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Judge says Federal Court lacks jurisdiction for Uyghur genocide case

Judge says Federal Court lacks jurisdiction for Uyghur genocide case

OTTAWA — A Federal Court judge has thrown out a Uyghur group's attempt to sue the Liberal government over its lack of response to a possible genocide in China.
Data on B.C.'s drug decriminalization plan to be publicly available on dashboard

Data on B.C.'s drug decriminalization plan to be publicly available on dashboard

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's plan to decriminalize small amounts of illicit drugs for personal use starting Tuesday will include a dashboard of information that will be available to the public and updated quarterly, the federal mental health and ad
McKinsey a 'distraction' from problem of consulting contracts, researcher tells MPs

McKinsey a 'distraction' from problem of consulting contracts, researcher tells MPs

OTTAWA — A researcher testifying before a parliamentary committee on the rise in government contracts awarded to McKinsey & Company said the focus on that one consulting firm is a distraction.
Hybrid Parliament can stay, but ministers should show up in person: committee report

Hybrid Parliament can stay, but ministers should show up in person: committee report

OTTAWA — A House of Commons committee says the pandemic-era practice of allowing federal elected officials to vote virtually should be allowed to stay.
Government says there is no need for every toxic chemical to have a pollution plan

Government says there is no need for every toxic chemical to have a pollution plan

OTTAWA — The federal government is playing a dangerous game by refusing to force any company that makes or uses toxic chemicals to have a plan in place to prevent them from getting into the environment, a lawyer for the Canadian Environmental Law Ass
House of Commons returns with focus on economy, health care — and the number eight

House of Commons returns with focus on economy, health care — and the number eight

OTTAWA — Eight years.
Congressman wants Canada, U.S. to use video teleconferencing for Nexus interviews

Congressman wants Canada, U.S. to use video teleconferencing for Nexus interviews

WASHINGTON — A New York congressman wants to add some Zoom to the sluggish effort to clear a bilateral backlog of Nexus trusted-traveller applications. Rep. Brian Higgins (D-N.Y.
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith opposes assisted-dying expansion as Ottawa eyes delay

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith opposes assisted-dying expansion as Ottawa eyes delay

OTTAWA — Alberta Premier Danielle Smith's office says the province objects to Ottawa's plan to extend eligibility for medically assisted death to people whose sole underlying condition is a mental illness.
MPs unanimously call for Russia-based Wagner Group to be listed as terrorist entity

MPs unanimously call for Russia-based Wagner Group to be listed as terrorist entity

OTTAWA — The House of Commons has called on the Canadian government to list Russia-based mercenary company Wagner Group as a terrorist entity.
WHO decided the COVID-19 global emergency isn't over. What happens next?

WHO decided the COVID-19 global emergency isn't over. What happens next?

OTTAWA — The World Health Organization decided Monday not to end to the COVID-19 global public health emergency it declared three years ago, even though the pandemic has reached what the international body calls an "inflection point.
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