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Quebec judge denies request to appeal decision maintaining school prayer space ban

Quebec judge denies request to appeal decision maintaining school prayer space ban

MONTREAL — A Muslim organization and a civil rights group seeking to suspend Quebec's ban on prayer spaces in public schools have been denied leave to appeal a court decision that maintained the ban.
Qualtrough returns as Canada's sports minister, replaces St-Onge

Qualtrough returns as Canada's sports minister, replaces St-Onge

Carla Qualtrough returns as federal minister of sport a more experienced cabinet member, and at a tumultuous time.
New housing minister says closing door on newcomers is no solution to housing crunch

New housing minister says closing door on newcomers is no solution to housing crunch

OTTAWA — Canada's new housing and infrastructure minister says closing the door to newcomers is not the solution to the country's housing woes, and has instead endorsed building more homes to accommodate higher immigration flows.
Search extends into seventh day for Ukrainian man missing after swim in Quebec river

Search extends into seventh day for Ukrainian man missing after swim in Quebec river

SAINT-ANSELME, Que. — Quebec provincial police spent a seventh day Wednesday looking for a missing Ukrainian refugee missing since last week after going for a swim in a river southeast of Quebec City.
'A giant flying propane tank': Congress gets serious about unsolved UAP mysteries

'A giant flying propane tank': Congress gets serious about unsolved UAP mysteries

WASHINGTON — Age-old political concerns — national security, public safety, government oversight and the sanctity of taxpayer dollars — emerged Wednesday alongside the unlikeliest of bedfellows: the enduring mythology of UFOs.
'Huge kettle of fish' faces new transport minister Pablo Rodriguez

'Huge kettle of fish' faces new transport minister Pablo Rodriguez

Pablo Rodriguez has been sworn in as Canada's new transport minister as part of a major cabinet shuffle, taking the baton on a raft of turbulent issues as the aviation sector emerges from a period of crisis.
The latest developments on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's cabinet shuffle

The latest developments on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's cabinet shuffle

OTTAWA — Here are the latest developments on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's cabinet shuffle. 3:15 p.m. The Prime Minister's Office says in a statement to reporters that more changes are still to come, after a new cabinet was announced today.
Shoal Lake 40 files lawsuit against federal government, Winnipeg over water diversion

Shoal Lake 40 files lawsuit against federal government, Winnipeg over water diversion

WINNIPEG — An Anishinaabe community in northwestern Ontario is suing the federal government and the City of Winnipeg, claiming it hasn't been compensated for a diversion to supply Manitoba's capitalwith clean water a century ago that resulted in it b
Montreal officer expected to recover after being stabbed in abdomen: police chief

Montreal officer expected to recover after being stabbed in abdomen: police chief

Montreal's police chief says a police officer stabbed on the job Wednesday was attempting to speak to a man with mental health issues when he was suddenly attacked.
As new public safety minister, LeBlanc has plenty of tricky leftover files to handle

As new public safety minister, LeBlanc has plenty of tricky leftover files to handle

OTTAWA — As public safety minister, Marco Mendicino had a full plate of simmering issues and legislative initiatives.