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Joly, Blinken respond to Putin's 'political theatre' with even more Russian sanctions

Joly, Blinken respond to Putin's 'political theatre' with even more Russian sanctions

WASHINGTON — Vladimir Putin's claim to parts of Ukraine is little more than "political theatre" with "no legitimacy," Canada and the United States declared Friday, and should have no impact on how best to deploy military aid from the West.
Quebec election: Indigenous issues take back seat as campaign winds down

Quebec election: Indigenous issues take back seat as campaign winds down

MONTREAL — Indigenous leaders in Quebec are lamenting the fact that priorities for their communities have been largely ignored during the provincial election campaign.
'Major damage': East Coast fishing industry feeling impact from post-tropical storm

'Major damage': East Coast fishing industry feeling impact from post-tropical storm

HALIFAX — The impact of post-tropical storm Fiona on Atlantic Canada's fishing industry is still being tallied, but Osborne Burke already knows just how bad it could be. Burke, general manager of Victoria Co-operative Fisheries in Neils Harbour, N.S.
Swedish jet maker complains about Ottawa negotiating to buy F-35

Swedish jet maker complains about Ottawa negotiating to buy F-35

OTTAWA — Swedish fighter-jet maker Saab is voicing complaints about Ottawa's negotiations with Washington and U.S. defence giant Lockheed Martin to buy the F-35, saying such talks weren't supposed to be part of the process.
'Unique ecosystem': N.W.T. First Nations sign benefit agreement with Parks Canada

'Unique ecosystem': N.W.T. First Nations sign benefit agreement with Parks Canada

YELLOWKNIFE — A group of First Nations has signed an agreement with Parks Canada to ensure they receive social and economic opportunities related to the Nahanni National Park Reserve in the Northwest Territories.
Truth and Reconciliation Day, Afghan help held up: In The News for Sept. 30, 2022

Truth and Reconciliation Day, Afghan help held up: In The News for Sept. 30, 2022

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Friday, Sept. 30, 2022 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
What each province, territory is doing on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

What each province, territory is doing on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Friday is the second annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, also known as Orange Shirt Day. The federal government made Sept. 30 a statutory holiday for its workers and federally regulated workplaces last year.
'Justinflation' can't be said in the House of Commons, but MPs are trying anyway

'Justinflation' can't be said in the House of Commons, but MPs are trying anyway

OTTAWA — The Conservatives' cheeky term for inflation under the Liberals has got some MPs into trouble in the House of Commons, where saying "Justinflation" has been deemed verboten.
Canada terror rules unchanged as Afghans face humanitarian crisis and winter looms

Canada terror rules unchanged as Afghans face humanitarian crisis and winter looms

OTTAWA — Opposition parties and aid groups say the Trudeau government is dragging its feet in carving out exemptions to anti-terrorism laws to allow humanitarian groups to reach desperate people in Afghanistan.
Ottawa mayor wouldn't speak to Parliament security service during convoy: official

Ottawa mayor wouldn't speak to Parliament security service during convoy: official

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson's office would not return a call from the Parliamentary Protective Service during the height of the "Freedom Convoy," its acting director told a committee Thursday evening.