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Quebec appeal court orders new trial for man who fatally stabbed store clerk in 2016

Quebec appeal court orders new trial for man who fatally stabbed store clerk in 2016

MONTREAL — Quebec's highest court has ordered a new trial for a Quebec man convicted in 2017 of stabbing to death a supermarket clerk.
Proposed language law changes pose more 'barriers' for Indigenous people, AFN says

Proposed language law changes pose more 'barriers' for Indigenous people, AFN says

OTTAWA — Proposed changes to the Official Languages Act are likely to create more "arbitrary barriers" for Indigenous people hoping to work in federal institutions and advance to higher levels, says the Assembly of First Nations.
First Nation works with environmental group to help in residential school searches

First Nation works with environmental group to help in residential school searches

WINNIPEG — A First Nation in Ontario is working with a Winnipeg environmental assessment firm to help communities investigate sites of former residential schools with an Indigenous-led approach.
Social media tools were key to 'Freedom Convoy' protest, expert tells inquiry

Social media tools were key to 'Freedom Convoy' protest, expert tells inquiry

OTTAWA — Social media acted as the "central nervous system" of the "Freedom Convoy" protest in Ottawa last winter, the Public Order Emergency Commission heard Tuesday as it considered the role of misinformation in the lead up to the invocation of the
Bank of Canada lost $522 million in third quarter, marking first loss in its history

Bank of Canada lost $522 million in third quarter, marking first loss in its history

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada lost $522 million in the third quarter of this year, marking the first loss in its 87-year history.
Senate to probe Liberal silence on Afghanistan aid as terror rules bar humanitarians

Senate to probe Liberal silence on Afghanistan aid as terror rules bar humanitarians

OTTAWA — Senators are ramping up their push to get Ottawa to stop barring humanitarian workers from responding to devastating crises in Afghanistan.
Feds launching task force to reform public-service whistleblowing law

Feds launching task force to reform public-service whistleblowing law

OTTAWA — The federal government is launching an external review of the legislation that governs whistleblower protection in the public service.
In Kyiv, patience and resignation as citizens await next Russian bombing

In Kyiv, patience and resignation as citizens await next Russian bombing

KYIV, Ukraine — Residents of Kyiv waited with patience and resignation Tuesday as all signs pointed toward another imminent Russian bombing of their city. Several sources said Russia was planning significant strikes Tuesday or Wednesday.
Thousands of plants, animals at risk of extinction in Canada: wild species report

Thousands of plants, animals at risk of extinction in Canada: wild species report

OTTAWA — A new report assessing the status of wild species in Canada says more than 2,200 plants, animals, fish and other wildlife are at risk of dying out.
Trudeau expresses support for Chinese protesters as show of dissent roils Beijing

Trudeau expresses support for Chinese protesters as show of dissent roils Beijing

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says everyone in China should be allowed to express themselves amid protests over severe COVID-19 restrictions.