OTTAWA—A trans rights activist at the heart of a recently-settled human rights complaint says it's now only a matter of time before the federal government drops any mention of gender from government-issued identification.
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MONTREAL—Two weeks after a gunman killed six Muslim men as they prayed in Quebec City, mosques around Montreal held open door events aimed at fostering understanding in the wake of the tragedy.
EMERSON, Man.—Civic leaders in a Manitoba border town that has seen an increase in refugee claimants crossing over from the United States say the community will continue to be a welcoming place.
OTTAWA—The federal government will decide by spring whether to restore door-to-door mail delivery to those who lost it in the last year, the federal public service minister said yesterday to the union that represents postal workers.
OTTAWA—The RCMP says it plans to review sexual assault cases that were labelled unfounded in 2016 to see if they comply with police policy and appropriate decision-making based on evidence.
The national police force said in a statement yesterday it also would look at a sample of historical cases.
SANFORD, Man.—Two men have died in a small plane crash in Manitoba.
RCMP said the single-engine Cessna took off yesterday from St. Andrews, north of Winnipeg, and was reported overdue at its destination in Winkler.
Police, along with a Canadian Armed Forces search-and-rescue team, eventually found the wreckage near Brunkild, about 45 km southwest of Winnipeg.
WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump will receive Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House on Monday—their first official meeting after weeks of back-and-forth about setting a tangible agenda beyond pleasantries and first-encounter photo ops.
OTTAWA—At least two federal NDP MPs don't find all the conjecture about Sarah Palin becoming U.S. ambassador to Canada very funny.
Nathan Cullen says if Palin was named the top U.S. representative to Canada, it would be tantamount to having to deal with two Donald Trumps.
OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was set to visit the territories today and Friday for the first time since the 2015 election campaign and since the abrupt resignation of his former Liberal cabinet minister Hunter Tootoo, now an independent MP for Nunavut.
OTTAWA—Trusted-traveller Nexus cards revoked from about 200 Canadian permanent residents have been reinstated, at least for now, said Public Safety minister Ralph Goodale.
The Nexus cards, which help people cross the border more swiftly, were cancelled a few days ago because a recent U.S. executive order on immigration made the holders ineligible, Goodale confirmed yesterday.