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As waters rise, Champagne offers fast-track reviews for flood projects

As waters rise, Champagne offers fast-track reviews for flood projects

OTTAWA — Canada's infrastructure minister is offering flood-ravaged communities in Quebec a fast-track for federal cash to mitigate the dangers of rising waters, hoping to entice requests from a province that has yet to apply for money from a unique

Canada, international allies butt heads over focus on white supremacism

OTTAWA — Canada has been butting heads with some of its closest allies over the extent to which rising white supremacy at home and abroad poses a global threat, federal insiders say.
Singh says childhood abuse steeled him for scrutiny and stress of politics

Singh says childhood abuse steeled him for scrutiny and stress of politics

OTTAWA — Political life means signing up for a high degree of public scrutiny, but NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says the pain he endured in his childhood — including an experience with sexual abuse — reminds him he has gone through far worse.
Filipino President Duterte gives Canada one week to take trash back

Filipino President Duterte gives Canada one week to take trash back

OTTAWA — The president of the Philippines says if Canada doesn't take back tonnes of trash within the next week he will "declare war" and ship the containers back himself.
Protecting nature also fights climate change, says federal environment minister

Protecting nature also fights climate change, says federal environment minister

Carbon taxes aren't the only way to fight climate change, says federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna.
Manitoba man who shot at Mounties, wounding one, sentenced to 18 years

Manitoba man who shot at Mounties, wounding one, sentenced to 18 years

MINNEDOSA, Man. — A Manitoba man who shot at two RCMP officers and left one with severe injuries has been given an 18-year prison sentence.

Youth accused in Kingston, Ont., terrorism case rearrested on new charges

KINGSTON, Ont. — An eastern Ontario teen already facing five charges related to an alleged terrorism plot has been rearrested after breaching his bail conditions, police and lawyers said Tuesday.

B.C. doles out millions in federal government cash for anti-gang programs

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — The British Columbia government has announced where it's directing federal government funds in the fight against gun and gang violence in the province. The first of $5.
Saskatchewan again asking Ottawa to help canola farmers after China ban

Saskatchewan again asking Ottawa to help canola farmers after China ban

REGINA — Saskatchewan's premier is again asking Ottawa to increase its cash advances to canola farmers.
Elizabeth May's wedding dress a 'walk through a garden' on Earth Day

Elizabeth May's wedding dress a 'walk through a garden' on Earth Day

VICTORIA — Instead of marching for Earth Day, Green party Leader Elizabeth May marched down the aisle in Victoria's Christ Church Cathedral on Monday.