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Michèle Audette statement: 'While I continue to feel deep disappointment in the government and regret that the final report will not be as comprehensive as it could have been, my heart will not let me walk away from my commitment.'
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MMIWG inquiry commissioner Michèle Audette says she will stay on, though she had considered leaving her post after the federal government did not approve the full extension of time and resources the commission had sought. Background on the extension:
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Local emergency declared in Southend, Sask. due to wildfires | CBC News
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CBC Politics 23m
Court challenge to Alberta gay-straight alliance law begins today
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Trump says he wants to keep families together, but stresses need to keep borders secure. Says he's in a 'tough dilemma.' Says, 'if you're really, really pathetically weak, the country's going to be overrun with millions of people. If you're strong, you don't have a heart.'
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A U.S.-based cardinal has been removed from Catholic ministry over a sexual abuse claim that he says dates back nearly 50 years. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick led the Archdiocese of Washington, in the U.S. capital area, between 2001 and 2006.
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PM announces appointment of Julie Miville-Dechêne as independent Senator from Quebec. Miville-Dechêne has been a journalist for Radio-Canada, and was also the first woman appointed as its ombudsman. The appointment leaves 8 vacancies in the 105-member chamber.
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Manitoba educational assistant sentenced to 3.5 years for sex with student
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Update: Medical isotopes to be produced at Toronto-area's Darlington nuclear plant. Comes as previous isotope producer in Chalk River, Ontario transitions to shut-down phase.
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Trump confirms he will be signing 'something' on immigration 'soon.' Says it will be 'pre-emptive,' hopes it will be matched with legislation from Congress. Expected to be executive order that will keep families together after they cross US border.
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Homeland Security head visits White House amid multiple reports executive order to keep families together being prepared. Wording, scope unclear; comes hours after Trump met with GOP House members, urged them to quickly pass bill that ends practice, toughens immigration laws.
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Medical isotopes to be produced at Darlington nuclear plant in Clarington, Ontario, 70 km east of Toronto. Ontario Power Generation teaming up with Virginia-based BWX Technologies; to be in operation later next year pending regulatory review. Background:
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Fox News facing growing backlash from producers who create entertainment shows for parent company 20th Century Fox. The producers, who include the co-creator of 'Modern Family,' are voicing disgust over pro-Trump coverage of child separation issue.
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Democrats have previously said they will oppose bill because separation of families is a Trump policy that does not require a legislative fix. Analysts also say that even if it passes the House, it has little chance of making it through the Senate due to divisions within the GOP.
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US House to vote Thursday on bill that would keep families together. Bill would also provide legal status for young unauthorized immigrants known as DREAMers, direct billions to border wall, make cuts to legal immigration, make it harder to seek asylum.
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More: Wilbur Ross has been getting grilled about Canada at a Senate finance committee hearing, and asked repeatedly: 'What national security threat is posed by Canada?' Ross says the U.S. must impose tariffs on a global basis, since China masks its steel dumping operations.
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Today at the Ontario long-care home inquiry, a former supervisor of convicted murderer Elizabeth Wettlaufer is describing how narcotics and insulin were handled at the Meadow Park home where 1 patient was killed. LIVE BLOG:
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Catherine Cullen 3h
"What's going on in the United States is wrong. I cannot image what the families are going through.This is not how we do things in Canada."
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Justin Trudeau says what is going on with immigrant families on the US border is 'wrong.' Prime minister says he can't imagine what the separated families are going through.
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Statement from Ralph Goodale's office: Children 'detained only as a last resort. When parents are detained, CBSA officers work with parents and child welfare authorities. While alternatives are always considered first, some parents prefer their children to be housed with them.'
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