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House Speaker survives latest attempt by Tories to force resignation

House Speaker survives latest attempt by Tories to force resignation

OTTAWA — House of Commons Speaker Greg Fergus has survived a vote put forward by the Conservatives to remove him from his position.
Human smugglers used B.C. freight trains to move people across border, U.S. says

Human smugglers used B.C. freight trains to move people across border, U.S. says

VANCOUVER — The U.S. Department of Justice says two men are facing human smuggling charges in Seattle for their alleged role in what it calls a dangerous scheme to transport people out of British Columbia and across the border on freight trains. U.S.
Trudeau 'in no way' supports Israeli offensive in Rafah, but is mum on taking action

Trudeau 'in no way' supports Israeli offensive in Rafah, but is mum on taking action

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his government is "horrified" by Israeli strikes that killed civilians in Rafah earlier this week, but walked away from reporters when asked what he will do about it.
U of T seeks court injunction to clear encampment as protesters stay put

U of T seeks court injunction to clear encampment as protesters stay put

Protesters at a pro-Palestinian encampment at the University of Toronto said Tuesday they will stay at the site despite threats of discipline from the school and a looming legal action.
Could a Senate bill cause age verification laws to apply to Netflix? Experts say yes

Could a Senate bill cause age verification laws to apply to Netflix? Experts say yes

OTTAWA — Canada's privacy czar and a government official are warning that a Senate bill proposing to block minors from "sexually explicit material" online could apply to streaming services such as Netflix.
'Let’s call it for what it is': Tory bid to focus pharmacare bill fails at committee

'Let’s call it for what it is': Tory bid to focus pharmacare bill fails at committee

OTTAWA — Conservatives say the federal government is offering "false hope" to Canadians with a national pharmacare bill that will not initially apply to a broad range of medications.
Liberal MP calls out PBO for error in carbon price analysis, asks for correction

Liberal MP calls out PBO for error in carbon price analysis, asks for correction

OTTAWA — The parliamentary secretary for Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is criticizing the parliamentary budget officer for not issuing a more-public correction to its carbon price analysis after finding an error in it.
Quebec homeowners recall scramble to safety as tornado touched down west of Montreal

Quebec homeowners recall scramble to safety as tornado touched down west of Montreal

MONTREAL — Residents west of Montreal recounted on Tuesday the moment when a tornado tore through their communities, taking only a few seconds to rip apart homes, vehicles and farm buildings.
Israel close to approving Gaza reunification program before Rafah invasion: Miller

Israel close to approving Gaza reunification program before Rafah invasion: Miller

OTTAWA — Immigration Minister Marc Miller says Israel seemed to be on the verge of approving a program to get Palestinian relatives of Canadians out of the Gaza Strip before the country's invasion of the town of Rafah.
Vancouver Island man charged with child luring and making sexual abuse material: RCMP

Vancouver Island man charged with child luring and making sexual abuse material: RCMP

LANGFORD, B.C. — Police in British Columbia say a man from Vancouver Island has been arrested and charged with child exploitation offences following a tip from American authorities. RCMP say in a statement that the B.C.