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Indigenous delegation to Vatican has been postponed: AFN national chief

Indigenous delegation to Vatican has been postponed: AFN national chief

OTTAWA — Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald says an upcoming Indigenous delegation to the Vatican has been postponed. She made the announcement to a virtual gathering of chiefs Tuesday morning.
Quebec liquor warehouse workers overwhelmingly reject deal for new contract

Quebec liquor warehouse workers overwhelmingly reject deal for new contract

MONTREAL — Warehouse workers with Quebec's liquor corporation have rejected a tentative agreement reached between their union negotiators and the Crown corporation. Union leaders had recommended acceptance of the Nov.

Liberals table bill that would repeal mandatory minimums for some drug, gun crimes

OTTAWA — The federal government has introduced a bill in the House of Commons that would repeal mandatory minimum penalties for drug offences and some gun-related crimes.
Chinese envoy urges Canada to approve Huawei for 5G, says concerns are U.S. ploy

Chinese envoy urges Canada to approve Huawei for 5G, says concerns are U.S. ploy

OTTAWA — Chinese Ambassador to Canada Cong Peiwu is calling on the federal government to ignore "invented" warnings from the U.S. about the threat posed by Chinese telecom giant Huawei.
Retreating glaciers are creating new salmon habitat, B.C. study shows

Retreating glaciers are creating new salmon habitat, B.C. study shows

The retreat of glaciers in the Pacific mountains of British Columbia and Alaska could produce thousands of kilometres of potential new salmon habitat, a study led by researchers at Simon Fraser University shows.
Provincial police make arrest in death of 80-year-old Quebec woman east of Montreal

Provincial police make arrest in death of 80-year-old Quebec woman east of Montreal

MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police say a suspect will appear in court today in the killing of an 80-year-old woman last week in a town east of Montreal. Jeannine Perron-Ruel was found outside her home last Thursday morning in Coaticook, Que.
Conservatives push for all-party committee to examine Canada's Afghanistan response

Conservatives push for all-party committee to examine Canada's Afghanistan response

OTTAWA — Conservatives will push for a vote on a new all-party House of Commons committee to look back at Canada's plan for the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban and the response to the humanitarian crisis that followed.
'This is beyond my expectations,' Champagne says of Canadian biomanufacturer rebound

'This is beyond my expectations,' Champagne says of Canadian biomanufacturer rebound

OTTAWA — Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne says Canada's biomanufacturing sector has rebounded beyond his initial expectations in the last several months, as a Canadian drug maker stands poised to bring positive results from the first p
Canadians pessimistic on Omicron, new Ont. COVID modelling : In The News for Dec. 7

Canadians pessimistic on Omicron, new Ont. COVID modelling : In The News for Dec. 7

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 Dec. 7 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Most Canadians support strong border measures amid new Omicron COVID-19 variant: poll

Most Canadians support strong border measures amid new Omicron COVID-19 variant: poll

OTTAWA — Since the announced detection of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, a new poll suggests Canadians bracing for the worst.