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CP NewsAlert: Quebec legislature adopts Bill 96 language reform

CP NewsAlert: Quebec legislature adopts Bill 96 language reform

QUEBEC — The Quebec legislature has voted to adopt Bill 96, the Coalition Avenir Québec government's language reform. The controversial bill passed by a vote of 78-29, with the opposition Liberals and Parti Québécois opposing it. More coming.
'They have a right to be angry': Trudeau says residential school legacy ongoing

'They have a right to be angry': Trudeau says residential school legacy ongoing

VANCOUVER — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it's been a difficult year for many since the discovery of unmarked graves at residential schools and those expressing anger are justified in doing so.
About 76 per cent of homes in Quebec back on the grid after powerful weekend storm

About 76 per cent of homes in Quebec back on the grid after powerful weekend storm

MONTREAL — Thousands of Quebecers were still in the dark on Tuesday after a powerful weekend storm that hit Quebec and Ontario killed at least 10 people and left a trail of damage across large swaths of both provinces.
Creator of popular kids' YouTube channel slams federal online-streaming bill

Creator of popular kids' YouTube channel slams federal online-streaming bill

OTTAWA — The Canadian creator of a children’s YouTube channel with 34.2 million subscribers says the government’s online streaming bill is a bad piece of legislation that doesn’t recognize how digital platforms work.
Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard testifies at sex assault trial

Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard testifies at sex assault trial

TORONTO — Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard emphatically denied raping two women, one of whom was a teenager at the time, testifying Tuesday that both encounters were consensual and "passionate.
Deadly storm in Ontario, Quebec wreaks havoc on urban trees

Deadly storm in Ontario, Quebec wreaks havoc on urban trees

An arborist who specializes in urban forestry says the massive loss of trees in Ontario and Quebec over the weekend due to a severe storm will keep happening if land-use planning doesn't change. Dr.
Mapping program Mounties struggled to open could have helped contain N.S. mass killer

Mapping program Mounties struggled to open could have helped contain N.S. mass killer

HALIFAX — A report looking into a mapping program the RCMP had access to — but couldn't open — during the 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia concludes it could have helped contain the killer's rampage.
Canada can do more for military members struggling to find housing: defence minister

Canada can do more for military members struggling to find housing: defence minister

OTTAWA — Canada's defence minister says the federal government has more to do to support military members who are struggling to find housing.
Health Canada watching 'potential' impact of sunflower oil shortage on baby formula

Health Canada watching 'potential' impact of sunflower oil shortage on baby formula

Health Canada says it is preparing for the possibility that a shortage of sunflower oil could further strain baby formula supplies in Canada.
Canada shipping 20,000 rounds of artillery ammunition to Ukraine

Canada shipping 20,000 rounds of artillery ammunition to Ukraine

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Anita Anand says Canada is shipping 20,000 rounds of artillery ammunition to Ukraine. Anand says the ammunition is "exactly" what Ukraine's government asked for from its allies.