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You don’t know who to vote for in the Quebec elections? Here are some tools to help you decide

On Monday, just over five weeks of election campaigning will culminate when Quebecers head to the polls for the province’s 43rd general election. The problem? You still don’t know who to vote for. Enter CBC News. To help you decide, we’ve put together some of our election coverage that highlights the differences between the parties […]

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Protesters in Canadian cities call for change in Iran after Mahsa Amini’s death

Demonstrations were held in Canadian cities on Saturday in solidarity with Iranians protesting the crackdown on women’s rights following the death of Mahsa Amini after her arrest by the country’s vice squad. Just north of Toronto, hundreds gathered outside the Richmond Hill Central Library in response to the death of Amini, a 22-year-old woman who […]

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Rebranding offered by ArriveCan as a customs tool

Mandatory use of the ArriveCAN app is dropped along with other pandemic restrictions such as masking. But the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) hopes people will continue to use it voluntarily as a way to fill out customs information before arriving in Canada.

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Former MPs find new paths and purpose after politics

It has been a year since Bernadette Jordan last walked through the doors of the House of Commons as an elected official. She lost the seat she had held since 2015 to Conservative candidate Rick Perkins in South Shore St-Margarets in 2021. Jordan was Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard in the […]

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After the 3rd major storm in 5 years, the Îles-de-la-Madeleine say they are on the “front line” of climate change

Isabelle Cormier spent the days following post-tropical storm Fiona picking up what could be salvaged from her family’s 40-year-old cottage. Among the sodden treasures strewn on the floor: a troll doll, so old it had no hair, a large cooking pot and a single oar – a keepsake worthy of a boating family. The cottage, […]

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Saskatchewan. government tells RCMP it will not support federal gun buyback

Saskatchewan Police and Public Safety Minister Christine Tell said she does not want provincial police resources involved in a federal gun buy-back program, a position that the federal government qualifies as reckless. On Tuesday, Christine Tell sent a letter to Saskatchewan RCMP Commander Rhonda Blackmore. “The Government of Saskatchewan does not support and will not […]

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How the 1995 Quebec referendum was a turning point for the racist comments in political discourse that still reverberate

Standing on a stage in Montreal on Wednesday night, singer Allison Russell recalled what life was like in the city after the Parti Québécois lost in the referendum 27 years ago. “I was spat on, called a monkey and told to go back to Africa,” Russell, who is black and born in Montreal, told the […]

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Former senator Don Meredith charged with 3 counts of sexual assault

Former Canadian Senator Don Meredith has been charged by Ottawa police with three counts of sexual assault and one count of criminal harassment. The Ottawa Police’s Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Section charged Meredith on Saturday after an investigation into allegations of sexual assault reported by an adult woman dating back to 2013 and 2014. […]

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Runners and race organizers are rethinking the tradition of ‘sacred’ medals

With 24 marathons under his belt, Dustin Gavin knows what it takes to finish a race. Gavin also knows that no matter how many times he crosses the finish line, the feat doesn’t seem complete until he has that medal around his neck. “For me, the medal is my way of having something tangible that […]

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In Fiona’s wake, politicians reflect on the kindness of Canadians after natural disasters

Brad Vis learned a lot about how to help after watching fires, floods and landslides destroy parts of the communities he represents. The Conservative MP for Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon in British Columbia gasps when he thinks of the struggle to support people who have lost everything. “There are going to be calls that you are going […]

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