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Landfill operations to halt as pressure increases to search for women's remains

Landfill operations to halt as pressure increases to search for women's remains

Garbage disposal at a landfill outside Winnipeg was paused Thursday as calls to search the area for the remains of two Indigenous women believed to be the victims of an alleged serial killer intensified.
House committee says victims should be able to opt out of publication bans

House committee says victims should be able to opt out of publication bans

OTTAWA — The federal justice minister says he is open to updating the Victims Bill of Rights after a parliamentary report called on the federal government to make changes, including allowing victims of sexual offences to opt out of publication bans.
First Nations leaders reject Trudeau's proposed gun law, citing risk to treaty rights

First Nations leaders reject Trudeau's proposed gun law, citing risk to treaty rights

OTTAWA — Chiefs at the Assembly of First Nationsvoted Thursdayto publicly oppose the Liberal government's proposed gun-control legislationand stand against sovereignty bills in Alberta and Saskatchewan's legislatures.
Quebec economic update: A lot of uncertainty in 2023, Girard says

Quebec economic update: A lot of uncertainty in 2023, Girard says

Quebec Finance Minister Eric Girard said Thursday the province's economy is facing a lot of uncertainty going into 2023 as he presented his economic update, one that included help for low-income seniors in the face of stubborn inflation.
Federal environment minister certifies 14 bird-friendly cities in six provinces

Federal environment minister certifies 14 bird-friendly cities in six provinces

MONTREAL — Federal Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault is certifying 14 more Canadian cities as bird-friendly.
Ottawa Police Service superintendent arrested on sex charges

Ottawa Police Service superintendent arrested on sex charges

OTTAWA — A senior Ottawa Police Service officer has been arrested on sex charges. Ottawa police say Supt.
Trudeau says Ottawa to work constructively with Alberta after sovereignty act passes

Trudeau says Ottawa to work constructively with Alberta after sovereignty act passes

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Alberta's controversial sovereignty act is a political tool for Premier Danielle Smith to pick a fight with the federal government.
Financial institutions, businesses see a role in preserving biodiversity at COP15

Financial institutions, businesses see a role in preserving biodiversity at COP15

MONTREAL — A number of business groups and financial institutions say they want to play a role in promoting biodiversity and hope a new UN biodiversity treaty will require some companies to disclose their impacts.
Liberals aim to secure long-term role for feds in national child-care system

Liberals aim to secure long-term role for feds in national child-care system

OTTAWA — Families Minister Karina Gould introduced legislation Thursday in an attempt to secure a long-term role for Ottawa in daycare and future-proof the Liberal vision of a national child-care system.
Quebec judge authorizes class-action lawsuit against 'addictive' Fortnite video game

Quebec judge authorizes class-action lawsuit against 'addictive' Fortnite video game

MONTREAL — A Superior Court judge has authorized a lawsuit brought by Quebec parents who allege their children became addicted to the popular online video game Fortnite.