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[l] at 10/1/22 8:29am
Former Canadian senator Don Meredith has been charged by Ottawa police with three counts of sexual assault and one count of criminal harassment.

[Author: CBC News] [Category: News/Canada/Ottawa]

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[l] at 10/1/22 2:00am
'Losing sucks,' said Maryam Monsef, the former Trudeau cabinet minister who lost her seat in 2021. But like virtually every defeated member of Parliament before her, Monsef learned that losing isn't quite the end of the world — and life after politics can be rewarding as well.

[Author: Yasmine Hassan] [Category: News/Politics]

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[l] at 10/1/22 2:00am
MPs Matthew Kelloway and Brad Vis reflect on lessons learned from helping their communities cope with major natural disasters.

[Author: Catherine Cullen,Alexandra Zabjek] [Category: News/Politics]

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[l] at 10/1/22 2:00am
On this week’s show: Two MPs whose ridings have been struck by natural disasters discuss how to deal with the emotional toll, the immediate cleanup and the long-term rebuild. The House looks into whether Canada should have a dedicated disaster relief force and Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino responds to the federal-provincial battle over firearms restrictions. Plus — Canadian Medical Association president Dr. Alika Lafontaine reflects on reconciliation in the health-care sector.

[Author: CBC Radio] [Category: Radio/The House]

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[l] at 9/30/22 10:17am
Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson's office would not return a call from the Parliamentary Protective Service during the height of the Freedom Convoy, its acting director told a committee Thursday evening.

[Author: Marie-Danielle Smith] [Category: News/Canada/Ottawa]

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[l] at 9/30/22 2:00am
On the second annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Canadians were challenged to commit to reconciliation year-round. "This important work of reconciliation is not a one-day affair. As we say, it will take us several generations," Murray Sinclair, the former chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, said on Friday.

[Author: Darren Major] [Category: News/Politics]

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[l] at 9/30/22 2:00am
While Canada’s reconciliation project with Indigenous people is showing signs of progress, it's moving much slower than many had hoped.

[Author: Peter Zimonjic] [Category: News/Politics]

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[l] at 9/30/22 2:00am
Canada's former chief medical health inspector of what was then called the Indian Affairs department, Dr. Peter Bryce, is being honoured with a plaque for exposing the mistreatment of children in residential schools.

[Author: Olivia Stefanovich] [Category: News/Politics]

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[l] at 9/29/22 4:20pm
Sport Minister Pascale St-Onge says there’s a “systemic problem” of sexual violence and toxic masculinity in Canada’s hockey culture that Hockey Canada has failed to change.

[Author: Ashley Burke] [Category: News/Politics]

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[l] at 9/29/22 1:47pm
The Green Party is downsizing its leadership contest following an exodus of people from the party’s leadership organizing committee.

[Author: David Thurton ] [Category: News/Politics]

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[l] at 9/29/22 12:00pm
The Department of National Defence is investigating the conduct of military police after a suspect in the alleged sexual assault of a civilian woman took his own life before the case could go to court.

[Author: Murray Brewster] [Category: News/Politics]

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[l] at 9/29/22 11:53am
CBC will have an extensive lineup of Indigenous-led programming showcasing First Nations, Métis and Inuit perspectives and experiences across all platforms, including a live special.

[Author: CBC News] [Category: News/Politics]

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[l] at 9/29/22 10:36am
Sen. Vern White is resigning from the Senate and moving to Finland — well before the upper chamber's mandatory retirement age of 75.

[Author: Richard Raycraft] [Category: News/Politics]

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[l] at 9/29/22 9:48am
Defence Minister Anita Anand said Thursday there are now more than 700 Canadian Armed Forces personnel in Atlantic Canada to help with the fallout from Fiona, a post-tropical storm that caused widespread destruction in the region.

[Author: John Paul Tasker] [Category: News/Politics]

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[l] at 9/29/22 6:32am
Saskatchewan RCMP have confirmed that Jeremy Mackenzie, the leader of the controversial Diagolon movement, was arrested on a Canada-wide warrant on Wednesday.

[Author: Geoff Leo] [Category: News/Canada/Saskatchewan]

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[l] at 9/29/22 2:00am
Evidence of the cost of climate change — in the form of debris — is scattered across the ground in Atlantic Canada. A report released on Wednesday by the Canadian Climate Institute put the full extent of the problem into cold, hard numbers — reduced GDP, lost jobs, lower income and higher costs for households.

[Author: Aaron Wherry] [Category: News/Politics]

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[l] at 9/29/22 2:00am
The fate of the $40 billion First Nations child welfare settlement agreement is up in the air after the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal questioned whether the terms of the deal meet the conditions of its pivotal discrimination ruling.

[Author: Olivia Stefanovich] [Category: News/Politics]

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[l] at 9/28/22 7:59pm
Conservative deputy leader Melissa Lantsman says her party supports calls for regime change in Iran following protests that have rocked the country in recent weeks since the death of Mahsa Amini.

[Author: Darren Major] [Category: News/Politics]

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[l] at 9/28/22 5:18pm
Black civil servants are ramping up their pressure on the federal government by filing a complaint with the United Nations alleging Ottawa violated their civil rights.

[Author: David Thurton ] [Category: News/Politics]

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[l] at 9/28/22 9:58am
The federal government announced Wednesday it has deployed more Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel to Atlantic Canada to help with recovery efforts as tens of thousands of customers endure their fifth day without power.

[Author: John Paul Tasker] [Category: News/Politics]

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