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Rejecting unproven claims prevents 'mob' takeover of convoy inquiry: Murray Sinclair

Rejecting unproven claims prevents 'mob' takeover of convoy inquiry: Murray Sinclair

OTTAWA — The commissioner presiding over the public inquiry into the use of the Emergencies Act will not allow a lawyer for "Freedom Convoy" organizers to explore an unsubstantiated claim that hateful imagery spotted at the Ottawa protests last winte
Feds file judicial review of $40B Indigenous child-welfare settlement

Feds file judicial review of $40B Indigenous child-welfare settlement

OTTAWA — The federal government is asking a judge to review some aspects of the $40-billion settlement agreement over discrimination in the Indigenous child-welfare system, after the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal rejected the deal in late October.
Canadian-Israeli teen killed in Jerusalem attack while on his way to seminary

Canadian-Israeli teen killed in Jerusalem attack while on his way to seminary

JERUSALEM — A rabbi with a seminary in Jerusalem has identified a 16-year-old Canadian-Israeli student as a person killed in one of two blasts that went off near bus stops in the city.
Jury finds former PQ legislator Harold LeBel guilty of sexual assault

Jury finds former PQ legislator Harold LeBel guilty of sexual assault

RIMOUSKI, Que. — Former Parti Québécois legislator Harold LeBel was found guilty on Wednesday of sexually assaulting a woman at his residence in 2017.
Quebec judicial council rejects complaint over judge's sexual assault ruling

Quebec judicial council rejects complaint over judge's sexual assault ruling

MONTREAL — The Quebec judicial council has rejected complaints about a judge who granted a conditional discharge to a young engineer who pleaded guilty to sexual assault and voyeurism.
Alta.'s tactic of doling out cash fuels inflation rather than easing it: economists

Alta.'s tactic of doling out cash fuels inflation rather than easing it: economists

Provinces peppering the public with cash to deal with soaring prices compounds inflation rather than easing it, economists say. They say the tactic used by Alberta this week and B.C.
Trudeau elaborates on what Chinese 'interference' he discussed with Xi Jinping at G20

Trudeau elaborates on what Chinese 'interference' he discussed with Xi Jinping at G20

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered his most detailed explanation yet on Wednesday about what kind of "interference" he brought up with Chinese President Xi Jinping in a meeting earlier this month.
Nova Scotia mass shooting inquiry: RCMP union calls for more resources

Nova Scotia mass shooting inquiry: RCMP union calls for more resources

HALIFAX — The organization that represents almost 20,000 RCMP members submitted Wednesday a long list of recommendations to the inquiry investigating the April 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia, saying the province must do something about chronic und
Federal cabinet minister from Alberta concerned about proposed sovereignty act

Federal cabinet minister from Alberta concerned about proposed sovereignty act

EDMONTON — A federal Liberal cabinet minister from Alberta says he's extremely concerned that Premier Danielle Smith is moving forward with her proposed sovereignty act, which he sees as an attack on Canadian unity.
Jury in Nunavut coroner's inquest makes recommendations to government, RCMP

Jury in Nunavut coroner's inquest makes recommendations to government, RCMP

POND INLET, Nunavut — A jury in a coroner's inquest that examined the suicide of a man following a standoff with police in Nunavut has recommended improving cultural and mental health supports and police containment measures during critical incidents
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