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Trudeau appoints Bennett as mental health and addictions minister in new cabinet

Trudeau appoints Bennett as mental health and addictions minister in new cabinet

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's freshly appointed cabinet includes a new ministerial post to tackle his election promises on mental health and addictions.
Anand to lead war on military misconduct as Canada's second female defence minister

Anand to lead war on military misconduct as Canada's second female defence minister

OTTAWA — The fight against sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces entered a new era on Tuesday as former procurement minister Anita Anand became only the second woman to hold office as Canada’s defence minister.
Jim Carr out of cabinet, no more special envoy to Prairies for Liberal government

Jim Carr out of cabinet, no more special envoy to Prairies for Liberal government

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has left his special representative for the Prairies out of cabinet, appearing to signal a departure from trying to quiet tensions in the West.
Albertans vote in favour of removing equalization from Constitution

Albertans vote in favour of removing equalization from Constitution

EDMONTON — The final results from Alberta’s equalization referendum show almost 62 per cent of those who voted want to see the principle of equalization removed from the Constitution.
Nunavut elects 11 new legislature members in territorial election

Nunavut elects 11 new legislature members in territorial election

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut residents elected 11 new members to the 22-person legislative assembly in Monday's territorial vote.
Environment, energy files get new ministers in cabinet shakeup ahead of COP26 summit

Environment, energy files get new ministers in cabinet shakeup ahead of COP26 summit

OTTAWA — Environmental groups say Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is sending a signal that combating climate change will fall to more than just one department in his government.
Visitors to national parks can now take 'coasties' to track coastal erosion

Visitors to national parks can now take 'coasties' to track coastal erosion

Visitors to some Parks Canada locations can now be a part of the organization's research into coastal erosion by taking a so-called coastie.
Federal Court rejects Manitoba's argument against carbon price backstop

Federal Court rejects Manitoba's argument against carbon price backstop

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government has lost a two-year-long court battle against the federal government's carbon pricing plan.
Quebec coroner tired of finger-pointing over deaths at Montreal long-term care home

Quebec coroner tired of finger-pointing over deaths at Montreal long-term care home

MONTREAL — A Quebec coroner is reminding an inquest into deaths at a privately owned Montreal long-term care home that the regional health authority and the home's management were both responsible for care of vulnerable patients.
Two workers trapped after scaffold collapse at Domtar plant in Eastern Townships

Two workers trapped after scaffold collapse at Domtar plant in Eastern Townships

WINDSOR, Que. — Two people remain trapped in the debris after a multi-storey scaffold collapsed overnight at a paper mill in Quebec's Eastern Townships. Sylvain Bricault, the manager of the Domtar mill in Windsor, Que.