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All avenues for peace in Venezuela must be explored: Chrystia Freeland

All avenues for peace in Venezuela must be explored: Chrystia Freeland

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland will head to Cuba next week for more talks with her counterpart there on the situation in Venezuela. Freeland made the announcement following a meeting with U.S.
Parents of Jack Letts say Scheer is 'passing the buck' on their son's fate

Parents of Jack Letts say Scheer is 'passing the buck' on their son's fate

OTTAWA — The parents of Jack Letts, a British-Canadian man imprisoned in northern Syria, are chastising Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer for saying he wouldn't lift a finger to help their son.
Liberals dig up video of Scheer speaking against same-sex marriage

Liberals dig up video of Scheer speaking against same-sex marriage

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are urging Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer to attend the Ottawa Pride parade this weekend after circulating a video of him speaking out against same-sex marriage during a debate in the House of Commons nearly 15 years
New report blames growing seal population for decline of cod stocks

New report blames growing seal population for decline of cod stocks

FREDERICTON — A new report identifies grey seals as the main cause of a decline in cod stocks in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence that could drive the fish to extinction by mid-century.
Saskatchewan First Nation in dispute with province over airport funding

Saskatchewan First Nation in dispute with province over airport funding

REGINA — The chief of a remote Saskatchewan First Nation says the province's decision not to help improve an airport runway based on an incomplete funding application shows racism.
Jack Layton's family and NDP Leader celebrate former leader's life

Jack Layton's family and NDP Leader celebrate former leader's life

TORONTO — Jack Layton's family and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh are celebrating the late politician's life today, saying they continue to be inspired by his memory.
Sockeye returns plunge in B.C., official calls 2019 'extremely challenging'

Sockeye returns plunge in B.C., official calls 2019 'extremely challenging'

VANCOUVER — Federal fisheries experts are painting a devastating picture of the challenges facing Pacific salmon and point to climate change as the main culprit.
Top general says military started dealing with suspected neo-Nazi in the spring

Top general says military started dealing with suspected neo-Nazi in the spring

OTTAWA — The military "did not miss" a Manitoba army reservist's alleged links to a neo-Nazi group, but in fact first started looking into it months before media reports on the subject began to surface, Canada's top general said Thursday.
Board extends parole, grants overnight leaves for convicted killer Kelly Ellard

Board extends parole, grants overnight leaves for convicted killer Kelly Ellard

VANCOUVER — The Parole Board of Canada has granted overnight leaves and extended day parole for a British Columbia woman convicted in the 1997 swarming and murder of Victoria teenager Reena Virk.
Daughter of federal politician loses court battle to run in Manitoba election

Daughter of federal politician loses court battle to run in Manitoba election

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg woman has lost a bid to run in the upcoming Manitoba election because she has been living outside the province to attend university.