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Funeral in southern Manitoba for slain mother, children, niece

Funeral in southern Manitoba for slain mother, children, niece

CARMAN, Man. — A funeral is scheduled this morning in southern Manitoba for five family members killed in what police have called an unimaginable tragedy.
Conservative government would require websites to verify age to watch porn: Poilievre

Conservative government would require websites to verify age to watch porn: Poilievre

OTTAWA — A future Conservative government would change the law to require that porn websites verify the age of users to prevent minors from accessing the content, Opposition Leader Pierre Poilievre signalled on Wednesday.
In the news today: Trudeau in Edmonton, Ottawa considering online safety ombudsperson

In the news today: Trudeau in Edmonton, Ottawa considering online safety ombudsperson

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Trudeau set to make housing announcement in Edmonton

Trudeau set to make housing announcement in Edmonton

EDMONTON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to make a housing announcement in Edmonton today. Trudeau is expected to be joined by Liberal cabinet minister Randy Boissonnault, who represents an Edmonton riding, and Mayor Amarjeet Sohi.
Trudeau boosts B.C.'s housing plan with $2 billion in federal financing

Trudeau boosts B.C.'s housing plan with $2 billion in federal financing

VANCOUVER — The federal government is doubling the financing available for a British Columbia housing plan, which the prime minister called "transformative.
B.C. New Democrat government makes pledges to homebuyers, renters, in throne speech

B.C. New Democrat government makes pledges to homebuyers, renters, in throne speech

VICTORIA — The New Democrat government pledged more homes for middle-class people in British Columbia and eviction protection for renters in a throne speech that promised affordability measures in this week's budget, with a provincial election set fo
Marc-André Grenon guilty in 2000 murder, sex assault of Quebec college student

Marc-André Grenon guilty in 2000 murder, sex assault of Quebec college student

SAGUENAY, Que.
RCMP ask prosecutors to consider charge in B.C. crane collapse that killed 5

RCMP ask prosecutors to consider charge in B.C. crane collapse that killed 5

KELOWNA, B.C. — RCMP investigators have asked British Columbia prosecutors to consider criminal charges in a July 2021 construction crane collapse that killed five people in the Interior city of Kelowna.
Mental health minister says 'safer supply' drug concerns rooted in 'stigma and fear'

Mental health minister says 'safer supply' drug concerns rooted in 'stigma and fear'

OTTAWA — Canada's mental health and addictions minister believes fear and stigma are driving criticism of the government's decision to support prescribing pharmaceuticals to drug users to combat the country's overdose crisis.
'We're focused on ending this war': PM on long-term plan for Ukrainians in Canada

'We're focused on ending this war': PM on long-term plan for Ukrainians in Canada

OTTAWA — As the second anniversary of the war in Ukraine looms, war-displaced Ukrainians looking to make Canada their permanent home have few answers about what the government will do to allow them to stay.