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CPNewsAlert: Coalition Avenir Québec wins majority government

MONTREAL — The Canadian Press is projecting that François Legault's right-of-centre Coalition Avenir Québec will form a majority government after dominating in the polls since the start of the campaign.
Quebec votes: Vote counting begins as polls close across the province

Quebec votes: Vote counting begins as polls close across the province

MONTREAL — Polls have closed and votes are being counted after a five-week Quebec election campaign dominated by issues such as immigration, the environment and the rising cost of living.
The Latest on Quebec's general election: Polling stations have closed

The Latest on Quebec's general election: Polling stations have closed

MONTREAL — Here are the latest details from Quebec's provincial election (all times eastern): 8 p.m. Polling stations across Quebec are now closed, capping off a five-week election campaign.
Sex workers challenging criminal laws in court, citing Charter violation

Sex workers challenging criminal laws in court, citing Charter violation

OTTAWA — Canada's prostitution laws prevent sex workers from obtaining meaningful consent before engaging with clients, a lawyer for an alliance of sex worker rights groups argued in a Toronto courtroom Monday.
Think carefully on what comes next in Iran, expert urges Canadian politicians

Think carefully on what comes next in Iran, expert urges Canadian politicians

OTTAWA — Canadian politicians need to think about what would happen if the Iranian regime actually falls, an expert says as Ottawa's response to protests abroad becomes political fodder at home.
Changing census question raises concerns about language data: expert

Changing census question raises concerns about language data: expert

OTTAWA — A Canadian polling expert is raising concerns about the results of the Statistics Canada language census after the order of two questions was swapped on the national questionnaire last year.
Canada's first pledge ceremony to King Charles opens fall agenda at B.C. legislature

Canada's first pledge ceremony to King Charles opens fall agenda at B.C. legislature

VICTORIA — A newly elected member of British Columbia's legislature became Canada's first politician to sign a pledge to the king at the start of a fall sitting.
Families of missing and murdered Indigenous women seek change ahead of Oct. 4 vigils

Families of missing and murdered Indigenous women seek change ahead of Oct. 4 vigils

VANCOUVER — Family members of Indigenous women killed across British Columbia say police need to be held accountable and improve communication when they are investigating missing persons cases across different jurisdictions.
Legislation to temporarily boost GST rebate expected to pass this week

Legislation to temporarily boost GST rebate expected to pass this week

OTTAWA — Legislation to temporarily double GST rebates to help low- and modest-income Canadians cope with high inflation is expected to pass the House of Commons later this week.
Carol Todd calls for police to take online harassment, sextortion seriously

Carol Todd calls for police to take online harassment, sextortion seriously

OTTAWA — A mother whose teenage daughter died by suicide 10 years ago told MPs Monday that police need to take online harassment seriously and not shame victims into thinking they brought their torment on themselves.