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Eyes on police after Trudeau orders blockades torn down, injunctions enforced

Eyes on police after Trudeau orders blockades torn down, injunctions enforced

The CN Rail Line in Quebec cleared out Friday but the blockade of the critical east-west line on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory remains in place
Government needs to produce plan for dealing with veterans' backlog: Ombudsman

Government needs to produce plan for dealing with veterans' backlog: Ombudsman

Veterans Affairs Canada revealed this month that there were 44,000 applications waiting to be processed at the end of September
Trudeau says time for blockades to end, Indigenous leaders to work with government

Trudeau says time for blockades to end, Indigenous leaders to work with government

Situation is 'unacceptable and untenable,' prime minister says
Ontario will replace defective licence plates, cabinet minister says

Ontario will replace defective licence plates, cabinet minister says

Approximately 49,000 of the new plates have been distributed to Ontarians, and an additional 134,000 are currently in Service Ontario locations, the government said
Retail Council of Canada: Nation's retail industry impacted by rail blockades

Retail Council of Canada: Nation's retail industry impacted by rail blockades

Karl Littler of Retail Council of Canada believes the blockades impact both the storefronts and manufacturers.
Schools shut down across Ontario today as teachers strike

Schools shut down across Ontario today as teachers strike

Education Minister Stephen Lecce said he wants union leaders to heed the concerns of parents who want their children in school
Talks the way to settle blockades, Trudeau insists, as calls for action grow louder

Talks the way to settle blockades, Trudeau insists, as calls for action grow louder

The demonstrations are in support of Wet'suwet'en First Nation hereditary chiefs who oppose a natural gas pipeline through their traditional territory in northern British Columbia
Canadians aboard coronavirus-ridden cruise ship to return home tonight

Canadians aboard coronavirus-ridden cruise ship to return home tonight

Among the infected are 47 Canadians who will have to remain in Japan for treatment
Ontario probing licence plate defect weeks after new models were released

Ontario probing licence plate defect weeks after new models were released

A spokesman for the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police said Tuesday that the group has been hearing from front-line officers and concerned citizens about the possible defect
Canadian Press NewsAlert: Via Rail temporarily lays off 1,000

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Via Rail temporarily lays off 1,000

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