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Two of Alberta premier's caucus members urge him to quit to renew party

EDMONTON — Two of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s backbenchers say it's time for him to resign after last-minute changes to a party review of his leadership next month.
Canada to hike oil, gas output by 300,000 barrels a day to help displace Russian fuel

Canada to hike oil, gas output by 300,000 barrels a day to help displace Russian fuel

OTTAWA — Canada's oil and gas producers can hike output by the equivalent of 300,000 barrels a day by the end of the year to help displace Russian fossil fuels, Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson said Thursday.
Jagmeet Singh expects federal dental plan to remain faithful to NDP campaign promise

Jagmeet Singh expects federal dental plan to remain faithful to NDP campaign promise

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he expects the federal government's new dental plan will reflect his party's original vision for oral health care in Canada.

Convoy protest was a national security threat, Ontario police boss says

OTTAWA — Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner Thomas Carrique said national security threat was identified as part of the so-called freedom convoy in Ottawa.
Feds table bill to protect the number of Quebec seats

Feds table bill to protect the number of Quebec seats

OTTAWA — The federal government has tabled legislation to ensure Quebec does not lose a seat when Canada's electoral map is redrawn.
Quebec Premier François Legault tests positive for COVID-19, says he's feeling good

Quebec Premier François Legault tests positive for COVID-19, says he's feeling good

Quebec Premier François Legault says he has tested positive for COVID-19. Legault announced on social media he started to feel symptoms this afternoon and tested positive later in the day.
Canada under the gun as NATO allies to present defence spending plans by June

Canada under the gun as NATO allies to present defence spending plans by June

BRUSSELS — Pressure from Canada's allies to boost the country's defence budget marked the end of an extraordinary summit on the war in Ukraine, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised anew to increase military spending but with only vague suggestio
Beef emerging as sticking point in free trade talks between Canada and Britain

Beef emerging as sticking point in free trade talks between Canada and Britain

OTTAWA — A potential clash over hormone-treated Canadian beef is emerging as a sticking point as free trade talks between Canada and Britain formally begin. In an interview with The Canadian Press, U.K.
Supreme Court of Canada hears appeal of sentence for Quebec City mosque shooter

Supreme Court of Canada hears appeal of sentence for Quebec City mosque shooter

OTTAWA — Canada's highest court turned its attention to the constitutionality of consecutive life sentences for multiple murders on Thursday, hearing arguments about whether the gunman who killed six men at a Quebec City mosque in 2017 can be sentenc
Canada to resume exports of P.E.I. potatoes to U.S. after potato wart halted trade

Canada to resume exports of P.E.I. potatoes to U.S. after potato wart halted trade

WASHINGTON — The United States began easing its lockdown on Prince Edward Island potatoes Thursday, reaching an "understanding" with Ottawa four months after concerns about a soil-borne fungus first blocked one of the province's most famous exports f