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Quebec cuts funding to English college in favour of French schools ahead of election

Quebec cuts funding to English college in favour of French schools ahead of election

MONTREAL — Squeezed for space, Montreal’s Dawson College has for years been planning an expansion of its medical technology department that would include a clinic to serve the community and train its students.

Loblaw recalling PC brand Lemon & Ginger Sicilian Soda due to glass risk

OTTAWA — Loblaw Companies Ltd. is recalling PC brand Lemon & Ginger Sicilian Soda from the marketplace due to the possible presence of glass. The soda was sold nationally in 200 millilitre containers with a best before date of Sep. 24, 2023.
Convoy stalemate and Olympic opening ceremonies: In The News for Feb. 4

Convoy stalemate and Olympic opening ceremonies: In The News for Feb. 4

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. 4 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Bergen aims to make protests Trudeau's 'problem,' calls for government 'olive branch'

Bergen aims to make protests Trudeau's 'problem,' calls for government 'olive branch'

OTTAWA — Candice Bergen says her goal as interim leader of Canada’s Official Opposition will be to strengthen the conservative movement and leave the next leader with a party that’s ready to win.
Military response to Ottawa protest 'not in the cards,' Trudeau says, urging caution

Military response to Ottawa protest 'not in the cards,' Trudeau says, urging caution

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is playing down the notion of a military response to the ongoing Ottawa protest against COVID-19 measures, saying that sending in troops is "not in the cards right now.
B.C. Speaker, adviser yelled at staff during misspending investigation: Trial

B.C. Speaker, adviser yelled at staff during misspending investigation: Trial

VANCOUVER — A former employee of British Columbia's legislature says he was "screamed at like a dog" by the former Speaker and his special adviser during an investigation into misspending allegations against the then-clerk Craig James.
GoFund Me called to Commons committee as links to U.S. alleged in Ottawa protest

GoFund Me called to Commons committee as links to U.S. alleged in Ottawa protest

OTTAWA — A parliamentary committee has called on GoFundMe representatives to testify about how it ensures that money raised on its platform isn’t used to promote hate, such as antisemitism and white supremacy.
Ottawa 'clarifies' truckers are not exempt from COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Ottawa 'clarifies' truckers are not exempt from COVID-19 vaccine mandate

OTTAWA — The government has issued an order-in-council clarifying that truckers are not exempt from a vaccine mandate after bureaucrats were confused by their own policy.

Premiers take different approaches to loosening COVID-19 restrictions

Saskatchewan's premier says he's committed to ending all COVID-19 restrictions soon, while most other provinces are laying out more gradual plans for easing public health measures. "What's necessary is your freedom.
'It feels great': Trucks heading to U.S. get through Alberta blockades

'It feels great': Trucks heading to U.S. get through Alberta blockades

COUTTS, Alta. — Gurdeep Chumbur says he sympathizes with fellow truckers concerned about cross-border COVID-19 vaccine mandates who have taken drastic action to make their views known.