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Yellow vests in Canada bear no resemblance to protesters in France: ambassador

Yellow vests in Canada bear no resemblance to protesters in France: ambassador

OTTAWA — Canada's ambassador to France says this country's yellow-vest protest movement bears little resemblance to the "gilets jaunes" who started it all in France.
Crown opens case against accused: Winnipeg bus driver was stabbed multiple times

Crown opens case against accused: Winnipeg bus driver was stabbed multiple times

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg bus driver was killed on the job by an angry passenger who refused to leave the vehicle at the end of a run, a Crown attorney said at the opening of a two-week second-degree murder trial.
Coroner probes exposure death of Gilles Duceppe's mother outside seniors' home

Coroner probes exposure death of Gilles Duceppe's mother outside seniors' home

MONTREAL — A Quebec coroner will investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of Gilles Duceppe's mother after the 93-year-old woman was found Sunday in the snow outside an upscale Montreal seniors' residence where she lived.
United Conservatives leader Jason Kenney disputes expense allegations while MP

United Conservatives leader Jason Kenney disputes expense allegations while MP

EDMONTON — Alberta United Conservative Leader Jason Kenney and his staff are firing back at a lawyer who is questioning Kenney's residential expense claims from his time as a cabinet minister in Ottawa.
NDP, Liberals pitch for urban votes with competing affordable housing plans

NDP, Liberals pitch for urban votes with competing affordable housing plans

OTTAWA — Jagmeet Singh is proposing three measures he says will help build 500,000 new affordable housing units across Canada over the next 10 years.
Liberals taking new approach for billions in First Nations education funding

Liberals taking new approach for billions in First Nations education funding

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is changing how Ottawa allocates nearly $2 billion in annual funding for First Nations education to help ensure on-reserve students benefit from support comparable to what's offered in provincial school systems.
Premier says no changes to Quebec gun registry despite call for better screening

Premier says no changes to Quebec gun registry despite call for better screening

MONTREAL — The head of the Quebec City mosque where six men were killed in a shooting almost two years ago wants the province to tighten up controls over who has access to firearms.
Huawei not only firm that could build Canada's eventual 5G networks: Liberals

Huawei not only firm that could build Canada's eventual 5G networks: Liberals

OTTAWA — Chinese telecom giant Huawei isn't the only company that can build Canada's next-generation wireless networks, the Trudeau government said Monday as China muted its threat to retaliate if Canada bans the company.

Democrat hopefuls either declared or considering presidential runs next year

WASHINGTON — California Sen. Kamala Harris announced Monday she intends to seek the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. President Donald Trump for the White House in 2020.
Tory leader Andrew Scheer promises more autonomy for Quebec on immigration

Tory leader Andrew Scheer promises more autonomy for Quebec on immigration

MONTREAL — Quebec will be given more autonomy over immigration if the federal Conservatives win October's election, party leader Andrew Scheer promised Monday.