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Anti-vaccine mandate protest racks up costs to Ottawa residents, police, businesses

Anti-vaccine mandate protest racks up costs to Ottawa residents, police, businesses

Ottawa residents are starting to wonder who will be left holding the bag when the anti-vaccine mandate protest that has seized the capital, shuttered businesses and racked up policing costs finally rolls out.
Quebec will allow gyms to reopen, Ontario to stick with COVID-19 reopening plan

Quebec will allow gyms to reopen, Ontario to stick with COVID-19 reopening plan

Canada's two largest provinces are continuing with plans to relax COVID-19 restrictions, as Quebec announced Tuesday that gyms will reopen and Ontario Premier Doug Ford said a warning of increased hospitalizations will not alter his province's reopen

Key players in Erin O'Toole's Tory leadership vote and calls for an early review

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole is to learn Wednesday from the Tory caucus whether he will remain as party leader. Here are some key players who have been involved in calls for his leadership to be reviewed.
Independent report critical of Yukon's handling of school sex crime investigation

Independent report critical of Yukon's handling of school sex crime investigation

WHITEHORSE — Yukon Premier Sandy Silver apologized Tuesday for a "break down in the system" over the handling of a sexual interference allegation at a school in Whitehorse.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh throws support behind drug decriminalization bill

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh throws support behind drug decriminalization bill

OTTAWA — The federal NDP hopes to push the government to take stronger action on the opioid crisis with a new private member's bill decriminalizing the possession of drugs for personal use.
O'Toole's leadership 'untenable' and dividing his caucus, says dissident MPs

O'Toole's leadership 'untenable' and dividing his caucus, says dissident MPs

OTTAWA — Conservative MPs are picking their sides — and bracing for any consequences that may follow — while Erin O'Toole waits to learn his fate as party leader.
Indigenous former justice minister outlines vision for 'true reconciliation'

Indigenous former justice minister outlines vision for 'true reconciliation'

VANCOUVER — Canada's former justice minister outlined her vision for "true reconciliation" during a mineral exploration industry conference in British Columbia Tuesday, saying the country needs to enact legislation that allows Indigenous nations to g
Protests in Canada catch the eye of U.S. right wing, because they look familiar

Protests in Canada catch the eye of U.S. right wing, because they look familiar

WASHINGTON — Despite his reputation for hair-trigger unpredictability, Donald Trump had a remarkably consistent track record for triggering paroxysms north of the border: all he ever had to do was mention Canada by name.
'I started crying': Driver who struck falling Calgary officer testifies at trial

'I started crying': Driver who struck falling Calgary officer testifies at trial

CALGARY — A driver who accidentally ran over a policeman broke down in tears at the first-degree murder trial Tuesday of the man accused in the officer's hit-and-run death. Sgt.
Quebec backtracks on taxing unvaccinated to maintain 'social peace'

Quebec backtracks on taxing unvaccinated to maintain 'social peace'

MONTREAL — Three weeks after threatening to tax unvaccinated Quebecers, Premier François Legault abandoned the idea on Tuesday, worried about how much it had divided the province.