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Trudeau walks back pledge to end boil-water advisories on First Nations by 2021

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walked back a promise to lift all on-reserve boil-water advisories by 2021 on Friday, as the First Nation with Canada's longest-standing drinking water advisory learned it needs to wait for more tests before it can turn
Nunavut NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq takes two-month health leave

Nunavut NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq takes two-month health leave

OTTAWA — Nunavut's lone MP says she's taking eight weeks away from work on advice from her doctor. Mumilaaq Qaqqaq says she's been dealing with unspecified health problems in the year since she was elected to represent the northern territory.
Doctor tells jurors he's unable to determine if Raymond was criminally responsible

Doctor tells jurors he's unable to determine if Raymond was criminally responsible

FREDERICTON — A psychiatrist told jurors Friday at the Mathew Raymond murder trial that he didn't have enough information to determine whether the accused was criminally responsible for the killings.
Nunavut's young people 'should be expecting more' from government services: advocate

Nunavut's young people 'should be expecting more' from government services: advocate

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Basic information about young people who have used government services in Nunavut isn't being tracked because of "complacency and a lack of accountability," says the annual report from the territory's representative for children an
Ottawa predicts system delays, backlogs unless court extends life of refugee pact

Ottawa predicts system delays, backlogs unless court extends life of refugee pact

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government says there will be upheaval at the Canada-U.S. border early next year if a refugee pact between the two countries is allowed to expire.
Victim of Markham, Ont., homicide identified as Iranian-Canadian activist Mehdi Amin

Victim of Markham, Ont., homicide identified as Iranian-Canadian activist Mehdi Amin

TORONTO — An Iranian-Canadian human rights advocate found dead in his home north of Toronto this week was a kind, polite gentleman who never argued with anyone, friends of his said Friday as police asked for help with the investigation.
B.C. snap election coloured by pandemic recovery, candidate gaffes

B.C. snap election coloured by pandemic recovery, candidate gaffes

VANCOUVER — Voters go to the polls Saturday to determine who will lead British Columbia through the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery, marking the end of a campaign unlike any in the province's recent history.

Some facts on British Columbia politics as the province heads to the polls Saturday

VANCOUVER — Voters in British Columbia go to the polls on Saturday. Here's some of what you need to know about B.C.
Nunavut politicians vote to remove minister from cabinet over social media post

Nunavut politicians vote to remove minister from cabinet over social media post

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut's legislature members have voted former housing and Nunavut Arctic College minister Patterk Netser out of cabinet over a post he made on social media.
Montreal archdiocese says priest found guilty of sexual assault has been defrocked

Montreal archdiocese says priest found guilty of sexual assault has been defrocked

MONTREAL — A priest sentenced in 2019 for abusing two boys has been formally stripped of his priesthood, Montreal's archdiocese said Friday.
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