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Jim Carr out of cabinet, no more special envoy to Prairies for Liberal government

Jim Carr out of cabinet, no more special envoy to Prairies for Liberal government

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau cut his special representative for the Prairies from cabinet, signalling the Liberal government will take a different approach to its relationship with the West.
'Beyond what's humanly acceptable': Testimony ends at Quebec long-term care inquest

'Beyond what's humanly acceptable': Testimony ends at Quebec long-term care inquest

MONTREAL — As an inquest into 47 deaths at a Montreal long-term care home during the pandemic's first wave heard its final witness Tuesday, the coroner summed up the horror stories of dehydrated, unfed and soiled residents being left to die.

Cause of eight N.B. 'mystery' brain disease deaths identified by pathologist

FREDERICTON — A neuropathologist who examined the deaths of eight people in New Brunswick initially described as having a mysterious neurological disease says the deaths were actually due to known diseases. A summary of the study led by Dr.
Trudeau appoints Bennett as mental health and addictions minister in new cabinet

Trudeau appoints Bennett as mental health and addictions minister in new cabinet

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's freshly appointed cabinet includes a new ministerial post to tackle his election promises on mental health and addictions.
Federal Court rejects Manitoba's argument against carbon price backstop

Federal Court rejects Manitoba's argument against carbon price backstop

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government has lost a two-year-long court battle against the federal government's carbon pricing plan.
'Fair deal:' Albertans vote in favour of removing equalization from the Constitution

'Fair deal:' Albertans vote in favour of removing equalization from the Constitution

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says the province has delivered a powerful message to the federal government on fiscal unfairness by voting in favour of scrapping the principle of equalization.
New defence minister vows to fight sex misconduct, warns battle 'going to take time'

New defence minister vows to fight sex misconduct, warns battle 'going to take time'

OTTAWA — Anita Anand vowed to throw everything she has into eliminating sexual misconduct in the military as the former procurement minister who successfully obtained COVID-19 vaccines for Canada became only the second woman to hold office as the cou
Two workers trapped after scaffold collapse at Domtar plant in Eastern Townships

Two workers trapped after scaffold collapse at Domtar plant in Eastern Townships

WINDSOR, Que. — Two people remain trapped in the debris after a multi-storey scaffold collapsed overnight at a paper mill in Quebec's Eastern Townships.
Environment, energy files get new ministers in cabinet shakeup ahead of COP26 summit

Environment, energy files get new ministers in cabinet shakeup ahead of COP26 summit

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is sending a signal that combating climate change and transforming Canada's economy will fall to more than just one department in his government, say environmental groups.
Visitors to national parks can now take 'coasties' to track coastal erosion

Visitors to national parks can now take 'coasties' to track coastal erosion

Visitors to some Parks Canada locations can now be a part of the organization's research into coastal erosion by taking a so-called coastie.