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'Let’s call it for what it is': Tory bid to focus pharmacare bill fails at committee

'Let’s call it for what it is': Tory bid to focus pharmacare bill fails at committee

OTTAWA — Conservatives say the federal government is offering "false hope" to Canadians with a national pharmacare bill that will not initially apply to a broad range of medications.
Liberal MP calls out PBO for error in carbon price analysis, asks for correction

Liberal MP calls out PBO for error in carbon price analysis, asks for correction

OTTAWA — The parliamentary secretary for Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is criticizing the parliamentary budget officer for not issuing a more-public correction to its carbon price analysis after finding an error in it.
Quebec homeowners recall scramble to safety as tornado touched down west of Montreal

Quebec homeowners recall scramble to safety as tornado touched down west of Montreal

MONTREAL — Residents west of Montreal recounted on Tuesday the moment when a tornado tore through their communities, taking only a few seconds to rip apart homes, vehicles and farm buildings.
Israel close to approving Gaza reunification program before Rafah invasion: Miller

Israel close to approving Gaza reunification program before Rafah invasion: Miller

OTTAWA — Immigration Minister Marc Miller says Israel seemed to be on the verge of approving a program to get Palestinian relatives of Canadians out of the Gaza Strip before the country's invasion of the town of Rafah.
Vancouver Island man charged with child luring and making sexual abuse material: RCMP

Vancouver Island man charged with child luring and making sexual abuse material: RCMP

LANGFORD, B.C. — Police in British Columbia say a man from Vancouver Island has been arrested and charged with child exploitation offences following a tip from American authorities. RCMP say in a statement that the B.C.
1 in 8 pregnant people have disabilities but face lack of accessible care: report

1 in 8 pregnant people have disabilities but face lack of accessible care: report

One in eight pregnant people in Ontario has a disability, but many face barriers to accessible care and disrespect from health-care providers, a new report published Tuesday says.
In the news today: U of T seeks court injunction to clear encampment

In the news today: U of T seeks court injunction to clear encampment

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Suspected tornado damages homes and barns in Quebec, but no injuries reported

Suspected tornado damages homes and barns in Quebec, but no injuries reported

RIGAUD, Que. — A suspected tornado that touched down in southwestern Quebec late Monday afternoon has damaged homes and farm buildings, but a local fire official said no injuries have been reported.
Spy watchdog's foreign meddling review finds 'unacceptable gaps' in accountability

Spy watchdog's foreign meddling review finds 'unacceptable gaps' in accountability

OTTAWA — The Canadian Security Intelligence Service and Public Safety Canada lacked a system for tracking who received and read specific intelligence on foreign interference, creating "unacceptable gaps in accountability," the national spy watchdog h
Firefighters hang out welcome banners as evacuees return to Fort Nelson, B.C.

Firefighters hang out welcome banners as evacuees return to Fort Nelson, B.C.

FORT NELSON, B.C. — For more than two weeks, firefighters battled to bring the Parker Lake wildfire threatening the northeast B.C. community of Fort Nelson under control.
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