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Concern over Indigenous identity fraud heightened by government definitions: minister

Concern over Indigenous identity fraud heightened by government definitions: minister

OTTAWA — The Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations says a lot of talk about the issue of so-called Indigenous identity fraud is based around apprehensions people have about the government defining who is — and who isn't — a rights-holder.
B.C. launches class-action lawsuit against makers of 'forever chemicals'

B.C. launches class-action lawsuit against makers of 'forever chemicals'

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government has filed a class-action lawsuit against manufacturers of so-called "forever chemicals," involved in what it calls widespread contamination of drinking-water systems.
Former Montreal mayor Denis Coderre seeks to lead Quebec Liberal party

Former Montreal mayor Denis Coderre seeks to lead Quebec Liberal party

MONTREAL — Denis Coderre believes he and the Quebec Liberals can both rise from the ashes.
Murder-conspiracy trial hears of guns found in travel trailer near Coutts blockade

Murder-conspiracy trial hears of guns found in travel trailer near Coutts blockade

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — An RCMP officer has told a murder-conspiracy trial that several weapons were discovered inside a travel trailer parked near the 2022 border blockade at Coutts, Alta. Sgt.
Head of NATO singles out Trudeau as friend and staunch defender of Ukraine

Head of NATO singles out Trudeau as friend and staunch defender of Ukraine

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg met for a private dinner at Rideau Cottage on Wednesday, capping off nine years as colleagues — and friends.
Ontario public school teachers are protected from unreasonable searches: top court

Ontario public school teachers are protected from unreasonable searches: top court

OTTAWA — Ontario public school board teachers have a Charter-protected right against unreasonable search and seizure in the workplace, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
Late actor Donald Sutherland was a quiet superfan of the Montreal Expos

Late actor Donald Sutherland was a quiet superfan of the Montreal Expos

Well before the celebrity superfan became a trend in the sports world, Donald Sutherland was in on the ground floor with a casual style all his own.
Quebec judge denies bid by billionaire Robert Miller for stay in sex crimes trial

Quebec judge denies bid by billionaire Robert Miller for stay in sex crimes trial

MONTREAL — A Quebec Superior Court judge has denied a Quebec billionaire businessman a stay of proceedings after his lawyers argued he was too sick to appear in court next month.
Homelessness: Quebec, Ottawa announce $115 million for emergency housing in Montreal

Homelessness: Quebec, Ottawa announce $115 million for emergency housing in Montreal

MONTREAL — The federal and Quebec governments have announced nearly $60 million a year for the next two years to get unhoused Montrealers a roof over their heads. Ottawa and Quebec are putting up $57.
Statistics Canada says retail sales rose 0.7 per cent in April to $66.8 billion

Statistics Canada says retail sales rose 0.7 per cent in April to $66.8 billion

OTTAWA — Canadian retail sales rose 0.7 per cent to $66.8 billion in April, helped by higher sales at gasoline stations as well as food and beverage retailers.