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Feds long way from restarting or scraping missing, murdered women inquiry: PM

Feds long way from restarting or scraping missing, murdered women inquiry: PM

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is a long way from "starting over or scrapping" the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.
Change in politics, society on sexual misconduct 'not fast enough,' says Trudeau

Change in politics, society on sexual misconduct 'not fast enough,' says Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he believes society is still lagging behind the systemic changes he is trying to make on Parliament Hill when it comes to preventing and responding to sexual harassment and other inappropriate behaviour.
Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet  Singh engaged to clothing designer Gurkiran Kaur

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh engaged to clothing designer Gurkiran Kaur

TORONTO — Federal New Democratic Party Leader Jagmeet Singh pulled back the curtain on his closely guarded private life, letting Canadians know Tuesday night that he is engaged.
Hijab-cutting case highlights ethical issues with putting kids in spotlight:experts

Hijab-cutting case highlights ethical issues with putting kids in spotlight:experts

TORONTO — The case of an 11-year-old Toronto girl who made headlines when she falsely claimed that a scissors-wielding stranger had cut her hijab highlights the complex ethical issues that arise when a child is thrust into the national spotlight, exp
UN Security Council seat for Canada: Trudeau won't compromise values to get it

UN Security Council seat for Canada: Trudeau won't compromise values to get it

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is not willing to compromise Canadian values and principles just to get the country a seat at the UN Security Council.
Donald Trump aces mental aptitude test designed by an immigrant to Canada

Donald Trump aces mental aptitude test designed by an immigrant to Canada

WASHINGTON — When the White House released the results of a test on Donald Trump's mental aptitude Tuesday, showing he aced it without signs of cognitive decline, there was one person out there brimming with pride despite not knowing the president.
Canada, U.S. lead call for enforcement of sanctions against North Korea

Canada, U.S. lead call for enforcement of sanctions against North Korea

VANCOUVER — Canada and the U.S. led calls Tuesday for the global community to step up its enforcement of sanctions against North Korea, even as they urged Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons and embrace a more peaceful future.
Food industry fails to meet most voluntary sodium reduction targets: Health Canada

Food industry fails to meet most voluntary sodium reduction targets: Health Canada

TORONTO — Voluntary sodium targets for the food industry have failed to significantly reduce the amount of salt consumers are getting in processed foods, suggesting additional measures are needed, Health Canada says.
In the news today, Jan. 17

In the news today, Jan. 17

Eight stories in the news for Wednesday, Jan. 17 ——— CANADA, U.S. URGE CRACKDOWN ON NORTH KOREA Canada and the U.S.

Halifax man jailed after forcing woman into prostitution, denying her food

HALIFAX — A Halifax man who pushed a young woman back into prostitution, and admitted threatening to chop her up and serve her at a dinner party, has been sentenced to 16 months in jail.