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Prime minister decries profiling incident on Hill as 'anti-black racism'

Prime minister decries profiling incident on Hill as 'anti-black racism'

HALIFAX — Justin Trudeau told an audience of African Nova Scotians on Thursday that an incident of apparent racial profiling on Parliament Hill shows that racism, unconscious bias and systemic discrimination still can emerge anywhere in Canada.
PCO Clerk fears 'somebody's going to be shot' during coming election campaign

PCO Clerk fears 'somebody's going to be shot' during coming election campaign

OTTAWA — Canada's top public servant says he is worried someone will be assassinated during the coming federal election campaign given the disturbing tenor of recent public discussion.
Shambhala Buddhist leader drops teaching in wake of report on sexual misconduct

Shambhala Buddhist leader drops teaching in wake of report on sexual misconduct

HALIFAX — The Halifax-based spiritual leader of the Shambhala International Buddhist organization is stepping back from teaching and administrative duties several weeks after a report found allegations of sexual misconduct to be credible.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford talks tariffs, trade during trip to Washington

Ontario Premier Doug Ford talks tariffs, trade during trip to Washington

Ontario's premier told an audience in Washington, D.C., on Thursday that steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by the American government hurt the U.S. more than Canada. Doug Ford made the comments during an fireside chat with Kelly Craft, the U.S.

CN still tallying amount of oil spilled in Manitoba train derailment

ST. LAZARE, Man. — CN is still tallying up the amount of oil spilled in a train derailment on a ranch in western Manitoba. "We are still determining volume estimates at this time," company spokesman Jonathan Abecassis said in an email Thursday.
Ottawa trying to reunite Syrian family after fire claims seven children: PM

Ottawa trying to reunite Syrian family after fire claims seven children: PM

HALIFAX — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed Thursday his government is responding to a desperate plea from the grieving mother who lost all seven of her children in a recent house fire, saying he wants to "give this family a little solace in a
Federal government set to develop code of conduct for sport in Canada

Federal government set to develop code of conduct for sport in Canada

OTTAWA — The federal government is developing a comprehensive code of conduct aimed at protecting athletes from abuse and harassment at all levels — from the playground to the Olympic Games.
Oland trial witness adds ambiguity on timing of multimillionaire's killing

Oland trial witness adds ambiguity on timing of multimillionaire's killing

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — A man who probably heard Richard Oland being bludgeoned to death in his office has told a Saint John court he cannot pinpoint the time the strange thumping noises were made.

Quebec man charged after bus carrying passengers makes unplanned trip

A man is facing charges including vehicle theft and impaired driving after an intercity bus loaded with passengers made an unscheduled departure from Trois-Rivieres, Que., Wednesday night.

McArthur linked to 3 missing men years before he was charged with murder: docs

Newly released court documents show Toronto police linked serial killer Bruce McArthur to three missing men with ties to the city's gay village years before he was charged with killing them and five others.