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Garneau to visit Israel, West Bank to advance two-state solution following 11-day war

Garneau to visit Israel, West Bank to advance two-state solution following 11-day war

OTTAWA — Canada's foreign affairs minister will soon travel to Israel and the West Bank to advance a two-state solution following a deadly 11-day war between Israelis and Palestinians.
Park use in Canada soared during COVID, creating challenges for cities, survey finds

Park use in Canada soared during COVID, creating challenges for cities, survey finds

MONTREAL — A new survey has found that Canadians have flocked to their local parks during the COVID-19 pandemic, creating both challenges and opportunities for cities.
Man's vote from jail was invalid in Yukon election tie, lawyer tells Supreme Court

Man's vote from jail was invalid in Yukon election tie, lawyer tells Supreme Court

WHITEHORSE — The lawyer for the incumbent who lost her seat in the Yukon legislature in a tie vote says "carelessness" in the authorization of one voter who was incarcerated means the election was not held in good faith.
Sajjan military assistant had inappropriate relationship while with Vancouver police

Sajjan military assistant had inappropriate relationship while with Vancouver police

OTTAWA — An army reservist who was ordered suspended from the Vancouver Police Department for having an inappropriate relationship with a subordinate has been working as a military assistant to Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan.
O'Toole against cancelling Canada Day; ministers, NDP say it's time for reflection

O'Toole against cancelling Canada Day; ministers, NDP say it's time for reflection

OTTAWA — Federal politicians are faced with the country's legacy of residential schools as July 1 approaches, with the Conservative leader railing against calls to cancel Canada Day, while Liberal ministers and the NDP leader say it should be a time
Feds ask court to keep documents related to scientists' firing under wraps

Feds ask court to keep documents related to scientists' firing under wraps

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is asking the Federal Court to prohibit disclosure of documents related to the firing of two scientists at Canada's highest-security laboratory.
New lawsuit filed against Quebec impresario Gilbert Rozon over alleged sex assault

New lawsuit filed against Quebec impresario Gilbert Rozon over alleged sex assault

MONTREAL — Quebec entertainment mogul Gilbert Rozon is facing a new lawsuit, this time from the complainant in the criminal case in which he was acquitted six months ago. Lawyers for Annick Charette filed a $1.
Parents of teen killed at B.C. school share grief, anger at sentencing hearing

Parents of teen killed at B.C. school share grief, anger at sentencing hearing

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — The father of a 13-year-old girl who was murdered at a high school in Abbotsford, B.C., says he doubts the killer will receive a fit sentence for the damage caused to his family by her death.
Canada to provide residential school records to U.S. if needed: minister

Canada to provide residential school records to U.S. if needed: minister

OTTAWA — Canada is open to providing archival data on residential schools to the U.S. government to help with its recently announced investigation into Indigenous boarding schools, the Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister said Wednesday.
Civil liberties group asks Liberals to end use facial fingerprint tech in party votes

Civil liberties group asks Liberals to end use facial fingerprint tech in party votes

OTTAWA — The Canadian Civil Liberties Association is asking the Liberals to stop using facial recognition technology as part of the party's process to select candidates in the next federal election.
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