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Premiers call on PM to schedule meeting on health funding without delay

Premiers call on PM to schedule meeting on health funding without delay

OTTAWA — Canada's premiers are growing impatient with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's failure to schedule a meeting to discuss their demand for at least $28 billion more each year for health care.
'No manual or checklist:' Yukon ditching fall time change this year

'No manual or checklist:' Yukon ditching fall time change this year

WHITEHORSE — As most Canadians get ready for the clocks to fall back an hour on Sunday, Yukon is sticking with daylight time. The territory decided to adopt year-round daylight time in March after a survey showed strong support for the proposal.
Canadian Rangers deployed to Neskantaga First Nation during water crisis, Miller says

Canadian Rangers deployed to Neskantaga First Nation during water crisis, Miller says

OTTAWA — Canadian Rangers were expected to arrive in Neskantaga First Nation on Friday to help the remote community in northern Ontario as it grapples with a water crisis.
Fierce fight brewing as unhappy jail guards in Ontario seek to form new union

Fierce fight brewing as unhappy jail guards in Ontario seek to form new union

TORONTO — Disaffected Ontario correctional officers are pushing for their own union in an increasingly bitter battle to win the hearts and cards of thousands of front-line jail workers.
Feds add $204M for anti-pandemic measures in Indigenous communities and institutions

Feds add $204M for anti-pandemic measures in Indigenous communities and institutions

Ottawa will spend an additional $204 million targeted at child care, education and infrastructure to help Indigenous communities fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday.
Class-action lawsuit in investment case can go ahead, Supreme Court rules

Class-action lawsuit in investment case can go ahead, Supreme Court rules

OTTAWA — A class-action suit over personal investments can proceed against a Montreal-based financial services firm, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
Group launches legal action against N.B. government for greater abortion access

Group launches legal action against N.B. government for greater abortion access

FREDERICTON — A national civil liberties group has filed legal notice in the first stage of a suit against the New Brunswick government for lack of access to abortion. The Canadian Civil Liberties Association sent a letter dated Oct.
Fallen construction magnate ordered to pay $2 million after pleading guilty to fraud

Fallen construction magnate ordered to pay $2 million after pleading guilty to fraud

MONTREAL — One-time Quebec construction magnate Tony Accurso and several companies tied to him have been ordered to pay $4.2 million after pleading guilty to tax fraud.

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 12:08 p.m. Public health officials say new modelling suggests each person who contracts COVID-19 is spreading it to more than one person. Canada's chief public health officer, Dr.
Five Things about Canada's foreign-policy end run around Donald Trump

Five Things about Canada's foreign-policy end run around Donald Trump

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne was recently pondering Canada's place in the world from his home in Shawinigan, Que., "the command centre of foreign policy, these days," as he called it.
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