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Three women sue, alleging sexual assault by Correctional Service guard

Three women sue, alleging sexual assault by Correctional Service guard

OTTAWA — Three women who say they were sexually assaulted by a prison guard have launched a lawsuit against the federal correctional service.
Alberta throne speech followed by bill to repeal provincial carbon tax

Alberta throne speech followed by bill to repeal provincial carbon tax

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney put forward a bill Wednesday to kill the Alberta carbon tax — and he put Ottawa politicians on notice that if they try to backstop it with their own levy, he'll see them in court. "Promise made.
Mayor says northern Alberta town still under threat from nearby wildfire

Mayor says northern Alberta town still under threat from nearby wildfire

HIGH LEVEL, Alta. — The mayor of a northwestern Alberta town says the threat from a powerful wildfire burning three kilometres away has not passed and warns evacuees they could be out longer than expected.

Police in western Quebec investigate attacks on various public utilities

GATINEAU, Que. — Police forces in western Quebec are investigating a series of attacks on public utility installations and private business equipment that occurred over a one-month period earlier this spring.

Citizenship revocation figures for the last three years

OTTAWA — The federal government says it decides to strip someone's citizenship only when there is evidence it was obtained through false representation, fraud or knowingly concealing relevant circumstances.
Canada stripping citizenship from Chinese man over alleged marriage fraud

Canada stripping citizenship from Chinese man over alleged marriage fraud

OTTAWA — The federal government is taking the relatively rare step of revoking Canadian citizenship from a Chinese man because he allegedly got it through a bogus marriage.

Judge orders satirical website Journal de Mourreal to change name, pay $23K

MONTREAL — A judge has ruled a satirical publication dubbed the Journal de Mourreal will have to drop its name.
Feds offer $15.8B in new ships to Vancouver, Halifax while opening door to Davie

Feds offer $15.8B in new ships to Vancouver, Halifax while opening door to Davie

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals have ripped open Canada's multibillion-dollar plan to build new ships for the navy and coast guard, prompting cheers and frustration from shipyards in different parts of the country.
Once a whistleblower, Bernier's new candidate now promotes conspiracy theories

Once a whistleblower, Bernier's new candidate now promotes conspiracy theories

MONTREAL — Maxime Bernier's People's Party of Canada is defending one of its candidates who has promoted conspiracy theorists online and suggested the fight against climate change is akin to the Islamic State.
Canada hires firm to ship back garbage, will be done before end of June: McKenna

Canada hires firm to ship back garbage, will be done before end of June: McKenna

Ottawa is spending more than $1 million to ship 2,000 tonnes of rotting garbage back to Canada from the Philippines, hoping to bring an end to the diplomatic war over waste before Canada Day.