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Ruling finds Ottawa's anti-abortion test for summer jobs funding was within bounds

Ruling finds Ottawa's anti-abortion test for summer jobs funding was within bounds

OTTAWA — A Federal Court judge has found it was reasonable for Ottawa to require applicants to its summer-jobs program to declare themselves in support of abortion rights in order to get funding.
Independent MP Kevin Vuong, disavowed as Liberal candidate, sent expenses to party

Independent MP Kevin Vuong, disavowed as Liberal candidate, sent expenses to party

OTTAWA — Kevin Vuong, the Independent MP dropped as a candidate by the Liberals days before the election, says he will pay back campaign expenses he submitted to the party.
Quebec coroner to hear from final witnesses in long-term care inquest

Quebec coroner to hear from final witnesses in long-term care inquest

MONTREAL — A coroner's inquest into a suburban Montreal long-term care home where 47 people died during the pandemic's first wave is hearing from a handful of witnesses this week before it concludes.
Salvage crew's access to smouldering ship hampered by storm on B.C.'s coast

Salvage crew's access to smouldering ship hampered by storm on B.C.'s coast

VICTORIA — The Canadian Coast Guard says a fire aboard a container ship off the coast of Victoria continues to smoulder.
Ex-Canadian Armed Forces reservist should get 25 years in prison: U.S. prosecutors

Ex-Canadian Armed Forces reservist should get 25 years in prison: U.S. prosecutors

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA — U.S. prosecutors are making their case for why a former Canadian Armed Forces reservist with ties to a white supremacist group should be sentenced to 25 years in prison.

Trudeau's cabinet guessing game and container ship calamity: In The News for Oct. 25

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 Oct. 25 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
'Everybody knows everybody:' Nunavut voters head to the polls in territorial election

'Everybody knows everybody:' Nunavut voters head to the polls in territorial election

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Campaigning in Nunavut's territorial election is a little like competing against your neighbours and friends, says former premier Paul Quassa.
'Never going to be ashamed:' Métis, two-spirit NDP MP wants to rebrand Alberta

'Never going to be ashamed:' Métis, two-spirit NDP MP wants to rebrand Alberta

EDMONTON — Blake Desjarlais says he represents what Alberta is truly about and it's not what the rest of Canada might think.
Trudeau uses pandemic-plagued supply chains in free trade pitch to ASEAN

Trudeau uses pandemic-plagued supply chains in free trade pitch to ASEAN

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used the spectre of gnarled global supply chains in a bid Sunday to a bloc of Southeast Asian nations to win them over on a free trade deal.

Military to support Saskatchewan with up to six critical care nursing officers

The Canadian Armed Forces says it's prepared to support Saskatchewan with up to six critical care nursing officers, who it says will be deployed to intensive care units.