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Trudeau pledges to defend abortion rights around the world amid 'devastating setback'

Trudeau pledges to defend abortion rights around the world amid 'devastating setback'

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised to defend abortion rights in Canada and around the world on Friday after what he called a "devastating setback" in the United States.
Quebec's St-Jean Baptiste Day celebrations return after pandemic hiatus

Quebec's St-Jean Baptiste Day celebrations return after pandemic hiatus

MONTREAL — Quebec residents streamed into local streets, packed outdoor concert venues and geared up for a weekend of in-person celebrations on Friday as they marked the provincial holiday of St-Jean Baptiste Day.
Liberals leave disability benefit bill in limbo as Parliament breaks for summer

Liberals leave disability benefit bill in limbo as Parliament breaks for summer

OTTAWA — Shelley Petit said the financial situations faced by Canadians with disabilities right now are "horrific.
Technical issue temporarily stops Canadian Forces Snowbirds from flight performances

Technical issue temporarily stops Canadian Forces Snowbirds from flight performances

OTTAWA — The Department of National Defence says the Canadian Forces Snowbirds will be unable to fly in planned air shows and flypasts until a technical issue is resolved. That means performances next Wednesday in the Moncton, N.B.
Public inquiry in Nova Scotia seeking explanation from Ottawa about withheld notes

Public inquiry in Nova Scotia seeking explanation from Ottawa about withheld notes

HALIFAX — The inquiry investigating the Nova Scotia mass shooting wants to know why the federal Justice Department withheld notes written by a senior Mountie for several months — and if there's more revelations to come.
Lifeguard shortages impacting pools, water programs across Canada

Lifeguard shortages impacting pools, water programs across Canada

Municipalities across Canada are grappling with lifeguard shortages as city pools and beaches open for the summer
Hillier calls on Ottawa to provide aid to Ukraine, laments waning interest in war

Hillier calls on Ottawa to provide aid to Ukraine, laments waning interest in war

OTTAWA — Retired general Rick Hillier is lamenting what he sees as waning Canadian interest in the war in Ukraine as public and political attention turns increasingly toward the rising rate of inflation and other issues closer to home.

Bill C-11 could impact algorithms, Commonwealth summit opens: In The News for June 24

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 24... What we are watching in Canada ...
A timeline of B.C.'s record-setting extreme heat event in June 2021

A timeline of B.C.'s record-setting extreme heat event in June 2021

Environment Canada heat warnings covered most of British Columbia one year ago as a so-called heat dome settled in and became deadly.
Jane Goodall returns to live events in effort to inspire hope, action on environment

Jane Goodall returns to live events in effort to inspire hope, action on environment

CALGARY — Jane Goodall says she's sharing a message of hope and a cry to action as she returns to the stage for live events.