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Opposition MPs urge federal government to bring home Canadians detained in Syria

Opposition MPs urge federal government to bring home Canadians detained in Syria

OTTAWA — The NDP's foreign affairs critic acknowledges the challenges related to Canadians being held in northern Syria, but says the federal government must step in to bring its citizens home.
Rempel Garner bows out of running for Alberta UCP leadership, citing caucus divisions

Rempel Garner bows out of running for Alberta UCP leadership, citing caucus divisions

EDMONTON — Conservative MP Michelle Rempel Garner says she will not run in the race to replace Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, characterizing his United Conservative caucus and party as rife with anger, intrigue and implacable division.
Ex-Liberal MP Raj Grewal invited lenders to private meet-and-greet with Trudeau

Ex-Liberal MP Raj Grewal invited lenders to private meet-and-greet with Trudeau

OTTAWA — A pair of Ontario businessmen say they each lent $200,000 to former Liberal MP Raj Grewal in the months before he invited them to join events during Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's 2018 trip to India.
MPs summon RCMP, Blair to probe interference allegations in NS investigation

MPs summon RCMP, Blair to probe interference allegations in NS investigation

OTTAWA — The RCMP superintendent and a former communications director who said there was political interference in the investigation of the 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting will be summoned to testify next month at a parliamentary committee digging int
Patrick Brown requests party probe 'misleading' membership email from Poilievre

Patrick Brown requests party probe 'misleading' membership email from Poilievre

OTTAWA — Patrick Brown's leadership campaign is the latest to raise concerns about what it calls "misleading" emails sent to party members by his main rival.
Canada joins international agreement to help Indigenous businesses access new markets

Canada joins international agreement to help Indigenous businesses access new markets

OTTAWA — Canada has joined a global Indigenous trade forum that International Trade Minister Mary Ng says will help First Nations entrepreneurs benefit from free trade agreements.
Non-profit group has public interest standing in mental-health law case: top court

Non-profit group has public interest standing in mental-health law case: top court

OTTAWA — A not-for-profit organization has standing to challenge mental-health law in a British Columbia court, even though no individuals are plaintiffs in the case, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
Liberal-NDP deal changed dynamics in Parliament, where hybrid sittings will go on

Liberal-NDP deal changed dynamics in Parliament, where hybrid sittings will go on

OTTAWA — A confidence and supply agreement reached between the Liberals and NDP three months ago changed the dynamic of the House of Commons, even in a parliamentary sitting that will mainly be remembered for the axing of another Conservative leader,
Q&A: How far in advance should you apply for a passport? Should you camp out in line?

Q&A: How far in advance should you apply for a passport? Should you camp out in line?

MONTREAL — Some Canadians have been facing long delays to renew or obtain travel documents in recent weeks, leading to frustration and long lineups outside passport offices across the country.
'Over the top hypocrisy' of F1 oilsands protest helps Alberta's case, Kenney argues

'Over the top hypocrisy' of F1 oilsands protest helps Alberta's case, Kenney argues

WASHINGTON — The "over-the-top hypocrisy" outspoken Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel displayed on his T-shirt and helmet last weekend in Montreal is just the sort of thing Premier Jason Kenney says he needs to disprove and discredit the critics of