New advisory board to help RCMP modernize amid history of bullying, harassment

OTTAWA — The federal government is creating an external board of civilian advisers to help the RCMP modernize after years of grappling with internal bullying...

Lametti appointment raises hope for less restrictive assisted dying law

OTTAWA — The appointment of David Lametti as Canada's new justice minister has given new hope to those who believe the Trudeau government's law on medically...

Ottawa police to provide update on investigation of deadly bus crash

Ottawa police will provide an update today on the ongoing investigation into last week's double-decker bus crash that killed three people and injured 23 others. Chief Charles Bordeleau...

National dementia strategy should include input from patients, caregivers: report

TORONTO — An expert panel has released a report outlining the best ways to tackle the growing incidence of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia among Canadians as...

Trudeau fields range of questions on immigration and foreign policy at townhall

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday slammed what he called the dictatorship of Venezuela as he tackled audience questions ranging...

Feds poised to bolster RCMP accountability

OTTAWA — The federal government is poised to try to improve RCMP accountability by placing some external eyes on the national police force. Public Safety Minister...

Google wants court to decide whether search curbs would infringe charter rights

OTTAWA — Google wants the Federal Court to decide whether limiting search-engine results in the name of privacy would infringe Canadians' constitutional guarantee of free expression. The leading...
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Transit to Partner with Sault College and Algoma U in Pilot Project

Both Algoma University and Sault College have recently indicated that they would be interested in a pilot program where all of the students could...

Distance a challenge for Cdn peacekeeping mission in Mali, commander says

OTTAWA — The outgoing commander of Canada's peacekeeping mission in Mali is blaming distance for the fact Canadian medical helicopters remained on the ground...

Trudeau seeking support from more allies as feud with China deepens

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is trying to shore up international support in the diplomatic feud with China over Canadian detainees, including the pending death sentence to...

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