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Top general takes aim at new reports of military sexual assault

Top general takes aim at new reports of military sexual assault

OTTAWA — Canada's top general is taking no comfort from the fact the number of sexual assaults reported to military authorities more than doubled last year, after suggestions the increase represented a sign of progress in the fight against such behav

Nova Scotia fixes online workaround of age requirement for cannabis sales

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's government-owned cannabis retailer said it has successfully taken measures to prevent people from skirting the access code required as part of age verification for online sales.
Nalcor sends 500 workers home from main contractor at Labrador hydro project

Nalcor sends 500 workers home from main contractor at Labrador hydro project

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's Crown-owned utility says it has directed the main contractor at the Muskrat Falls hydro-electric megaproject site to stop work.
Time may be running out for Brian Gallant's Liberal government in New Brunswick

Time may be running out for Brian Gallant's Liberal government in New Brunswick

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant's chances of holding onto power are looking increasingly bleak, after every opposition member officially declared Thursday they don't want to be Speaker.
Proposed new laws against bestiality don't go far enough, critics argue

Proposed new laws against bestiality don't go far enough, critics argue

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is proposing changes to strengthen laws against bestiality and animal fighting, but advocates against animal cruelty, including a Liberal MP, say these measures are the bare minimum of what is needed.
B.C. teen gives away tickets to Ellen Degeneres show, plans O Canada welcome

B.C. teen gives away tickets to Ellen Degeneres show, plans O Canada welcome

VANCOUVER — A 14-year-old girl's quest to give away two tickets to Ellen Degeneres's appearance in Vancouver has turned into an 82-ticket giveaway complete with all the "winners" singing O Canada before show time.

Brewers welcome tariff exemption on imports of U.S. aluminum cans

TORONTO — Canada's beer producers have welcomed the federal government's decision to exempt from tariffs most beer cans imported from the United States. The Canadian government set the tariffs on imports of U.S.
As testimony wraps at MMIW inquiry, commissioner says Ottawa has done little

As testimony wraps at MMIW inquiry, commissioner says Ottawa has done little

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The chief commissioner of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls says she hasn't seen much progress from the federal government since the inquiry's critical interim report was published last year.

Premier Doug Ford's adviser appointed to Washington trade post

TORONTO — A campaign adviser to Premier Doug Ford has been appointed as Ontario's trade representative to the United States. Ian Todd will take on the post in Washington, D.C.
Father of terror suspect says his son is innocent, deserves Canada's protection

Father of terror suspect says his son is innocent, deserves Canada's protection

OTTAWA — The father of a British-Canadian man imprisoned in Syria says his son is not a terrorist and deserves Canada's protection.