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Alberta man pleads guilty to killing woman and her 16-month-old son

Alberta man pleads guilty to killing woman and her 16-month-old son

HINTON, Alta. — A registered sex offender accused of killing a mother and her 16-month-old son in western Alberta has pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder. Robert Major entered the pleas at the Court of Queen’s Bench in Hinton, Alta.
Residential school site searches so far just 'tip of the iceberg': Marc Miller

Residential school site searches so far just 'tip of the iceberg': Marc Miller

OTTAWA — Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Marc Miller says the searches on the grounds of former residential schools to date are just the beginning.
Joly condemns Israeli police behaviour at Palestinian journalist's funeral

Joly condemns Israeli police behaviour at Palestinian journalist's funeral

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly is condemning as appalling images of Israeli police pushing and hitting mourners at the funeral of an Al Jazeera journalist who was shot while working in the West Bank.

Alberta premier dismisses need for big number in leadership review

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he doesn’t need overwhelming support in a leadership review because the pool of voters has been diluted by thousands of angry members bent on destruction.
Coroner says Quebec Health Department chose to ignore COVID-19 risk in long-term care

Coroner says Quebec Health Department chose to ignore COVID-19 risk in long-term care

MONTREAL — Quebec's decision to focus on protecting hospitals, coupled with the chronic dysfunction in the long-term care system, contributed to many long-term care deaths at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the province's coroner said Monday.
Bloc, NDP support Tory bid to revive committee studying Canada-China relations

Bloc, NDP support Tory bid to revive committee studying Canada-China relations

OTTAWA — MPs have voted to re-establish a special committee on Canada-China relations.
Resilient infrastructure, faster disaster recovery needed to adapt to climate change

Resilient infrastructure, faster disaster recovery needed to adapt to climate change

OTTAWA — Canada is built for a climate that no longer exists and we can either accept that and adapt or face the consequences of inaction, Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault said Monday, as he kicked off public consultations on a national strateg
Alberta premier visits U.S. capital to talk North American energy security

Alberta premier visits U.S. capital to talk North American energy security

WASHINGTON — The Alberta government's all-out effort to become America's preferred provider of oil and gas will face a critical moment Tuesday as Premier Jason Kenney delivers his province's sales pitch to some of the most prominent members of the U.
Mother of Chantel Moore tells inquest about night N.B. police shot her daughter

Mother of Chantel Moore tells inquest about night N.B. police shot her daughter

FREDERICTON — The mother of an Indigenous woman shot by New Brunswick police in 2020 told a coroner's inquest Monday that less than two hours after she was awakened by an officer seeking her daughter's address to check on her safety, police returned
Canada prepared to send ships to European ports to help export Ukraine's wheat: Joly

Canada prepared to send ships to European ports to help export Ukraine's wheat: Joly

OTTAWA — Canada is poised to send cargo ships to ports in Romania and neighbouring countries to help Ukraine get its wheat to Africa and the Middle East, Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly said Monday.