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Scheer vows to end 'illegal' border crossings as part of immigration policy plan

Scheer vows to end 'illegal' border crossings as part of immigration policy plan

OTTAWA — If elected prime minister, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says he would put an end to "illegal" border crossings in Canada.

Senate committee votes to investigate failed prosecution of Mark Norman

OTTAWA — A Senate committee is launching an inquiry into the failed prosecution of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman. The Senate's national defence committee has voted 7-5 on a motion from Conservative Sen.

B.C. legislature dress code proposal includes 'contemporary' modifications

VICTORIA — A report by the acting clerk of British Columbia's legislature proposes an updated dress code modelled on what is considered professional and contemporary business attire.

Health Canada suspends Biocell breast implants citing increased cancer risks

OTTAWA — Health Canada has suspended the licences for Biocell breast implants because of an increased cancer risk.
B.C. post-secondary schools at risk of money laundering: minister

B.C. post-secondary schools at risk of money laundering: minister

VICTORIA — Post-secondary institutions in British Columbia were warned Tuesday to be on the look out for possible student money launderers in the province's ongoing fight against illegal cash.
Bill proposes reference to rights of Indigenous Peoples in citizenship oath

Bill proposes reference to rights of Indigenous Peoples in citizenship oath

OTTAWA — New Canadians will soon swear to honour the rights of Indigenous Peoples if a proposed legislative change is adopted.
Committee blasts Zuckerberg, Sandberg for 'abhorrent' snub of summons

Committee blasts Zuckerberg, Sandberg for 'abhorrent' snub of summons

OTTAWA — A panel of international politicians vented anger at Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg on Tuesday after the Facebook executives snubbed their summons to appear at the international grand committee on big data, privacy and democracy in Otta
Senate passes Liberal gun bill that will expand background checks for gun-buyers

Senate passes Liberal gun bill that will expand background checks for gun-buyers

OTTAWA — The Senate has passed a Liberal government bill expanding the scope of background checks on those who want to acquire guns.
Education minister calls out Montreal school for putting autistic kids in closet

Education minister calls out Montreal school for putting autistic kids in closet

Quebec's education minister called out a Montreal school Tuesday for its reported practice of locking panicking autistic children into a small and unsafe closet to calm them down.
Montreal man sentenced to two years for killing of Alzheimer's-stricken wife

Montreal man sentenced to two years for killing of Alzheimer's-stricken wife

MONTREAL — A Quebec judge said she hopes the voices of caregivers struggling to care for loved ones are heard as she sentenced a Montreal man who suffocated his Alzheimer's-stricken wife with a pillow to two years less a day in jail.
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