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Federal corrections must improve workplace for parole officers' mental health: report

Federal corrections must improve workplace for parole officers' mental health: report

OTTAWA — A new report calls on federal corrections to ease caseloads, improve workplace policies and give added resources to parole officers in order to mitigate current strains on their mental health.
Tory finance critic says Poilievre's bid to fire Macklem hurts party's economic cred

Tory finance critic says Poilievre's bid to fire Macklem hurts party's economic cred

OTTAWA — Conservative finance critic Ed Fast said Wednesday he believes Pierre Poilievre's pitch to fire the Bank of Canada governor over the country's inflation rate, which is the highest it’s been in 30 years, hurts the party’s credibility on econo
Conservative party investigating complaint by Patrick Brown team about racist email

Conservative party investigating complaint by Patrick Brown team about racist email

OTTAWA — The Conservative Party of Canada is investigating a complaint lodged by Patrick Brown's leadership campaign about a racist email it says it received from a member.
Canadians in the dark about how their data is collected and used, report finds

Canadians in the dark about how their data is collected and used, report finds

OTTAWA — A new report says digital technology has become so widespread at such a rapid pace that Canadians have little idea what information is being collected about them or how it is used.
Liberals reject NDP call to hike GST rebate, Canada Child Benefit cheques

Liberals reject NDP call to hike GST rebate, Canada Child Benefit cheques

OTTAWA — The federal government is looking to help Canadian families feeling the pinch of inflation without contributing further to the problem, the prime minister said Wednesday as his government rejected a call from the NDP to hike GST rebates and
'CSIS is broken,' lawyer says in support of spy service employee's claim

'CSIS is broken,' lawyer says in support of spy service employee's claim

OTTAWA — Lawyers for a Canadian Security Intelligence Service employee say his discrimination lawsuit against the spy service should be allowed to proceed because CSIS managers do not take internal grievance and harassment processes seriously.
Parliament creates day to remember Tamil genocide in Sri Lanka

Parliament creates day to remember Tamil genocide in Sri Lanka

OTTAWA — Canada's Parliament has created a day to recognize the genocide of Tamil people in Sri Lanka. Parliament unanimously adopted the motion to make May 18 of each year Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day.
Joly heads to UN to mobilize action on food crisis sparked by invasion of Ukraine

Joly heads to UN to mobilize action on food crisis sparked by invasion of Ukraine

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly kicked off two days of meetings Wednesday at the United Nations to help mobilize a global response to the food security crisis resulting from Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
'It's the only option': Some Finnish people in Canada in favour of NATO bid

'It's the only option': Some Finnish people in Canada in favour of NATO bid

Some Finnish people living in Canada say they support Finland's recent historic decision to seek NATO membership after Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Aeroplan-funded flights bringing Ukrainians to Canada expected to begin in June

Aeroplan-funded flights bringing Ukrainians to Canada expected to begin in June

OTTAWA — The first free commercial flights to Canada for Ukrainian refugees offered through a fundraising drive involving Aeroplan points won't be available until June. On April 20, U.S.