LA LOCHE, Sask.—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was expected today in a northern Saskatchewan community where residents have spent the last week grieving a shooting that left four people dead and seven others wounded.
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OTTAWA—The Liberal government is repealing two contentious union-related bills—a move it bills as heralding a new relationship with organized labour after 10 acrimonious years under the Conservatives.
OTTAWA—A half-dozen Iroquois First Nations are calling the proposed Energy East pipeline a “dangerous project.”
The move comes less than 24 hours after the federal government announced additional reviews to bolster public confidence in the pipeline assessment process—including more consultations with indigenous communities.
OTTAWA—Call it Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s secret stash.
A new report from CIBC World Markets says Canada’s federal and provincial governments could reap as much as $5 billion annually in tax revenues from the sale of legal marijuana.
VANCOUVER—Reserve schools are failing Canada’s aboriginal students and there is no quick-and-easy fix, says a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute.
A study released today by the research group found that only four-of-10 young adults living on reserves across the country have finished high school.
OTTAWA—Canada’s electronic spy agency broke privacy laws by sharing information about Canadians with foreign partners, a federal watchdog says.
The Communications Security Establishment passed along the information—known as metadata—to counterparts in the U.S., Britain, Australia, and New Zealand, said Jean-Pierre Plouffe, who keeps an eye on the highly-secretive agency.
OTTAWA—The notion that Canadian volunteers fighting with Kurdish forces in northern Iraq and Syria could face prosecution under the former Conservative government’s tough anti-terror laws has one human rights group calling for stricter supervision of the country’s military training mission in the war-torn region.
CALGARY—Calgary’s Mount Royal University is giving students a new way to learn about the world around them.
Along with checking out books, students can sign out a speaker at the university’s “Living Library” for a 15-minute one-on-one discussion.
LA LOCHE, Sask.—The northern Saskatchewan school where a mass shooting occurred won’t open for at least another week.
And when it does, it may have security.
The Northern Lights School Division has told parents that classes at the La Loche Community School won’t resume for seven-10 days, Donna Johnson of the Education Ministry said yesterday.
OTTAWA—The Trudeau cabinet is expected to “very soon” debate the size and scope of the country’s re-organized mission against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.
But precisely how much latitude those military trainers will get is going to be one of the most divisive elements of the discussion.