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Nearly 4,500 Canadian Armed Forces members, families waiting for military housing

Nearly 4,500 Canadian Armed Forces members, families waiting for military housing

OTTAWA — Thousands of Canadian Armed Forces members and their families across the country are waiting for military housing, according to the Department of National Defence forcing some local commanders to take unusual steps to shelter their troops.
Judicial review sought of fire order to remove tents off Vancouver street

Judicial review sought of fire order to remove tents off Vancouver street

VANCOUVER — Two women who were sheltering in tents on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside have launched a court challenge of an order to dismantle the street encampment. A petition for judicial review filed to the B.C.
Nine days after Fiona, P.E.I. residents without power alarmed at pace of response

Nine days after Fiona, P.E.I. residents without power alarmed at pace of response

CHARLOTTETOWN — Residents of Prince Edward Island said Monday they're growing exhausted, anxious and cold as thousands remained without power nine days after post-tropical storm Fiona swept through the region.
Think carefully on what comes next in Iran, expert urges Canadian politicians

Think carefully on what comes next in Iran, expert urges Canadian politicians

OTTAWA — Canadian politicians need to think about what would happen if the Iranian regime actually falls, an expert says as Ottawa's response to protests abroad becomes political fodder at home.
Quebec votes: Quebecers head to the polls for province's general election

Quebec votes: Quebecers head to the polls for province's general election

MONTREAL — Quebecers headed to the polls Monday after a five-week provincial election campaign dominated by issues such as immigration, the environment and the rising cost of living.
Sex workers challenging criminal laws in court, citing Charter violation

Sex workers challenging criminal laws in court, citing Charter violation

OTTAWA — The laws governing sex work are fostering stigma, inviting targeted violence and removing safe consent, an alliance of sex-worker rights groups argued as it began a constitutional challenge on Monday.
MPs debate second reading of dental care, targeted inflation relief

MPs debate second reading of dental care, targeted inflation relief

OTTAWA — Federal Conservatives say the Liberal dental-care and rental-housing relief legislation will only add to inflation without providing relief from the rising cost of living.
B.C. legislature welcomes newest member, prepares for Premier Horgan to step down

B.C. legislature welcomes newest member, prepares for Premier Horgan to step down

VICTORIA — Politicians at British Columbia’s legislature are celebrating the first pledge to the King for a newly elected member and are recognizing what’s expected to be the last session as premier for John Horgan.
Prairie premiers, governors urge Canada, U.S. to keep border crossings open longer

Prairie premiers, governors urge Canada, U.S. to keep border crossings open longer

WASHINGTON — Canada's Prairie premiers and two U.S. governors want their respective countries to restore pre-pandemic operating hours at entry points along their shared land border.
Carol Todd calls for police to take online harassment, sextortion seriously

Carol Todd calls for police to take online harassment, sextortion seriously

OTTAWA — A mother whose teenage daughter died by suicide 10 years ago says police need to take online harassment seriously and not shame victims into thinking they brought their torment on themselves.