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The two women appointed to advise the federal government on how to combat antisemitism and Islamophobia say that to counter the rise in hate in Canada amid the ongoing Israel-Hamas war, it’s critical to forge a path ahead together through respectful, ‘constructive dialogue,’ and ‘creating space for education.’

Newly confirmed Supreme Court of Canada Justice Mary Moreau says judges should not see themselves as activists.

Humanitarian and former senator, retired lieutenant-general Roméo Dallaire says the Israel-Hamas war has led to a ‘gross abandonment of a sense of humanity,’ adding that ‘all sides have been negligent’ in their responsibilities to protect children in the region.

At a London summit in 2016, Canada’s government pledged to send more than 600 additional peacekeeping personnel abroad. In the seven years since then, headcounts for Canada’s peacekeepers have dropped to double-digits.

A sixth Canadian is confirmed to have died in the Israel-Hamas war, and two are considered missing, Canada’s foreign affairs minister said Tuesday.

It could still be a while before Canadians can access a singular proof-of-vaccination system for international travel, according to Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc.

Some re-elected Conservative members of Parliament are lining up to say others should get united behind leader Erin O’Toole, as questions swirl about whether his election performance warrants him staying in the job.

Twitter has required People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier to remove a tweet that insulted individual reporters and shared their contact information.

With less then a week until election day, former U.S. president Barack Obama has waded into the fray to bolster the campaign of Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

The federal Conservatives promised Monday to let new parents earn up to $1,000 per month without it affecting their maternity or parental leave payments.