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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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”…

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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…

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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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Liberals shut down probe into sexual misconduct in Canadian military

“Until we get to the bottom of who knew what when, we have not concluded this study,” warned NDP MP…

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O’Toole pressed on ‘pro-choice’ stance as MP readies bill to limit abortion access

In the wake of a recent bid by a Conservative MP to restrict abortion rights, O’Toole reaffirmed his pro-choice stance…

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Liberals see majority support but face skepticism over spending ahead of budget: poll

The Ipsos poll exclusively for Global News found overwhelming support for balancing the budget, yet many Canadians said they accept…

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Liberals plan to wrap up committee probing Gen. Vance’s sexual misconduct allegations

If the motion, set to be put forth by MP Anita Vandenbeld, carries, the report will be tabled in the…

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