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Anglican Church rejects same-sex marriage amendment; will not add policy to national laws

Anglican Church rejects same-sex marriage amendment; will not add policy to national laws

The Anglican Church of Canada narrowly voted down a proposal to bless same-sex marriage across the denomination, with its newly elected leader acknowledging the disappointment the decision would bring for many.
Identifiers need revamp for digital age, Desjardins CEO tells MPs

Identifiers need revamp for digital age, Desjardins CEO tells MPs

OTTAWA — The current system for identifying Canadians is inadequate for the digital age, the chief executive of Desjardins Group told MPs in an emergency parliamentary committee meeting Monday grappling with the fallout of a major data breach at his
Shooting survivor quits panel over 'timid' Liberal record on assault-style guns

Shooting survivor quits panel over 'timid' Liberal record on assault-style guns

OTTAWA — Mass-shooting survivor Nathalie Provost has quit the federal firearms advisory committee in frustration, saying she is "extremely disappointed" with the Liberal government's failure to crack down on assault-style rifles.
'Told to shoot:' Trial begins for Alberta youth in shooting of German tourist

'Told to shoot:' Trial begins for Alberta youth in shooting of German tourist

CALGARY — There was conflicting testimony in court Monday about whether a youth charged in the shooting of a German tourist on an Alberta highway may have acted on his own or was ordered to fire the gun.
Asylum figures show overall slower rate of irregular crossings

Asylum figures show overall slower rate of irregular crossings

OTTAWA — Newly published government figures show fewer asylum-seekers crossing "irregularly" into Canada than last year, although June did see a small increase over other months this year.
Metis National Council faces financial audit by outside consulting firm

Metis National Council faces financial audit by outside consulting firm

OTTAWA — The Metis National Council is embracing an outside financial audit requested by the federal government, the group's finance minister said Monday.
Search for missing Quebec businessman, son stretches into fifth day

Search for missing Quebec businessman, son stretches into fifth day

MONTREAL — A sonar-equipped provincial police boat explored a deep reservoir Monday for signs of a missing helicopter carrying a Quebec entrepreneur and his teen son who haven't been heard from since failing to return from a fishing trip last week.
Group wants charges in horse deaths during Calgary Stampede chuckwagon races

Group wants charges in horse deaths during Calgary Stampede chuckwagon races

CALGARY — An animal welfare group is renewing its call for cruelty charges following the deaths of six horses at this year's Calgary Stampede.
Mercury tops out on top of the world: Alert in Nunavut warmer than Victoria

Mercury tops out on top of the world: Alert in Nunavut warmer than Victoria

Weather watchers are focused on the world's most northerly community which has been in the middle of a record-breaking heat wave. "It's really quite spectacular," said David Phillips, Environment Canada's chief climatologist. "This is unprecedented.
Diversity a Canadian strength, Trudeau says of Trump tweets at congresswomen

Diversity a Canadian strength, Trudeau says of Trump tweets at congresswomen

PETAWAWA, Ont. — President Donald Trump's suggestion that four female members of Congress should go back where they came from if they don't like America wouldn't fly in Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday.