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Feds seeking private consultant to design firearm buyback program

Feds seeking private consultant to design firearm buyback program

OTTAWA — The federal government is turning to the private sector to design and possibly help run a massive buyback of newly prohibited firearms.
New Tory leader must build a strong team in Commons and for the campaign: Scheer

New Tory leader must build a strong team in Commons and for the campaign: Scheer

OTTAWA — Outgoing Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says his replacement must quickly put together a strong team in the Commons and for the next campaign, and he's happy to offer whatever advice needed on that score.
Complaints filed against Edmundston officers in fatal shooting of Chantel Moore

Complaints filed against Edmundston officers in fatal shooting of Chantel Moore

FREDERICTON — A law firm representing the estate of Chantel Moore has filed a pair of complaints with the New Brunswick Police Commission in connection with her death.

Three adults dead after swimming near waterfall in west-central Alberta

NORDEGG, Alta. — Three people are dead after they went swimming at a waterfall in west-central Alberta. RCMP say it appears that three adults from a family were swimming at the bottom of Crescent Falls on Tuesday west of the hamlet of Nordegg.
N.S. Mountie faces questions over redacted warrants in mass killing case

N.S. Mountie faces questions over redacted warrants in mass killing case

HALIFAX — A senior RCMP officer in Nova Scotia who obtained search warrants for the investigation into the mass shooting in April was grilled in court Wednesday about why most of those documents remain heavily redacted.
Trudeau, Morneau, Telford must resign, or trigger an election: Blanchet

Trudeau, Morneau, Telford must resign, or trigger an election: Blanchet

OTTAWA — Bloc Quebecois Yves-Francois Blanchet said Wednesday his party will force a confidence vote against the Liberal government this fall unless Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his finance minister and his chief of staff resign.
Kamala Harris a 'tangible' inspiration for women, former Montreal classmate says

Kamala Harris a 'tangible' inspiration for women, former Montreal classmate says

A former classmate and friend of Kamala Harris from her years in Montreal says he hopes the California senator and newly minted U.S. vice-presidential candidate can serve as a role-model for his daughters.
UNDRIP a top priority, says Miller, but won't rule out delay due to COVID-19

UNDRIP a top priority, says Miller, but won't rule out delay due to COVID-19

OTTAWA — A Liberal commitment to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is still a top priority, says Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller, but he could not say whether it is still possible within the promise
Vast majority of Quebecers believe First Nations face discrimination: survey

Vast majority of Quebecers believe First Nations face discrimination: survey

MONTREAL — The vast majority of non-Indigenous Quebecers recognize that First Nations members in the province are subject to racism or discrimination, survey results released Wednesday suggest.
Mother calls for strict sentence in son's 2016 death in Halifax jail cell

Mother calls for strict sentence in son's 2016 death in Halifax jail cell

HALIFAX — The mother of a man who died in a Halifax police jail cell in June 2016 asked a judge Wednesday to impose the "strictest penalty possible" on two special police constables found guilty of criminal negligence in his death.