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Tory leader issues new statement on attacks including mention of Muslims

Tory leader issues new statement on attacks including mention of Muslims

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer issued two statements on the terrorist attacks in New Zealand on Friday — the second after being criticized for not mentioning in the first that the attack was against Muslims at mosques during their Friday
Canada imposes more sanctions against Russian people, companies over Ukraine

Canada imposes more sanctions against Russian people, companies over Ukraine

OTTAWA — Canada is restricting the finances of another 129 people, companies and organizations over Russia's treatment of Ukraine.
Vancouver businessman David Sidoo pleads not guilty in U.S. college bribery case

Vancouver businessman David Sidoo pleads not guilty in U.S. college bribery case

BOSTON — Lawyers for a prominent Vancouver businessman say their client has pleaded not guilty in court in an alleged college admissions scam in the United States. The U.S.
Blair mulling ways to close loophole in Safe Third Country Agreement

Blair mulling ways to close loophole in Safe Third Country Agreement

OTTAWA — Border Security Minister Bill Blair says he is talking to lawmakers in the United States about closing a loophole in Canada's border agreement with the U.S.
Gord Downie sculpture unveiled at Halifax City Hall's reconciliation space

Gord Downie sculpture unveiled at Halifax City Hall's reconciliation space

HALIFAX — A Gord Downie tribute sculpture has been unveiled at Halifax City Hall, in a room that aims to foster conversations about Indigenous history and reconciliation.
Media industry anxious for news in budget on federal plan to support journalism

Media industry anxious for news in budget on federal plan to support journalism

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is due to deliver an update to its plan to support journalism in next week's budget but Ottawa's recent silence on the file has stoked concerns in the media industry that a lifeline is taking too long to arrive.
TSB reduces tally of oil spilled by CN freight train in rural Manitoba

TSB reduces tally of oil spilled by CN freight train in rural Manitoba

WINNIPEG — Investigators have reduced their tally of how much oil spilled when a Canadian National freight train derailed last month on a western Manitoba ranch.
Liberals urged to follow U.S. jurisdictions to expunge cannabis records

Liberals urged to follow U.S. jurisdictions to expunge cannabis records

OTTAWA — The Liberal government should follow the lead of American jurisdictions that have moved to erase criminal records for simple cannabis possession, says NDP justice critic Murray Rankin.
QuickQuotes: Canadian reactions to New Zealand mosque attacks

QuickQuotes: Canadian reactions to New Zealand mosque attacks

Canadians were quick to speak out against the attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand that left at least 49 people dead.
Supreme Court rules 'belief' requirement in child-luring law is unconstitutional

Supreme Court rules 'belief' requirement in child-luring law is unconstitutional

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada says a provision of the country's law forbidding the luring of children via the internet is unconstitutional and is ordering a new trial for a Toronto-area man.