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Inuit leader says he can't support bill creating national reconciliation council

Inuit leader says he can't support bill creating national reconciliation council

OTTAWA — The leader of a national Inuit organization says he cannot support federal legislation to create a national reconciliation council.
Four years after Meng Wanzhou's arrest, U.S. drops last remaining indictment

Four years after Meng Wanzhou's arrest, U.S. drops last remaining indictment

WASHINGTON — The United States closed the book Friday on the legal saga of Meng Wanzhou, the Chinese tech executive whose arrest in Canada in 2018 triggered a global standoff with foreign-policy implications that reverberate to this day.
Federal NDP leader says Alberta sovereignty act 'a distraction' from real problems

Federal NDP leader says Alberta sovereignty act 'a distraction' from real problems

CALGARY — Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says Alberta's proposed sovereignty act is undemocratic and an unwelcome distraction from the struggles residents of the province are facing.
Shooting survivor objects to firearm coalition's 'disrespectful' sales promotion

Shooting survivor objects to firearm coalition's 'disrespectful' sales promotion

OTTAWA — A mass shooting survivor and spokeswoman for gun-control group PolySeSouvient says it is "incredibly disrespectful" for firearm rights advocates to invoke the group's name in a merchandise sale discount code.
'Major flaw': Judge blames police security plan in 2012 Quebec election shooting

'Major flaw': Judge blames police security plan in 2012 Quebec election shooting

MONTREAL — The security plan put together by police for Quebec's 2012 election night had a "major flaw" that permitted a gunman to carry out a deadly attack, a Superior Court judge has ruled in a civil case.
Ontario woman upset after encountering barriers when reporting sex assault in Quebec

Ontario woman upset after encountering barriers when reporting sex assault in Quebec

MONTREAL — An Ottawa woman says her experience of trying to report a sexual assault that happened in another province led to a "convoluted" back-and-forth between police forces that has made her reconsider whether she wants to come forward at all.
In The News for Dec. 2: November jobs numbers out this morning

In The News for Dec. 2: November jobs numbers out this morning

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. 2 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Liberals to consult public on merits of a foreign agent registry, Mendicino says

Liberals to consult public on merits of a foreign agent registry, Mendicino says

OTTAWA — The federal government is preparing to consult the public on the possible creation of a foreign agent registry as a means of preventing outside interference in Canadian affairs, Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino says.
Canadian-funded group works to remove landmines left in Ukraine after Russian retreat

Canadian-funded group works to remove landmines left in Ukraine after Russian retreat

PEREMOHA, Ukraine — The small yellow stakes in the middle of a vast field outside Kyiv appear harmless, but they are not. Three explosions have rocked this field, including a fatal one that destroyed a military vehicle.
Canada should delay MAID for people with mental disorders: psychiatrists

Canada should delay MAID for people with mental disorders: psychiatrists

Canada is not ready to expand medical assistance in dying for people with a mental disorder, leaving psychiatrists across the country "incredibly concerned" about patients needing better access to care, including for addiction services, says a group representing the specialists