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RCMP must take 'drastic actions' to restore confidence: former Supreme Court justice

RCMP must take 'drastic actions' to restore confidence: former Supreme Court justice

OTTAWA — The author of a report that found a toxic, misogynistic culture in the RCMP says the police force must take some "drastic actions" right away to restore confidence.
Debate over assisted dying bill extended as clock ticks down on court deadline

Debate over assisted dying bill extended as clock ticks down on court deadline

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole is urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to amend a government bill on assisted dying to better protect Canadians with disabilities.
Vaccine priority list must be refined to match available doses: Tam

Vaccine priority list must be refined to match available doses: Tam

OTTAWA — Canada's chief public health officer says the priority list of people who will get vaccinated first against COVID-19 has to be refined because the initial six million doses set to arrive in the first batch will not be enough to cover them al
Saskatchewan government apologizes for photo of same-sex couple on World AIDS Day

Saskatchewan government apologizes for photo of same-sex couple on World AIDS Day

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government is apologizing for using a photo of two men to promote World AIDS Day. The government posted the picture showing the men standing side by side with their heads touching on social media on Tuesday.
Bullet holes from 2014 attack on Parliament Hill to be left untouched in renovations

Bullet holes from 2014 attack on Parliament Hill to be left untouched in renovations

OTTAWA — The scars from the 2014 attack on Parliament Hill are part of the "heritage fabric" of the iconic Centre Block and will not be fixed during extensive renovations on the building, according to a senior government official who provided a behin
Psychiatrist stops short of saying van attack killer is not criminally responsible

Psychiatrist stops short of saying van attack killer is not criminally responsible

TORONTO — A psychiatrist testifying for the defence of the man who killed 10 people in Toronto's van attack stopped short Wednesday of saying Alek Minassian should be found not criminally responsible for his actions. Dr.
Boil-water advisories at First Nations communities to remain past March 2021: feds

Boil-water advisories at First Nations communities to remain past March 2021: feds

OTTAWA — The federal government says it will not meet a marquee pledge by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to lift all boil-water advisories in First Nations communities by March 2021.
Half of people living in territories assaulted at least once after age 15: survey

Half of people living in territories assaulted at least once after age 15: survey

The director of a Yukon women's advocacy group says she's not surprised by a new survey that shows more than 60 per cent of the territory's residents reported being physically or sexually assaulted at least once after their mid-teens.
Days after economic update, Liberals introduce bill for new COVID-19 spending

Days after economic update, Liberals introduce bill for new COVID-19 spending

OTTAWA — The Liberals have officially started the clock toward a key vote that will determine the fate of billions of dollars in new pandemic-related aid — and the minority government.

Bill to implement UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples on the way

OTTAWA, Kan. — The federal government is expected to introduce a bill Thursday aimed at ensuring the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.