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Safe consumption forefront of countering the overdose crisis, prime minister says

Safe consumption forefront of countering the overdose crisis, prime minister says

RICHMOND, B.C. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and British Columbia Premier David Eby shook hands, pledged to work together then posed for the media on Friday, two weeks after Eby was sworn in as premier.
Emergencies Act hearings end with final words on transparency, accountability

Emergencies Act hearings end with final words on transparency, accountability

OTTAWA — After 300 hours of testimony, 9,000 exhibits and a few major revelations, the public portion of an investigation into the first-ever use of the Emergencies Act ended Friday with a deep dive into questions about government accountability and

Canada-Palestine MP group vows review after accused 'Holocaust denier' attended event

OTTAWA — A spokesman for the chair of an all-party parliamentary group says it is "carefully" reviewing how it handles events with outsideguests after a newspaper publisher accused of holding antisemitic views took part in a recent gathering.
Newly Iran sanctions include Toronto gym denizen who led police during Kazemi case

Newly Iran sanctions include Toronto gym denizen who led police during Kazemi case

OTTAWA — Canada is sanctioning more Iranian officials, including a senior military official spotted earlier this year at a Toronto-area gym.
Inuit leader says he can't support bill creating national reconciliation council

Inuit leader says he can't support bill creating national reconciliation council

OTTAWA — The leader of a national Inuit organization says he cannot support federal legislation to create a national reconciliation council.
Four years after Meng Wanzhou's arrest, U.S. drops last remaining indictment

Four years after Meng Wanzhou's arrest, U.S. drops last remaining indictment

WASHINGTON — The United States closed the book Friday on the legal saga of Meng Wanzhou, the Chinese tech executive whose arrest in Canada in 2018 triggered a global standoff with foreign-policy implications that reverberate to this day.
Federal NDP leader says Alberta sovereignty act 'a distraction' from real problems

Federal NDP leader says Alberta sovereignty act 'a distraction' from real problems

CALGARY — Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says Alberta's proposed sovereignty act is undemocratic and an unwelcome distraction from the struggles residents of the province are facing.
Shooting survivor objects to firearm coalition's 'disrespectful' sales promotion

Shooting survivor objects to firearm coalition's 'disrespectful' sales promotion

OTTAWA — A mass shooting survivor and spokeswoman for gun-control group PolySeSouvient says it is "incredibly disrespectful" for firearm rights advocates to invoke the group's name in a merchandise sale discount code.
'Major flaw': Judge blames police security plan in 2012 Quebec election shooting

'Major flaw': Judge blames police security plan in 2012 Quebec election shooting

MONTREAL — The security plan put together by police for Quebec's 2012 election night had a "major flaw" that permitted a gunman to carry out a deadly attack, a Superior Court judge has ruled in a civil case.
Ontario woman upset after encountering barriers when reporting sex assault in Quebec

Ontario woman upset after encountering barriers when reporting sex assault in Quebec

MONTREAL — An Ottawa woman says her experience of trying to report a sexual assault that happened in another province led to a "convoluted" back-and-forth between police forces that has made her reconsider whether she wants to come forward at all.
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