Senate to implement mandatory harassment training for all senators, staff

As part of an effort to move beyond recent scandals — and to stave off future ones — the Senate…

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Accused pedophile awaiting extradition faced trial in 1994 in Sioux Lookout

When Jack Wicksey worked as a house counsellor at a Sioux Lookout, Ont., boarding home for First Nations students he…

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RCMP commissioner ‘not sure’ handgun ban is the answer to gun violence

A recent spate of shootings is driving a swelling chorus of calls for a handgun ban — but the nation’s top…

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Power surge knocks out Jasper SkyTram, stranding 160

Some 160 people were rescued by helicopter after a power surge shut down the Jasper SkyTram Monday night, stranding them at the…

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Indigenous gathering for hearing impaired promotes community inclusion

A gathering this weekend at the Oneida Nation of the Thames near London, Ont., aims to bring together Indigenous people who…

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Heat health risk prompts change to Environment Canada warning system

In a country where Vancouverites get heat warnings at 29 C, but some in Ontario don’t get the same alert until it…

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Alberta files defence in B.C.’s court challenge of ‘turn off the taps’ legislation

The Province of Alberta filed a statement of defence to British Columbia’s court challenge of Alberta’s “turn of the taps”…

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Motive in Mississauga restaurant bombing still a mystery as police continue investigation

The owner of Bombay Bhel will spend part of his Saturday meeting with Peel police as officers continue to investigate…

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Connie Oakes sues Alberta Crown, Medicine Hat police for $1M over wrongful murder conviction

A Cree woman from Nekaneet First Nation, Sask., is suing the Alberta government, a Crown prosecutor and Medicine Hat police for $1 million over…

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After a sunny Summit of the Americas, Trudeau arrives home to face warring premiers

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s first overseas excursion since his ill-starred visit to India seemed, at first, to be starting the…

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