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PM urges patience, promises reconciliation in face of anti-pipeline blockades

PM urges patience, promises reconciliation in face of anti-pipeline blockades

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised to redouble reconciliation efforts with Indigenous Peoples Tuesday as he sought to ease tensions over nationwide blockades erected in opposition to a British Columbia pipeline project.
Concerns raised over Saskatchewan ban on sex offenders changing names

Concerns raised over Saskatchewan ban on sex offenders changing names

REGINA — Questions are being raised about the Saskatchewan government's move to automatically deny sex offenders the ability to legally change their names.
Quebec boxing promoter faces hearing after Hells Angels seen at bout

Quebec boxing promoter faces hearing after Hells Angels seen at bout

MONTREAL — A well-known Quebec boxing promoter is defending himself before a tribunal against accusations stemming from two of his boxing cards, including claims he fixed a bout and hosted members of criminal biker gangs in reserved ringside seats.
The latest on protests across Canada in support of anti-pipeline demonstrators

The latest on protests across Canada in support of anti-pipeline demonstrators

Here is the latest news on protests across Canada over a natural gas pipeline project in British Columbia: A Wet'suwet'en hereditary house chief says he won't meet with federal or provincial cabinet ministers until the RCMP removes a mobile unit from
Via to resume service in southwestern Ontario starting Thursday morning

Via to resume service in southwestern Ontario starting Thursday morning

MONTREAL — Via Rail says its service will resume Thursday morning in southwestern Ontario. The passenger rail company says it received a notification from CN Rail allowing a resumption of service in the area.
Lawyer for fallen Quebec media star continues cross-examination of accuser

Lawyer for fallen Quebec media star continues cross-examination of accuser

MONTREAL — The man who alleges he was sexually assaulted by former Quebec media star Eric Salvail was grilled under cross-examination Tuesday, accused of lying in an effort to attract attention.
Top earners pay more in B.C. budget that includes record capital spending

Top earners pay more in B.C. budget that includes record capital spending

VICTORIA — Top income earners and pop drinkers were hit with new taxes in Tuesday's B.C. budget, which continues the government's focus on capital spending for schools, hospitals and transit. Finance Minister Carole James is introducing a new 20.
No new coronavirus cases under investigation in Ontario as of Tuesday

No new coronavirus cases under investigation in Ontario as of Tuesday

TORONTO — New methods are allowing Ontario public health officials to more quickly clear tests for the novel coronavirus, leaving no cases listed as currently under investigation, the province’s chief medical officer of health said Tuesday.
Freeland blasts Tories, but thanks NDP for support on pushing new NAFTA forward

Freeland blasts Tories, but thanks NDP for support on pushing new NAFTA forward

OTTAWA — Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland has offered effusive thanks to New Democrats and stinging criticism of the Conservatives after the NDP supported the minority Liberal government's efforts to more speedily ratify the new North American
Champagne campaigns for Security Council in Trudeau's place at Caribbean summit

Champagne campaigns for Security Council in Trudeau's place at Caribbean summit

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne wrapped two days of meetings at a summit with Caribbean leaders saying he's confident he was campaigning among "family" for support for Canada's election to the United Nations Security Cou
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