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Trudeau announces half a billion dollars more for rural high-speed internet access

Trudeau announces half a billion dollars more for rural high-speed internet access

OROMOCTO, N.B. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is announcing an extra $475 million to the federal government's fund for delivering high-speed internet to rural homes across the country. Trudeau made the announcement today in Oromocto, N.B.
Nunavut politicians admonish ministers for not providing clear, prompt answers

Nunavut politicians admonish ministers for not providing clear, prompt answers

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut Premier P.J. Akeeagok says it's clear better communication and partnership is needed after members of the legislature chastised territorial ministers for failing to provide adequate and timely answers to their questions.
Were mixed signals a worry for Ottawa ahead of Pope's visit? In The News for Nov. 8

Were mixed signals a worry for Ottawa ahead of Pope's visit? In The News for Nov. 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 Nov. 8 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Indigenous languages, consultation among issues raised before Pope Francis's visit

Indigenous languages, consultation among issues raised before Pope Francis's visit

Before Pope Francis's arrival in Canada last July, federal officials flagged concerns about the level of consultation done with a First Nations community that was set to host him.
LGBTQ students allege mistreatment, want change at Saskatchewan Bible college

LGBTQ students allege mistreatment, want change at Saskatchewan Bible college

REGINA — Jordan McGillicky says she was devoted to sports and her studies at a private Saskatchewan college but eventually felt driven away from the school because of her sexuality.
Provinces and territories need details on federal money for health care: minister

Provinces and territories need details on federal money for health care: minister

VANCOUVER — Canada's health ministers are hoping for "serious engagement" by the federal government after an announcement that it's ready to increase funding for health care, British Columbia's health minister says.
Bill 21 appeal: Groups opposing Quebec secularism law denounce derogation of rights

Bill 21 appeal: Groups opposing Quebec secularism law denounce derogation of rights

MONTREAL — The Quebec government's pre-emptive use in its secularism law of the notwithstanding clause — which shields legislation from challenges over violations of fundamental rights — was the centre of debate Monday before the province's highest c
CUPE to end Ontario education worker protests after Ford promises legislation repeal

CUPE to end Ontario education worker protests after Ford promises legislation repeal

TORONTO — More than 50,000 Ontario education workers will be back at work Tuesday following a walkout that closed hundreds of schools, their union said, after Premier Doug Ford promised to repeal a controversial law that imposed contracts on them.
CSIS warned Emergencies Act would radicalize protesters and push them toward violence

CSIS warned Emergencies Act would radicalize protesters and push them toward violence

OTTAWA — The Canadian Security Intelligence Service warned cabinet ministers on Feb. 13 that invoking the Emergencies Act could push "Freedom Convoy" protesters toward violence, a public inquiry was told Monday, while the mayor of Windsor, Ont.
Climate conference hears loss of Arctic summer sea ice now inevitable by 2050

Climate conference hears loss of Arctic summer sea ice now inevitable by 2050

A new report from dozens of international scientists says it's inevitable the Arctic will lose its entire summer sea cover at least once over the next generation and probably a lot more often than that.