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'It hurt:' Explicit Greta sticker linked to Alberta company draws outrage

'It hurt:' Explicit Greta sticker linked to Alberta company draws outrage

CALGARY — An Alberta woman says she has complained to the RCMP about a decal bearing an energy services company's logo below a cartoon depicting what appears to be the sexual assault of 17-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg.
Champagne heads to Europe to discuss Iran crash in Ukraine, meet troops in Latvia

Champagne heads to Europe to discuss Iran crash in Ukraine, meet troops in Latvia

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says he will make a renewed push for compensation for families of people who died in the Ukraine International Airlines crash on a three-country trip to eastern Europe next week.
Ottawa imposes new rules to protect fragile population of right whales

Ottawa imposes new rules to protect fragile population of right whales

HALIFAX — Canada has rolled out new measures to protect the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale, but federal officials insisted Thursday the rules won't lead to more of the Gulf of St. Lawrence and Bay of Fundy being closed to fishing.
Federal government in good financial shape, provinces not so much: PBO

Federal government in good financial shape, provinces not so much: PBO

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals could add billions of dollars in spending and keep federal finances sustainable over the long run, Parliament's budget watchdog says in a report that begins to set the stage for Finance Minister Bill Morneau's upcoming b

Former students win class-action against abusive Christian school

TORONTO — An Ontario judge has sided with a group of former students who sued a Christian boarding school over abuse they suffered decades ago, finding the institution's leaders used their "absolute" power to torment pupils.
Trudeau to meet provincial, territorial leaders amid heightened tensions

Trudeau to meet provincial, territorial leaders amid heightened tensions

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will sit down with provincial and territorial leaders on March 13 to wrestle with some of the thorny issues that are dividing the nation.

Canadian veterinarians struggling with mental health issues, new study suggests

Canadian veterinarians are at greater risk of struggling with mental health-related issues than the general public, a recent study suggests.
Beyak suspended again from Senate despite apology for posting offensive letters

Beyak suspended again from Senate despite apology for posting offensive letters

OTTAWA — The Senate has voted to suspend Sen. Lynn Beyak a second time over derogatory letters about Indigenous Peoples posted on her website.
Mounting COVID-19 concern in U.S. poised to shape primary battle

Mounting COVID-19 concern in U.S. poised to shape primary battle

CHARLESTON, S.C.
RCMP to stop providing security for Prince Harry and Meghan: minister

RCMP to stop providing security for Prince Harry and Meghan: minister

Canada will stop providing security for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan in coming weeks as the couple formally renounces their royal privileges, the public safety minister announced Thursday. The RCMP has been helping the U.K.