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The Latest on Quebec's general election: Polling stations have closed

The Latest on Quebec's general election: Polling stations have closed

MONTREAL — Here are the latest details from Quebec's provincial election (all times eastern): 8 p.m. Polling stations across Quebec are now closed, capping off a five-week election campaign.
Sex workers challenging criminal laws in court, citing Charter violation

Sex workers challenging criminal laws in court, citing Charter violation

OTTAWA — Canada's prostitution laws prevent sex workers from obtaining meaningful consent before engaging with clients, a lawyer for an alliance of sex worker rights groups argued in a Toronto courtroom Monday.
Think carefully on what comes next in Iran, expert urges Canadian politicians

Think carefully on what comes next in Iran, expert urges Canadian politicians

OTTAWA — Canadian politicians need to think about what would happen if the Iranian regime actually falls, an expert says as Ottawa's response to protests abroad becomes political fodder at home.
Changing census question raises concerns about language data: expert

Changing census question raises concerns about language data: expert

OTTAWA — A Canadian polling expert is raising concerns about the results of the Statistics Canada language census after the order of two questions was swapped on the national questionnaire last year.
Legislation to temporarily boost GST rebate expected to pass this week

Legislation to temporarily boost GST rebate expected to pass this week

OTTAWA — Legislation to temporarily double GST rebates to help low- and modest-income Canadians cope with high inflation is expected to pass the House of Commons later this week.
Carol Todd calls for police to take online harassment, sextortion seriously

Carol Todd calls for police to take online harassment, sextortion seriously

OTTAWA — A mother whose teenage daughter died by suicide 10 years ago told MPs Monday that police need to take online harassment seriously and not shame victims into thinking they brought their torment on themselves.
Rent support, dental cheques would be 'eviscerated' by inflation: Conservatives

Rent support, dental cheques would be 'eviscerated' by inflation: Conservatives

OTTAWA — Liberal payments for dental care and rental housing will only add to inflation, without providing relief from the rising cost of living, Conservative MPs argued in the House of Commons on Monday.
Nearly 4,500 Canadian Armed Forces members, families waiting for military housing

Nearly 4,500 Canadian Armed Forces members, families waiting for military housing

OTTAWA — Thousands of Canadian Armed Forces members and their families across the country are waiting for military housing, according to the Department of National Defence forcing some local commanders to take unusual steps to shelter their troops.
Judicial review sought of fire order to remove tents off Vancouver street

Judicial review sought of fire order to remove tents off Vancouver street

VANCOUVER — Two women who were sheltering in tents on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside have launched a court challenge of an order to dismantle the street encampment. A petition for judicial review filed to the B.C.
Nine days after Fiona, P.E.I. residents without power alarmed at pace of response

Nine days after Fiona, P.E.I. residents without power alarmed at pace of response

CHARLOTTETOWN — Residents of Prince Edward Island said Monday they're growing exhausted, anxious and cold as thousands remained without power nine days after post-tropical storm Fiona swept through the region.