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[l] at 2/23/24 7:16am
Chris Barber, a main organizer of the "Freedom Convoy" is suing the federal government for using the Emergencies Act to freeze his bank accounts, arguing it breached his Charter rights to protest COVID-19 mandates.

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[l] at 2/23/24 2:00am
The chance to make history isn't the best reason the Liberals and NDP have to reach an agreement on pharmacare, but there's something to be said — maybe even a lot — for stability.

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[l] at 2/23/24 2:00am
Russia's military has suffered enormous losses in the two years since it invaded Ukraine. Multiple experts and top military commanders are warning that Moscow is finding innovative ways to rebuild, despite sanctions. It's an effort that could tip the balance on the battlefield in Ukraine and throughout Europe.

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[l] at 2/22/24 4:44pm
Two senior federal officials suspended without pay following allegations of misconduct in the awarding of government contracts told MPs Thursday they're being scapegoated by current and former executives of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).

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[l] at 2/22/24 3:45pm
The federal NDP says it has paid off its debt from the last general election and is no longer in the red.

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[l] at 2/22/24 3:24pm
Independent MP Kevin Vuong says he is “open” to joining the federal Conservatives, adding that he doesn’t think Canada “has been steered in the right direction.”

[Category: News/Canada/Ottawa]

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[l] at 2/22/24 2:59pm
The Supreme Court of Canada will review the case of a man who was arrested for drug and firearm offences after police encountered him at the scene of an overdose.

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[l] at 2/22/24 12:58pm
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Alberta Premier Danielle Smith found themselves at loggerheads again Wednesday after he suggested that at least some in the oil and gas industry have prioritized profits over securing a long-term future for its workers.

[Category: News/Canada/Calgary]

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[l] at 2/22/24 12:48pm
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday that adults shouldn't have to share their personal information to access pornography sites.

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[l] at 2/22/24 12:14pm
Pablo Rodriguez's statement comes days after a group of Quebec ministers publicly called out the federal government for not doing enough to help their province cope with a wave of asylum seekers.

[Category: News/Canada/Montreal]

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[l] at 2/22/24 12:14pm
The federal government is facing renewed pressure on defence spending as the United States urges Ottawa to come up with a concrete plan to meet its spending commitments as a NATO ally.

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[l] at 2/22/24 11:46am
The federal government's carbon price could generate more than $5 billion from the federal sales tax over the next seven years, but none of that money is directly earmarked for climate programs.

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[l] at 2/22/24 11:44am
The commissioner leading the public inquiry into foreign interference said Thursday she's taken steps to protect members of diaspora groups who fear for their safety if they participate.

[Category: News]

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[l] at 2/22/24 9:12am
Mayor France Bélisle of Gatineau, Que., is stepping down effective immediately citing the current political climate.

[Category: News/Canada/Ottawa]

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[l] at 2/22/24 2:00am
With Ramadan just around the corner, national Muslim community groups say members of Parliament won't be welcome in their mosques unless they call for a ceasefire in Gaza, demand restoration of funding for the UN's Gaza aid agency and condemn what they call Israel's "war crimes."

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[l] at 2/21/24 3:56pm
The House government operations committee has agreed to summon the heads of the IT staffing firm at the centre of the ArriveCan controversy.

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[l] at 2/21/24 3:48pm
Canada lambasted the Kremlin's ambassador in Ottawa today over the reported death of opposition leader Alexei Navalny in Russian custody.

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[l] at 2/21/24 3:06pm
In a first-of-its-kind appeal, Cameron Ortis — the former RCMP intelligence official sentenced to 14 years for leaking secret information to police targets — is seeking acquittal, arguing that he didn't get a fair trial.

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[l] at 2/21/24 2:03pm
The head of the RCMP says the national police force is vulnerable to leaks — a warning that comes as multiple people with ties to the RCMP face charges or have been convicted already.

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[l] at 2/21/24 9:44am
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre said Wednesday his party is vehemently opposed to the government's forthcoming online harms legislation — a bill designed to combat hate speech, terrorist content and some violent material on the internet.

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