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Joly won't meet her Russian counterpart, but is open to working with China
News/Politics: Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly says she won't meet with her Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on the sidelines of an upcoming G20 gathering in Indonesia or the current ASEAN summit in Cambodia.
New additions to Canada's Russia sanctions list have modest Canadian assets, data suggests
News/Politics: Though the federal government is adding names to its sanctions list, new data from the RCMP suggests and experts say recent Russian additions to that list likely have limited assets and financial business in Canada.
The Bank of Canada is warning Canadians to brace for a rough winter
News/Business: Central banks have spent years helping consumers, businesses and markets weather economic storms. Now, in the fight to rein in inflation, those same banks are actively making the cost of living crisis worse.
Environment minister says he's not bothered by oil sector's prominence at COP27
News/Politics: Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault says Canadians should pay attention to the action on climate change being taken by the international community — not the presence of hundreds of oil and gas representatives at COP27.
From a 4-day work week to immigration control, Green leadership candidates make their final policy pitches
News/Politics: Candidates for the leadership of the Green Party have been selling their visions for the party's future. On Nov. 19, one of them (or maybe two) will take over.
Guilbeault optimistic about targets even as Canada's emissions rebound post-pandemic
News/Politics: Canada's carbon dioxide emissions crept back up in 2021 after falling sharply during the first year of COVID-19, and experts believe they will go up even further this year as the return to normal has accelerated.
'She didn't hesitate': The untold story behind a Black Canadian woman's wartime portrait
News/Politics: Thousands of people have seen it over the past 70-plus years: a dramatic oil portrait from 1946 of a Black Canadian woman in a military uniform, standing behind a canteen counter. But almost no one knows her story.
Veterans Affairs Canada has been overestimating the number of veterans for decades
News/Politics: Veterans Affairs Canada has been overestimating the number of Canadian veterans for decades — and newly released census numbers suggest there may be 25 per cent fewer veterans than the federal government previously thought.
National Remembrance Day ceremony will mark 80th anniversary of Dieppe raid
News/Politics: While the national Remembrance Day ceremony at the war memorial in Ottawa will not be featuring the prime minister this year, a full morning of programming honouring those who have served in Canada’s military will unfold in the capital today.
Fears of 'bloodshed': Trudeau aide's notes detail call with premiers before Emergencies Act invoked
News/Politics: Handwritten notes from one of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's top advisers are shining a light on conversations that took place between the federal and provincial governments just hours before Ottawa announced it would invoke the Emergencies Act to end a series of anti-pandemic measure protests.
Alberta official says Emergencies Act may have acted as a deterrent in Coutts, but wasn't needed
News/Politics: An Alberta official who oversees the public security portfolio says the federal government's invocation of the Emergencies Act may have acted as a deterrent for protesters near the Coutts border crossing, but said he doesn't think it was needed.
'The least they could do': Veterans push Canada to award its first Victoria Cross
News/Politics: A passionate debate over how to define military valour — and what a Canadian soldier must do to win the country’s highest battlefield honour — has been raging quietly this year among veterans and the halls of Parliament. At its centre is a growing sense of dismay among some former Canadian soldiers over the military’s refusal to recognize some acts of heroism in Afghanistan with the modern version of the Victoria Cross.
Green leadership candidates tout plans to revitalize party in debate
News/Politics: Candidates running to become the next leader of the federal Green Party attempted to convince members that they are the best option to revitalize the party after a tumultuous few years marked by internal conflict and infighting.