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NDP calls on government to give emergency one-off payment to desperate seniors

NDP calls on government to give emergency one-off payment to desperate seniors

OTTAWA — New Democrats want the federal government to give the most cash-strapped seniors a one-off emergency payment to help them pay for basics, including food and rent.
Severe weather, hours of walking: Court documents detail deadly trek to U.S. border

Severe weather, hours of walking: Court documents detail deadly trek to U.S. border

EMERSON, MANITOBA — Dressed in new winter jackets, balaclavas and insulated rubber boots, a group of Indian citizens walked hours in the prairie darkness through fields of knee-deep snow hoping to get to the United States.
Man pleads guilty to ammunition-related charge linked to Nova Scotia mass killer

Man pleads guilty to ammunition-related charge linked to Nova Scotia mass killer

HALIFAX — One of three people accused of supplying ammunition to the gunman who killed 22 people in Nova Scotia in 2020 has pleaded guilty to a single charge.
Ottawa's talks with Quebec shipyard to build much-needed icebreakers shrouded in fog

Ottawa's talks with Quebec shipyard to build much-needed icebreakers shrouded in fog

OTTAWA — Questions are swirling over yet another delay in Ottawa's nearly $100-billion plan to rebuild the fleets of Canada’s navy and coast guard — only this time the delay isn’t due to the stalled construction of a ship.
Liberals tout rapid-housing program as MPs delve anew into probe of home prices

Liberals tout rapid-housing program as MPs delve anew into probe of home prices

OTTAWA — The federal government finished the week by touting the popularity of a program designed to quickly build or buy affordable housing for the nation's most vulnerable — one piece of a larger home-price puzzle.
Manitoba RCMP lay charges against corrections officer in death of inmate

Manitoba RCMP lay charges against corrections officer in death of inmate

WINNIPEG — Manitoba RCMP say they have charged a corrections officer in the death of a 45-year-old inmate at the Headingley Correctional Centre. RCMP say William Ahmo from Sagkeeng First Nation died on Feb.
Ukraine embassy calls on Canada to send weapons, expand training and sanction Russia

Ukraine embassy calls on Canada to send weapons, expand training and sanction Russia

OTTAWA — The Ukrainian Embassy in Ottawa is calling on the Trudeau government to provide weapons to Ukraine's military, impose further sanctions on Russia and extend and expand the Canadian military training mission of its forces.
O'Toole's flaws must be part of Conservative election report: Sen. Batters

O'Toole's flaws must be part of Conservative election report: Sen. Batters

OTTAWA — The Conservative senator ousted for spearheading an effort to review Erin O'Toole's leadership says a forthcoming report of the party's election loss must confront its most serious flaws — including its leader's. Saskatchewan Sen.
$28-million class-action settlement in sex abuse case against Clerics of St-Viateur

$28-million class-action settlement in sex abuse case against Clerics of St-Viateur

MONTREAL — Lawyers say a $28-million settlement has been reached for more than 375 sexual abuse victims of Quebec-based Catholic religious order the Clerics of St-Viateur.
Public Health Agency of Canada involved in 'error' on trucker vaccine rules: sources

Public Health Agency of Canada involved in 'error' on trucker vaccine rules: sources

OTTAWA — Turmoil and confusion over whether truckers would remain exempt from the vaccine mandate last week stemmed from bureaucrats misinterpreting policy in more than one federal agency — including the one that co-ordinates Canada's response to the
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