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OTTAWA — The federal government will roll out a simplified application form for the Canada Child Benefit this month — just as it gets a bump in value — after...
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Plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit alleging sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces will be compensated after the government reached a settlement. A A + The settlement comes more than...
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Marie Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri Food, and Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification, provide an update on the government s response to the canola trade dispute with China...
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Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, speaks with author Margaret Atwood during an event on workplace harassment and violence prevention fund in Toronto, on Friday, July 5,...
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OTTAWA – The Liberals have quietly ended a much touted “triage” program that aimed to redirect asylum seekers away from crowded shelters in Montreal and Toronto. The  federal government says it...
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A bit of relief is coming to Saskatchewan’s coal mining communities after the federal government made a funding announcement Friday morning. Nearly $4.5 million will help ease the phase out of...
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The federal government is announcing projects to help western workers and communities dependent on coal mining to become less reliant on the industry. Speaking in the Nisku industrial area south...
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A portion of the revenue collected as a result of carbon pollution pricing will go toward updating schools across Canada with energy efficient retrofits, announced Environment Minister Catherine McKenna on...
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The federal government is considering how to legally enshrine Indigenous people’s ownership of traditional culture — from songs to art to the use of medicinal plants. Ottawa has signed agreements...
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Prisoner isolation , declared unconstitutional 18 months ago, will remain legal for now after Canada’s top court granted Ottawa’s urgent request to allow the current law to stay in force...
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VANCOUVER The federal government has announced $10 million to help the RCMP prosecute money laundering after a special meeting of Canada s finance and justice ministers to discuss the...
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The federal department says it will make the tamper resistant devices mandatory on June 12, 2021, to ensure truck and bus drivers are not on the road for longer than their...
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TORONTO — Faced with the prospect that segregation is about to become illegal next week, the federal government has asked Canada’s top court for an urgent stay of an 18 month old...
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OTTAWA—The federal government has quietly taken construction of the coast guard’s next heavy icebreaker away from Vancouver shipyard Seaspan, the latest in a string of upheavals in Canada’s multibillion dollar shipbuilding...
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OTTAWA — The federal government has picked three vendors for experiments in the coming months with possible replacements for its failed Phoenix pay system . Treasury Board President Joyce Murray...
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A senior government official speaking on the condition of anonymity because he wasn’t authorized to speak publicly on the matter, said after going through every amendment — there were 187...
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Crown Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett says the government would not oppose an international examination probing the allegation of genocide made in the final report of the inquiry into . In...
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OTTAWA—A United Nations human rights expert says the case of a northern Ontario First Nation plagued by mercury contamination is “emblematic” of an overall pattern of inaction in the face of...
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Former Mounties tell their stories of bullying and intimidation in the RCMP and how it affects the Mounties ability to help provide protection for Canadians. A A + More...
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OTTAWA – The federal government says it can’t measure how many people actually receive emergency alert messages on their phones. Concerns about the limitations of the system arose this week when...