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Courses to prevent office harassment mandatory for new MPs by end of year

Courses to prevent office harassment mandatory for new MPs by end of year

OTTAWA — Newly elected MPs will be required to take a training course to prevent sexual harassment in their offices. The awareness course will educate new MPs on what counts as harassment — and how to take steps to prevent it.
Federal leaders argue over affordability plans as campaigns make pitch for votes

Federal leaders argue over affordability plans as campaigns make pitch for votes

OTTAWA — The question of who would make life more affordable for Canadians hit the campaign trail Wednesday with party leaders defending why their spending plans would ease pressures as inflation hit a near two-decade high.
Federal riding profile: Chicoutimi-Le Fjord in Quebec's Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean region

Federal riding profile: Chicoutimi-Le Fjord in Quebec's Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean region

The Chicoutimi-Le Fjord riding in Quebec's Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean region may be the ultimate swing riding.
One dead after helicopter rolls on landing near Nunavut gold mine

One dead after helicopter rolls on landing near Nunavut gold mine

CAMBRIDGE BAY, Nunavut — One man is dead after a helicopter rolled on landing Tuesday near a mine in western Nunavut. Agnico Eagle Mines, which operates the Hope Bay gold mine, says the man was a contract employee working 13 kilometres from the site.
Stray bullet, not targeted shooting, to blame for officer's injury: Montreal police

Stray bullet, not targeted shooting, to blame for officer's injury: Montreal police

Montreal police say gunfire last month outside an area hospital that was initially thought to have targeted officers was actually stray bullets. The shooting took place at about 1:30 a.m. on Aug.
On the campaign trail and August inflation numbers : In The News for Sept. 15

On the campaign trail and August inflation numbers : In The News for Sept. 15

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 Sept. 15 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

No winning ticket sold for Tuesday's $50 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for Tuesday's $50 million Lotto Max jackpot. However, one of the two available Maxmillion prizes of $1 million went to a single ticket holder in the Prairies. The jackpot for the next draw on Sept.
Coroner probing Quebec elder care deaths during pandemic says workers deserve respect

Coroner probing Quebec elder care deaths during pandemic says workers deserve respect

MONTREAL — The Quebec coroner investigating the deaths at elder care homes during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic assured health workers they were not at fault and deserve respect for the working conditions they endured.
Teal Cedar Products asks B.C. court for one-year injunction extension at Fairy Creek

Teal Cedar Products asks B.C. court for one-year injunction extension at Fairy Creek

NANAIMO, B.C. — A British Columbia forestry company appeared in court Tuesday to apply for a one-year extension of an injunction against ongoing protests over logging of old-growth trees in a remote area of southern Vancouver Island.
Alberta's 'Open For Summer' plan was premature: chief medical officer of health

Alberta's 'Open For Summer' plan was premature: chief medical officer of health

Alberta's top doctor says the province's "Open For Summer" plan set the trajectory for a crushing fourth wave of COVID-19, which her predecessor warns is leading to an "acute care system breakdown." Chief medical officer of health, Dr.