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Montreal Liberal MP Anthony Housefather named to new antisemitism adviser role

Montreal Liberal MP Anthony Housefather named to new antisemitism adviser role

OTTAWA — Liberal MP Anthony Housefather says he is "looking forward to making a real difference" as the government's new special adviser on Jewish community relations and antisemitism.
Canada's global reputation suffering under Trudeau, Garneau asserts in autobiography

Canada's global reputation suffering under Trudeau, Garneau asserts in autobiography

OTTAWA — Former foreign affairs minister Marc Garneau says Canada has lost its standing in the world under the tenure of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whom he criticizes as an ill-prepared leader who prioritizes politics and makes big pronouncements
Environment Canada issues multiple warnings as B.C. braces for weekend heat

Environment Canada issues multiple warnings as B.C. braces for weekend heat

VANCOUVER — Environment Canada has issued heat warnings for parts of Vancouver Island and inland sections of coastal British Columbia as the province braces for a heat wave.
Canadian unemployment rate rose to 6.4% in June as jobs market stalls

Canadian unemployment rate rose to 6.4% in June as jobs market stalls

OTTAWA — The Canadian job market stalled in June as the economy lost 1,400 jobs and the unemployment rate climbed to its highest level in more than two years, bolstering the case for further interest rate cuts by the Bank of Canada.
A new U.K. government renews hopes for a free-trade deal with Canada

A new U.K. government renews hopes for a free-trade deal with Canada

OTTAWA — The major shift in the British political landscape after Thursday's election is reviving hope for a possible free-trade deal across the pond in Canada.
In the news today: Former Trudeau cabinet minister slams PM as ill-prepared leader

In the news today: Former Trudeau cabinet minister slams PM as ill-prepared leader

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed...
International environmental watchdog wants probe into shipping pollution enforcement

International environmental watchdog wants probe into shipping pollution enforcement

Investigators with an international environmental watchdog have recommended a probe into whether Canada is violating its own laws by not stopping toxic wastewater from being dumped into the ocean along its Pacific coast.
Orphan B.C. orca calf unseen since May 10 despite family sightings: researchers

Orphan B.C. orca calf unseen since May 10 despite family sightings: researchers

VICTORIA — A whale research group that was involved in efforts to rescue an orphaned orca calf from a Vancouver Island lagoon says she has not been seen since May 10, despite multiple recent sightings of her family members.
CSIS director David Vigneault stepping down after seven years on the job

CSIS director David Vigneault stepping down after seven years on the job

OTTAWA — David Vigneault says he is stepping down from his job as the head of Canada’s spy agency. The director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, who spent seven years at the helm, is leaving the public service altogether.
Saskatchewan files for injunction over Canada Revenue Agency collecting carbon money

Saskatchewan files for injunction over Canada Revenue Agency collecting carbon money

REGINA — Saskatchewan is going to court to stop the Canada Revenue Agency from collecting millions of dollars in carbon levy money — but the federal government says it will stand firm because the law is the law.