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Ontario forces to name those charged with impaired driving as deterrent

High numbers of impaired drivers on local roads have prompted two southern Ontario police forces to resort to public shaming as a potential deterrent.
Ukraine calls for further Canadian sanctions on Russia after boats seized

Ukraine calls for further Canadian sanctions on Russia after boats seized

OTTAWA — Ukraine is asking Canada to apply more sanctions on Russia as fresh tensions between the eastern European neighbours threaten to erupt into open conflict.
Trudeau wants new relationship with Indigenous people to be his legacy as PM

Trudeau wants new relationship with Indigenous people to be his legacy as PM

OTTAWA — Rebuilding Canada's relationship with Indigenous people is part of the legacy Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wants to leave, he told chiefs gathered at a major Assembly of First Nations meeting in Ottawa Tuesday afternoon.
Scheer opposes Canada signing UN compact on migrants, Liberals cry foul

Scheer opposes Canada signing UN compact on migrants, Liberals cry foul

OTTAWA — As Canada prepares to sign on to a United Nations agreement on migration, Conservative politicians are pushing back, saying signing it would be tantamount to erasing Canada's borders.

Regulators, exporters talk harmonizing standards in Canada, U.S.

WASHINGTON — Life-changing technology breakthroughs could be strangled by red tape at the Canada-U.S. border unless the two countries give innovators one shared set of rules to follow, Treasury Board President Scott Brison said in Washington Tuesday.
Quebec's Coalition government makes good on promise to cut immigration

Quebec's Coalition government makes good on promise to cut immigration

QUEBEC — Staying true to its election promise, the new Coalition Avenir Quebec government announced Tuesday it will cut immigration by about 20 per cent next year despite labour shortages across the province.
B.C. chief says one major oil spill could ruin her nation's economy forever

B.C. chief says one major oil spill could ruin her nation's economy forever

OTTAWA — Leaders from several north-coast B.C. First Nations say if the Senate doesn't approve a bill barring super-sized oil tankers from the region, their thriving but fragile marine-based economies will die.
'He was trying to run:' Calgary Stamps player recounts shooting of teammate

'He was trying to run:' Calgary Stamps player recounts shooting of teammate

Calgary Stampeder's receiver DaVaris Daniels described Tuesday how a confrontation outside a bar escalated to a glass being thrown and then the fatal shooting of his friend and teammate Mylan Hicks.
Ethics watchdog concerned that Scheer's office advised MP to contravene code

Ethics watchdog concerned that Scheer's office advised MP to contravene code

OTTAWA — The federal ethics watchdog says he's concerned that Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's office encouraged a Tory MP to violate the conflict-of-interest code for members of the House of Commons.
McKenna concerned global politics may keep Paris agreement rules at bay

McKenna concerned global politics may keep Paris agreement rules at bay

OTTAWA — Canada will be ready to set tougher emissions-cutting plans when the Paris climate-change agreement kicks in by the end of 2020, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says.