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Canadians growing 'impatient' on border, Garneau says as businesses push to reopen

Canadians growing 'impatient' on border, Garneau says as businesses push to reopen

WASHINGTON — Tiny cracks of daylight are beginning to appear in the barriers that have kept people from casually crossing the Canada-U.S. border for the last 13 months — but they mostly seem to be on the American side.
Soldier cleared of charges related to alleged incidents in Nova Scotia

Soldier cleared of charges related to alleged incidents in Nova Scotia

OTTAWA — A member of the Canadian Armed Forces has been found not guilty of sexual assault and forcible confinement after prosecutors declined to present any evidence against him. Master Cpl.
'Gut-wrenching:' Rapist killer Paul Bernardo set for second parole hearing June 22

'Gut-wrenching:' Rapist killer Paul Bernardo set for second parole hearing June 22

TORONTO — Convicted teen killer and serial rapist Paul Bernardo is set for his second parole hearing this month, the Parole Board of Canada announced on Wednesday, dredging yet again heart-cracking memories for his victims' relatives.
Freeland says feds will voice concerns to Air Canada over executive bonuses

Freeland says feds will voice concerns to Air Canada over executive bonuses

OTTAWA — Air Canada is heading for a bout of political turbulence as Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland signalled her displeasure over millions in bonuses to the airline's executives as the company negotiated a federal bailout.
Ottawa councillors urge federal government to rename Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway

Ottawa councillors urge federal government to rename Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway

Three Ottawa city councillors representing wards where the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway runs parallel to the Ottawa River are urging the federal government to change the name of the road.
Federal prison service improperly listened to inmate calls with lawyers: auditors

Federal prison service improperly listened to inmate calls with lawyers: auditors

OTTAWA — Federal prison staff intercepted conversations between an inmate and their lawyer without approval in 10 per cent of cases reviewed, amounting to possible breaches of solicitor-client privilege, an internal audit reveals.
Victims of military sexual trauma turned away from peer-support programs: ombudsman

Victims of military sexual trauma turned away from peer-support programs: ombudsman

OTTAWA — Canada's veterans ombudsman is adding her voice to long-standing calls for the federal government to create a dedicated peer-support program for those who have experienced sexual trauma while serving in uniform.
Canada doubles dollars to COVAX, but no sign of donating doses yet

Canada doubles dollars to COVAX, but no sign of donating doses yet

OTTAWA — Canada is doubling its direct cash commitment to help buy COVID-19 vaccines for the global sharing program known as COVAX but isn't sending any actual doses this month despite a desperate plea from officials for help.
Unmarked burial site at residential school damages Canada's human rights reputation

Unmarked burial site at residential school damages Canada's human rights reputation

OTTAWA — The discovery of an unmarked burial site at a Kamloops, B.C. residential school has sent shock waves across the world, which experts say will have a lasting negative impact on Canada's reputation as a leading human rights defender.
N.S. First Nation further delays lobster fishing, saying it risks losing traps

N.S. First Nation further delays lobster fishing, saying it risks losing traps

HALIFAX — A Mi'kmaq community is further delaying plans for a lobster harvest that was set to start this week off southwestern Nova Scotia, saying the band will have to set up its own security to protect its traps.
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