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Vatican's denouncement of gender-affirming surgery is harmful, LGBTQ+ advocates say

Vatican's denouncement of gender-affirming surgery is harmful, LGBTQ+ advocates say

The Vatican's declaration that gender-affirming surgery and what it calls gender "ideologies" violate human dignity is disappointing and "deeply harmful," LGBTQ+ rights advocates in Canada say.
Police in B.C. find drugs from provincial safer-supply program during bust

Police in B.C. find drugs from provincial safer-supply program during bust

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — Police in Prince George, B.C., say they have arrested two people over allegations they were trafficking safer-supply drugs that are prescribed as an alternative to the toxic drug supply in the province.
MPs clad in eclipse glasses stare at 'surreal' celestial event on Parliament Hill

MPs clad in eclipse glasses stare at 'surreal' celestial event on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA — Not even the vital business of Parliament was enough to keep MPs from slipping outside to glimpse celestial history.
What's in Canada's new 'Our North, Strong and Free' defence policy

What's in Canada's new 'Our North, Strong and Free' defence policy

OTTAWA — Canada's military is set to take a bigger role in the North over the next two decades as climate change and increasingly aggressive foes threaten Arctic sovereignty.
The Latest developments on the total solar eclipse that crossed parts of Canada

The Latest developments on the total solar eclipse that crossed parts of Canada

A total solar eclipse passed through parts of Central and Atlantic Canada today, bringing darkness and a moment of celestial awe to massive crowds gathered in its path.
Arctic sovereignty anchors federal plans to upgrade Canada's military

Arctic sovereignty anchors federal plans to upgrade Canada's military

OTTAWA — Canada's military will take a bigger role in the North over the next two decades as climate change and increasingly aggressive foes threaten Arctic sovereignty, says a new defence policy document released Monday.
Father says 11-year-old boy felt safe with dogs before deadly attack in Edmonton home

Father says 11-year-old boy felt safe with dogs before deadly attack in Edmonton home

EDMONTON — The father of an 11-year-old boy killed in a dog attack in an Edmonton home says he never saw the two animals act aggressively towards people and saw no sign he should be worried.
In the news today: Total solar eclipse set to fall over Canada

In the news today: Total solar eclipse set to fall over Canada

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Solar eclipse forecast: here's where to find the best view of totality in Canada

Solar eclipse forecast: here's where to find the best view of totality in Canada

A total solar eclipse is set to cross through parts of Canada today, offering crowds in its path a dazzling view of the astronomical wonder. That is, if clouds don't get in the way.
Celestial event: What you need to know about today's total solar eclipse

Celestial event: What you need to know about today's total solar eclipse

Here are the answers to some key questions about the total solar eclipse that will make its way across much of eastern and central Canada today.
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