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Liberals won’t underestimate new Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, minister says

Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc says his party won’t underestimate new Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre after the MP won a decisive victory in the party’s leadership election. “We don’t underestimate at all … our adversaries in politics,” LeBlanc told chief political correspondent Rosemary Barton during an interview on Rosemary Barton …

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Top soldier says he won’t confirm or deny that Canadians troops are on the ground in Ukraine

Canada’s top soldier is declining to confirm media reports that Canadian military members are on the ground in Ukraine to train locals in fighting invading Russian forces. Gen. Wayne Eyre, Canada’s chief of the defence staff, appeared on Power & Politics on Monday following reports from Global News and the New York …

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Conspiracy theory about ‘new world order’ won’t save Vancouver home from foreclosure, judge rules

When Karen Wai King Lew told a B.C. judge that her mortgage debt had been completely forgiven, she invoked a two-decade-old conspiracy theory about a “new world order” that has recently resurfaced. According to a recent B.C. Supreme Court ruling, Lew appealed a foreclosure order on her Vancouver home on …

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Jailing of Brittney Griner won’t shake allure of high pay in autocratic states, sports observers say

Basketball star Brittney Griner’s politically charged entanglement in Russia may give other athletes pause when pursuing contracts in authoritarian states, though sports observers say economic need is what drives them to seek opportunities abroad in the first place. And unless that changes, players being offered a better opportunity somewhere else may be …

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Identity of N.L. lawyer in sexual assault case revealed as top court won’t hear anonymity bid

The curtain has been lifted on the identity of Newfoundland lawyer Robert Regular, after the Supreme Court of Canada declined Thursday to hear an appeal that would allow him to continue shielding his name from publication. Until now, Regular, 70, has been known on court dockets in Newfoundland and Labrador …

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B.C. will decriminalize up to 2.5 grams of hard drugs. Drug users say that threshold won’t decriminalize them

British Columbia is set to become the first province to decriminalize possession of small amounts of illicit drugs — but drug users, advocates, and the province’s chief coroner warn the threshold of 2.5 grams set by the federal government ignores the hard realities of how people buy and use drugs in …

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Why decriminalizing drug possession won’t fix Canada’s toxic supply

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, CBC Health’s weekly health and medical science newsletter. If you haven’t subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here. Canada’s toxic drug supply problem can’t be fixed by decriminalizing the possession of small quantities of drugs alone — a move that advocates say is a …

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Canadians love their cars so much that high fuel prices won’t make most of us change our ways

If you are expecting clear sailing on the highways this coming long weekend because soaring gas prices have forced all the other drivers — except you, of course — to leave their cars at home, you might want to think again. Some motorists insist that $2-a-litre gasoline means they’ll drive a lot less, …

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