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Quebec adopts secularism bill that bans religious symbols for state workers

Quebec adopts secularism bill that bans religious symbols for state workers

Quebec's contentious secularism bill banning religious symbols for teachers, police officers and other public servants in positions of authority was voted into law late Sunday.
Canadian sports fans have changed since the Blue Jays' World Series wins

Canadian sports fans have changed since the Blue Jays' World Series wins

TORONTO — After more than a quarter century since one of the country's major pro sports teams took home a championship, Canadian sports fans will finally be able to celebrate on Monday with a parade and rally for the Toronto Raptors.

Government wins last-ditch reprieve for law allowing inmate segregation

TORONTO — Prisoner isolation, declared unconstitutional 18 months ago, will remain legal for now after Canada's top court granted Ottawa's urgent request to allow the current law to stay in force for the time being.
Poll suggests majority of Canadians favour limiting immigration levels

Poll suggests majority of Canadians favour limiting immigration levels

OTTAWA — New polling numbers suggest a majority of Canadians believe the federal government should limit the number of immigrants it accepts — a public opinion trend that Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says he finds concerning.

More Raptors return to Canada with Drake after days of celebrating NBA title

HAMILTON — More Toronto Raptors players returned to Canada today, along with rapper Drake, after days of celebrating the team's historic NBA championship win south of the border. The John C.
'He was ditched:' La Loche victim spiralled without support, now going to prison

'He was ditched:' La Loche victim spiralled without support, now going to prison

SASKATOON — A promising football player whose dreams of playing professionally were crushed after a deadly school shooting in northern Saskatchewan has been sent to prison and his family says it's because he didn't get the mental-health help he neede
NDP promise to expand universal health care, starting with national drug plan

NDP promise to expand universal health care, starting with national drug plan

HAMILTON — The federal NDP says it will fast-track a universal drug plan to ensure a late 2020 start date if elected this fall as part of an expansion of Canada's health-care system.
Federal cabinet decision on fate of Trans Mountain pipeline due Tuesday

Federal cabinet decision on fate of Trans Mountain pipeline due Tuesday

OTTAWA — The Liberal government's $4.5 billion gamble to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline in a bid to get it expanded will come to a head on Tuesday when the federal cabinet decides whether to sign off on the project for a second time.
CSIS destroyed secret file on Pierre Trudeau, stunning historians

CSIS destroyed secret file on Pierre Trudeau, stunning historians

OTTAWA — Canada's spy service destroyed a Cold War dossier on Pierre Trudeau in 1989 instead of turning it over to the national archives, The Canadian Press has learned.
Newfoundland iceberg tours draw more visitors as climate warms: tour operator

Newfoundland iceberg tours draw more visitors as climate warms: tour operator

TRINITY, N.L. — Instead of May flowers, late spring in Newfoundland and Labrador is known for the towering icebergs sent drifting down the province's coasts.