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Heritage Minister wants zero tolerance for harassment in entertainment industry

Heritage Minister wants zero tolerance for harassment in entertainment industry

Heritage Minister Melanie Joly had two meetings to discuss harassment in the film, TV and theatre worlds
Newly freed Diab wants reforms to Canada’s ‘lousy’ extradition law

Newly freed Diab wants reforms to Canada’s ‘lousy’ extradition law

French authorities dropped terrorism charges against Hassan Diab who was suspected of taking part in an attack in Paris in 1980
Russia probes come up against claims of executive privilege

Russia probes come up against claims of executive privilege

The argument was laid bare this week during Steve Bannon’s interview with the House Intelligence Committee.
Rival Koreas agree to form first unified Olympic team

Rival Koreas agree to form first unified Olympic team

The rival Koreas took major steps toward reducing their bitter animosity
Trump aces mental aptitude test designed by Canadian immigrant

Trump aces mental aptitude test designed by Canadian immigrant

“This is a good example, I think, that will be helpful to change views about immigration. And maybe for Mr. Trump himself to consider immigrants as contributors to advancing science, advancing our societies.”
Canada, U.S. lead call for sanctions against North Korea

Canada, U.S. lead call for sanctions against North Korea

Foreign ministers from 20 countries are meeting in Vancouver to discuss security and stability on the Korean Peninsula
Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh announces engagement

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh announces engagement

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh engaged to clothing designer Gurkiran Kaur
Hijab-cutting case highlights ethical issues with putting kids in spotlight

Hijab-cutting case highlights ethical issues with putting kids in spotlight

A Toronto police investigation has concluded a girl’s hijab was not cut by a scissors-wielding man as she walked to school
Change in politics, society on sexual misconduct ‘not fast enough,’ says Trudeau

Change in politics, society on sexual misconduct ‘not fast enough,’ says Trudeau

Trudeau says society still lagging behind the systemic changes he is trying to make when it comes to preventing and responding to sexual harassment
Bank of Canada to make interest rate decision today

Bank of Canada to make interest rate decision today

Economists widely believe that based on the economic environment, it’s likely interest rates will rise today