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Quebec premier threatens 'referendum' on immigration if Trudeau fails to deliver

Quebec premier threatens 'referendum' on immigration if Trudeau fails to deliver

Quebec Premier François Legault on Tuesday ratcheted up pressure on the federal government to reduce the number of temporary immigrants in the province, threatening to hold a "referendum" on the issue.
Freeland doesn't rule out new taxes on wealthy or corporate Canada in upcoming budget

Freeland doesn't rule out new taxes on wealthy or corporate Canada in upcoming budget

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland has ruled out raising taxes on the middle class in the upcoming federal budget — but won't say if corporations or the wealthy are in for the same treatment.
Police investigate death of woman in her 20s in apartment near Montreal

Police investigate death of woman in her 20s in apartment near Montreal

CANDIAC, Que. — The violent crimes unit of the Quebec provincial police is investigating the death of a woman in her 20s in a Montreal suburb. Sgt. Hélène St-Pierre says local police in the community of Candiac, Que.
Conservative motion calls for PM, premiers to have 'emergency' carbon price meeting

Conservative motion calls for PM, premiers to have 'emergency' carbon price meeting

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre is challenging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to defend his carbon pricing policy in a televised "emergency meeting" with the country's premiers.
Dental associations are 'negotiating' ahead of federal dental plan rollout: minister

Dental associations are 'negotiating' ahead of federal dental plan rollout: minister

OTTAWA — Canada's dental associations, which say some of their members are reluctant to participate in the national dental care plan, are in fact just negotiating with Ottawa over the program, says federal Health Minister Mark Holland.
French PM to visit Ottawa, Quebec City and Montreal during Canadian visit

French PM to visit Ottawa, Quebec City and Montreal during Canadian visit

MONTREAL — French Prime Minister Gabriel Attal will visit Ottawa, Quebec City and Montreal during a three-day trip to Canada that begins Wednesday. Attal will land in Ottawa where he is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Gov.
Liberal government to launch $500M fund for youth mental health

Liberal government to launch $500M fund for youth mental health

Ottawa is setting up a $500-million fund to help community health organizations provide more mental health care to young people.
In the news today: PMO staff testifying at public inquiry, BC booster shot program

In the news today: PMO staff testifying at public inquiry, BC booster shot program

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Trapped B.C. orca calf's skin whitening, no sign of emaciation: Fisheries Department

Trapped B.C. orca calf's skin whitening, no sign of emaciation: Fisheries Department

ZEBALLOS, B.C. — The skin of a young killer whale trapped in a Vancouver Island lagoon is turning white due to the low salinity of the water, but the Fisheries Department says the calf is active and isn't showing signs of emaciation.
Crown blames most of Ali murder trial delays on defence and 'extraordinary events'

Crown blames most of Ali murder trial delays on defence and 'extraordinary events'

VANCOUVER — A Crown lawyer says holdups to the trial of a man found guilty of murdering a 13-year-old Burnaby, B.C.