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'Remember who we're fighting for,' Singh says as NDP caucus sworn into office

'Remember who we're fighting for,' Singh says as NDP caucus sworn into office

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh counselled his caucus to remember the people who voted for them, but also the people they're in Ottawa to champion.

Military investigated reservist for ties to Canadian Nationalist Party

OTTAWA — The military launched an investigation last month into whether a reservist's connections to right-wing political parties put his personal beliefs offside with the values of the Canadian Forces.
Toxic algae, climate change, bad policy: Scientists say fresh water under threat

Toxic algae, climate change, bad policy: Scientists say fresh water under threat

HAMILTON — Canada's top water scientists say the country is kidding itself if it believes it will always have plenty of fresh water whenever and wherever needed.

Members of little people community applaud change to drop 'midget' term

TORONTO — The term 'midget' will be dropped along with other traditional age group names across Hockey Canada programs in a change that's being applauded by members of the little people community.
Justin Trudeau to name new ministers for minority mandate Wednesday

Justin Trudeau to name new ministers for minority mandate Wednesday

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau will unveil his new cabinet tomorrow afternoon. The Governor General's office says the official swearing-in ceremony at Rideau Hall will begin at 1:30 p.m. Eastern time.
Overhauling Canada's toxic chemicals law should be priority: advocate

Overhauling Canada's toxic chemicals law should be priority: advocate

OTTAWA — A new report says retailers in Canada are lagging behind American companies in removing hazardous chemicals from their products.

Documents give glimpse of challenges to digitizing federal services

OTTAWA — The federal system that handles old age security payments will be as old as the seniors it serves by the time it is replaced near the end of the decade, but even now it illustrates the kinds of challenges officials face when trying to bring
Trans Mountain received $320M in government subsidies in first half 2019: report

Trans Mountain received $320M in government subsidies in first half 2019: report

VANCOUVER — The Trans Mountain pipeline received $320 million in subsidies from the Canadian and Alberta governments in the first half of 2019, says a new report by an economic institute that analyzes environmental issues. The money included $135.
Canadian students urged to flee Hong King and a modest hero; In-The-News Nov. 19

Canadian students urged to flee Hong King and a modest hero; In-The-News Nov. 19

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 Nov. 19. What we are watching in Canada ...
Canadian universities encourage exchange students in Hong Kong to head home

Canadian universities encourage exchange students in Hong Kong to head home

Some Canadian universities are urging their exchange students in Hong Kong to consider returning home as the semi-autonomous Chinese territory is beset by escalating violence between government officials and pro-democracy protesters.