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Court to learn whether Hoggard opts for jury in northern Ontario sexual assault case

Court to learn whether Hoggard opts for jury in northern Ontario sexual assault case

Hoggard is facing a sexual assault charge for an incident alleged to have taken place on June 25, 2016, in Kirkland Lake, Ont.
Canada to stop directly financing fossil fuel projects abroad, with narrow exceptions

Canada to stop directly financing fossil fuel projects abroad, with narrow exceptions

The rules, which take effect Jan. 1, will apply to direct funding from federal departments, agencies and Crown corporations. 
Liberals aim to secure long-term role for feds in national child-care system

Liberals aim to secure long-term role for feds in national child-care system

Enshrining the role of the federal government in the national child-care system could be one way to make it harder to dismantle should another party win the next election.
Pembroke mayor scraps diversity committee

Pembroke mayor scraps diversity committee

Members of the committee were surprised to learn Mayor Ron Gervais unilaterally decided to cancel the committee.
OC Transpo ridership remains half of pre-pandemic levels, up from 2021

OC Transpo ridership remains half of pre-pandemic levels, up from 2021

October's revenue represented a 44 per cent increase compared to the same month in 2021, but still falls well below the $17.5 million forecasted in the 2022 budget.
Canada opens world junior camp after strange summer: ‘A cleaner process’

Canada opens world junior camp after strange summer: ‘A cleaner process’

The showcase event’s 2023 edition is a lot more straightforward, with the next step in the process set to begin on Friday, Dec. 9 when Canada’s 31 selection camp invitees hit the ice in Moncton, N.B.
Celine Dion reveals rare neurological disease diagnosis, cancels tour dates

Celine Dion reveals rare neurological disease diagnosis, cancels tour dates

Stiff-person syndrome, also known as SPS, is an incurable but treatable neurological disease that is characterized by progressive muscle stiffness and repeated episodes of painful muscle spasms.
MPs want to hear from witnesses on the government's assault-style gun definition

MPs want to hear from witnesses on the government's assault-style gun definition

The seven Liberal, Bloc and New Democrat MPs want clarity on the amendment amid concerns that the measure would outlaw many firearms commonly used by hunters.
Canadian doctors urge quick action against rising respiratory illness cases in children

Canadian doctors urge quick action against rising respiratory illness cases in children

The Canadian Medical Association released a statement flagging the unprecedented rise in the number of children getting sick with illnesses like influenza, respiratory syncytial virus and COVID-19.
Superintendent with Ottawa Police Service charged with sexual assault

Superintendent with Ottawa Police Service charged with sexual assault

The charges stem from incidents alleged to have taken place between December of 2018 and May of 2022 involving one person. 
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