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Louise Arbour accuses military of foot-dragging, blasts progress on misconduct reform

Louise Arbour accuses military of foot-dragging, blasts progress on misconduct reform

OTTAWA — Retired Supreme Court justice Louise Arbour accused military leaders of dragging their feet when it comes fighting sexual misconduct in the ranks on Tuesday, even as Defence Minister Anita Anand staked her reputation on their success or fail
Public campaign needed to counter misinformation on extreme intoxication law: report

Public campaign needed to counter misinformation on extreme intoxication law: report

OTTAWA — The federal government should launch a public awareness campaign to clearly explain an extreme intoxication policy that caused confusion when it was rushed into law earlier this year, a House of Commons committee is urging in a new report.
Rescue group captures wrong-way warbler that should be wintering far south

Rescue group captures wrong-way warbler that should be wintering far south

BURNABY, B.C. — A tiny warbler spotted flying in a Vancouver parking garage is not only on the wrong side of the country, it’s on the wrong continent for this time of year.
CRA should warn benefits applicants about risk of clawbacks: Taxpayers' watchdog

CRA should warn benefits applicants about risk of clawbacks: Taxpayers' watchdog

OTTAWA — Taxpayers' Ombudsperson François Boileau says the Canada Revenue Agency should warn Canadians applying for benefits about the risk of potential clawbacks to other income supports.
'Extreme shifts:' New report details effects of changing Arctic climate

'Extreme shifts:' New report details effects of changing Arctic climate

YELLOWKNIFE — A new report details how widespread changes in the Arctic, from warming air temperatures to sea-ice loss, have affected animals, plants and people living there.
Freeland sends Ukraine $115 million in tariff revenue from Russia, Belarus imports

Freeland sends Ukraine $115 million in tariff revenue from Russia, Belarus imports

OTTAWA — The federal government is channelling $115 million collected in tariffs on Russian and Belarusian products to help rebuild the power grid in Ukraine.
Liberals declare victory in Mississauga-Lakeshore federal byelection

Liberals declare victory in Mississauga-Lakeshore federal byelection

The early results from a Greater Toronto Area byelection Monday suggested an imminent return to government for former Ontario finance minister Charles Sousa — this time as a federal member of Parliament.
Inside SickKids: An overworked emergency department prepares for a new surge

Inside SickKids: An overworked emergency department prepares for a new surge

TORONTO — A baby screams in the distance as a security guard stands watch over the waiting room at the emergency department of Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children. Parents cuddle their sick kids while others rock their little ones in strollers.
In The News for Dec. 13: Will Canadian homes be more affordable in 2023?

In The News for Dec. 13: Will Canadian homes be more affordable in 2023?

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 Dec. 13 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Military officers handed guilty verdict, reprimanded after inappropriate 'call sign'

Military officers handed guilty verdict, reprimanded after inappropriate 'call sign'

OTTAWA — The Royal Canadian Air Force says two military officers have been handed reprimands and minor suspensions of pay for failing to enforce the military's orders on preventing and addressing sexual misconduct.