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Group of Quebec ministers to review report on youth protection reforms

Group of Quebec ministers to review report on youth protection reforms

QUEBEC — The Quebec government is creating a committee of senior ministers to figure out how to implement recommendations from a report tabled Monday calling for changes to the youth protection system.

Tories vote against bill on net-zero emissions as it clears legislative hurdle

OTTAWA — Proposed legislation to support Canada reaching net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 has cleared its first legislative hurdle. Members of Parliament voted 210 to 122 in favour of sending Bill C-12 to a committee to be scrutinized.
B.C. woman airlifted to hospital with serious injuries in a cougar attack

B.C. woman airlifted to hospital with serious injuries in a cougar attack

AGASSIZ, B.C. — The British Columbia Conservation Officer Service says a woman has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after being attacked by a cougar.
'A lot of blood.' Dennis Oland's wife accused him of intimate partner violence

'A lot of blood.' Dennis Oland's wife accused him of intimate partner violence

Less than a year after New Brunswick businessman Dennis Oland was found not guilty of killing his multimillionaire father, Oland's wife applied for a restraining order, alleging her husband was prone to intimate partner violence.
COVID-19 cases climbing in Iqaluit's young population, hotel being used for isolation

COVID-19 cases climbing in Iqaluit's young population, hotel being used for isolation

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut's chief public health officer says COVID-19 cases are climbing in Iqaluit's younger population and a local hotel is being used as an isolation centre after a shelter closed in the city.
Justin Trudeau says MPs from all parties must do better to support assault victims

Justin Trudeau says MPs from all parties must do better to support assault victims

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he believes his own Liberal MPs and politicians from all parties need to do better to create safer spaces for victims of sexual assault and harassment when they are invited to share their experiences with p
Rewrite 'hollow' federal gun bill, victims' families urge Liberals

Rewrite 'hollow' federal gun bill, victims' families urge Liberals

OTTAWA — The Liberal government's firearms legislation is "an offensively hollow bill" that should be completely revamped, say family members and colleagues of those who died in tragic shooting sprees at Montreal's Dawson College and Concordia Univer
Group of Canadian youth fighting climate change take case to Federal Court of Appeal

Group of Canadian youth fighting climate change take case to Federal Court of Appeal

VANCOUVER — Fifteen young climate activists are taking their court battle to the next level as they try to compel the Canadian government to develop a climate recovery plan based on science.
Tories say NDP comments around call for Telford firing are 'patronizing,' 'sexist'

Tories say NDP comments around call for Telford firing are 'patronizing,' 'sexist'

OTTAWA — Conservative deputy leader Candice Bergen says comments from the NDP around its decision not to support a call for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to fire his chief of staff over the handling of a complaint against general Jonathan Vance are "

Anger over new NACI advice, calls to revamp Liberal gun bill: In The News for May 4

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 May 4 ... What we are watching in Canada ...