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Iceland's ambassador discusses shared priorities with leaders in N. W. T

Iceland's ambassador discusses shared priorities with leaders in N. W. T

YELLOWKNIFE — Iceland's ambassador to Canada was in the Northwest Territories capital this week discussing shared priorities with leaders in the territory. Hlynur Gudjonsson met with N.W.T.
Parti Québécois barred from Quebec legislature after refusing to take oath to King

Parti Québécois barred from Quebec legislature after refusing to take oath to King

QUEBEC — The drama playing out in Quebec's capital over the Parti Québécois's refusal to swear the oath of office to the King reached its climax Thursday, as the three elected members of the party were barred from taking their seats in the legislatur
Joly ups cash for International Criminal Court sex-crime probes, as Russia rift grows

Joly ups cash for International Criminal Court sex-crime probes, as Russia rift grows

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly is announcing another $1 million for the International Criminal Court.
Advocates criticize slow expansion of needle exchange program in federal prisons

Advocates criticize slow expansion of needle exchange program in federal prisons

OTTAWA — The federal prison needle exchange program is failing because of a poor rollout by the Correctional Service of Canada and a lack of improvement since it was introduced four years ago, health advocates say.
Nunavut reaches $10-a-day average for child care, years ahead of Canada-wide goal

Nunavut reaches $10-a-day average for child care, years ahead of Canada-wide goal

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Families across Nunavut are now paying an average of $10 a day for child care under a Canada-wide plan, 15 months earlier than initially expected and three years ahead of the national goal.
'Maybe tomorrow will be too late.' War adds urgency for Ukrainian artists

'Maybe tomorrow will be too late.' War adds urgency for Ukrainian artists

KYIV, Ukraine — At first glance, the space looks like any other trendy gallery in a western country: faded walls, a stylish café where regulars chat quietly, all in a neighbourhood that wouldn't look that out of place in Montreal.
Case of Quebec man charged in plot to overthrow Haitian government put off to January

Case of Quebec man charged in plot to overthrow Haitian government put off to January

QUEBEC — The case of a Quebec man charged with planning a terrorist act to overthrow the Haitian government of Jovenel Moïse has been put off to the new year.
In The News for Dec. 1: Canada gains on U.S. in permanent resident race

In The News for Dec. 1: Canada gains on U.S. in permanent resident race

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Dec. 1 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Pandemic, slower U.S. migration see Canada closing gap with U.S. in workforce race

Pandemic, slower U.S. migration see Canada closing gap with U.S. in workforce race

WASHINGTON — Since the global onset of COVID-19, Canada has been gradually closing the gap with the United States when it comes to attracting and keeping an important economic prize: new permanent residents.
HIV activists hope World AIDS Day marks an end to backsliding on infections, stigma

HIV activists hope World AIDS Day marks an end to backsliding on infections, stigma

OTTAWA — HIV activists are marking World AIDS Day by urging Ottawa to help stop a global backslide in progress on stemming infections and stigma.
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