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    Canada suspending Hong Kong extradition treaty in response to new security law

    The former British colony was guaranteed democratic freedoms but China has violated handover terms. Read More Source
    2 hours ago

    WE charity to stop handling coronavirus student volunteer program after backlash

    In a statement this morning, Bardish Chagger said it was a “mutually agreed upon decision.” Read More Source
    15 hours ago

    Bloc leader blames Singh for creating ‘divide’ between Quebec, rest of the country on racism

    Blanchet said Singh categorized Quebec Premier François Legault as a racist because Legault wouldn’t acknowledge that the province has a…
    20 hours ago

    Kenney celebrates Trans Mountain court decision as ‘critical victory’ for Alberta, Canada

    Jason Kenney said the decision is another “legal indication” the Trans Mountain expansion has been subject to “extensive and exhaustive…
    20 hours ago

    First Nations coalition speaks out against call to lift Sen. Lynn Beyak’s suspension

    The group, which includes several First Nations grand chiefs and regional chiefs, say they do not accept the apology she…
    22 hours ago

    Conservatives ask procurement watchdog to probe government contracts with WE Charity

    That includes an arrangement that will see the Toronto-based youth organization manage a $900-million federal program for student volunteers during…
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    Trans Mountain pipeline: A look at key dates in the history of the project

    Here’s a look at how the project has unfolded since the pipeline began shipping oil in 1953. Read More Source
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    Supreme Court rejects Indigenous challenge to Trans Mountain pipeline approval

    The dismissal effectively ends a years-long legal battle over the Trans Mountain pipeline approval. Read More Source
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    RCMP operation underway after ‘incident’ at Rideau Hall in Ottawa

    Rideau Hall is the official residence of Governor General Julie Payette. Read More Source
    2 days ago

    Putin granted presidential powers until 2036 in landslide Russian vote

    Opposition politician Alexei Navalny called the vote an illegitimate and illegal show designed to legalize Putin’s presidency for life. Read…
    2 days ago

    Trump says he still believes coronavirus will ‘sort of just disappear’

    The U.S. is currently the epicentre of the virus, with more than 2.6 million confirmed cases and 127,681 deaths. Read…
    2 days ago

    Hundreds of Bush administration republicans to back Biden: ‘the president is a danger’

    The group is the latest of a number of Republican organizations opposing Trump’s re-election, yet another sign that he has…
    3 days ago

    Mexico president set to meet with Trump next week in first-ever foreign visit

    Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has publicly urged Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take part in the meeting, but Canada’s government…
    3 days ago

    Australia to spend additional $270 billion on defence boost over decade, PM says

    Prime Minister Scott Morrison warned that the post-pandemic world will become more dangerous and announced a renewed focus on Australia’s…
    3 days ago

    U.S. Senate extends small business coronavirus relief program to Aug. 8

    The move by Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin came hours before a deadline for applying for the program, which was created…
    3 days ago

    Brazil Senate approves body of controversial fake news bill

    The main text of the fake news bill, which was approved by 44 votes in favour and 32 against, may…
    3 days ago

    UN Security Council trying again to reach agreement on coronavirus resolution

    A revised draft resolution by France and China was submitted for a vote Tuesday and the result is expected to…
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    WE co-founder backtracks after saying PM’s office reached out over $900M program

    The Canadian Press has obtained video of Marc Kielburger telling youth leaders during a conference call earlier this month that…
    3 days ago

    As Facebook ad boycott intensifies, political parties continue to spend big

    With the growing list of international brands, including Coca-Cola and Lululemon, choosing to boycott Facebook ads, should political institutions do…
    3 days ago

    Nova Scotia’s presumed consent law for organ donation to go into effect on Jan. 18

    Nova Scotia will be the first jurisdiction in North America to have a presumed consent law.  Read More Source
    3 days ago

    Despite some progress, Veterans Affairs still not processing disability claims fast enough

    The government is announcing a new plan to address long-standing delays and backlogs for processing disability benefits for retired soldiers.…
    3 days ago

    Legault to give COVID-19 update after top doctor suggests masks may be mandatory on public transit

    Quebec, the province hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, has reported 55,390 COVID-19 cases to date. Read More Source
    4 days ago

    Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong quits pro-democracy group as China passes security law

    Wong has said he will be a “prime target” of Beijing’s national security law, which critics fear will crush freedoms…
    4 days ago

    Ottawa awards $72.6M contract for Halifax-class frigate maintenance to Irving company

    The contract, awarded as part of the National Shipbuilding Strategy, can be extended up to 22 years for a total…
    4 days ago

    Trudeau says U.S. tariffs on Canadian aluminum would hurt both economies

    Despite repeated questioning last week, Canadian federal ministers refused to answer questions about whether they received notification of any such…
    4 days ago

    Reddit bans subreddit dedicated to Donald Trump in effort to curb hate speech

    Reddit said the subreddit was banned for ‘consistently host rule-breaking content,’ saying: ‘Their mods have demonstrated no intention of reining…
    4 days ago

    Coronavirus puts Israel’s West Bank annexation on pause, defence minister says

    Benny Gantz, who also holds the title of alternative prime minister, told his Blue and White Party on Monday that…
    4 days ago

    Trudeau to end daily coronavirus briefings as country moves to reopen

    Instead, Trudeau said he will provide news updates several times a week as the country moves to reopen.  Read More…
    4 days ago

    More than defunding police needed to fix ‘broken’ mental health system: experts

    Black mental health experts say far more needs to be done to bridge gaps in mental health and addiction funding…
    5 days ago

    Conservatives ask auditor to probe government’s $900M partnership with WE Charity

    In a letter to Auditor General Karen Hogan today, the Conservatives say the decision to “outsource” the Canada Student Service…

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