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Jagmeet Singh to lay out NDP priorities in meeting with Trudeau Thursday

Jagmeet Singh to lay out NDP priorities in meeting with Trudeau Thursday

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh will meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday, when he will lay out his priorities in the hopes of using his party's position in a minority Parliament to get policies and laws that reflect New Democrat pla
Small group of Cherry supporters protest his firing outside Rogers headquarters

Small group of Cherry supporters protest his firing outside Rogers headquarters

TORONTO — About 20 people gathered peacefully outside Rogers headquarters on Wednesday afternoon to protest the firing of hockey commentator Don Cherry.
New Statistics Canada study suggests decline in citizenship rate tied to income

New Statistics Canada study suggests decline in citizenship rate tied to income

OTTAWA — New research from Statistics Canada shows fewer immigrants in Canada have become citizens in recent years, especially those with lower incomes.
Class action over fudged Volkswagen emissions tests can go ahead: Supreme Court

Class action over fudged Volkswagen emissions tests can go ahead: Supreme Court

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court has rejected an attempt by Volkswagen and Audi to dismiss a class action in Quebec seeking compensation for air pollution from cars that gave false results in emissions tests.

Saskatoon non-profit group plans to create safe place to leave newborns

SASKATOON — The discovery of a dead infant in a Saskatoon recycling bin has prompted a non-profit agency to move ahead with its plan for a safe place for women to anonymously give up newborns.
Don't count on me to support western demands: Bloc Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet

Don't count on me to support western demands: Bloc Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet

OTTAWA — Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet says anyone seeking more independence for the West in the hopes of promoting the oil and gas sector should not come to him for advice.
Alberta independence ideas would increase costs, says Calgary mayor

Alberta independence ideas would increase costs, says Calgary mayor

Calgary's mayor says ideas being floated to give Alberta more independence from the federal government would be costly.
Geoff Regan among the MPs who want to preside over House of Commons

Geoff Regan among the MPs who want to preside over House of Commons

OTTAWA — Geoff Regan, who presided over the House of Commons as Speaker for the last four years, is looking to reprise his role in the new session of Parliament.
Cirque du Soleil co-founder taken into custody in Tahiti over cannabis growth

Cirque du Soleil co-founder taken into custody in Tahiti over cannabis growth

MONTREAL — Canadian entrepreneur Guy Laliberte, founder of the Cirque du Soleil circus company, has been taken into custody in French Polynesia over claims of cannabis cultivation, his company said Wednesday.
Virtual reality teaching about N.S. group home abuse transforms shame into respect

Virtual reality teaching about N.S. group home abuse transforms shame into respect

HALIFAX — Fifteen-year-old Christian Ofume stands with Tony Smith and discusses the virtual reality education he's just received, detailing how, as children, Smith and other residents of a Halifax group home were forced to beat one another to enterta