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Ombudsman slams new restrictions on mental-health support for veterans' families

Ombudsman slams new restrictions on mental-health support for veterans' families

OTTAWA — Canada’s veterans ombudsman is calling on the federal government to reverse recent restrictions on the provision of mental-health support to members of veterans' families who need treatment because of their loved one’s service in uniform.
Subway can press $210-million defamation suit against CBC for show on chicken content

Subway can press $210-million defamation suit against CBC for show on chicken content

TORONTO — A defamation lawsuit by the world’s largest fast-food operator against Canada's public broadcaster over a report on the chain's chicken sandwiches can proceed, Ontario's top court has ruled.
Canadian neonatal nurse fired after speaking at D.C. rally; support petition started

Canadian neonatal nurse fired after speaking at D.C. rally; support petition started

TORONTO — A Canadian neonatal intensive care nurse who spoke at an anti-lockdown rally in Washington, D.C., has been fired, her employer said on Tuesday. The London Health Sciences Centre in London, Ont.
COVID-19 vaccines: Canadians torn between helping the world and helping themselves

COVID-19 vaccines: Canadians torn between helping the world and helping themselves

MONTREAL — The COVID-19 vaccine rollout is highlighting the disconnect between the way Canadians see their role in the world and reality, according to international affairs experts.
Canada calls for Ugandan opposition to be set free, no plans to cancel UN mission

Canada calls for Ugandan opposition to be set free, no plans to cancel UN mission

OTTAWA — The Canadian government is “deeply concerned” about the political situation in Uganda but says it has no plans to stop deploying a military aircraft to the African nation, where it has been helping different United Nations peacekeeping missi
'Very mesmerizing': Canadians eye Biden inauguration with relief, anxiety

'Very mesmerizing': Canadians eye Biden inauguration with relief, anxiety

Katie Thompson noticed a pattern emerging with appointments made at her chiropractic clinic for Wednesday afternoon that's usually typical of big sporting events: patients wanted to schedule sessions around the U.S. presidential inauguration.
Quebec mother charged in death of seven-year-old girl granted bail

Quebec mother charged in death of seven-year-old girl granted bail

LAVAL, Que. — The mother of a seven-year-old girl who died this month from alleged mistreatment was granted bail on Monday.
Poll finds strong support for COVID-19 curfews despite doubts about effectiveness

Poll finds strong support for COVID-19 curfews despite doubts about effectiveness

OTTAWA — Almost two-thirds of Canadians would support a nightly curfew if necessary to curb the spread of COVID-19 — even though they're not convinced it would be effective, a new poll suggests.
Canadians' views on curfew and 'Schitt's Creek' nominations: In The News for Jan. 19

Canadians' views on curfew and 'Schitt's Creek' nominations: In The News for Jan. 19

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 Jan. 19 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Annamie Paul charts new course for Green party — through crowded waters

Annamie Paul charts new course for Green party — through crowded waters

OTTAWA — Annamie Paul has spent most of the past 10 months holed up in her apartment, just like you.