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Federal targeting of Muslim charities amounts to prejudice: civil liberties coalition

Federal targeting of Muslim charities amounts to prejudice: civil liberties coalition

OTTAWA — A national civil liberties coalition says a secretive division of the Canada Revenue Agency is unfairly targeting Muslim charities for audits based on flimsy reasoning, amounting to discrimination.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Wednesday, June 9, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 4:20 p.m. Manitobans will soon be allowed to see their friends again as the province relaxes one of its COVID-19 restrictions.
Quebec names ex-journalist to help Indigenous families find answers on missing kids

Quebec names ex-journalist to help Indigenous families find answers on missing kids

MONTREAL — Ex-journalist Anne Panasuk says it was important to get approval from elders before she accepted a job offer from the Quebec government to help implement a law aimed at helping Indigenous families find missing children.
Public hearings into April 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting to begin in October

Public hearings into April 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting to begin in October

HALIFAX — Public hearings are scheduled to begin in October for the inquiry into the 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting. The Mass Casualty Commission said today in a statement the hearings will take place between Oct. 26 and Dec.
NDP calls on Ottawa to recognize residential schools as genocide

NDP calls on Ottawa to recognize residential schools as genocide

OTTAWA — New Democrats are calling on the federal government to recognize the residential schools policy pursued by Canada for over a century as genocide against Indigenous Peoples.
Citing role in 'genocidal policies,' history professors reach out to First Nations

Citing role in 'genocidal policies,' history professors reach out to First Nations

FREDERICTON — History professors at the University of New Brunswick are offering their research skills to Indigenous people looking for information about ancestors or seeking land claims, saying First Nations remain under threat from Canada's "imperi
Defence chief warned last year vetting of Iraqi troops lacked 'sufficient depth'

Defence chief warned last year vetting of Iraqi troops lacked 'sufficient depth'

OTTAWA — A secret memo has emerged showing that Canada’s top military commander was warned last year that the vetting of Iraqi security forces associated with a Canadian-led training mission in the country lacked "sufficient depth.
COVID, commerce, climate, conflict: PM Trudeau enters G7 summit like no other

COVID, commerce, climate, conflict: PM Trudeau enters G7 summit like no other

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will on Friday begin to meet with counterparts from the world’s most powerful democracies at the G7 Leaders' Summit to discuss overcoming COVID-19 and its economic reverberations.
Virtual parade plan announced, marshal named for scaled-down Calgary Stampede

Virtual parade plan announced, marshal named for scaled-down Calgary Stampede

CALGARY — There will be a parade to launch the upcoming Calgary Stampede, but it won't include hundreds of thousands of fans lining the city's downtown streets.

The latest news on the attack in London, Ont.

The latest news on the vehicle attack in London, Ont., that killed four members of a Muslim family and seriously injured a nine-year-old boy on Sunday (all times eastern): --- 9:30 a.m.
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