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Candice Bergen shakes up O'Toole's parliamentary leadership team, drops Quebec MP

Candice Bergen shakes up O'Toole's parliamentary leadership team, drops Quebec MP

OTTAWA — New Conservative Interim Leader Candice Bergen has done a clean sweep of former leader Erin O'Toole's leadership team in Parliament.
Ottawa locals hit the streets in a 'community safety walk' amid convoy demonstration

Ottawa locals hit the streets in a 'community safety walk' amid convoy demonstration

OTTAWA — On a frosty Friday morning, a few dozen masked people gathered on the corner of Bank and Somerset Street in downtown Ottawa.
Feds to press ahead with anti-hate bill, including online abuse: minister

Feds to press ahead with anti-hate bill, including online abuse: minister

OTTAWA — The government is poised to press ahead with a law combating racial and religious hatred, including online hate, according to Diversity Minister Ahmed Hussen.
Balance between normal life and managing COVID may be more attainable now: Tam

Balance between normal life and managing COVID may be more attainable now: Tam

OTTAWA — Canada's chief public health officer says provinces are going to have to find a balance between containing the virus with public health measures and returning to a sense of normalcy as the Omicron wave continues to crest.
Quebec City ready for demonstration against COVID-19 health orders, premier says

Quebec City ready for demonstration against COVID-19 health orders, premier says

Quebec Premier François Legault said Friday he was confident a trucker protest planned in Quebec City for the weekend against COVID-19 public health orders wouldn't be a repeat of what happened in Ottawa.
How the truckers' convoy might show where the Conservative party is headed next

How the truckers' convoy might show where the Conservative party is headed next

OTTAWA — A convoy of protesters against COVID-19 restrictions that has settled into downtown Ottawa has provided a test for the Conservative party as it rolls into a leadership race.
Nunavut senator quits Conservative caucus over support for Ottawa protests

Nunavut senator quits Conservative caucus over support for Ottawa protests

Nunavut's senator says he has left the Conservative caucus over its support for protests in Ottawa against vaccine mandates and COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.
'With a heavy heart,' N.B. judge temporarily suspends unvaccinated father's custody

'With a heavy heart,' N.B. judge temporarily suspends unvaccinated father's custody

FREDERICTON — An unvaccinated New Brunswick man can no longer see his three children in person after a judge temporarily suspended his access because of the risk he poses to his 10-year-old immunocompromised daughter.
Alberta mayor meets with truckers as protest at U.S. border continues

Alberta mayor meets with truckers as protest at U.S. border continues

COUTTS, Alta. — The mayor of a village affected by protesters at Alberta's main United States border crossing says he decided to cross the divide and meet with those who have been disrupting traffic there for nearly a week.
N.S. woman says sex assault charge shouldn't stall probe of police conduct

N.S. woman says sex assault charge shouldn't stall probe of police conduct

HALIFAX — A Halifax woman who alleges investigators mishandled her sexual assault case says a charge laid this week shouldn't delay probes into police conduct.