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Defence Department vows to examine extremism in Canadian-trained foreign troops

Defence Department vows to examine extremism in Canadian-trained foreign troops

OTTAWA — The Defence Department has vowed to review how the military screens for extremist views in the foreign troops it works withafter a report found that far-right radicals in the Ukrainian army boasted on social media that they received training
Memorial to residential school victims removed from Parliament Hill

Memorial to residential school victims removed from Parliament Hill

OTTAWA — The federal government dismantled Friday a Parliament Hill memorial for Indigenous children who never returned from residential schools.
Maj.-Gen. Fortin appeals judge's ruling on reinstatement to COVID-19 vaccine campaign

Maj.-Gen. Fortin appeals judge's ruling on reinstatement to COVID-19 vaccine campaign

OTTAWA — Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin is challenging a Federal Court judge’s ruling that struck down his request for reinstatement as head of Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution campaign.
Library and Archives Canada service cuts hindering research, historians complain

Library and Archives Canada service cuts hindering research, historians complain

OTTAWA — Researchers say recent service cuts at Canada's national archives are making their work — already hampered by COVID-19 — even more challenging.
Sen. Forest-Niesing hospitalized despite being fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Sen. Forest-Niesing hospitalized despite being fully vaccinated against COVID-19

OTTAWA — Sen. Josée Forest-Niesing is in hospital after contracting COVID-19, despite being fully vaccinated. Her office says the 56-year-old Sudbury senator is no longer in intensive care and is hopefully on the mend.
Canada approves Nunavut's request for military help with Iqaluit's water emergency

Canada approves Nunavut's request for military help with Iqaluit's water emergency

IQALUIT, Nunavut — The federal government has approved a request for the Canadian Armed Forces to help with the water emergency in Nunavut's capital.
Green Party to drop legal action against Annamie Paul as discussions drag on

Green Party to drop legal action against Annamie Paul as discussions drag on

OTTAWA — Green Party executives have opted to drop a legal challenge against their leader that brought tensions between senior officials and Annamie Paul to a boil last summer.
Human rights adjudicator can't decide workplace discrimination complaint: top court

Human rights adjudicator can't decide workplace discrimination complaint: top court

OTTAWA — A labour arbitrator — not a human rights adjudicator — should weigh a complaint from a unionized Manitoba health-care aide who alleged discrimination by her employer, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
Canada considers what to do with millions of unused COVID-19 vaccine doses

Canada considers what to do with millions of unused COVID-19 vaccine doses

OTTAWA — Canada must decide what to do with millions of unused COVID-19 vaccine doses now that officials have confirmed they won't be needed to vaccinate children. Roughly 6.
Line 5 dispute 'directly and significantly' impacting Canada-U.S. relations: Enbridge

Line 5 dispute 'directly and significantly' impacting Canada-U.S. relations: Enbridge

WASHINGTON — Michigan's efforts to shut down Enbridge Inc.'s Line 5 cross-border pipeline have "directly and significantly" impacted the relationship between Canada and the United States, the company argues in new court documents.