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Canadian Taxpayers Federation estimates cost of severance for ex-MPs at $3.3 million

Canadian Taxpayers Federation estimates cost of severance for ex-MPs at $3.3 million

OTTAWA — The Canadian Taxpayers Federation estimates that MPs who lost their seats or stood down before the election could get $3.3 million in "golden goodbyes.
China: 2 Canadians in prisoner swap freed for health reasons

China: 2 Canadians in prisoner swap freed for health reasons

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Two Canadians detained in late 2019 who were allowed to return to Canada in a prisoner swap were released on bail for health reasons, China's Foreign Ministry said Monday.

Canada's vaccination divide and Germany's election: In The News for Sept. 27

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Sept. 27 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Canada's First National Day for Truth and Reconciliation commemorated with events

Canada's First National Day for Truth and Reconciliation commemorated with events

Canada's first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is taking place Thursday and communities across the country are preparing to mark the day with virtual and in-person events.
Tensions high between vaccinated and unvaccinated in Canada, poll suggests

Tensions high between vaccinated and unvaccinated in Canada, poll suggests

A new poll suggests tensions over COVID-19 vaccines in Canada are high as frictions grow between those who are vaccinated against the virus and those who are not.
Businesses, schools and cities observing National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Businesses, schools and cities observing National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

As the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation approaches, Alana Hogstead has decided as a small-business owner to close up her shop in honour of the day. Hogstead co-owns Martha's Music in Camrose, Alta., with her husband.
Two 18-year-old UBC students die after hit by vehicle while walking early Sunday

Two 18-year-old UBC students die after hit by vehicle while walking early Sunday

VANCOUVER — University RCMP says two young students at the University of British Columbia are dead following a single-vehicle accident early Sunday.
Catholic bishop hopes residential school apology will improve Indigenous relations

Catholic bishop hopes residential school apology will improve Indigenous relations

A leader in Canada's national assembly of Catholic bishops says he hopes an apology for the harms endured at residential schools could mark a turning point in the church's relations with Indigenous Peoples.
Canada faces immediate, long-term decisions on China ties after Two Michaels' return

Canada faces immediate, long-term decisions on China ties after Two Michaels' return

OTTAWA — While the return of two detained Canadians has ended a contentious dispute between Canada and China, experts say Ottawa now faces some hard choices when it comes to Beijing.
Repentigny Black community denounce police action plan to tackle racial profiling

Repentigny Black community denounce police action plan to tackle racial profiling

MONTREAL — Local Black leaders from a town just north of Montreal say the local police force did not hold proper community consultations when they developed an action plan to combat racism and racial profiling on the force.