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    Alleged Rideau Hall intruder cited need for wake-up call in letter: sources

    Corey Hurren wrote a letter expressing personal and government grievances before alleged incident. Read More Source
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    Andrew Scheer, Brian Pallister seen not wearing masks at Pearson International Airport

    The Conservative Leader and Manitoba Premier are facing online criticism over a photo that appears to show them at Toronto’s…
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    Coronavirus: Payments for Canadians with disabilities still in limbo

    The $600 payment was contained in a piece of legislation that failed to pass in June and no replacement is…
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    Venezuela’s Supreme Court orders takeover of opposition party founded by Guaido

    The high court’s order is the latest in a series of moves against President Nicolas Maduro’s critics before upcoming legislative…
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    Coronavirus: One-time, tax-free payment for eligible seniors coming this week

    A long-awaited top-up expected to help millions of seniors facing higher living costs amid the COVID-19 pandemic will be delivered…
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    National security law for Hong Kong is ‘lenient,’ Carrie Lam says

    Hong Kong’s national security law imposed by Beijing last week is lenient, not strict, the city’s leader Carrie Lam said.…
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    N.S. MP recipient of abusive calls, veiled threats after supporting gun ban, inquiry into shooting

    One caller left the Nazi anthem on the phone and another man warned that people he was friendly with had…
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    Bob Rae taking over as Canada’s new United Nations ambassador

    Bob Rae succeeds Marc-Andre Blanchard following failed bid for a Security Council seat Read More Source
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    ‘Time is up’: Ontario mayors warn of tax increases, layoffs without coronavirus relief funding

    Municipalities say they will be forced to hike property taxes, conduct mass layoffs and cut services if they don’t receive…
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    Corey Hurren, alleged Rideau Hall intruder, threatened Trudeau: RCMP officer

    Corey Hurren is accused of threatening to cause death or bodily harm to the prime minister. Read More Source
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    Russia digs trench around Siberian village after dozens of residents contract coronavirus

    The village of Shuluta, located some 30 kilometeres south east of Lake Baikal in Siberia’s Buryatia region, has 37 confirmed…
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    Trudeau won’t visit Washington to mark new NAFTA, Mexican president says

    He said that the two leaders will instead talk by telephone later on Monday morning. Read More Source
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    As travel increases, Canada boosting presence of health officials at airports, U.S. border

    Newly released data from the Canada Border Services Agency shows a spike in the number of international air travellers arriving…
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    Trump plans to hold an outdoor campaign rally in New Hampshire

    White House counsellor Kellyanne Conway said last week that Trump may more frequently opt to turn to outdoor venues to…
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    Conservative MP urges Trudeau government to increase auditor general funding

    Poilievre said the office was doing 28 audits a year during Stephen Harper’s leadership 10 years ago with a budget…
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    Tories won’t try to force election over WE Charity controversy: Poilievre

    Federal ethics commissioner Mario Dion announced a probe Friday into whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau contravened the Conflict of Interest…
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    Iran issues mandatory mask order after coronavirus death toll surges

    Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei publicized an image of himself in a mask in recent days, urging both public officials…
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    The West Block — Episode 44, Season 9

    Watch the full broadcast of The West Block from Sunday, July 5, 2020 with Robin Gill. Read More Source
    3 days ago

    Kanye West announces on Twitter he’s running for president of the United States

    The deadline to add independent candidates to the ballot has not yet passed in many states. Read More Source
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    ‘People aren’t stupid’: Mike Pence’s U.S. coronavirus spin tests his credibility

    It’s not the first time Pence has been forced to put his own credibility on the line as he serves…
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    North Korea says no need to sit down with U.S., resume stalled nuclear talks

    U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun is due to visit South Korea next week to discuss stalled talks with…
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    Hong Kong ‘very disappointed’ over Canada’s suspension of extradition treaty: officials

    Canada said on Friday that it was suspending the treaty with Hong Kong in the wake of China’s new security…
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    Intervention to free Meng Wanzhou would make Canada look ‘untrustworthy’: expert

    Using political intervention to free the Huawei CFO would hurt Canada’s reputation, one expert says, favouring a global alliance against…
    5 days ago

    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
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    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
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    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…
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    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…
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    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…
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    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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