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Fate of many Canadians held in Syrian camps still unclear despite court ruling

Fate of many Canadians held in Syrian camps still unclear despite court ruling

OTTAWA — A court action has prompted the federal government to begin repatriating several Canadians detained in Syria, but the fate of many other citizens trapped there remains unclear.
After sex assault acquittal, military clears Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin of misconduct

After sex assault acquittal, military clears Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin of misconduct

OTTAWA — The Canadian military has concluded on the balance of probabilities that Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin "did not engage in sexual misconduct" after the senior military officer was acquitted of sexual assault late last year.
Subcontracting ArriveCan development 'seems highly illogical and inefficient:' PM

Subcontracting ArriveCan development 'seems highly illogical and inefficient:' PM

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has asked Canada's top public servant to look into the government's procurement process over what he said seemed to be a "highly illogical and inefficient" contract to develop the ArriveCan app.
Pre-emptively using notwithstanding clause 'not the right thing to do:' Trudeau

Pre-emptively using notwithstanding clause 'not the right thing to do:' Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says provinces should not be pre-emptively using the notwithstanding clause, because it means "suspending fundamental rights and freedoms.
In The News for Jan. 23 : Will inflation-driven prices ever go down?

In The News for Jan. 23 : Will inflation-driven prices ever go down?

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 Jan. 23 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Community rallies behind bid to preserve home of Nova Scotia's first Black doctor

Community rallies behind bid to preserve home of Nova Scotia's first Black doctor

HALIFAX — Prominent members of Nova Scotia's Black community are supporting a bid to protect the Halifax home and clinic of the late Clement Ligoure, the province's first Black doctor and an unsung hero of the 1917 Halifax Explosion.
Feds say 'no willing partners' to bring fire codes onto First Nations — including AFN

Feds say 'no willing partners' to bring fire codes onto First Nations — including AFN

OTTAWA — The federal government does not have a willing partner to find a way to introduce fire codes on First Nation reserves, a newly released document shows.
Deadly California shooting casts pall over Canadian Lunar New Year festivities

Deadly California shooting casts pall over Canadian Lunar New Year festivities

VANCOUVER — The joy of Lunar New Year parades, parties and other festivities was tempered with sadness on Sunday following a deadly mass shooting in California that appeared to target people celebrating the same occasion.
Funeral held in Montreal for man who died near irregular border crossing

Funeral held in Montreal for man who died near irregular border crossing

MONTREAL — More than three dozen people gathered at a north Montreal funeral home Sunday to pay their last respects to a man few in attendance had ever met. Fritznel Richard, 44, was found dead in a wooded area in St-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Que.
Five things to know about Lunar New Year and the Year of the Rabbit

Five things to know about Lunar New Year and the Year of the Rabbit

Canadians across the country and people around the world kicked off the first day of Lunar New Year celebrations Sunday and welcomed the arrival of the Year of the Rabbit.