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Mother of Cree teen who died in B.C. group home testifies at coroner's inquest

Mother of Cree teen who died in B.C. group home testifies at coroner's inquest

BURNABY, B.C.
'Horrific attack': Trudeau visits Saskatchewan First Nation rocked by mass killing

'Horrific attack': Trudeau visits Saskatchewan First Nation rocked by mass killing

JAMES SMITH CREE NATION, SASK. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walked through blowing snow Monday to lay tobacco on the graves of victims of a mass stabbing before listening to family members who have been grieving for nearly three months.
Opposition, experts praise new Indo-Pacific strategy but want implementation plan

Opposition, experts praise new Indo-Pacific strategy but want implementation plan

OTTAWA — Opposition parties and geopolitical experts say the Liberals' new Indo-Pacific strategy needs an implementation plan.
Liberals did not show fiscal restraint in fall update: parliamentary budget officer

Liberals did not show fiscal restraint in fall update: parliamentary budget officer

OTTAWA — Parliamentary budget officer Yves Giroux told members of Parliament on Monday that the federal government did not show fiscal restraint in its recent fall economic statement.
Joly seeks reprimand of Russian ambassador as embassy tweets against LGBTQ community

Joly seeks reprimand of Russian ambassador as embassy tweets against LGBTQ community

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly has had her department summon Russia's ambassador over social media postings against LGBTQ people.
Emergencies Act inquiry studies fundamental rights and freedoms at stake in protests

Emergencies Act inquiry studies fundamental rights and freedoms at stake in protests

OTTAWA — The Public Order Emergency Commission has spent six weeks hearing from residents, police, politicians and protesters about what happened last winter, when thousands of people opposed to COVID-19 public health measures took over a portion of
Line 5 shutdown 'draconian,' both sides must consider 'imperfect' alternatives: judge

Line 5 shutdown 'draconian,' both sides must consider 'imperfect' alternatives: judge

WASHINGTON — A Wisconsin judge ordered a Canadian energy giant and a U.S. Indigenous band to water down their wine Monday and come together to avert the "draconian" shutdown of the cross-border Line 5 pipeline.
'Work hard and never give up,' Michelle O'Bonsawin says during Supreme Court welcome

'Work hard and never give up,' Michelle O'Bonsawin says during Supreme Court welcome

OTTAWA — The newest member of the Supreme Court of Canada says her journey has not been an easy one, but it has been meaningful and rewarding.
Conservatives are 'fearmongering' over assault-style gun ban: public safety minister

Conservatives are 'fearmongering' over assault-style gun ban: public safety minister

OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino is accusing the Conservatives of "whipping up fear" that the Liberal government is outlawing ordinary long guns and hunting rifles.
Indo-Pacific strategy adds new pressures for navy amid personnel, warship challenges

Indo-Pacific strategy adds new pressures for navy amid personnel, warship challenges

OTTAWA — The Liberal government's new Indo-Pacific strategy has sparked concerns about added pressure on the Royal Canadian Navy at a time when it is already dealing with a shortage of sailors and warships.