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Ed Fast steps down as Conservative finance critic after criticizing leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre

Ed Fast says he resigned as the Conservatives' finance critic after MPs supporting Pierre Poilievre tried to "muzzle" him from speaking out about monetary policy — particularly on issues such a cryptocurrency and the Bank of Canada."I'm trying to do my job at the Finance table and yet [there's] incessant pressure to shut up. I just wasn't…

19-year-old reservist dies after collapsing during training march

A 19-year old reservist from the Lorne Scots Regiment based in Oakville, Ont. died last week after collapsing during a training exercise. According to a posting on the regiment's Facebook page, Pte. Connor James Beck had almost completed a rucksack march when he collapsed."He was rushed to Brampton Civic Hospital with members in his chain of command and…

Human remains found near Alberta residential school site likely children, First Nation says

Alberta First Nation reveals findings of human remains near residential schoolWARNING: This video contains distressing details | An Alberta First Nation is asking for support from the federal government in the search for unmarked graves after revealing members had repeatedly found evidence of remains of children near the site of a former residential school.WARNING: This…

Expanding parliamentary precinct would improve safety, police tell MPs

Police services told a parliamentary committee Tuesday that expanding the footprint of the parliamentary precinct would improve safety and allow them to do their jobs better, but any move to change how Parliament Hill is policed must clarify police jurisdiction.MPs on the procedure and House affairs committee heard from the OPP, the RCMP, Ottawa Police and…

Republicans bash Biden’s energy policies during Jason Kenney’s committee appearance

Jason Kenney pitches Alberta oil to solve U.S. energy woesAlberta Premier Jason Kenney appeared in front of a U.S. Senate committee, hoping to convince prominent lawmakers to consider Alberta’s oil and gas industry, and the idea of building another pipeline as solutions toward energy security.Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin said Tuesday he didn't invite Jason Kenney to…

Calgary gangster wanted on Canada-wide warrants, accused of killing mother of 5

A convicted Calgary gangster is wanted on Canada-wide warrants in the death of an innocent bystander in a car crash that orphaned the victim's five children last week.Police originally deemed the collision a result of a road rage incident involving gunfire but now believe it began as a targeted attack on another driver.Talal Amer, 29, faces charges of attempted murder, manslaughter, reckless…

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Exclusive-Top EU official backs multi-trillion plan to rebuild Ukraine

4/4 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Local residents walk past a burned building during Ukraine-Russia conflict in the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine April 4, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko 2/4 By Marc Jones BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A top European official has backed a multi-trillion-euro "Marshall"-style plan to rebuild Ukraine, pledging the firepower of the EU's lending…

U.S. household strength may prolong Fed’s inflation fight

© Reuters. A person pushes purchases in a shopping cart in a supermarket in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S., March 29, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly By Howard Schneider and Lindsay (NYSE:) Dunsmuir (Reuters) - The financial strength built up in U.S. households limited the damage from the coronavirus pandemic but may now be aggravating - and…

U.S. inflation simmers, worst of price gains likely behind

© Reuters. People carrying shopping bags walk inside the King of Prussia shopping mall, as shoppers show up early for the Black Friday sales, in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, U.S. November 26, 2021. REUTERS/Rachel Wisniewski By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer price growth slowed sharply in April as gasoline eased off record highs,…

George Carlin’s Bittersweet Melody

My father’s first serious girlfriend after he and my mother broke-up was a dream for my twin sister, younger brother, and me. Kaye lived just down the block from my grandparents on the Upper West Side, a genial, welcoming woman, and possessor of that enviable 1983 daily double: a VHS machine and cable TV (we…

Squid Game Season 2 Two Promises Bloody Clashes—With State Police

After a series of red lights, Squid Game, the massively successful Korean drama that took over Netflix in the second half of 2021, has officially received the green light for a second season. (No, Netflix employees were executed in this decision making process.) Netflix co-CEO and Chief Creative Officer Ted Sarandos made the announcement in…

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