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Masai Ujiri, Dan Levy and Kent Monkman appointed to Order of Canada

Masai Ujiri, Dan Levy and Kent Monkman appointed to Order of Canada

OTTAWA — Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri, actor and writer Dan Levy and Cree artist Kent Monkman are among the dozens of people newly named to Canada's highest civilian honour. Gov. Gen.
No need for 'double punishment' in mandatory sentence case, Supreme Court rules

No need for 'double punishment' in mandatory sentence case, Supreme Court rules

OTTAWA — A woman who was barred from driving for almost two years while awaiting sentencing would face "a kind of double punishment" if she were now handed an additional, mandatory one-year prohibition, Canada's top court has ruled.
'Imagine what we can do': Astronaut Jeremy Hansen sees great potential for Canada

'Imagine what we can do': Astronaut Jeremy Hansen sees great potential for Canada

As Jeremy Hansen prepares for his mission around the moon, the Ontario-born astronaut is thinking about the ways Canada could help tackle some of the world's most pressing problems.
In the news today: Pair of key economic reports out today

In the news today: Pair of key economic reports out today

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Attacks on LGBTQ community largely influenced by events in the U.S.: advocates

Attacks on LGBTQ community largely influenced by events in the U.S.: advocates

Wilbur Turner has witnessed his fair share of hate since he came out as a queer man 27 years ago in Alberta.
'We’re addressing the symptom, not the cause': A look at food banks across Canada

'We’re addressing the symptom, not the cause': A look at food banks across Canada

The word "crisis" comes up quickly when speaking with those who run food banks across Canada.
B.C. staff who failed to check on two abused foster children lose jobs: ministry

B.C. staff who failed to check on two abused foster children lose jobs: ministry

Staff members at the British Columbia Children's Ministry who failed to check on two Indigenous children who were systematically abused by their foster parents have lost their jobs, the government says.
Double whammy of new climate policies in Atlantic Canada fuel political battle

Double whammy of new climate policies in Atlantic Canada fuel political battle

OTTAWA — There is a clash of wills growing in Atlantic Canada over two new climate policies that take effect this weekend, with premiers demanding Ottawa put the brakes on the plan and the federal government accusing them of playing politics with the
Community in Northwest Territories evacuated as wildfires near

Community in Northwest Territories evacuated as wildfires near

WEKWEÈTÌ, N.W.T. — A community north of Yellowknife is being evacuated as three wildfires burn nearby. The Tlicho government says the first plane from Wekweeti, which is home to more than 100 people, left for Yellowknife at 1 p.m. Thursday.
Triple stabbing at University of Waterloo was hate-motivated, police say, man charged

Triple stabbing at University of Waterloo was hate-motivated, police say, man charged

A triple stabbing during a gender studies class at the University of Waterloo is believed to have been a hate-motivated attack, police said Thursday as they laid multiple charges against a 24-year-old former student.
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