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'This tragedy forced the light out:' Toronto marks anniversary of van attack

'This tragedy forced the light out:' Toronto marks anniversary of van attack

TORONTO — As family members, friends and strangers braved the rain Tuesday to honour the victims of the Yonge Street van attack, one man stood by the memorial marking the one-year anniversary of the horrific event making sure the flowers laid there l
Climate change should be top issue for voters in October, advocates say

Climate change should be top issue for voters in October, advocates say

OTTAWA — A large group of Canadian climate scientists, environment advocates, business owners and corporate executives want climate change to be the No. 1 issue for voters this fall, including problems and solutions beyond the federal carbon tax.

B.C. men challenge constitutionality of Canada's secret no-fly list

OTTAWA — Canada's no-fly list faces constitutional challenges from two B.C. men who argue in a pair of court cases that the secret roster violates their Charter of Rights guarantee of fundamental justice.

Forcing reporter to give RCMP info on 'dead' terror suspect 'unreasonable': Vice

TORONTO — Forcing a reporter to give information on a terror suspect to the RCMP would be unreasonable given that the wanted Canadian man is almost certainly dead, an Ontario justice heard on Tuesday.
As waters rise, Champagne offers fast-track reviews for flood projects

As waters rise, Champagne offers fast-track reviews for flood projects

OTTAWA — Canada's infrastructure minister is offering flood-ravaged communities in Quebec a fast-track for federal cash to mitigate the dangers of rising waters, hoping to entice requests from a province that has yet to apply for money from a unique

Canada, international allies butt heads over focus on white supremacism

OTTAWA — Canada has been butting heads with some of its closest allies over the extent to which rising white supremacy at home and abroad poses a global threat, federal insiders say.
Singh says childhood abuse steeled him for scrutiny and stress of politics

Singh says childhood abuse steeled him for scrutiny and stress of politics

OTTAWA — Political life means signing up for a high degree of public scrutiny, but NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says the pain he endured in his childhood — including an experience with sexual abuse — reminds him he has gone through far worse.
Filipino President Duterte gives Canada one week to take trash back

Filipino President Duterte gives Canada one week to take trash back

OTTAWA — The president of the Philippines says if Canada doesn't take back tonnes of trash within the next week he will "declare war" and ship the containers back himself.
Protecting nature also fights climate change, says federal environment minister

Protecting nature also fights climate change, says federal environment minister

Carbon taxes aren't the only way to fight climate change, says federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna.
Manitoba man who shot at Mounties, wounding one, sentenced to 18 years

Manitoba man who shot at Mounties, wounding one, sentenced to 18 years

MINNEDOSA, Man. — A Manitoba man who shot at two RCMP officers and left one with severe injuries has been given an 18-year prison sentence.