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'Toxicity' and 'obstructionism': Trudeau tells Canadians Parliament is dysfunctional

'Toxicity' and 'obstructionism': Trudeau tells Canadians Parliament is dysfunctional

OTTAWA — The Liberals are accusing Parliament of being toxic to its minority agenda while the Opposition Conservatives say Canada's institutions are broken under the Trudeau government, fuelling growing speculation voters could soon head to the polls
'Joints for Jabs:' Company offering cannabis prizes to fully vaccinated Manitobans

'Joints for Jabs:' Company offering cannabis prizes to fully vaccinated Manitobans

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg-based cannabis producer and retailer is hoping to increase COVID-19 vaccination uptake with a chance to win free joints.
UNESCO says industry, poor governance 'likely' endanger Canadian World Heritage site

UNESCO says industry, poor governance 'likely' endanger Canadian World Heritage site

Canada's largest national park is now so threatened by upstream development and divided governance that it likely meets the criteria to be placed on the list of World Heritage sites in danger.
Commons committee calls for optional surcharge to subsidize internet for low-income

Commons committee calls for optional surcharge to subsidize internet for low-income

OTTAWA — A House of Commons committee is recommending the government consider adding a little extra to internet and wireless bills so those who can afford it can help those having a hard time covering costs.
Risk-assessment tool for fully vaccinated people coming soon, Tam promises

Risk-assessment tool for fully vaccinated people coming soon, Tam promises

OTTAWA — Chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam says she'll soon have advice to help fully vaccinated Canadians figure out what they can safely do, but she says much will depend on who you are and where you live. More than 7.
CRA audits of ultra-wealthy Canadians yield zero prosecutions, convictions

CRA audits of ultra-wealthy Canadians yield zero prosecutions, convictions

OTTAWA — Data from the Canada Revenue Agency shows its recent efforts to combat tax evasion by the super-rich have resulted in zero prosecutions or convictions.
Anglican bishop in British Columbia resigns after misconduct allegations

Anglican bishop in British Columbia resigns after misconduct allegations

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The Anglican Church of Canada says its first bishop of a large diocese in British Columbia has resigned and left the ministry after allegations of inappropriate conduct were made against him.
Teen killer and serial rapist Paul Bernardo again denied parole

Teen killer and serial rapist Paul Bernardo again denied parole

TORONTO — Teen killer and serial rapist Paul Bernardo failed in his second parole bid on Tuesday after the parents of two of his victims recounted the enduring pain of his twisted crimes and warned he should never be released from his life sentence.
Military ombudsman demands independence now, accuses top brass of fighting oversight

Military ombudsman demands independence now, accuses top brass of fighting oversight

OTTAWA — Canada’s military ombudsman Greg Lick is demanding the federal Liberal government end the “cycle of scandals” and immediately grant his office true independence and oversight powers over the Canadian Armed Forces.
Former labour leader, Liberal candidate among three new Senate appointments

Former labour leader, Liberal candidate among three new Senate appointments

OTTAWA — Three new senators, including a high-profile labour leader, have been named to the upper chamber on the advice of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.