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Canada's bill to outlaw LGBTQ2 conversion therapy has global influence: UN expert

Canada's bill to outlaw LGBTQ2 conversion therapy has global influence: UN expert

OTTAWA — A United Nations expert says proposed Canadian legislation that would ban forcing children or adults into therapy to alter their sexual orientation or gender identity could help further LGBTQ2 rights globally.
StatCan says annual inflation rate rose 0.5% in September

StatCan says annual inflation rate rose 0.5% in September

OTTAWA — Canada's headline inflation measure went up in September by 0.5 per cent compared with a year ago, a better-than-expected increase, but one that experts say won't sway the Bank of Canada's stimulus measures.
Montreal-based company launches global map of methane concentrations

Montreal-based company launches global map of methane concentrations

MONTREAL — A Montreal company has unveiled what it boasts is the most accurate map of global methane concentrations ever made.
Think tank uses UN Security Council appearance to appeal for Canadian's release

Think tank uses UN Security Council appearance to appeal for Canadian's release

The president of a prominent think tank used a high-level U.N.

Here's a list of September inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 0.5 per cent in September, Statistics Canada says.

One crisis after another for Trudeau since last federal election one year ago

OTTAWA — One year ago today, Canadians elected to put Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals on a shorter leash, returning them to government but with only a minority of seats in the House of Commons.
Committee dispute and unusual Alberta Goodwill find: In The News for Oct. 21

Committee dispute and unusual Alberta Goodwill find: In The News for Oct. 21

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 Oct. 21 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

Think-tank urges China to release Canadian employee

TANZANIA, Tanzania — The president of the International Crisis Group used a high-level U.N.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 7:30 p.m. Health officials in B.C. are reporting new outbreaks at three long-term care facilities and 167 more new cases of COVID-19.
Political tricks in House of Commons risk treating Canadians to a snap fall election

Political tricks in House of Commons risk treating Canadians to a snap fall election

OTTAWA — The federal New Democrats on Tuesday were once again grappling with a decision about whether to support the minority Liberal government or potentially force an election upon Canadians struggling with the latest wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.