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Quebec court says justice minister's intervention on judge bilingualism illegal

Quebec court says justice minister's intervention on judge bilingualism illegal

MONTREAL — The Quebec Superior Court has ruled that the province's justice minister does not get to decide whether judges can be required to speak English as well as French.
'Everyone has exhaled': Candice Bergen brings steady hand to Conservative caucus

'Everyone has exhaled': Candice Bergen brings steady hand to Conservative caucus

OTTAWA — The new interim leader of Canada's Conservatives hails from a small Mennonite community and is no stranger to leadership.
PBO says federal funding for child-care system isn't enough to meet goals

PBO says federal funding for child-care system isn't enough to meet goals

OTTAWA — The parliamentary budget officer says the federal government has not set aside enough money to build a national child-care system aimed at expanding spaces and cutting fees. The Liberals' budget last year set aside $29.
Canadian military cuts dozens of unvaccinated troops, puts hundreds more on notice

Canadian military cuts dozens of unvaccinated troops, puts hundreds more on notice

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces has kicked out dozens of service members who refused to bare their arms and get vaccinated, while release proceedings have started for hundreds of others. The steps come after chief of the defence staff Gen.
From heroes to targets: At an Ontario hospital, anti-vax protests weigh on staff

From heroes to targets: At an Ontario hospital, anti-vax protests weigh on staff

Nicole Corry says she didn't become a personal support worker to be called a hero. But she never anticipated that she would be villainized as she puts her health and family's welfare on the line to care for others amid a pandemic.
Police in England say young woman from Vernon, B.C., found dead in Essex

Police in England say young woman from Vernon, B.C., found dead in Essex

Police say a 19-year-old woman from Vernon, B.C., has died in Chelmsford, England, and a man has been charged with murder.
Ottawa mayor blasts protest support, COVID rules loosening: In The News for Feb. 3

Ottawa mayor blasts protest support, COVID rules loosening: In The News for Feb. 3

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Feb. 3 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Black history, both personal and communal, now a factor in Nova Scotia sentencing

Black history, both personal and communal, now a factor in Nova Scotia sentencing

HALIFAX — Jason Middleton says the inclusion of Black history in his sentencing — both personal tragedy and communal struggle — set a new path for his troubled life.
Liberals earmark $18 million to assist criminal pardon applicants

Liberals earmark $18 million to assist criminal pardon applicants

OTTAWA — The Liberal government will give community organizations $18 million over the next four years to help people navigate the process of applying for a criminal pardon.
'All options on the table' to end protest ensnaring Ottawa, says police chief

'All options on the table' to end protest ensnaring Ottawa, says police chief

OTTAWA — The head of the Ottawa police says "all options are on the table," including calling in the military, to end the ongoing anti-vaccine mandate protest that some city councillors are calling an "occupation" of the capital.
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