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PM Trudeau to raise residential school apology, climate change with Pope Francis

PM Trudeau to raise residential school apology, climate change with Pope Francis

ROME — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to raise reconciliation with indigenous peoples, the global fight against climate change and the importance of religious and cultural diversity when he meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday.
Backbench Manitoba MLA Steven Fletcher to introduce bill that would chop seats

Backbench Manitoba MLA Steven Fletcher to introduce bill that would chop seats

WINNIPEG — A backbencher in Manitoba's Progressive Conservative government says there are too many politicians in the legislature, and is hoping to chop eight of the province's 57 seats.
Trudeau, Scheer talk Parliament, trade in first call after Conservative race

Trudeau, Scheer talk Parliament, trade in first call after Conservative race

TORONTO — New Conservative leader Andrew Scheer's victory speech was peppered with attacks on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
In choosing Scheer, Canadian Conservatives buck global political trend

In choosing Scheer, Canadian Conservatives buck global political trend

TORONTO — Conservatives around the world have sought to shake up the political status quo in the last year, voting for Britain to leave the European Union, electing a complete political neophyte as president of the United States.
New Conservative leader Andrew Scheer no stranger to making political history

New Conservative leader Andrew Scheer no stranger to making political history

TORONTO — Andrew Scheer is no stranger to making political history. When he first sought federal political office in 2004, he beat out the NDP candidate who at the time was the longest serving MP in the House of Commons.

Five things to know about Andrew Scheer's victory in Conservative race

TORONTO — Longtime Saskatchewan MP Andrew Scheer returns to the House of Commons Monday as the Conservative party's new leader and that of the Official Opposition.
Liberals waste no time branding Scheer as social conservative extremist

Liberals waste no time branding Scheer as social conservative extremist

OTTAWA — Even before Conservatives began counting the ballots, the ruling Liberals set out to frame the new Opposition leader as a far-right extremist.
Following the money: Trump-Russia probes turn into hunt for finance criminality

Following the money: Trump-Russia probes turn into hunt for finance criminality

WASHINGTON — The Russia-related probes haunting Donald Trump's presidency are being pushed into a dark new realm: the president's political tormentors are now asking questions about the underworld, organized crime, and money-laundering.
Back in black: Experts say why the Trudeau deficit gambit won't fly in N.S. election

Back in black: Experts say why the Trudeau deficit gambit won't fly in N.S. election

HALIFAX — Less than two years ago, Nova Scotia voters enthusiastically embraced Justin Trudeau's plan to spur the economy through hefty deficit financing, handing the federal Liberals every riding in the province.

Body of missing Cache Creek, B.C., fire chief Clayton Cassidy found

CACHE CREEK, B.C. — The body of a fire chief believed to have been swept away by high flood waters in British Columbia's Interior has been found. RCMP Cpl.