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Leslyn Lewis's former campaign manager to help Alberta Premier Danielle Smith in 2023

Leslyn Lewis's former campaign manager to help Alberta Premier Danielle Smith in 2023

OTTAWA — The man who ran Leslyn Lewis's campaign as she made two consecutive bids to become the federal Conservative leader is off to help Alberta Premier Danielle Smith try to win a provincial election in 2023.
Haitians rally for interim government, but remain split on military intervention

Haitians rally for interim government, but remain split on military intervention

OTTAWA — Citizen and business groups are rallying for a political consensus to get Haiti out of humanitarian and political crises, but remain split on the idea of a military intervention.
Indigenous groups plan to develop new protected conservation area in N.W.T.

Indigenous groups plan to develop new protected conservation area in N.W.T.

YELLOWKNIFE — Two Indigenous governments in the Northwest Territories are working to establish a new Indigenous protected and conservation area.
UN Mideast refugee chief says Western funding shortfall could lead to turbulence

UN Mideast refugee chief says Western funding shortfall could lead to turbulence

OTTAWA — A funding shortfall for fragile Middle Eastern states that host refugees could lead to turbulence in international relations, the UN refugee chief for that region is warning.

Speed up shift to family care, says B.C. coroner's jury in death of Cree teen

A coroner’s jury has made 18 recommendations after an inquest into the death of a Cree teen who died in a British Columbia group home.
Canada sanctions dozens in Russia, Iran, Myanmar ahead of global Human Rights Day

Canada sanctions dozens in Russia, Iran, Myanmar ahead of global Human Rights Day

OTTAWA — Canada is sanctioning dozens of officials and companies from three of the world’s worst regimes for human rights. Ottawa will freeze any Canadian assets held by 67 people and nine entities in Russia, Iran and Myanmar.
In The News for Dec. 9: Playing Santa by mail will cost you more this holiday season

In The News for Dec. 9: Playing Santa by mail will cost you more this holiday season

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 Dec. 9... What we are watching in Canada ...
As nature talks unfold, here's what '30 by 30' conservation could mean in Canada

As nature talks unfold, here's what '30 by 30' conservation could mean in Canada

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was unequivocal Wednesday when asked if Canada was going to meet its goal to protect one-quarter of all Canadian land and oceans by 2025.
RCMP suspends contract with Ontario company linked to China

RCMP suspends contract with Ontario company linked to China

OTTAWA — The federal government says the RCMP has suspended a contract with an Ontario company that has links with China.
At least five B.C. children died from influenza last month, as mortalities spike

At least five B.C. children died from influenza last month, as mortalities spike

VICTORIA — At least five children died last month in British Columbia from influenza as a rise of early season respiratory illnesses added strain to the beleaguered health-care system.
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