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Trudeau demands Poilievre apologize after misogynistic tag found on YouTube videos

Trudeau demands Poilievre apologize after misogynistic tag found on YouTube videos

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre refused to apologize Thursday and tried to turn the tables on his Liberal critics after it was revealed tags had been embedded in his YouTube videos designed to reach out to those in the "male supremacy" movement
Supreme Court of Canada reserves decision on constitutionality of refugee pact

Supreme Court of Canada reserves decision on constitutionality of refugee pact

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will take time to weigh arguments about the constitutionality of a refugee agreement between Ottawa and Washington after hearing a challenge from claimants and human-rights advocates.
Biden offers pardons for pot possession, signals deeper reform for U.S. cannabis laws

Biden offers pardons for pot possession, signals deeper reform for U.S. cannabis laws

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is pardoning people convicted under federal law of possessing marijuana — and signalling that he's willing to revisit whether cannabis should remain a controlled substance in the United States.
'Starting to heal': Victim of Saskatchewan mass stabbing wakes in hospital a widow

'Starting to heal': Victim of Saskatchewan mass stabbing wakes in hospital a widow

Joyce and Earl Burns were childhood sweethearts. They grew up together on James Smith Cree Nation in Saskatchewan, first as neighbours, then as husband and wife. "It was childhood love," said Victor Sanderson, a younger brother of Joyce Burns.
Canada's talks with Taliban undercut ban on aid work in Afghanistan, lawyers argue

Canada's talks with Taliban undercut ban on aid work in Afghanistan, lawyers argue

OTTAWA — The revelation that Canadian officials have been in frequent talks with the Taliban undercuts Ottawa's argument that humanitarian groups cannot operate in Afghanistan, constitutional lawyers say.
Global Affairs Canada mismanaged executive who berated, slapped staff: commissioner

Global Affairs Canada mismanaged executive who berated, slapped staff: commissioner

OTTAWA — The watchdog for the federal public service has ruled that Global Affairs Canada committed "gross mismanagement" in the way it dealt with complaints about a senior employee accused of throwing objects, mocking colleagues and even pushing and
Capsized boat that led to Montreal firefighter's death not suited for rapids: report

Capsized boat that led to Montreal firefighter's death not suited for rapids: report

MONTREAL — A boat used by firefighters during a deadly rescue mission last year in the St. Lawrence River off Montreal Island was not designed to operate in rapids, Quebec’s workplace health and safety board said Thursday.
B.C. signs new climate agreement with California, Oregon and Washington

B.C. signs new climate agreement with California, Oregon and Washington

SAN FRANCISCO — British Columbia Premier John Horgan has signed a new climate pact with the governors of Washington, Oregon and California that includes investments in cross-border climate infrastructure like electric vehicle charging stations.
Ottawa boosts matching donations for Pakistan flooding to $7.5M

Ottawa boosts matching donations for Pakistan flooding to $7.5M

OTTAWA — The federal government has more than doubled the amount of donations it will match to help the people of Pakistan recover from disastrous flooding.
Corporate sponsors cut ties with Hockey Canada as scandal deepens

Corporate sponsors cut ties with Hockey Canada as scandal deepens

Titans of corporate Canada are cutting ties with Hockey Canada as the fallout from the sporting organization's mishandling of alleged sexual assaults deepens.