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Quebec election: Liberals correct costed platform after underestimating debt

Quebec election: Liberals correct costed platform after underestimating debt

MONTREAL — The Quebec Liberals were forced to correct their costed platform on Wednesday, confirming their debt figures were off by more than $16 billion.
Yukon to observe one-day holiday on Monday for Queen's funeral, schools closed

Yukon to observe one-day holiday on Monday for Queen's funeral, schools closed

WHITEHORSE — Yukon's government has announced it will be joining the federal government and other provinces in observing a national day of mourning to coincide with the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.
Monday will be a federal holiday to mark Queen's state funeral: What does this mean?

Monday will be a federal holiday to mark Queen's state funeral: What does this mean?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has declared Sept. 19 a federal holiday to mourn Queen Elizabeth II on the day of her state funeral in London. Some provinces are closing schools and select workplaces, while others are not recognizing the holiday.
'Prepared to wait all night': Long lines as Queen Elizabeth lies in state

'Prepared to wait all night': Long lines as Queen Elizabeth lies in state

LONDON — Members of the public joined a line that stretched for kilometres along the south bank of the Thames River on Wednesday, waiting hours to say an in-person goodbye to the woman who ruled the United Kingdom for 70 years.
Ottawa has lost control of $150M program reimbursing veterans' cannabis: audit

Ottawa has lost control of $150M program reimbursing veterans' cannabis: audit

OTTAWA — An internal audit by Veterans Affairs Canada suggests Ottawa has all but lost control as it shells out hundreds of millions of dollars for veterans' medical marijuana each year without proper oversight, direction or evidence of health benefi
What to expect from Ottawa's memorial service and parade to honour the late queen

What to expect from Ottawa's memorial service and parade to honour the late queen

OTTAWA — The bells at Christ Church Cathedral in Ottawa will toll on Monday as the nation bids farewell to the late Queen Elizabeth.
RCMP apprehension unit wasn't searching for Sask. suspect before stabbing rampage

RCMP apprehension unit wasn't searching for Sask. suspect before stabbing rampage

OTTAWA — The RCMP says a special unit dedicated to apprehending fugitives was not actively searching for a Saskatchewan man they believe to be responsible for a stabbing rampage that left 11 people dead and 18 others injured.
Chair of N.S. shooting inquiry worries budget constraints could tether RCMP watchdog

Chair of N.S. shooting inquiry worries budget constraints could tether RCMP watchdog

HALIFAX — The chairman of Nova Scotia's mass shooting inquiry has raised concerns that budget constraints could end up tethering investigations by the watchdog agency that oversees complaints against the RCMP.
Poilievre's leadership win could signal change for social conservative wing of party

Poilievre's leadership win could signal change for social conservative wing of party

OTTAWA — Pierre Poilievre's crushing win to become leader of the Conservative Party of Canada raises questions about the status and power of the party's social conservatives.
Campaign trail threats, reconciliation after the Queen: In The News for Sept. 14

Campaign trail threats, reconciliation after the Queen: In The News for Sept. 14

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. What we are watching in Canada ...
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