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Chrétien says he never heard of abuse at residential schools during time as minister

Chrétien says he never heard of abuse at residential schools during time as minister

MONTREAL — Former prime minister Jean Chrétien says the abuse of Indigenous children that took place in Canadian residential schools while he was minister of Indian affairs was never brought to his attention at the time.
Judge agrees to 'terrorism enhancement' in case of ex-Canadian Armed Forces reservist

Judge agrees to 'terrorism enhancement' in case of ex-Canadian Armed Forces reservist

GREENBELT, Md. — A judge in Maryland has agreed to include a "terrorism enhancement" when he sentences former Canadian Armed Forces reservist Patrik Mathews later this week.
GG, Legion mark 100th anniversary of poppy symbol during fundraising campaign launch

GG, Legion mark 100th anniversary of poppy symbol during fundraising campaign launch

OTTAWA — Gov. Gen. Mary May Simon received the symbolic first poppy Monday as the Royal Canadian Legion launched this year’s annual national fundraising campaign for veterans ahead of Remembrance Day.
Trudeau must renew commitment to reconciliation with new cabinet: Indigenous leaders

Trudeau must renew commitment to reconciliation with new cabinet: Indigenous leaders

OTTAWA — Indigenous leaders and New Democrats say naming a new cabinet is Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's chance to restore residential school survivors' confidence in his government's commitment to reconciliation.
Independent MP Kevin Vuong, disavowed as Liberal candidate, sent expenses to party

Independent MP Kevin Vuong, disavowed as Liberal candidate, sent expenses to party

OTTAWA — Kevin Vuong, the Independent MP dropped as a candidate by the Liberals days before the election, says he will pay back campaign expenses he submitted to the party.
Ex-Canadian Armed Forces reservist should get 25 years in prison: U.S. prosecutors

Ex-Canadian Armed Forces reservist should get 25 years in prison: U.S. prosecutors

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA — U.S. prosecutors are making their case for why a former Canadian Armed Forces reservist with ties to a white supremacist group should be sentenced to 25 years in prison.

Trudeau's cabinet guessing game and container ship calamity: In The News for Oct. 25

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 Oct. 25 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
'Everybody knows everybody:' Nunavut voters head to the polls in territorial election

'Everybody knows everybody:' Nunavut voters head to the polls in territorial election

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Campaigning in Nunavut's territorial election is a little like competing against your neighbours and friends, says former premier Paul Quassa.
'Never going to be ashamed:' Métis, two-spirit NDP MP wants to rebrand Alberta

'Never going to be ashamed:' Métis, two-spirit NDP MP wants to rebrand Alberta

EDMONTON — Blake Desjarlais says he represents what Alberta is truly about and it's not what the rest of Canada might think.
Trudeau uses pandemic-plagued supply chains in free trade pitch to ASEAN

Trudeau uses pandemic-plagued supply chains in free trade pitch to ASEAN

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used the spectre of gnarled global supply chains in a bid Sunday to a bloc of Southeast Asian nations to win them over on a free trade deal.