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Trudeau’s offer of Indigenous Services to Wilson-Raybould like ‘asking Nelson Mandela to administer apartheid’

The prime minister's attempt to move Jody Wilson-Raybould to the Indigenous Services portfolio was a 'deeply humiliating' proposal and shows a lack of understanding and disconnect from First Nations' world view, say Indigenous leaders and analysts. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered Jody Wilson-Raybould the job of Indigenous Services minister, but …

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Quebec provincial police head suspended after criminal allegation

Martin Prud'homme, the head of the Sûreté du Québec, has been suspended after an "allegation related to criminal offences." Public Security Minister Geneviève Guilbault said she was informed Tuesday of the situation. Martin Prud'homme recently returned to his position at the Quebec provincial police service after a year-long assignment as …

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China says pest concerns justify ban on Canadian canola

Amid escalating trade and diplomatic tensions, China has cited fears of insect infestation for blocking some exports of canola from Canada. China, which receives about 40 per cent of Canada's canola exports, justified blocking Canadian canola by saying it has found 'dangerous pests' in the product.(Shutterstock) China is blocking some …

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