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Croatian Canadians set to cheer on favourites as Canada plays Croatia at World Cup

Croatian Canadians set to cheer on favourites as Canada plays Croatia at World Cup

Marinko Buric and his family have their red and white Croatian soccer jerseys ready for when they'll visit a friend's house to watch Canada and Croatia play at the World Cup this Sunday.
PMO staff say Bergen privately acknowledged concerns over engaging with protesters

PMO staff say Bergen privately acknowledged concerns over engaging with protesters

OTTAWA — Staff in the Prime Minister's Office are suggesting the former Conservative interim leader, Candice Bergen, privately acknowledged concerns about engaging with "Freedom Convoy" protesters last winter while publicly urging the prime minister to listen to them
Liberals, Tories spar over scope of proposed assault-style firearm definition

Liberals, Tories spar over scope of proposed assault-style firearm definition

OTTAWA — The Liberals say their proposed definition of a prohibited assault-style firearm applies only to guns that belong on the battlefield.
Carol Todd worries Dutch man who harassed daughter Amanda may not serve sentence

Carol Todd worries Dutch man who harassed daughter Amanda may not serve sentence

Carol Todd is worried the Dutch man convicted of harassing and extorting her teenage daughter, Amanda, who later died by suicide, may not serve any of the 13-year sentence handed to him by a British Columbia court last month.
B.C. ready to cancel surgeries as respiratory cases flood overcrowded hospitals

B.C. ready to cancel surgeries as respiratory cases flood overcrowded hospitals

VICTORIA — Plans to make room for patients with respiratory illnesses by cancelling surgeries are in place in British Columbia hospitals, says Health Minister Adrian Dix, as parents worry about long emergency room waits with sick children.
'Witnesses to history': University makes 3D virtual replicas of residential schools

'Witnesses to history': University makes 3D virtual replicas of residential schools

CALGARY — A new project from the University of Calgary is creating 3D digital records of some Alberta residential schools.
Police did not entrap men in child sex cases, Supreme Court of Canada rules

Police did not entrap men in child sex cases, Supreme Court of Canada rules

OTTAWA — A Toronto-area police force did not entrap men in an operation aimed at buyers of sexual services from children, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
Sajjan mum on human rights during World Cup visit to Qatar

Sajjan mum on human rights during World Cup visit to Qatar

OTTAWA — International Development Minister Harjit Sajjan is facing opposition criticism because he did not make a public statement about human rights during his visit to Qatar for the World Cup.
Rights groups optimistic about selection of police chief who opposes racial profiling

Rights groups optimistic about selection of police chief who opposes racial profiling

MONTREAL — Civil rights groups that have condemned racial profiling by Montreal police officers say they're pleased with the selection of Fady Dagher as the city's new police chief.
Alleged Chinese spy detained in Quebec seeks bail, says he wants to clear name

Alleged Chinese spy detained in Quebec seeks bail, says he wants to clear name

LONGUEUIL, Que. — A former employee of Quebec's power utility charged with spying on behalf of China denied on Thursday that he is a flight risk and said he intends to remain in Canada to fight the charges.