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Don't have a cow: Senator's legen-dairy speech draws metaphor from bovine caper

Don't have a cow: Senator's legen-dairy speech draws metaphor from bovine caper

OTTAWA — Haven't you herd? A dramatic tale of 20 escaped cows, nine cowboys and a drone recently unfolded in St-Sévère, Que., and it behooved a Canadian senator to milk it for all it was worth.
'An amazing feat': Emergencies Act inquiry wraps up six weeks of hearings

'An amazing feat': Emergencies Act inquiry wraps up six weeks of hearings

OTTAWA — The inquiry probing the Liberal government's decision to invoke the Emergencies Act in response to last winter's weeks-long "Freedom Convoy" protests has wrapped up its public fact-finding hearings.
Ottawa commits $39.4M to support Indigenous languages in the North

Ottawa commits $39.4M to support Indigenous languages in the North

DETTAH, N.W.T. — The federal government says it is investing $39.4 million to support Indigenous languages in the territories.
Lawyers debate whether Nazism led to Holocaust, as Montreal hate speech trial resumes

Lawyers debate whether Nazism led to Holocaust, as Montreal hate speech trial resumes

MONTREAL — The lawyer for a Montreal man accused of wilfully promoting hatred against Jews argued in court on Friday that the prosecution failed to properly define Nazism or present evidence about what happened during the Holocaust.
B.C. forecasts surplus of $5.7 billion, but 'shock rebound' may not last: minister

B.C. forecasts surplus of $5.7 billion, but 'shock rebound' may not last: minister

VICTORIA — British Columbia's budget forecast shows a surplus of $5.7 billion, dwarfing the previous estimate and giving the government room to help people facing the ongoing cost-of-living crunch, says Finance Minister Selina Robinson.
Quebec to appeal ruling that was greeted as victory in fight against racial profiling

Quebec to appeal ruling that was greeted as victory in fight against racial profiling

MONTREAL — The Quebec government said Friday it will appeal a landmark Superior Court ruling that bans random police stops, because the province said the court decision deprives police of an important law-enforcement tool.
Trudeau says he's 'absolutely serene' about invoking Emergencies Act

Trudeau says he's 'absolutely serene' about invoking Emergencies Act

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended his decision to invoke the Emergencies Act to a public inquiry Friday, displaying moments of introspection while acknowledging the seriousness of declaring a public order emergency and insisting it was the right thing to do
Inquiry document says Bergen, PM talked about setting 'bad precedent' with convoy

Inquiry document says Bergen, PM talked about setting 'bad precedent' with convoy

OTTAWA — Notes taken during a conversation between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and former interim Conservative leader Candice Bergen shed more light on their discussion about reaching out to "Freedom Convoy" protesters. Details of that Feb.
Harjit Sajjan tweets about raising Qatar human rights at World Cup after criticism

Harjit Sajjan tweets about raising Qatar human rights at World Cup after criticism

OTTAWA — International Development Minister Harjit Sajjan has tweeted about raising human rights concerns during his visit to Qatar for the World Cup after opposition criticism.
Halifax air crash voice recording can be disclosed in civil case, Supreme Court rules

Halifax air crash voice recording can be disclosed in civil case, Supreme Court rules

OTTAWA — The cockpit voice recording from an Air Canada plane that crashed on a Halifax runway can be disclosed to parties in a class-action lawsuit, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.