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Tens of thousands of families have applied for federal child dental benefit: Gould

Tens of thousands of families have applied for federal child dental benefit: Gould

OTTAWA — Social Development Minister Karina Gould says 35,000 people have applied for the new child dental benefit since the program opened a week ago.
Canada's government will review RCMP equipment contract with ties to China: Trudeau

Canada's government will review RCMP equipment contract with ties to China: Trudeau

OTTAWA — The federal government is reviewing an RCMP equipment contract with a company that has ties to China's government, the prime minister said Wednesday.
Bob Rae heads to Haiti in attempt at political consensus, amid possible intervention

Bob Rae heads to Haiti in attempt at political consensus, amid possible intervention

OTTAWA — Canada is trying to dislodge a political impasse in Haiti by sending one of its top diplomats to Port-au-Prince. Bob Rae, Canada's ambassador to the United Nations, started an in-person push for negotiations Wednesday.
Visa issues at COP15 biodiversity summit in Montreal could stem from UN delays

Visa issues at COP15 biodiversity summit in Montreal could stem from UN delays

OTTAWA — The COP15 conference on biodiversity loss is underway in Montreal, but hundreds of delegates from developing countries are missing out due to visa issues that could stem from the United Nations issuing late accreditations.
Canada commits $800 million to support Indigenous-led conservation projects

Canada commits $800 million to support Indigenous-led conservation projects

MONTREAL — Ottawa will spend up to $800 million to support four major Indigenous-led conservation projects across the country covering nearly one million square kilometres of land and water, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday.

B.C. Premier David Eby unveils his new cabinet

Here is a list of British Columbia Premier David Eby's ministers following his first major cabinet shuffle since taking over as leader: Agriculture and Food — Pam Alexis (new to cabinet) Attorney General — Niki Sharma (new to cabinet) Children and Fa
Alberta, Saskatchewan chiefs call for sovereignty acts to be withdrawn

Alberta, Saskatchewan chiefs call for sovereignty acts to be withdrawn

OTTAWA — First Nations chiefs from Alberta and Saskatchewan are calling for their provinces to toss proposed legislation they say is inherently undemocratic, unconstitutional and infringes on Indigenous rights.
As Georgia run-off wraps, Supreme Court considers who wields America's election power

As Georgia run-off wraps, Supreme Court considers who wields America's election power

WASHINGTON — Another day, another interesting intersection for modern American democracy — this one between the 2022 campaign trail, the perennial search for election integrity, and the road to the highest court in the United States.
Mint issues black-ringed toonie in memory of Queen Elizabeth II

Mint issues black-ringed toonie in memory of Queen Elizabeth II

The Royal Canadian Mint is issuing a new black-ringed toonie to honour Queen Elizabeth II. The mint says the coin's black outer ring is intended to evoke a "mourning armband" to honour the queen, who died in September after 70 years on the throne.
In The News for Dec. 7 : Will the Bank of Canada raise its key interest rate again?

In The News for Dec. 7 : Will the Bank of Canada raise its key interest rate again?

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. 7 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
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