explain why Ottawa is being asked to decriminalize small amounts of drugs

Experts explain why Ottawa is being asked to decriminalize small amounts of drugs

Jun 21, 2022 / 6:14 am

Last month, British Columbia became the first jurisdiction in Canada to make changes to ensure drug users will not be arrested or charged for carrying up to 2.5...

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