Watchdog calls for 'compassionate' parole as prison system adopts new assisted death policy

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The federal prison watchdog is urging more “compassionate” parole options and a ban on medically assisted death behind bars as Canada’s prison system manages an increasingly sick, mentally ill and elderly inmate population. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Saturday, February 24th, 2018
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New paternity leave planned in budget aims to get women into workforce

Introducing a new incentive for fathers to take parental leave has largely been driven by the government’s attempt to promote gender equality, including allowing women to return to work after having a baby, More...

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By admin On Saturday, February 24th, 2018
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What should Morneau's budget do? We asked the experts

Only a handful of people in the Ottawa bubble know for certain what’s in the budget document Finance Minister Bill Morneau is releasing next week. But as always, there’s no shortage of theories — More...

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By admin On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Ottawa moves to settle sexual misconduct class action lawsuits against Canadian Forces

After facing criticism over arguments its lawyers made in court, the federal government is moving to settle proposed class action lawsuits filed by members of the Canadian Armed Forces who allege rampant sexual More...

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Trudeau promises to meet with MP responsible for inviting Jaspal Atwal to events in India

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will sit down with Liberal MP Randeep Sarai sometime next week to discuss his invitation of a known would-be assassin to two receptions in India. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Trudeau addresses media during trouble-laden India trip

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have agreed to fight terrorism and those who misuse religion to divide people. Modi spoke following a bilateral meeting in More...

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By admin On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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If history is any guide, Patrick Brown's comeback bid faces long odds

Patrick Brown’s bid to regain the leadership of the Ontario PCs is unprecedented in many ways, but he isn’t the first leader on the outs to try to get himself back in. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Environmental groups pinning hopes on major spending for conservation in budget

Conservation groups are predicting the federal budget could include up to $1.4 billion to protect land and water in Canada. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Rogue Indian political elements may be trying to make Canada look weak on Sikh extremism: source

A senior government official with knowledge of the prime minister’s security protocols is suggesting rogue political elements in India may have orchestrated the embarrassing invitation of a would-be political More...

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By admin On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Federal budget to spend up to $1 billion on cyber-security

Next week’s federal budget is expected to make a significant investment in building up Canada’s cyber defences and encouraging tech firms and talented programmers to work with the federal government, CBC More...