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Senate celebrates Black artists; minister says 'do more' to promote black history

Senate celebrates Black artists; minister says 'do more' to promote black history

OTTAWA — The first art historian to be appointed to the Senate says the work of Canada’s Black artists is not sufficiently recognized or celebrated. But now Sen.
Two-thirds oppose Ottawa protest, but many sympathize with frustration: survey

Two-thirds oppose Ottawa protest, but many sympathize with frustration: survey

OTTAWA — Almost two-thirds of Canadians oppose the Ottawa protest against COVID-19 measures, with more than four in 10 saying they strongly consider the demonstration a selfish display, a new poll suggests.
Canadian military moves toward inclusivity, adds feminine versions of ranks in French

Canadian military moves toward inclusivity, adds feminine versions of ranks in French

MONTREAL — When Josée Payeur joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 2001, the Quebec woman felt that people who occasionally used the unofficial feminine version of her rank when addressing her in French were trying to belittle her.
Trudeau: Protests are not the way to get through pandemic

Trudeau: Protests are not the way to get through pandemic

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the ongoing anti-vaccine mandate protest in Ottawa is "trying to blockade our economy, our democracy and our fellow citizens' daily lives." He says, "It has to stop.
Advocates thrilled as court orders Health Canada to reassess glyphosate decision

Advocates thrilled as court orders Health Canada to reassess glyphosate decision

OTTAWA — A popular weed killer is back under review after the Federal Court of Appeal ruled that Health Canada didn't follow its own rules for regulating pesticides and herbicides.
Police arson unit probes Ottawa fire allegation in heat of anti-mandate protest

Police arson unit probes Ottawa fire allegation in heat of anti-mandate protest

OTTAWA — Police are investigating what appears to be an attempt to start a fire in the lobby of a downtown Ottawa apartment building, where tenants say they have been besieged by anti-vaccine mandate protesters raging in the national capital for more
Judge grants interim injunction against loud honking at Ottawa protest

Judge grants interim injunction against loud honking at Ottawa protest

OTTAWA — An Ontario judge has granted a 10-day injunction to prevent protesting truckers in downtown Ottawa from honking their horns incessantly as the mayor of the national capital city asked for a near doubling of his police force.
Envelope with disturbing images and 'suspected chemical irritant' sent to N.S. MPs

Envelope with disturbing images and 'suspected chemical irritant' sent to N.S. MPs

OTTAWA — A trio of suspicious brown envelopes — at least one containing "disturbing images" and an apparent skin and eye irritant — arrived at three local constituency offices for Conservative Nova Scotia members of Parliament Monday.
The latest on protests against COVID-19 measures in Ottawa and beyond

The latest on protests against COVID-19 measures in Ottawa and beyond

OTTAWA — The latest developments on ongoing protests against COVID-19 restrictions and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government, both in Ottawa and various cities across Canada. All times eastern: 7.30 p.m.
Governments announce $228-million agriculture recovery fund after B.C. floods

Governments announce $228-million agriculture recovery fund after B.C. floods

VICTORIA — Agricultural producers affected by devastating flooding in British Columbia last November can apply for recovery funds through a $228-million package announced Monday by the provincial and federal governments.
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