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Heavy rainfall triggers flood conditions on several Quebec rivers

Heavy rainfall triggers flood conditions on several Quebec rivers

Quebec Apr 13, 2024 / 11:10 am

Quebec officials have reported flooding on a handful rivers north of Montreal and in Quebec City after heavy downpours fell on parts of the province this week....

What we learned from the inquiry into foreign meddling in Canada's elections

What we learned from the inquiry into foreign meddling in Canada's elections

Apr 13, 2024 / 6:15 am

If one thing from the public inquiry into foreign interference is clear, it’s that China attempted to meddle in the 2019 and 2021 elections. But the...

Canada advises against all travel to Israel, West Bank due to heightened risk

Canada advises against all travel to Israel, West Bank due to heightened risk

Israel, West Bank Apr 12, 2024 / 7:24 pm

Canadians are being told to avoid all travel to Israel and the West Bank because of the "unpredictable security situation" in the region. Global...

Foreign interference is 'huge challenge,' French PM says after meeting with Trudeau

Foreign interference is 'huge challenge,' French PM says after meeting with Trudeau

Apr 12, 2024 / 5:37 pm

Foreign meddling attempts are a "huge challenge" that require countries to keep their citizens informed, French Prime Minister Gabriel Attal said...

Priest accused of sex assaults against children in Nunavut dies in France

Priest accused of sex assaults against children in Nunavut dies in France

Nunavut Apr 12, 2024 / 5:36 pm

A priest accused of sexually abusing Inuit children in Nunavut decades ago has died in France after a long, undisclosed illness. The Oblates of Mary Immaculate,...

Supreme Court of Canada says treaty entitled Alberta First Nation to larger reserve

Supreme Court of Canada says treaty entitled Alberta First Nation to larger reserve

Alberta Apr 12, 2024 / 5:35 pm

An Alberta First Nation ended up with less land than it should have received under a treaty made with the Crown well over a century ago, the Supreme Court of...

Ottawa to provide $132 million to help people fleeing civil war in Sudan

Ottawa to provide $132 million to help people fleeing civil war in Sudan

Apr 12, 2024 / 5:34 pm

Canada will provide $132 million in aid for people fleeing Sudan's yearlong civil war and facing "famine-like conditions," International...

Alberta distillery behind jumbo vodka jugs wants apology after getting 'load of hate'

Alberta distillery behind jumbo vodka jugs wants apology after getting 'load of hate'

Alberta Apr 12, 2024 / 4:42 pm

An Alberta distillery behind four-litre vodka jugs that stirred controversy this week says it was unfairly targeted on social media and wants an apology from...

Jurors in Coutts blockade public mischief trial will hear final arguments next week

Jurors in Coutts blockade public mischief trial will hear final arguments next week

Alberta Apr 12, 2024 / 1:10 pm

The Crown and defence lawyers have wrapped up their cases in the trial of three men accused of orchestrating the border shutdown at Coutts, Alta., in early...

Quebec 'not alone' in commitment to secularism, says French Prime Minister Attal

Quebec 'not alone' in commitment to secularism, says French Prime Minister Attal

Quebec Apr 12, 2024 / 1:03 pm

French Prime Minister Gabriel Attal used his visit to Quebec this week to express strong support for the province's model of state secularism even as he...

Foreign landlord fails to pay taxes, CRA goes after tenant

Foreign landlord fails to pay taxes, CRA goes after tenant

Apr 12, 2024 / 11:19 am

It was a Tax Court of Canada case last year that went mostly under the radar by all except for the legal community who were taken aback by its implications for...

Trudeau says he doesn't understand why NDP is pulling back from carbon price support

Trudeau says he doesn't understand why NDP is pulling back from carbon price support

Apr 12, 2024 / 9:20 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he doesn't understand why the federal New Democrats are pulling back their support for the carbon price, though he...

Nova Scotia mass shooting: RCMP officers cleared of wrongdoing in firehall shooting

Nova Scotia mass shooting: RCMP officers cleared of wrongdoing in firehall shooting

Halifax Apr 12, 2024 / 9:07 am

Ontario's police watchdog says no criminal charges should be laid against two Mounties who mistakenly shot at a bystander outside a Nova Scotia firehall as...

Liberals say their plan to 'solve the housing crisis' will build 3.9M homes by 2031

Liberals say their plan to 'solve the housing crisis' will build 3.9M homes by 2031

Apr 12, 2024 / 9:05 am

The federal Liberals have unveiled their plan to solve the housing crisis, building on recent announcements with new tax incentives, more than a billion dollars...

Smith expects Poilievre to work with provinces to give cities housing cash

Smith expects Poilievre to work with provinces to give cities housing cash

Alberta Apr 12, 2024 / 8:58 am

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith said Friday she has no problem with Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre's proposal to give municipalities a building bonus...

Former Canadian Space Agency engineer acquitted on charge of acting for Chinese firm

Former Canadian Space Agency engineer acquitted on charge of acting for Chinese firm

Apr 12, 2024 / 8:52 am

A former Canadian Space Agency engineer was acquitted Friday on a breach of trust charge over his dealings with a Chinese aerospace company while in the federal...

Spy director to face questions today on what feds were told about foreign meddling

Spy director to face questions today on what feds were told about foreign meddling

Ottawa Apr 12, 2024 / 5:21 am

The head of Canada's spy agency is slated to face fresh questions today on exactly what the federal government was told about foreign meddling. Canadian...

Increasing renewable energy to create more conflicts between environmental values

Increasing renewable energy to create more conflicts between environmental values

Alberta Apr 12, 2024 / 5:15 am

An Alberta environmental group opposes a solar power project over concerns it would damage antelope habitat and block their migration. Homeowners in the...

House of Commons faces marathon voting session over government's jobs bill

House of Commons faces marathon voting session over government's jobs bill

Ottawa Apr 11, 2024 / 2:20 pm

MPs are staring down another voting marathon as the Conservatives push forward with dozens of proposed amendments to the government's sustainable jobs bill....

Conservative immigration policy should focus on the goal of citizenship: Tory critic

Conservative immigration policy should focus on the goal of citizenship: Tory critic

Apr 11, 2024 / 2:13 pm

Conservative immigration critic Tom Kmiec says immigration policy should be focused on the ultimate goal of citizenship. He moderated a panel on the...

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