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'Lines have been crossed': Groups condemn protests at Jewish businesses, event

'Lines have been crossed': Groups condemn protests at Jewish businesses, event

OTTAWA — The leaders of two prominent Canadian Jewish groups are questioning the approach police and Crown prosecutors are using when it comes to protests that have been condemned for targeting a Jewish business in Toronto and an antisemitism confere
Liberals moving ahead on assault-style gun ban with legislation, regulation: LeBlanc

Liberals moving ahead on assault-style gun ban with legislation, regulation: LeBlanc

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is moving ahead with efforts to keep assault-style firearms out of the hands of Canadians, Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc said Monday.
Chiefs hopeful court will approve landmark child-welfare settlement this week

Chiefs hopeful court will approve landmark child-welfare settlement this week

OTTAWA — First Nations chiefs and advocates are hopeful the Federal Court will approve a landmark child-welfare settlement this week, years after the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal called the federal government's treatment of First Nations child welf
Quebec coroner's inquiry into murder-suicide of Montreal family opens

Quebec coroner's inquiry into murder-suicide of Montreal family opens

MONTREAL — As Quebec police investigated the suicide of a man with prior arrests for domestic violence, authorities didn't immediately think to check on his wife and two children who were later found dead, a coroner's inquiry heard Monday.
B.C. to remove barriers for internationally trained professionals: premier

B.C. to remove barriers for internationally trained professionals: premier

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government introduced legislation Monday that's expected to add skilled workers into the labour force more quickly by reducing barriers for internationally trained workers from more than two dozen professions.
Joly calls for de-escalation of Israel-Hamas conflict but doesn't say ceasefire

Joly calls for de-escalation of Israel-Hamas conflict but doesn't say ceasefire

OTTAWA — Canada would like to see a "de-escalation" in the conflict between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip and new talks toward a long-term peace in the region, Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly said Monday.
Parti Québécois unveils Year One budget for independent Quebec

Parti Québécois unveils Year One budget for independent Quebec

QUEBEC — The Parti Québécois has released a study that it says shows an independent Quebec would be financially viable despite the mountain of debt it would inherit.
'Spamouflage' campaign targeting Trudeau, MPs linked to China: Global Affairs Canada

'Spamouflage' campaign targeting Trudeau, MPs linked to China: Global Affairs Canada

OTTAWA — Global Affairs Canada says a social media campaign that is likely connected to the People's Republic of China is targeting dozens of MPs with spam.
Canada using 'dormant' treaty to sidestep Indigenous rights in U.S.: court documents

Canada using 'dormant' treaty to sidestep Indigenous rights in U.S.: court documents

WASHINGTON — The federal government and Enbridge Inc. are trying to exploit a "dormant" and outdated treaty with the United States to forestall the shutdown of the Line 5 pipeline, human rights and environmental groups argue in new court documents.
Fraser says housing measures coming in budget update, weighs in on short-term rentals

Fraser says housing measures coming in budget update, weighs in on short-term rentals

OTTAWA — Housing Minister Sean Fraser says the federal government will reveal more housing measures in the fall budget update and in the coming months that aim to ramp up homebuilding across the country.