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Biden enacts new same-sex marriage protections, warns of 'extreme' Supreme Court

Biden enacts new same-sex marriage protections, warns of 'extreme' Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — "Love is love," U.S. President Joe Biden declared Tuesday as he signed into law new federal protections for same-sex marriage — a step aimed at defending civil liberties from what he described as an "extreme" Supreme Court.
Trade Minister Mary Ng broke ethics rules over contract to friend, commissioner rules

Trade Minister Mary Ng broke ethics rules over contract to friend, commissioner rules

OTTAWA — International Trade Minister Mary Ng apologized Tuesday after the federal ethics commissioner concluded she broke the rules by awarding a contract to a friend — opening the door for the Opposition Conservatives to point out that it's not the
Trudeau seeks Europe sanctions on Haiti leaders, says Ottawa won't repeat 'mistakes'

Trudeau seeks Europe sanctions on Haiti leaders, says Ottawa won't repeat 'mistakes'

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wants European nations to join Canada in sanctioning Haiti's elites over alleged ties to the violent gangs paralyzing that country.
Timeline of investigation into slayings of four women in Winnipeg

Timeline of investigation into slayings of four women in Winnipeg

Winnipeg police have charged Jeremy Skibicki, 35, with first-degree murder in the deaths of four women.
Louise Arbour accuses military of foot-dragging, blasts progress on misconduct reform

Louise Arbour accuses military of foot-dragging, blasts progress on misconduct reform

OTTAWA — Retired Supreme Court justice Louise Arbour accused military leaders of dragging their feet when it comes fighting sexual misconduct in the ranks on Tuesday, even as Defence Minister Anita Anand staked her reputation on their success or fail
Public campaign needed to counter misinformation on extreme intoxication law: report

Public campaign needed to counter misinformation on extreme intoxication law: report

OTTAWA — The federal government should launch a public awareness campaign to clearly explain an extreme intoxication policy that caused confusion when it was rushed into law earlier this year, a House of Commons committee is urging in a new report.
Rescue group captures wrong-way warbler that should be wintering far south

Rescue group captures wrong-way warbler that should be wintering far south

BURNABY, B.C. — A tiny warbler spotted flying in a Vancouver parking garage is not only on the wrong side of the country, it’s on the wrong continent for this time of year.
CRA should warn benefits applicants about risk of clawbacks: Taxpayers' watchdog

CRA should warn benefits applicants about risk of clawbacks: Taxpayers' watchdog

OTTAWA — Taxpayers' Ombudsperson François Boileau says the Canada Revenue Agency should warn Canadians applying for benefits about the risk of potential clawbacks to other income supports.
'Extreme shifts:' New report details effects of changing Arctic climate

'Extreme shifts:' New report details effects of changing Arctic climate

YELLOWKNIFE — A new report details how widespread changes in the Arctic, from warming air temperatures to sea-ice loss, have affected animals, plants and people living there.
Freeland sends Ukraine $115 million in tariff revenue from Russia, Belarus imports

Freeland sends Ukraine $115 million in tariff revenue from Russia, Belarus imports

OTTAWA — The federal government is channelling $115 million collected in tariffs on Russian and Belarusian products to help rebuild the power grid in Ukraine.