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CP NewsAlert: CFL, CFL Players' Association reach tentative collective agreement

TORONTO — The second strike in CFL history is over. Two sources told The Canadian Press that the CFL and CFL Players' Association reached a tentative seven-year collective bargaining agreement Wednesday night.
Alberta premier Jason Kenney steps down as UCP leader after narrow leadership win

Alberta premier Jason Kenney steps down as UCP leader after narrow leadership win

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has stepped down as leader of the United Conservative Party after narrowly winning the party's leadership vote. Kenney received 51.4 per cent support in voting results released tonight in Calgary.
Sven Spengemann resigns as Liberal MP for Mississauga-Lakeshore, accepts UN post

Sven Spengemann resigns as Liberal MP for Mississauga-Lakeshore, accepts UN post

OTTAWA — Sven Spengemann has resigned as the Liberal member of Parliament for Mississauga-Lakeshore. In a statement Wednesday, Spengemann says he is stepping down to once again serve with the United Nations.
Prince Charles urges Canada to act on climate as Ukraine war hastens need for change

Prince Charles urges Canada to act on climate as Ukraine war hastens need for change

OTTAWA — The Russian invasion of Ukraine has hastened the urgent need to transition to a green economy, Prince Charles said Wednesday during a whirlwind tour of Canada’s capital, where he also met with displaced Ukrainians and lit candles in an Ortho
Ed Fast out as Tory finance critic after criticizing leadership candidate Poilievre

Ed Fast out as Tory finance critic after criticizing leadership candidate Poilievre

OTTAWA — Ed Fast is no longer the Conservative finance critic, interim party leader Candice Bergen says. Bergen said in a statement late Wednesday that Fast informed her he will be "stepping away from his duties.
Federal corrections must improve workplace for parole officers' mental health: report

Federal corrections must improve workplace for parole officers' mental health: report

OTTAWA — A new report calls on federal corrections to ease caseloads, improve workplace policies and give added resources to parole officers in order to mitigate current strains on their mental health.
Conservative party investigating complaint by Patrick Brown team about racist email

Conservative party investigating complaint by Patrick Brown team about racist email

OTTAWA — The Conservative Party of Canada is investigating a complaint lodged by Patrick Brown's leadership campaign about a racist email it says it received from a member.
Canadians in the dark about how their data is collected and used, report finds

Canadians in the dark about how their data is collected and used, report finds

OTTAWA — A new report says digital technology has become so widespread at such a rapid pace that Canadians have little idea what information is being collected about them or how it is used.
Liberals reject NDP call to hike GST rebate, Canada Child Benefit cheques

Liberals reject NDP call to hike GST rebate, Canada Child Benefit cheques

OTTAWA — The federal government is looking to help Canadian families feeling the pinch of inflation without contributing further to the problem, the prime minister said Wednesday as his government rejected a call from the NDP to hike GST rebates and
'CSIS is broken,' lawyer says in support of spy service employee's claim

'CSIS is broken,' lawyer says in support of spy service employee's claim

OTTAWA — Lawyers for a Canadian Security Intelligence Service employee say his discrimination lawsuit against the spy service should be allowed to proceed because CSIS managers do not take internal grievance and harassment processes seriously.