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Senator accused of being China's 'mouthpiece' worries about rise of anti-Asian racism

Senator accused of being China's 'mouthpiece' worries about rise of anti-Asian racism

OTTAWA — Last June, 33 Canadian senators voted to defeat a motion decrying China's treatment of Uyghur Muslims as a genocide. While they all faced criticism from some quarters, only one — Sen.
Off the rails again: Ottawa's troublesome trains keep jumping the tracks

Off the rails again: Ottawa's troublesome trains keep jumping the tracks

OTTAWA — The gravel strewn across the bike path was the first sign of trouble. Ottawa resident Steven Grant was out for a ride on Sept. 19 when he noticed an LRT train stopped in the middle of the tracks.

No winning ticket for Saturday's $9 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $9 million jackpot in Saturday's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a Prairie province ticket holder. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Oct.
Canadian Islamic State figure charged with supporting terrorist group

Canadian Islamic State figure charged with supporting terrorist group

A Canadian man alleged to be a leading Islamic State media figure and foreign fighter has been charged in U.S.
Pfizer submits trial data on vaccine use in children aged 5 to 11 to Health Canada

Pfizer submits trial data on vaccine use in children aged 5 to 11 to Health Canada

Pfizer has submitted preliminary research to Health Canada on the effectiveness of its COVID-19 vaccine in children aged five to 11.
'Run everywhere': Fledgling Maverick Party intends to up its game after poor results

'Run everywhere': Fledgling Maverick Party intends to up its game after poor results

CALGARY — The interim leader of the fledgling Maverick Party says it will be making some key changes after a disappointing result in last month's federal election.
Military's grievance system plagued by backlog, needs urgent reform: retired judge

Military's grievance system plagued by backlog, needs urgent reform: retired judge

OTTAWA — A key argument from government lawyers last week as to why the Federal Court should not reinstate Maj.-Gen.
Almost eight in 10 support proof-of-vaccine requirement to visit public places: poll

Almost eight in 10 support proof-of-vaccine requirement to visit public places: poll

OTTAWA — Canadians overwhelmingly support the idea of requiring vaccine passports to gain admittance to public places such as restaurants, bars and gyms, a new poll suggests.

No winning ticket for Friday's $20 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $20 million jackpot in Friday's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on Oct. 5 will grow to an estimated $25 million. The Canadian Press
PM accused of 'callousness' for heading to Tofino instead of reconciliation events

PM accused of 'callousness' for heading to Tofino instead of reconciliation events

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced backlash Friday over his decision to fly to British Columbia to spend time with his family on the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.