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Annamie Paul begins to raise the curtain on Green party's critic portfolios

Annamie Paul begins to raise the curtain on Green party's critic portfolios

OTTAWA — Green Leader Annamie Paul has begun to unveil her "shadow cabinet" nine months into her tenure. Paul revealed seven names Wednesday evening, with plans to roll out the rest this week.
Wilson-Raybould not seeking re-election, blasts 'toxic and ineffective' Parliament

Wilson-Raybould not seeking re-election, blasts 'toxic and ineffective' Parliament

OTTAWA — Independent MP Jody Wilson-Raybould will not seek re-election in the next federal campaign, saying in a letter to her constituents on Thursday that Parliament has become "toxic and ineffective" during her time in politics.
Canada not doomed to fourth wave of COVID-19, doctors say, despite U.K.'s experience

Canada not doomed to fourth wave of COVID-19, doctors say, despite U.K.'s experience

OTTAWA — A fourth wave of COVID-19 now surging across the United Kingdom doesn't have to become a reality in Canada as long as people keep getting vaccinated as quickly as possible, some infectious disease experts say.

Not all Canadian hockey fans backed Habs during improbable playoff run, poll suggests

TAMPA, Fla. — Having a team in the Stanley Cup final can't help Canada bridge its regional divisions.
Keeping COVID variants at bay, Habs lose in Game Five : In The News for July 8

Keeping COVID variants at bay, Habs lose in Game Five : In The News for July 8

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of July 8 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
No 'quick fix' to cause of deadly military helicopter crash, procurement chief says

No 'quick fix' to cause of deadly military helicopter crash, procurement chief says

OTTAWA — Canada’s top military procurement official warns there is no "quick fix" to the software issue identified as the primary cause of last year’s deadly helicopter crash off the coast of Greece, which killed six service members.

Vasilevskiy leads Lightning over Canadiens for second straight Stanley Cup

The Tampa Bay Lightning are back-to-back champions, while the Montreal Canadiens' remarkable playoff run has come to an end.
Canadiens fans saddened by loss, proud team made it to Stanley Cup final

Canadiens fans saddened by loss, proud team made it to Stanley Cup final

MONTREAL — There were tears on the streets of downtown Montreal Wednesday night, as the Canadiens ended their Stanley Cup run with a 1-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.
AFN national chief vote goes to second day after three ballots and no winner

AFN national chief vote goes to second day after three ballots and no winner

OTTAWA — The election for national chief of the Assembly of First Nations will go to a second day of voting and a fourth ballot after no candidates reached the necessary 60 per cent threshold to claim victory.

CP NewsAlert: Lightning beat Canadiens to win second straight Stanley Cup

The Tampa Bay Lightning are Stanley Cup champions for the second year in a row. The Lightning downed the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 on Wednesday to take the best-of-seven final in five games. It's Tampa Bay's third Stanley Cup in franchise history.