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Parliament Hill police estimate 500 will attend 'Freedom Convoy' anniversary

Parliament Hill police estimate 500 will attend 'Freedom Convoy' anniversary

OTTAWA — The Parliamentary Protective Service expects 500 people to gather this weekend to mark a year since the "Freedom Convoy" occupied downtown Ottawa. The agency, which polices the precinct, said it will curtail some access to Parliament Hill.
Pierre Poilievre tells MPs Canada really 'feels broken,' despite what Trudeau says

Pierre Poilievre tells MPs Canada really 'feels broken,' despite what Trudeau says

ONTARIO — Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre doubled down on his belief that "everything feels broken" in Canada Friday, as he laced into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for suggesting otherwise.
Review of oilsands cleanup funding program needs public input, says Alberta NDP

Review of oilsands cleanup funding program needs public input, says Alberta NDP

EDMONTON — Alberta's New Democrat Opposition says a government review of the program that's supposed to ensure oilsands companies can clean up their mines was conducted too privately and should have been done in public.
Provincial governments not jumping to act on tighter alcohol warning guidelines

Provincial governments not jumping to act on tighter alcohol warning guidelines

HALIFAX — Politicians in charge of provincial and territorial liquor laws aren't hurrying to adopt or promote newly updated guidelines that advise a steep drop in Canadian drinking habits.
In The News for Jan. 27: Concerns over state of provincial health systems

In The News for Jan. 27: Concerns over state of provincial health systems

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 Jan. 27 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Ottawa preparing to announce revival of federal body offering cabinet legal advice

Ottawa preparing to announce revival of federal body offering cabinet legal advice

OTTAWA — The federal government is preparing to revive an independent commission that would offer advice to cabinet on reforming Canadian laws.
Canadians worried about the state of provincial health systems: poll

Canadians worried about the state of provincial health systems: poll

OTTAWA — A new survey suggests the vast majority of Canadians have concerns about the state of the health-care system, particularly in Atlantic provinces where hospitals have struggled to maintain emergency services for months.
Focus on retaining nurses before recruiting nurses from other provinces: association

Focus on retaining nurses before recruiting nurses from other provinces: association

MONTREAL — Efforts to lure nurses from other provinces are underway in several parts of the country, but the head of a national nurses association says the poaching won't solve anything unless working conditions are improved.
B.C. to install earthquake warning sensors to give life-saving notice

B.C. to install earthquake warning sensors to give life-saving notice

VICTORIA — Up to 50 earthquake early warning sensors are being installed around British Columbia as part of a larger plan to protect people and infrastructure in a big quake.
NDP says Alberta premier's prosecutor review flawed, calls for outside investigation

NDP says Alberta premier's prosecutor review flawed, calls for outside investigation

EDMONTON — Alberta’s Opposition leader says Premier Danielle Smith's assurance of a thorough investigation into allegations of interference with Crown prosecutors is "an empty talking point" given new details on the search itself.