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MPs want more funding for community groups trying to prevent ideological extremism

MPs want more funding for community groups trying to prevent ideological extremism

OTTAWA — A House of Commons committee is calling on governments to provide more money to front-line community organizations trying to stem the tide of ideologically motivated violent extremism.

Quebec health officials say there are 171 confirmed monkeypox cases in province

MONTREAL — Quebec health authorities are reporting another 30 new cases of monkeypox, for a total of 171 since the start of the outbreak in the province.
Some Quebec adults could get 4th or 5th COVID-19 shots this fall: vaccine committee

Some Quebec adults could get 4th or 5th COVID-19 shots this fall: vaccine committee

MONTREAL — Quebec's immunization committee is recommending that the province prepare for another round of COVID-19 vaccination that could see some adults receive a fifth shot by the fall.
Watchdog clears Vancouver police for less-lethal rounds at 'Freedom Convoy' protest

Watchdog clears Vancouver police for less-lethal rounds at 'Freedom Convoy' protest

OTTAWA — The Ontario police watchdog says two Vancouver police officers did not commit a criminal offence by shooting less-lethal rounds at two protesters during the “Freedom Convoy”' demonstration in February.
National Indigenous Peoples Day, drug decriminalization : In The News for June 21

National Indigenous Peoples Day, drug decriminalization : In The News for June 21

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 June 21 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Federal unit flags apparent Chinese campaign to sow doubt on return of 'two Michaels'

Federal unit flags apparent Chinese campaign to sow doubt on return of 'two Michaels'

OTTAWA — A federal unit that tracks foreign interference has identified what appeared to be a co-ordinated information campaign by Chinese state media outlets to control the domestic narrative around the return of the "two Michaels" to Canada.
Ontario residential school survivors reflect on National Indigenous Peoples Day

Ontario residential school survivors reflect on National Indigenous Peoples Day

Diane Hill had just celebrated her seventh birthday when she first arrived at the Mohawk Institute Residential School in Brantford, Ont., in November, 1963.
Experts explain why Ottawa is being asked to decriminalize small amounts of drugs

Experts explain why Ottawa is being asked to decriminalize small amounts of drugs

OTTAWA — Last month, British Columbia became the first jurisdiction in Canada to make changes to ensure drug users will not be arrested or charged for carrying up to 2.5 grams of illicit drugs as of next year.
Luxembourg's royal family took refuge in Canada during Second World War: crown prince

Luxembourg's royal family took refuge in Canada during Second World War: crown prince

OTTAWA — The crown prince of Luxembourg, who is in Toronto on an official trade visit, has spoken out publicly about how his family took refuge in Canada during the Second World War.
Federal Court approves class-action on behalf of off-reserve Indigenous children

Federal Court approves class-action on behalf of off-reserve Indigenous children

VANCOUVER — A Cree woman who was taken from her mother and placed in care as a child says the cycle of assimilation that began with residential schools continues with the overrepresentation of Indigenous kids in the child welfare system.
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