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[l] at 6/22/24 2:00am
Intelligence veterans who've observed how Canada uses espionage in criminal prosecutions, compared to the U.S. and other countries, say the challenge can't be fixed in the soon-to-be-enacted Bill C-70.

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[l] at 6/22/24 2:00am
A looming shakeup in how the RCMP's federal policing wing tackles national security files can't come fast enough for the country's top Mountie.

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[l] at 6/22/24 2:00am
Farmers at a major trade show in Regina spoke to CBC's The House about their feelings of frustration and alienation from federal politicians.

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[l] at 6/21/24 12:54pm
A proposal to appoint Liberal MP Anthony Housefather to a new role fighting antisemitism — which has been in the works for weeks — has been held up by concerns about divisions in the government caucus over the Israel-Hamas war, CBC News has learned.

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[l] at 6/21/24 10:52am
The Supreme Court of Canada ruled Friday that public school boards in Ontario are an arm of government and they cannot "disavow their constitutional obligations" under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, regardless of the terms in a collective agreement.

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[l] at 6/21/24 10:45am
The Canadian government appears set to push back against the explosive growth in Chinese electric vehicle imports by joining its allies in a tariff battle that risks triggering retaliation from Beijing.

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[l] at 6/21/24 7:49am
Denis Coderre, former mayor of Montreal, has officially announced his candidacy for the leadership of the Quebec Liberal Party.

[Category: News/Canada/Montreal]

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[l] at 6/21/24 2:00am
British politician Nigel Farage says he’s an admirer of how Preston Manning was instrumental in engineering the downfall of the former Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in 1993. In Clacton-on-Sea, he’s giving Manning’s blueprint a try.

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[l] at 6/21/24 2:00am
For years, researchers, activists, community leaders have shown how Indigenous, Black and other racialized groups have been disproportionately affected by polluting industries. Now, a new law will require the federal government to better track this injustice, and aim to correct it.

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[l] at 6/20/24 5:09pm
A federal spy watchdog says a senior RCMP official wrongly considered the importance of a strategic relationship with a foreign organization when deciding whether sharing information posed a risk of torture.

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[l] at 6/20/24 4:39pm
So-called "lost Canadians" will have to wait longer to obtain their right to citizenship after a court granted the federal government more time to fix legislation it ruled was unconstitutional.

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[l] at 6/20/24 4:17pm
An Ontario Superior Court judge has found no documented evidence to support allegations made against former Liberal MP Han Dong in series of Global News stories last year.

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[l] at 6/20/24 4:12pm
A House of Commons committee is calling on the federal government to consider creating a permanent disaster management workforce that can be mobilized quickly in the event of wildfires, hurricanes and other natural calamities.

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[l] at 6/20/24 2:59pm
The federal government unveiled details of a new national school food program Thursday that it hopes will be providing meals to more kids in more schools before the end of the next school year, but Families Minister Jenna Sudds cautioned that it will take time for organizations to scale up their existing operations.

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[l] at 6/20/24 2:54pm
With the House of Commons adjourned for the summer, Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre is taking his political message on the road in a campaign-style RV trip around Quebec.

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[l] at 6/20/24 1:08pm
Justin Trudeau keeps saying he wants to stay and fight the next election against Pierre Poilievre. But his leadership could be put to the test in next week's byelection in Toronto-St. Paul's. And his MPs are wavering between resignation and enthusiasm.

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[l] at 6/20/24 12:09pm
The federal government is urging Canadians in Iran to come home to avoid acts of retaliation by the state — including arbitrary arrest — as Tehran condemns Ottawa's decision to list the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist organization.

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[l] at 6/20/24 11:27am
Despite a mounting number of threats, federal Justice Minister Arif Virani says he's not keen to endorse the RCMP commissioner's recent suggestion that Ottawa make it easier for police to pursue charges against people who threaten elected officials.

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[l] at 6/20/24 10:31am
The House of Commons has risen for the summer, sending MPs back to their ridings to meet with constituents and point to their legislative accomplishments over the past year.

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[l] at 6/20/24 2:00am
The upcoming Toronto-St. Paul’s federal byelection will be a critical test for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his party — a bellwether indicating how the party is faring in an area of the country where Liberals have performed well for decades.

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