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B.C. Liberal Leader maintains confidence as campaign tests party identity

B.C. Liberal Leader maintains confidence as campaign tests party identity

VANCOUVER — B.C. Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson says he's feeling confident and optimistic as British Columbia's provincial election campaign enters its final days.
Nunavut premier expects support from caucus to remove minister from cabinet

Nunavut premier expects support from caucus to remove minister from cabinet

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut’s premier says he believes his motion to remove a member of his cabinet over a social media post will pass when it is voted on later this week.

Hundreds evacuated from northwestern Ontario First Nation over water crisis

Hundreds of people are being evacuated from a remote First Nation in northwestern Ontario due to a water crisis, the community's chief said Wednesday, accusing the federal and provincial governments of "dehumanizing" inaction.
Mike Duffy appeals to Supreme Court in bid to sue Senate

Mike Duffy appeals to Supreme Court in bid to sue Senate

OTTAWA — Sen. Mike Duffy has filed an appeal to the country's top court in the hopes the Supreme Court of Canada will let him sue the Senate from a years-old spending scandal.
Feds say 100,000 rapid COVID-19 tests have arrived, being distributed to provinces

Feds say 100,000 rapid COVID-19 tests have arrived, being distributed to provinces

OTTAWA — Procurement Minister Anita Anand says the first shipment of rapid tests for COVID-19 has arrived in Canada, but their eventual destinations remain shrouded in mystery.

More suicide, less education, slower internet: A look at Nunavut's infrastructure gap

A report commissioned by Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., the land-claim organization that represents Inuit in the territory, outlines ways in which the region falls behind the rest of Canada.
Infrastructure in Nunavut far behind that in most of Canada: report

Infrastructure in Nunavut far behind that in most of Canada: report

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Health care, housing and internet access for Inuit in Nunavut all lag far behind what a majority of Canadians expect for themselves, says a new report. The 300-page document was commissioned by Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.
Sister of accused N.B. shooter testifies he said 'crazy' things prior to murders

Sister of accused N.B. shooter testifies he said 'crazy' things prior to murders

FREDERICTON — The sister of the man charged with four murders in Fredericton two years ago says she began seeing changes in her brother in early 2017.
Quebec human rights commission urges government action on racism, racial profiling

Quebec human rights commission urges government action on racism, racial profiling

MONTREAL — Quebec's human rights commission is urging the province to act against systemic racism and says the majority of recommendations it made in a 2011 report on the subject have not been implemented.
Canada jumps closer to military-spending target thanks to COVID-19's economic damage

Canada jumps closer to military-spending target thanks to COVID-19's economic damage

OTTAWA — Canada has taken a big leap closer to meeting its promise to the NATO military alliance to spend a larger share of its economy on defence thanks to an unexpected assist from COVID-19.