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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau named Marco Mendicino as Canada’s next Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship.

2019 November 20: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has named Marco Mendicino as Canada’s next Minister of Immigration. Refugees and Citizenship. A descendant of Italian immigrants to Canada, Mendicino represents the riding of Eglinton-Lawrence in Toronto, Ontario. A passionate advocate, Marco has dedicated his career to keeping our community safe. As a federal prosecutor for nearly...

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New case of vaping-related illness in Quebec brings national total to 8

MONTREAL — The third case of severe lung illness related to vaping has been confirmed in Quebec, the province’s Health Department said Friday. Department spokeswoman Noemie Vanheuverzwijn said the latest case was reported in Quebec’s Outaouais region, adding that Health Canada has been notified. The person who fell ill consumed a legal nicotine vaping product, as did...

Canadians mark Remembrance Day this morning
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Canadians mark Remembrance Day this morning

OTTAWA — Canadians will gather at cenotaphs and monuments across the country this morning to remember and honour those who took up arms — and in some cases paid the ultimate price — to defend this country and its way of life. Thousands are expected to gather at the National War Memorial in Ottawa to...

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Quebec offers more for families in economic update, will end year with $1.4B surplus

Quebec’s fall economic update is offering more money for families, a reduction in hospital parking fees and a return to a single rate for the province’s subsidized daycare spots. Finance Minister Eric Girard said today the province should finish the 2019-2020 fiscal year with a $1.4-billion surplus, fuelled by a 2.4 per cent increase in GDP in 2019. His economic statement advances...

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Calgary mayor, former Alberta premier willing to help PM bridge western divide

Bill C−69, designed to change the way the federal government reviews major projects, including oil and gas pipelines, became a key focal point of discontent expressed by Albertans during the federal election campaign.

Oil industry executives have warned the legislation will halt economic growth in Canada, particularly in the West as companies struggle to get bitumen to markets other than the United States.