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    Russia rejects West’s criticism of move closing foreign naval ships off from Crimea

    Ukraine last week protested the Russian move to close broad areas of the Black Sea near Crimea to foreign navy…
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    Quebec court upholds most of province’s secularism law

    Quebec’s Superior Court will announce a decision in cases that challenged Bill 21 in a trial held at the end…
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    The federal budget was tabled. Now opposition parties are going to propose rewrites 

    Opposition parties will get a chance Tuesday to propose a rewrite to the federal government’s massive pandemic budget. Read More…
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    Yukon Liberals seek to form minority government after losing final seat to NDP by draw

    Liberal Leader Sandy Silver says he is ready to form the territory’s next government despite tying with the Yukon Party…
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    Canada budget 2021 sees Liberals top up long-term plan for affordable housing

    Part of Canada’s budget will go to the construction of 4,500 new units under the Rapid Housing Initiative, which seeks…
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    Canada’s federal budget promises over $75M to help fight sexual misconduct in military

    Canada’s federal budget also sets aside money for upgrades to North America’s NORAD defensive system with the U.S., as well…
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    Budget 2021: Liberals pledge near $17B to promote green recovery in Canada after COVID-19

    The new Canada budget includes nearly $17 billion to promote a “green” recovery out of the COVID-19 pandemic and create…
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    Budget 2021: What’s missing as feds say no to new GST hike, universal basic income

    The federal government tabled its first budget in over two years on Monday — and while it announced many new…
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    How the federal budget affects your pocketbook: benefits, taxes and a $15 minimum wage

    Here’s a look at how the latest federal budget could impact your finances. Read More Source
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    Liberals pledge $18B for Indigenous communities in 2021 federal budget

    The budget pledges to provide Indigenous communities with an additional $1.2 billion this fiscal year to support their response to…
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    150K Russian troops estimated near Ukraine’s borders, European Union says

    Ukrainian Defence Minister Andriy Taran said the country had 110,000 troops ready. Read More Source
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    Republican presidential hopefuls move forward as Trump considers 2024 run

    Mike Pompeo has launched an aggressive schedule, visiting states that will play a pivotal role in the 2024 primaries, and…
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    O’Toole urges need to get spending ‘back under control’ ahead of federal budget

    The federal Liberals are poised to present their first budget in more than two years on Monday as the country…
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    Atlantic premiers consider reallocating COVID-19 resources to hard-hit Ontario

    Three out of four provincial leaders spoke to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday evening to discuss what help can…
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    COMMENTARY: Federal budget amid COVID-19 crisis will ‘set the agenda’ for next election

    We have had a year of disruption and if a vote were held today people may well lean to the…
    2 days ago

    Majority of Canadians say election during COVID-19 would be unsafe, unfair: poll

    The Ipsos poll exclusively for Global News found that COVID-19, health care and the economy are top of mind for…
    4 days ago

    Ontario’s new COVID-19 restrictions have science ‘absolutely upside-down,’ experts say

    Dr. David Fisman took aim especially at the government’s decision to restrict outdoor activities while keeping indoor settings like big-box…
    4 days ago

    Biden, Japan’s Suga unite against China’s aggression at 1st White House summit

    Biden hosted Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga for talks that offered the U.S. president a chance to work further on…
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    Tory MP uses term ‘unclean’ while expressing opposition to conversion therapy ban

    A Conservative MP used the term “unclean” during a debate about conversion therapy on Friday, causing tensions to flare as…
    4 days ago

    How would the Conservative carbon price points card work? Here’s what we know

    The Conservatives have released a new climate plan that would create a new low-carbon savings account for Canadians. Economists say…
    5 days ago

    Conservatives reveal climate plan with a carbon tax ‘personal savings account’

    The plan is a major shift in policy, as the party has previously threatened to scrap the program introduced by…
    5 days ago

    Safe Third Country Agreement on returning asylum seekers to U.S. ruled constitutional

    The Safe Third Country Agreement came under heavy criticism from multiple sides during the Trump presidency as the administration enacted…
    6 days ago

    House of Commons backs security forum award for Taiwan after report of funding threat

    The motion, brought forward by Conservative MP Michael Chong, passed with unanimous consent on Wednesday.  Read More Source
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    Liberals expected to spend big on federal budget as pandemic lingers, election looms 

    Canada’s Liberal government will deliver on its promise to spend big when it presents its first budget in two years…
    1 week ago

    N.S. introduces bill to mark end of slavery in British colonies with Emancipation Day

    The historic act freed about 800,000 enslaved people of African descent across the colonies, including in Upper and Lower Canada…
    1 week ago

    Clear majority of Canadians think feds ‘all talk and no action’ on military misconduct: Ipsos

    Across demographic categories, 75 per cent of respondents said the government and military leaders are “all talk and no action”…
    1 week ago

    Yukon headed for minority government as Liberal, Yukon parties tie for seats

    With all of the votes counted, the Liberal and Yukon parties were tied with eight seats, and the NDP had…
    1 week ago

    Sajjan criticizes Chinese moves to claim South China Sea but faces Tory grilling

    The defence minister used his statement to the House of Commons’ special committee on China to voice opposition to Chinese…
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    Canada facing growing radicalization risk over COVID-19 lockdowns: report

    Social isolation and financial hardship are cited as some of the risks for why COVID-19 and associated lockdowns could see…
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    N.L. NDP challenge election results alleging voting irregularities

    Newfoundland and Labrador’s NDP are asking a court to declare the province’s recent election unconstitutional, citing allegations of widespread voting…

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