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Liberals should legislate long-term care standards to fulfil pledge in pact, says NDP

Liberals should legislate long-term care standards to fulfil pledge in pact, says NDP

OTTAWA — The Liberals must enshrine new standards for long-term care homes in law to fulfil a pledge in the confidence-and-supply agreement that would help keep their minority government in power, the health critic for the New Democrats said Tuesday.
Report finds that L'Arche co-founder Jean Vanier sexually abused 25 women

Report finds that L'Arche co-founder Jean Vanier sexually abused 25 women

MONTREAL — A charitable organization founded by the late Jean Vanier issued a report Monday saying the Canadian sexually abused at least 25 women during his decades with the group.
Bail hearing delayed for Alberta parents in infant sex assault case

Bail hearing delayed for Alberta parents in infant sex assault case

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A bail hearing for a mother and father facing charges after police say their six-week-old child was physically and sexually assaulted has been delayed.
CBC TV's Still Standing show spotlights Lac La Biche

CBC TV's Still Standing show spotlights Lac La Biche

History, hope and humour are focus of comedy and community-based episode.
Majority of affordable homes approved under federal program not yet constructed

Majority of affordable homes approved under federal program not yet constructed

OTTAWA — The federal government has set aside billions of dollars to quickly build affordable housing across the country, but delays in construction suggest many of the projects approved for funding are missing their deadlines.
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith opposes assisted-dying expansion as Ottawa eyes delay

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith opposes assisted-dying expansion as Ottawa eyes delay

OTTAWA — Alberta Premier Danielle Smith's office says the province objects to Ottawa's plan to extend eligibility for medically assisted death to people whose sole underlying condition is a mental illness.
Review of oilsands cleanup funding program needs public input, says Alberta NDP

Review of oilsands cleanup funding program needs public input, says Alberta NDP

EDMONTON — Alberta's New Democrat Opposition says a government review of the program that's supposed to ensure oilsands companies can clean up their mines was conducted too privately and should have been done in public.
Inflation-focused Pierre Poilievre back to Parliament as health-care talks loom

Inflation-focused Pierre Poilievre back to Parliament as health-care talks loom

OTTAWA — It's no secret what Pierre Poilievre thinks about government spending and inflation. Same with guns.
Quebec basic income program begins, but advocates say many low-income people excluded

Quebec basic income program begins, but advocates say many low-income people excluded

MONTREAL — For the first time in many years, Monique Toutant thinks she might be able to buy herself some better groceries and a few new clothes.
Singh meeting with Trudeau about private health care ahead of sit-down with premiers

Singh meeting with Trudeau about private health care ahead of sit-down with premiers

OTTAWA — Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said he will sit down with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Monday afternoon to discuss private health care ahead of next week's summit with premiers.
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