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Some Tory, Liberal MPs push for federal intervention in Quebec's secularism law

Some Tory, Liberal MPs push for federal intervention in Quebec's secularism law

OTTAWA — The Liberal government and Opposition Conservatives are facing calls from within to mount a more direct challenge to Quebec's controversial secularism law after a teacher was removed from the classroom for wearing a hijab.
Conservative MPs free to travel internationally, Liberal, NDP MPs must stay home

Conservative MPs free to travel internationally, Liberal, NDP MPs must stay home

OTTAWA — Conservative MPs will be free to travel internationally over the holidays while their Liberal and NDP counterparts have been told to stay home.
Main B.C. highway to reopen to essential traffic by Monday after storms

Main B.C. highway to reopen to essential traffic by Monday after storms

VANCOUVER — A key highway link between British Columbia's Lower Mainland and the rest of the province will reopen to essential traffic by the end of the day on Monday, five weeks after it was heavily damaged by severe rainstorms.

A look at the latest COVID-19 developments in Canada

A look at the latest COVID-19 news in Canada: — The federal government is now warning Canadians against all non-essential international travel in the face of the rapidly spreading Omicron variant of COVID-19.
'Now is not the time to travel,' Duclos says as Canada warns against trips abroad

'Now is not the time to travel,' Duclos says as Canada warns against trips abroad

OTTAWA — The federal government is now warning Canadians against all non-essential international travel in the face of the rapidly spreading Omicron variant of COVID-19.
Critics still worried about immigration backlog after feds pledge $85M

Critics still worried about immigration backlog after feds pledge $85M

OTTAWA — Opposition critics are still skeptical the federal government will be able to quickly plow through the massive backlog in immigration applications after Trudeau's Liberals promised to put $85 million toward that goal.
Federal Court of Appeal sides with government in CSIS warrant case

Federal Court of Appeal sides with government in CSIS warrant case

OTTAWA — The Federal Court of Appeal has staunchly defended the principle of solicitor-client privilege in overturning elements of a ruling that Canada's spy service breached its obligation to be fully forthcoming when seeking investigative warrants.
NWT joins nine provinces and Yukon in new $10-a-day national child care plan

NWT joins nine provinces and Yukon in new $10-a-day national child care plan

OTTAWA — The federal government has agreed to a $51-million deal to slash child care fees and add 300 new spaces in the Northwest Territories.
Blood service recommends Health Canada end gay blood donation ban

Blood service recommends Health Canada end gay blood donation ban

OTTAWA — Canadian Blood Services on Wednesday recommended an end to the ban on sexually active gay men donating blood in a submission to Health Canada.
Military members challenge vaccine requirement in Federal Court

Military members challenge vaccine requirement in Federal Court

OTTAWA — The Federal Court heard arguments Wednesday from four Canadian Armed Forces members facing disciplinary action for refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Chief of the defence staff Gen.