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Trudeau listening to 'concerns' assault-style gun definition covers hunting rifles

Trudeau listening to 'concerns' assault-style gun definition covers hunting rifles

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeausaid Monday he is listening to concerns that some of the firearms his government is looking to ban are used primarily for hunting. His remarks at a press conference in Ingersoll, Ont.
Trudeau urges vaccinations amid a rise in kids' illnesses clogging hospital ERs

Trudeau urges vaccinations amid a rise in kids' illnesses clogging hospital ERs

The prime minster says he is "extremely worried" about a rise in respiratory illnesses among children as hospitals across the country report they are struggling to keep up with high volumes of patients.

Military officer Dany Fortin acquitted on 1988 sexual assault charge

GATINEAU, Que. — A judge has acquitted Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin of sexual assault over an allegation that dates back to 1988. The allegation stemmed from his time at the military college in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que.
Canada 'watching closely' as U.S. pressed to fix Inflation Reduction Act 'glitches'

Canada 'watching closely' as U.S. pressed to fix Inflation Reduction Act 'glitches'

WASHINGTON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is "watching closely" as Europe presses for changes to the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act.
Ottawa calls for project proposals that help internationally trained health workers

Ottawa calls for project proposals that help internationally trained health workers

HALIFAX — The federal government says that in order to address major labour shortages in health care, it will put $90 million toward projects that remove barriers preventing qualified new Canadians from working in their field.
Polytechnique announces 2022 Order of the White Rose scholarship recipient

Polytechnique announces 2022 Order of the White Rose scholarship recipient

MONTREAL — A Quebec environmental engineering student intent on researching solutions to the global climate crisis is the latest recipient of a $30,000 prize established in honour of the 14 women killed 33 years ago at Montreal's École Polytechnique.
Canada imposes more sanctions in Haiti, targeting country's wealthiest people

Canada imposes more sanctions in Haiti, targeting country's wealthiest people

OTTAWA — Canada is imposing more sanctions on Haitian elites it accuses of empowering gangs in the Caribbean country. The new sanctions freeze Canadian assets held by three of the country's wealthiest people.
In The News for Dec. 5: Can Ottawa be compelled to repatriate 19 Canadians from Syria

In The News for Dec. 5: Can Ottawa be compelled to repatriate 19 Canadians from Syria

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Monday, Dec. 5, 2022 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Federal Court set to hear case about repatriating Canadians detained in Syria

Federal Court set to hear case about repatriating Canadians detained in Syria

OTTAWA — A Federal Court is slated to begin two days of hearings today into the Liberal government’s refusal to repatriate 19 Canadian women and children who are being held in northeastern Syria.
Canada, China set to co-host global nature talks even as diplomatic tensions persist

Canada, China set to co-host global nature talks even as diplomatic tensions persist

OTTAWA — A major UN conference on biodiversity will get underway in Montreal Tuesday with a lofty goal to get every country to agree to protect almost one-third of the world's land and oceans before the end of this decade.
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