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Father of Confederation's  name stripped from Prime Minister's Office building

Father of Confederation's name stripped from Prime Minister's Office building

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined indigenous leaders across from Parliament Hill on a sun-drenched Wednesday and said the building housing his office will no longer bear the name of Hector-Louis Langevin, a father of Confederation and an

Ont. premier disappointed with New York's Buy American agreement on steel

TORONTO — The premier of Ontario says she's disappointed that New York lawmakers have reached an agreement on legislation that would require state construction projects to use American iron and steel.
House of Commons passes symbolic Remembrance Day bill; won't mean new holiday

House of Commons passes symbolic Remembrance Day bill; won't mean new holiday

OTTAWA — The House of Commons has passed legislation giving Remembrance Day the same legal status as Canada Day and Victoria Day. It is mainly a symbolic move, as the Commons can't make Nov.
Former friend: Mother of dead Alberta girl faces accused killer in court

Former friend: Mother of dead Alberta girl faces accused killer in court

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The mother of a dead two-year-old girl sat trembling in the witness box Wednesday as she faced her daughter's accused killer in court.

Defence questions woman's testimony at RCMP sexual assault trial in B.C.

VANCOUVER — A lawyer for a now-retired RCMP inspector says a civilian employee "actively and enthusiastically" had sex with his client at work and then alleged she was sexually assaulted.

Mental illness behind neighbour stabbing Winnipeg senior 68 times: lawyer

WINNIPEG — A woman who stabbed her 89-year-old neighbour 68 times for no apparent reason says she is not a monster but was "in a very bad state" after going off her medication weeks before.

Cape Breton school board suffers its third student death this year

HALIFAX — The parents of a 13-year-old Cape Breton girl who took her own life on Father's Day are speaking out about their ordeal, as the local school board also looks for more support in the wake of the deaths of two other students this year.
N.S. avoids public scrutiny in high-profile deaths:'How can we hope for change?'

N.S. avoids public scrutiny in high-profile deaths:'How can we hope for change?'

HALIFAX — Lionel Desmond suffered rages from post-traumatic stress. He told relatives he struggled to access mental health services. Then he killed his family and himself.
Death of U.S. student held in NKorea renews calls for help in case of detained Canadian

Death of U.S. student held in NKorea renews calls for help in case of detained Canadian

The death of an American student who was returned home after being detained for 17 months in North Korea has brought renewed calls for political intervention in the case of a Canadian pastor serving a life sentence in that country.
Subsidizing electric cars is inefficient and costly, report says

Subsidizing electric cars is inefficient and costly, report says

OTTAWA — Provincial subsidies to encourage the use of electric vehicles are the most expensive, least effective way to help cut greenhouse gas emissions, the Montreal Economic Institute says in a new report.