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Former Conservative senator Don Meredith charged with three counts of sexual assault

Former Conservative senator Don Meredith charged with three counts of sexual assault

OTTAWA — A former senator who resigned from the upper chamber amid a sexual misconduct scandal is now facing criminal charges.
Quebec election: Party leaders make final pitches to voters ahead of Monday's vote

Quebec election: Party leaders make final pitches to voters ahead of Monday's vote

MONTREAL — Quebec's major party leaders began making their final pitches to voters on Saturday as they attempted to convince undecided voters and get supporters out to the polls for Monday's general election.
Canada ends COVID-19 travel restrictions, mask mandates

Canada ends COVID-19 travel restrictions, mask mandates

MISSISSAUGA — Travel restrictions tied to the COVID-19 pandemic, including mask mandates, came to an end on Saturday as the last remaining border measures officially ceased to be in effect.

Investigation opened after Nunavik woman dies following arrest for bylaw violation

MONTREAL — Quebec's police watchdog says it is investigating after a woman died in police custody in the province's northern Nunavik region.
'I was really homesick': Some northern students travel far from home for high school

'I was really homesick': Some northern students travel far from home for high school

YELLOWKNIFE — When Angelina Arrowmaker was ready to start high school in 2017, she and her mother packed their bags and flew 195 kilometres south to Yellowknife. They made the move because the school in Arrowmaker's home community of Wekweeti, N.W.T.
Canada 'behind the ball' with weak merger laws, says author of biting report

Canada 'behind the ball' with weak merger laws, says author of biting report

OTTAWA — Lax merger laws in Canada underestimate the harm to competition caused by mergers and overestimate their benefits, a new report says.
Jaded, cynical, disillusioned: report says federal whistleblowers fear reprisal

Jaded, cynical, disillusioned: report says federal whistleblowers fear reprisal

OTTAWA — Federal workers are increasingly cynical, skeptical and disillusioned about the idea of reporting wrongdoing in the public service, says a recent survey.
BC Wildfire Service warns season not yet over amid drought

BC Wildfire Service warns season not yet over amid drought

VANCOUVER — Seemingly endless summer conditions in British Columbia have prompted a warning that this year's "very unique fire season" in the province is not yet over.

No winning ticket sold for Friday's $70 million Lotto Max jackpot

The $70 million Lotto Max jackpot is going unclaimed for another day. There was no winning ticket sold in Friday's draw.
Canadians reflect about residential schools on Truth and Reconciliation Day

Canadians reflect about residential schools on Truth and Reconciliation Day

With drumming and singing, at powwows and public ceremonies, communities across the country marked the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation on Friday.