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Justice and mental health ministers discuss next steps for MAID

Justice Minister David Lametti and Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Carolyn Bennett hold a news conference on medical assistance in dying (MAID).

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Conservative MPs say the federal government’s attempts to reform the justice system “went too far,” as they pressed the Liberals to toughen the country’s bail system.  

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Some First Nations chiefs are calling for a different type of workplace investigation to probe claims that the national chief of the Assembly of First Nations bullied and harassed staff — while others are urging the national advocacy organization to get back to business.


It’s premature to declare victory over inflation, says the U.S. central bank’s Jerome Powell, in a move that could force North American interest rates even higher yet.

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Kenney, who served as Alberta’s 18th premier, will hold a position as a senior adviser at Bennett Jones based in Calgary.


Members of Parliament have unanimously called on Ottawa to start a refugee program to resettle 10,000 Uyghurs fleeing persecution in China.

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The federal government’s new anti-Islamophobia representative Amira Elghawaby apologized Wednesday for her past remarks about the prevalence of anti-Islam sentiment in Quebec.

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald claims the workplace misconduct investigation probing her treatment of staff is following a “colonial path” because its non-Indigenous investigators could “demonize” Indigenous cultural practices.

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Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says the federal government needs to utilize the Canada Health Act, which he said has significant powers to challenge for-profit privatized care. But does it really?


The CEO of the Assembly of First Nations is resigning, according to an email seen by CBC News, another blow to the national organization that has been hounded by allegations of a toxic workplace.