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Greenhouse gas emissions rose in 2021, but climate experts still see positive signs

Greenhouse gas emissions rose in 2021, but climate experts still see positive signs

OTTAWA — Several climate change experts said Friday they see reason for hope in Canada's efforts to slow global warming even though the country's greenhouse gas emissions rose slightly in 2021.
Telford says national security limits what she can say on foreign interference

Telford says national security limits what she can say on foreign interference

OTTAWA — The prime minister's chief of staff offered up few details to a House of Commons committee studying foreign interference in the last two elections, frustrating Conservatives and New Democrats who say her lack of answers Friday will erode tru
Student newspaper drops 'McGill' from name over university founder's slavery ties

Student newspaper drops 'McGill' from name over university founder's slavery ties

MONTREAL — A student newspaper at McGill University has dropped "McGill" from its name and is calling on the university to stop using the name because the school’s founder enslaved people.
Ottawa mayor declined feds' offer to take over street in front of Parliament Hill

Ottawa mayor declined feds' offer to take over street in front of Parliament Hill

OTTAWA — The federal government wants to keep the street in front of Parliament Hill closed and has offered to take it over from the City of Ottawa, but the city says it is not interested in a temporary handover.
Supreme Court says Quebec's ban on homegrown cannabis plants is constitutional

Supreme Court says Quebec's ban on homegrown cannabis plants is constitutional

OTTAWA — Quebec’s ban on possessing and cultivating cannabis plants for personal purposes is constitutional, Canada's high court ruled Friday.
Olymel to close pork plant in Vallée-Jonction, Que., lay off nearly 1,000 workers

Olymel to close pork plant in Vallée-Jonction, Que., lay off nearly 1,000 workers

MONTREAL — Quebec pork producer Olymel will close a major slaughterhouse south of Quebec City and lay off 994 workers as it continues to restructure in the face of tough market conditions.
Dangerous driving factor in drowning deaths of four RMC cadets: military

Dangerous driving factor in drowning deaths of four RMC cadets: military

OTTAWA — Military police say dangerous driving was a factor in what led a vehicle carrying four Royal Military College students plunging into the water near their campus in Kingston, Ont.
A look at the bargaining demands ahead of potential strike by federal civil servants

A look at the bargaining demands ahead of potential strike by federal civil servants

OTTAWA — More than 120,000 federal public servants voted in favour of a countrywide strike mandate this week — and their union has made clear that wages are top of mind as it mulls whether to launch the potential job action.
Quebec sex assault trial for ex-fashion mogul Peter Nygard scheduled for June 2024

Quebec sex assault trial for ex-fashion mogul Peter Nygard scheduled for June 2024

MONTREAL — Former fashion mogul Peter Nygard will stand trial in Quebec on sexual assault charges in June 2024.
'A reflection:' Stampede tarp auction an indicator of Alberta's booming economy

'A reflection:' Stampede tarp auction an indicator of Alberta's booming economy

CALGARY — The amount of money that was flowing freely at the annual Calgary Stampede canvas auction Thursday night was just the sort of gusher that Alberta's oil and gas industry likes to see.