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    Trudeau holds cabinet talks as Wet’suwet’en solidarity rail blockades continue

    Trudeau’s spokeswoman says the prime minister has already spoken to Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, Transport Minister Marc Garneau, Public…
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    Rail blockades must be resolved ‘the right way,’ Indigenous Services minister says

    ‘This is something that’s fluid, and is moving on an hourly basis,” Marc Miller told The West Block. “But we…
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    Advocate says murder of Quebec sex worker reveals hypocrisy of prostitution law

    People connected to the industry say the Jan. 22 death of Marylene Levesque in a suburban Quebec City hotel has…
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    Daytona 500: Trump to court voters, race presidential limo at NASCAR race

    The president is expected to take a literal lap around the racetrack and deliver the opening line: “Drivers, start your…
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    Indigenous land conflicts to persist unless sovereignty addressed, Wilson-Raybould says

    Tensions between the government and the Wet’suwet’en Nation have been escalating since Dec. 31, when British Columbia’s Supreme Court granted…
    17 hours ago

    If U.S. and Israel make the ‘slightest error,’ Iran says it will attack

    “If you make the slightest error, we will hit both of you,” Major General Hossein Salami said at a ceremony…
    19 hours ago

    Biden says deportation of hundreds of thousands under Obama was ‘big mistake’

    “We took far too long to get it right,” Biden said in a wide-ranging, sometimes contentious interview with Univision anchor…
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    COMMENTARY: Amid blockades, Trudeau needs to borrow a page from his father and show resolve

    Justin Trudeau’s reaction to the blockades illustrates the stark contrast between him and his father, says Rob Breakenridge. Read More…
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    China’s top diplomat acknowledges COVID-19 challenge, criticizes ‘overreaction’

    The virus, coming on the back of a disruptive trade war between the United States and China, has again exposed…
    2 days ago

    Russians claim they tricked Bernie Sanders in prank call posing as Greta Thunberg

    A representative for Sanders’ campaign didn’t comment Thursday on the authenticity of the call. Read More Source
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    Coronavirus spread renewing concerns about how animals are slaughtered

    Spreading illness shows how animals are handled can endanger people everywhere. Read More Source
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    Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro says Juan Guaido’s arrest ‘will come’

    Maduro made the remark in a meeting with the international press three days after Guaido returned from a tour to…
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    Trudeau won’t force end to railway blockades; Scheer tells protesters to ‘check their privilege’

    Those demonstrating support the hereditary chiefs of Wet’suwet’en Nation, who oppose the construction of a pipeline through their land. Read…
    2 days ago

    Trudeau criticized for shaking hands with Iranian foreign minister after deadly plane crash

    The criticism comes as Iran refuses to hand over black boxes after shooting down a plane with 176 people on…
    2 days ago

    Russia ask Canadian government for files on ex-Nazi death squad member living in Waterloo, Ont.

    Russia’s Investigation Committee, which handles probes into serious crimes, said it wanted Canada’s case and legal files on Helmut Oberlander. Read…
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    Trudeau to stress importance of global economic security at Munich conference

    Trudeau is continuing Canada’s campaign for votes for a temporary seat on the powerful United Nations Security Council. Read More…
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    Feds spent $118K on event tickets in 6 months including $10K for Cirque du Soleil, Bryan Adams

    Global Affairs Canada spent more than $8,000 to take ‘current and potential foreign investor’ to Cirque du Soleil. Read More…
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    U.S. Democratic presidential hopefuls set their sights on attacking Michael Bloomberg

    The White House hopefuls are trying to blunt Bloomberg, who gained attention by flooding the national airwaves with hundreds of…
    3 days ago

    Via Rail to cancel trains across the country; CN shutting down rails in eastern Canada

    CN announced Thursday that it “has been forced to initiate a disciplined and progressive shutdown” of its eastern Canada operations. …
    3 days ago

    Barr says Trump’s tweet on cases ‘make it impossible for me to do my job’

    Barr himself has been under fire for the Justice Department action, and Thursday’s comment served as a defense of his…
    3 days ago

    Federal and B.C. governments agree to participate in talks to end CN blockade in Northern B.C.

    The B.C. government the federal government have agreed to a joint meeting with the Gitxsan Simguget and Wet’suwet’en Dini Ze’…
    3 days ago

    Huawei, Meng Wanzhou hit with new racketeering, corporate espionage charges in U.S.

    The charges come as tensions between Canada and China remain at unprecedented levels. Read More Source
    3 days ago

    Supreme Court to hear appeals on solitary confinement in prisons

    The high court agreed to jointly hear the federal government’s challenges of the provincial appeal-court decisions. Read More Source
    4 days ago

    Indigenous opponents of Keystone XL pipeline speak out against South Dakota’s planned ‘riot boosting’ penalties

    Indigenous groups opposed to the Keystone XL oil pipeline told South Dakota lawmakers Wednesday that Gov. Kristi Noem’s plan to…
    4 days ago

    U.S. Attorney General William Barr to testify over Roger Stone’s lowered sentence

    Barr, who will testify before the House Judiciary Committee next month, is expected to be asked about the decision this…
    4 days ago

    Deputy PM Freeland physically blocked by demonstrators ahead of meeting with Halifax mayor

    Blockades have been occurring across Canada in support of Wet’suwet’en First Nation’s fight against the Coastal GasLink pipeline project, which…
    4 days ago

    Iowa’s Democratic Party Chairman resigns in wake of caucus voting disaster

    “As chair of this party, I am deeply sorry for what happened and bear the responsibility for any failures on…
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    First Nation chief and Alberta’s Kenney government in war of words as Teck oil mine decision nears

    Alberta’s Indigenous relations minister says a last-minute war of words with a First Nations leader over a multibillion-dollar oilsands mine…
    4 days ago

    International diplomats visit Kashmir to assess situation following shutdown

    Representatives from countries including Germany, Canada, France, New Zealand, Mexico, Italy, Afghanistan and Austria are on a two-day visit. Read…
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    Lima Group to meet again on Venezuela crisis in Canada next week

    Canada last hosted the Lima Group one year ago in Ottawa. Read More Source

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