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Trudeau says Ottawa to work constructively with Alberta after sovereignty act passes

Trudeau says Ottawa to work constructively with Alberta after sovereignty act passes

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Alberta's controversial sovereignty act is a political tool for Premier Danielle Smith to pick a fight with the federal government.
Financial institutions, businesses see a role in preserving biodiversity at COP15

Financial institutions, businesses see a role in preserving biodiversity at COP15

MONTREAL — A number of business groups and financial institutions say they want to play a role in promoting biodiversity and hope a new UN biodiversity treaty will require some companies to disclose their impacts.
Liberals aim to secure long-term role for feds in national child-care system

Liberals aim to secure long-term role for feds in national child-care system

OTTAWA — Families Minister Karina Gould introduced legislation Thursday in an attempt to secure a long-term role for Ottawa in daycare and future-proof the Liberal vision of a national child-care system.
Quebec judge authorizes class-action lawsuit against 'addictive' Fortnite video game

Quebec judge authorizes class-action lawsuit against 'addictive' Fortnite video game

MONTREAL — A Superior Court judge has authorized a lawsuit brought by Quebec parents who allege their children became addicted to the popular online video game Fortnite.
'Potential culture clash': Some northerners critical of federal firearms bill

'Potential culture clash': Some northerners critical of federal firearms bill

YELLOWKNIFE — Some northerners are criticizing proposed changes to a bill intended to address gun violence in Canada, saying they are confusing and could negatively affect hunters.
Military received 2,400 applications from permanent residents in November

Military received 2,400 applications from permanent residents in November

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces says it has received hundreds of applications from permanent residents interested in joining the military, but getting those prospective recruits into uniform could take up to two years.
In The News for Dec. 8 : Liberals set to introduce promised child-care legislation

In The News for Dec. 8 : Liberals set to introduce promised child-care legislation

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. 8 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
From urinal mats to unicorns, cargo from 2021 spill still washes up on B.C. shores

From urinal mats to unicorns, cargo from 2021 spill still washes up on B.C. shores

When Jill Laviolette started picking debris off Cape Palmerston beach on Vancouver Island following the container spill from the MV Zim Kingston freighter, the inflatable dinosaur and unicorn toys she pulled from the sand looked nearly pristine.
Alberta passes sovereignty act, but first strips out sweeping powers to cabinet

Alberta passes sovereignty act, but first strips out sweeping powers to cabinet

EDMONTON — The Alberta legislature has passed Premier Danielle Smith’s controversial sovereignty act but not before first stripping out the provision that granted Smith’s cabinet the power to bypass the legislature and rewrite laws as it saw fit.
Advocate asks AFN chiefs to ensure $40B settlement deal leaves no child behind

Advocate asks AFN chiefs to ensure $40B settlement deal leaves no child behind

OTTAWA — A First Nations child welfare advocate on Wednesday implored chiefs to ensure "no child is left behind" in a landmark $40-billion settlement agreement with the federal government.
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