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As Mexico, U.S. head to polls, Trudeau still aims to host trilateral summit in 2024

As Mexico, U.S. head to polls, Trudeau still aims to host trilateral summit in 2024

OTTAWA — Canada has yet to set a date for the North American Leaders' Summit, but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he's still aiming to host the gathering this year.
Quebec media say new bill to protect politicians is excessive, harms free speech

Quebec media say new bill to protect politicians is excessive, harms free speech

MONTREAL — Quebec newsroom leaders are calling out a new bill to protect politicians from abuse, saying the legislation is excessive and potentially stifling to democratic debate.
Trudeau calls New Brunswick's Conservative government 'a disgrace' on women's rights

Trudeau calls New Brunswick's Conservative government 'a disgrace' on women's rights

CARAQUET, N.B. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau assailed New Brunswick's premier and other conservative leaders on Thursday, calling out the provincial government's position on abortion, LGBTQ youth and climate change.
Poilievre would rather 'watch the country burn' than fight climate change: Trudeau

Poilievre would rather 'watch the country burn' than fight climate change: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Opposition Leader Pierre Poilievre's pledges to axe carbon pricing come at a time of wildfires and other disasters and Poilievre would rather "watch the country burn" than continue the fight against climate change.
Canada sanctions four Israeli 'extremist settlers' accused of attacking Palestinians

Canada sanctions four Israeli 'extremist settlers' accused of attacking Palestinians

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly is imposing sanctions on Israelis she accuses of "extremist settler violence" in the West Bank, three months after pledging to do so.
Canada and U.S. make first co-investment in critical minerals producers

Canada and U.S. make first co-investment in critical minerals producers

OTTAWA — The Canadian and U.S. governments say they're co-investing in critical mineral producers for the first time as they work to boost regional supplies. Natural Resources Canada and the U.S.
Quebec man, 60, charged with second-degree murder of 34-year-old daughter

Quebec man, 60, charged with second-degree murder of 34-year-old daughter

ORMSTOWN, Que. — A 60-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of his 34-year-old daughter in Ormstown, Que., southwest of Montreal. Alain Caza appeared in court this morning, where he was charged with killing Amanda Caza.
Police investigating after video suggests woman's hijab removed at Ottawa protest

Police investigating after video suggests woman's hijab removed at Ottawa protest

OTTAWA — The Ottawa police hate crime unit is investigating a video that appears to show a Muslim woman's hijab being torn off at a protest this week.
''Illegal, destructive, dangerous': UVic president cites complaints about encampment

''Illegal, destructive, dangerous': UVic president cites complaints about encampment

VICTORIA — The president of the University of Victoria says a pro-Palestinian protest encampment on its campus is drawing an increasing number of complaints about harassment and intimidation, but also illegal and "dangerous" activities.
In the news today: Fort McMurray lessons learned, Admitted killer's wife to testify

In the news today: Fort McMurray lessons learned, Admitted killer's wife to testify

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...