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Seamus O'Regan gives impassioned defence of global LGBTQ labour rights

Seamus O'Regan gives impassioned defence of global LGBTQ labour rights

OTTAWA — Federal Labour Minister Seamus O'Regan spoke strongly in favour of keeping LGBTQ rights enshrined in labour standards this week while a United Nations agency faced a push to remove them.
Freeland says production subsidies for Volkswagen will be tax-free, matching the U.S.

Freeland says production subsidies for Volkswagen will be tax-free, matching the U.S.

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said Wednesday that the federal government plans to make the production subsidies it's offering to Volkswagen tax-free to match the incentives offered by the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act.
Quebec judge rejects request from Muslim group to suspend ban on school prayer rooms

Quebec judge rejects request from Muslim group to suspend ban on school prayer rooms

MONTREAL — A Quebec Superior Court judge on Wednesday denied a request by a Muslim advocacy group and a civil liberties organization to suspend the province's ban on prayer rooms in public schools.
'Keep fighting': Ukrainian soldiers continue battle with Russia despite low morale

'Keep fighting': Ukrainian soldiers continue battle with Russia despite low morale

KYIV, Ukraine — The ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine has left many Ukrainian soldiers feeling war weary but unwilling or unable to give up the fight.
House, Senate vote to give Russian dissident Vladimir Kara-Murza honorary citizenship

House, Senate vote to give Russian dissident Vladimir Kara-Murza honorary citizenship

OTTAWA — Parliament has voted to bestow honorary Canadian citizenship on jailed Russian opposition figure Vladimir Kara-Murza.
In The News for June 14 : More help on the way for crews battling Canada's wildfires

In The News for June 14 : More help on the way for crews battling Canada's wildfires

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 June 14 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Wildlife unseen casualty as forests burn in worst wildfire season of the century

Wildlife unseen casualty as forests burn in worst wildfire season of the century

As wildfires from coast to coast scorch large swaths of forest, sometimes changing it irreversibly, experts have zeroed in on an often overlooked casualty of the blazes: wildlife.
No winning ticket sold for Tuesday's $10 million Lotto Max jackpot

No winning ticket sold for Tuesday's $10 million Lotto Max jackpot

There was no winning ticket sold in Tuesday's Lotto Max $10 million draw. The jackpot for the next draw on June 16 will be an estimated $15 million. The Canadian Press
RCMP confirms probe into Chong threats as ex-adviser to PM offers new details on memo

RCMP confirms probe into Chong threats as ex-adviser to PM offers new details on memo

OTTAWA — RCMP commissioner Mike Duheme confirmed Tuesday that police have opened a criminal investigation into allegations that Conservative MP Michael Chong was targeted by Beijing.
‘Dances With Wolves’ actor facing additional charges in Alberta

‘Dances With Wolves’ actor facing additional charges in Alberta

TSUUT'INA FIRST NATION — Police in Alberta have issued warrants for Nathan Chasing Horse, a former actor in the movie “Dances With Wolves," for nine charges including sexual exploitation, sexual assault and removing a child from Canada under the age
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