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'What about Gaza': Canadian woman stuck in Gaza fears death, pleads for Ottawa's help

'What about Gaza': Canadian woman stuck in Gaza fears death, pleads for Ottawa's help

A Canadian woman trapped in Gaza says she is afraid she could die at any moment as Israeli warplanes drop bombs around her in the sealed-off Palestinian territory, and she's pleading for Ottawa's help.
In the news today: Trudeau in Yellowknife, Canadian citizen killed in Israel

In the news today: Trudeau in Yellowknife, Canadian citizen killed in Israel

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
More Canadians support using notwithstanding clause in 'parental rights' debate: poll

More Canadians support using notwithstanding clause in 'parental rights' debate: poll

OTTAWA — Nearly half of Canadians say they support their province using the notwithstanding clause to ensure that schools tell parents if their child wishes to use a different name or pronoun, a new poll suggests, and more people support that idea th
B.C. First Nation 'furious' after federal government rejects order to protect owls

B.C. First Nation 'furious' after federal government rejects order to protect owls

VANCOUVER — A federal government decision to reverse course on issuing an emergency order for the northern spotted owl has angered the British Columbia First Nation that asked for the protection of the endangered species.
Family mourns death of daughter with deep Ottawa connections killed in Israel

Family mourns death of daughter with deep Ottawa connections killed in Israel

OTTAWA — A Canadian citizen with deep connections to Canada's capital city was killed by Hamas militants in Israel, the head of the Jewish Federation of Ottawa said Wednesday.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits fire-ravaged parts of Northwest Territories

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits fire-ravaged parts of Northwest Territories

HAY RIVER, N.W.T. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau got an up-close look at the burned-out remains of buildings and vehicles Wednesday as he toured parts of the Northwest Territories ravaged by a record wildfire season.
Liberals extend amnesty order for 'assault-style' firearms until after next election

Liberals extend amnesty order for 'assault-style' firearms until after next election

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government has given itself an extra two years to establish a long-promised buyback program for firearms it banned in the wake of the deadly 2020 Nova Scotia shooting rampage.
Leaks of secret information 'happen often,' lawyer for ex-RCMP official tells court

Leaks of secret information 'happen often,' lawyer for ex-RCMP official tells court

OTTAWA — A lawyer for a former RCMP intelligence official accused of breaching Canada's secrets law said Wednesday that government leaks of sensitive information "happen often.
Ex-Quebec junior hockey league players plead guilty to sexual assault of teen

Ex-Quebec junior hockey league players plead guilty to sexual assault of teen

QUEBEC — Two former Quebec junior hockey players pleaded guilty Wednesday to sexually assaulting a minor in June 2021 as their team celebrated a championship win.
Alberta MP accuses premier of 'baseless,' 'ludicrous' statements on electricity

Alberta MP accuses premier of 'baseless,' 'ludicrous' statements on electricity

CALGARY — The fuse is lit for fireworks in Ottawa after a Liberal member of Parliament accused Alberta Premier Danielle Smith of making false claims days before Smith is slated to appear before a federal environmental committee.