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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.
Business, labour groups urge new cabinet to get to work on priority issues

Business, labour groups urge new cabinet to get to work on priority issues

TORONTO — Business and labour groups are urging the new federal cabinet to get to work on priority economic issues like the skilled labour shortage, supply chain issues, fixing employment insurance, ensuring an equitable recovery, and laying out a br
The Latest: Trudeau announces new cabinet after winning second minority mandate

The Latest: Trudeau announces new cabinet after winning second minority mandate

OTTAWA — The Latest on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's announcement of his new team of cabinet ministers. All times eastern: 4:35 p.m.
Canadian citizens will be able to sponsor fleeing North Koreans for the first time

Canadian citizens will be able to sponsor fleeing North Koreans for the first time

OTTAWA — Canadians will be able to sponsor people fleeing North Korea under a new program to help refugees escaping Kim Jong Un's authoritarian regime, according to a Toronto-based human rights organization.
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