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Civil rights group says Vancouver has at least one secret police station

Civil rights group says Vancouver has at least one secret police station

VANCOUVER — A Spanish civil rights group says Vancouver has at least one secret police station operated by Chinese authorities.
'Bumbling and stumbling': Alberta's UCP caucus votes for changes to sovereignty bill

'Bumbling and stumbling': Alberta's UCP caucus votes for changes to sovereignty bill

EDMONTON — Alberta's governing United Conservative caucus says it wants changes to fix a bill that grants sweeping, unchecked powers to Premier Danielle Smith and her cabinet to pass laws behind closed doors without the scrutiny and approval of the l
Execs from grocery giants push back against inflation profiteering claims

Execs from grocery giants push back against inflation profiteering claims

OTTAWA — Grocery executives are disputing an accusation that grocery giants are taking advantage of inflation to drive up their own profits.
Military officer Dany Fortin acquitted on 1988 sexual assault charge

Military officer Dany Fortin acquitted on 1988 sexual assault charge

GATINEAU, Que. — A Quebec civilian judge has acquitted a central figure in Canada's COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, of sexual assault over an allegation that dates back to 1988.
Canada 'watching closely' as Biden pressed to fix Inflation Reduction Act 'glitches'

Canada 'watching closely' as Biden pressed to fix Inflation Reduction Act 'glitches'

WASHINGTON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday that Canada will be "watching closely" as the United States responds to complaints from Europe about the North American protectionism built into President Joe Biden's signature climate change ini
Ottawa calls for project proposals that help internationally trained health workers

Ottawa calls for project proposals that help internationally trained health workers

HALIFAX — A program announced Monday will fund projects to remove barriers preventing qualified new Canadians from working in health care, the federal immigration minister said.
Aspiring environmental engineer wins scholarship in memory of Polytechnique victims

Aspiring environmental engineer wins scholarship in memory of Polytechnique victims

MONTREAL — A Quebec environmental engineering student intent on researching solutions to the global climate crisis is the latest recipient of a $30,000 prize established in honour of the 14 women killed 33 years ago at Montreal’s École Polytechnique.
Permanent residents can now apply to join the Canadian Armed Forces

Permanent residents can now apply to join the Canadian Armed Forces

OTTAWA — Permanent residents can now apply to join the Canadian Armed Forces, regardless of whether they have been trained by a foreign military.
Canada imposes more sanctions in Haiti, targeting country's wealthiest people

Canada imposes more sanctions in Haiti, targeting country's wealthiest people

OTTAWA — Canada is imposing more sanctions on Haitian elites it accuses of empowering gangs in the Caribbean country. The new sanctions freeze Canadian assets held by three of the country's wealthiest people.
In The News for Dec. 5: Can Ottawa be compelled to repatriate 19 Canadians from Syria

In The News for Dec. 5: Can Ottawa be compelled to repatriate 19 Canadians from Syria

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Monday, Dec. 5, 2022 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
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