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Alberta Premier Kenney faces calls from some in his UCP caucus to quit immediately

Alberta Premier Kenney faces calls from some in his UCP caucus to quit immediately

Jason Kenney’s main caucus critic says the Alberta premier needs to quit at once, and a new interim boss selected, ahead of the race to pick a new United Conservative Party leader. “The healing process can’t start until Jason Kenney leaves.
Quebec coroner says many people share blame for high death toll in COVID first wave

Quebec coroner says many people share blame for high death toll in COVID first wave

MONTREAL — Quebec's coroner says there is plenty of blame to go around for the deaths of 47 residents of a private Montreal-area long-term care home during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.
First O'Toole, now Kenney: What some are saying it means for state of conservatism

First O'Toole, now Kenney: What some are saying it means for state of conservatism

OTTAWA — As conservatives across Canada reacted to the fall of Jason Kenney, a defining voice in their political movement, a Liberal from the Tory heartland offered an outsider's diagnosis into the state of conservatism in the country. "Mr.
B.C. clerk of the legislature Craig James guilty of breach of trust

B.C. clerk of the legislature Craig James guilty of breach of trust

VANCOUVER — British Columbia’s former clerk of the legislature dishonestly claimed expenses for work attire and received payment on a false basis, a judge said Thursday in finding Craig James guilty of fraud and breach of trust.
Supreme Court to hear case about access to Premier Doug Ford's mandate letters

Supreme Court to hear case about access to Premier Doug Ford's mandate letters

Canada’s top court will hear Ontario’s appeal to block the release of mandate letters sent by the premier to his cabinet ministers nearly four years ago, although Doug Ford insisted Thursday that the content of the notes was not a secret.

'Horrifically, grisly scene': Remains of woman found near Winnipeg apartment block

Winnipeg police say they have found partial remains of a woman near an apartment block in the city's north end. Police say they have been investigating the discovery since Monday morning and have identified the victim as 24-year-old Rebecca Contois.
Liberals revive bill to create watchdog for Canada Border Services Agency

Liberals revive bill to create watchdog for Canada Border Services Agency

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are rekindling a plan to allow travellers, immigration detainees and others who feel they have been mistreated by Canada’s border agency to complain to an independent body.
Jail 'Freedom Convoy' organizer Tamara Lich again, Crown argues in Ottawa court

Jail 'Freedom Convoy' organizer Tamara Lich again, Crown argues in Ottawa court

OTTAWA — The Crown is accusing "Freedom Convoy" organizer Tamara Lich of breaching her bail conditions and prosecutors argue she should go back to jail until her trial.
Russian troops planted mines in Ukraine's fields to ruin harvest: Sajjan

Russian troops planted mines in Ukraine's fields to ruin harvest: Sajjan

OTTAWA — Harjit Sajjan, the international development minister, says Russia has planted mines in Ukrainian fields to prevent farmers from cultivating their crops.
Health officials say 'strong possibility' of 17 monkeypox cases in Montreal area

Health officials say 'strong possibility' of 17 monkeypox cases in Montreal area

MONTREAL — Public health authorities said Thursday they are investigating 17 suspected cases of monkeypox in the Montreal area. The cases have not yet been confirmed by a laboratory, but Dr.