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Newfoundland police issue Amber Alert for 14-year-old girl said to be abducted

Newfoundland police issue Amber Alert for 14-year-old girl said to be abducted

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Police in Newfoundland and Labrador issued an Amber Alert Thursday for a 14-year-old girl who may be heading to New Brunswick.
Supporters of Hassan Diab say extradition must not be 'instrument of persecution'

Supporters of Hassan Diab say extradition must not be 'instrument of persecution'

OTTAWA — The federal government's representative in the Senate says he misspoke earlier this spring when he suggested that France had requested the extradition of Ottawa sociology professor Hassan Diab.
'Unmitigated gall': Senator rejects minister's call to pass Liberal guns bill quickly

'Unmitigated gall': Senator rejects minister's call to pass Liberal guns bill quickly

OTTAWA — A battle appears to be brewing between senators and Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino, as he tries to see the Liberals' controversial gun legislation passed swiftly into law.
Fresh D.C. breeze eases atmospheric angst as Canadian smoke chokes U.S. capital

Fresh D.C. breeze eases atmospheric angst as Canadian smoke chokes U.S. capital

WASHINGTON — A fiery orange sun rose over the iconic landmarks of Washington, D.C., before all but vanishing into a grey Canadian haze Thursday as wildfire smoke from Ontario and Quebec arrived in earnest in the U.S. capital.
Quebec fires: situation 'stable' for coming days; evacuees stuck until next week

Quebec fires: situation 'stable' for coming days; evacuees stuck until next week

MONTREAL — Quebec's precarious wildfire situation is expected to remain stable over the next 48 hours but residents displaced by the raging forest fires likely won't be able to return home until early next week, Premier François Legault said Thursday
Government policy tells CRTC to exclude social media users from online streaming bill

Government policy tells CRTC to exclude social media users from online streaming bill

The draft policy states that the measures will not apply to such users because their content is mainly meant for the internet. 
Why is the federal government looking to create a national emergency agency?

Why is the federal government looking to create a national emergency agency?

OTTAWA — The federal government is looking at creating some kind of national disaster response agency in the face of an unusually intense and destructive start to the wildfire season across the country.
Trudeau Foundation board chair says donation from Chinese company has been returned

Trudeau Foundation board chair says donation from Chinese company has been returned

OTTAWA — The chair of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation's board says the organization has returned a $140,000 donation to Millennium Golden Eagle International.
Senate report recommends Canada develop targeted suicide prevention strategies

Senate report recommends Canada develop targeted suicide prevention strategies

A Senate report released Thursday says Canada can make major strides in suicide prevention if all levels of government develop strategies tailored towards men and Indigenous people, the groups facing the highest suicide rates.
Liberal budget bill passes in House of Commons after Conservative filibuster attempt

Liberal budget bill passes in House of Commons after Conservative filibuster attempt

OTTAWA — The House of Commons passed the Liberal government's budget bill today, which seeks to roll out vast new incentives for clean energy and expending dental care subsidies — despite a Conservative attempt to hold it up.