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Canada sanctions Russian defence sector as Joly pushes for Moscow's ouster from G20

Canada sanctions Russian defence sector as Joly pushes for Moscow's ouster from G20

OTTAWA — Canada's foreign minister told Indonesian leaders on Monday that Vladimir Putin and his foreign minister do not belong at the G20 summit in the southeast Asian country later this year.
CRTC given $8.5M for online news regulation as critics question its capacity

CRTC given $8.5M for online news regulation as critics question its capacity

Ottawa has earmarked $8.5 million in the budget to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission to develop a regulatory regime on digital giants' reuse of online news.
Accused in Quebec City sword attack to argue not criminally responsible for killings

Accused in Quebec City sword attack to argue not criminally responsible for killings

QUEBEC — The man charged with killing two people and wounding five others in a Halloween night stabbing rampage in Quebec City wanted to be an "agent of chaos" and had been planning an attack for six years, a jury heard Monday.
Food industry adjusting to large outbreak of avian flu in Canada, around the world

Food industry adjusting to large outbreak of avian flu in Canada, around the world

OTTAWA — Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada says the food industry is making adjustments to maintain supplies of poultry and eggs in the face of a large outbreak of avian flu in Canada and around the world.
Liberal government's budget still lacking in gender-based analysis: advocates

Liberal government's budget still lacking in gender-based analysis: advocates

OTTAWA — Despite the Liberal government long styling itself as feminist, advocates say the recent federal budget lacked a sufficient gender-based analysis of its measures.
2012 Quebec election-night shooting 'unpredictable,' police witnesses testify

2012 Quebec election-night shooting 'unpredictable,' police witnesses testify

MONTREAL — The provincial police officer charged with the personal security of then-premier-designate Pauline Marois during Quebec's 2012 fatal election shooting testified on Monday that he is satisfied with his team's work that day.
Dry cells to be banned for women prisoners suspected of carrying contraband in bodies

Dry cells to be banned for women prisoners suspected of carrying contraband in bodies

OTTAWA — The federal government announced it would ban a controversial form of confinement for inmates suspected of carrying contraband in their vaginas, but critics say the government should reconsider the practice for everyone.
RCMP officer killed in Nova Scotia's mass shooting died in exchange of gunfire

RCMP officer killed in Nova Scotia's mass shooting died in exchange of gunfire

HALIFAX — An RCMP officer who was killed in Nova Scotia’s 2020 mass shooting was racing to support another officer when the fatal encounter with the gunman occurred near a highway interchange.
Mass shooting inquiry: N.S. firefighters take aim at RCMP's handling of their ordeal

Mass shooting inquiry: N.S. firefighters take aim at RCMP's handling of their ordeal

HALIFAX — Convinced there was a killer outside the firehall where he worked, Nova Scotia firefighter Darrell Currie recalled Monday how he was overcome by a deep sense of dread as he hid behind a stack of metal chairs with two other men.
Prince Charles and Camilla set to return to Canada in May for 3-day royal tour

Prince Charles and Camilla set to return to Canada in May for 3-day royal tour

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla are set to return to Canada in May, their first visit in five years, as part of the celebrations for the Queen's Platinum jubilee.