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Carey Price faces off against Justin Trudeau, calls proposed firearms bans ‘unjust’

OTTAWA—Don’t worry, Carey Price. The federal government isn’t coming for your gun. Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino made that promise Monday to the Montreal Canadiens goaltender after the gun control debate found a wider audience over the weekend thanks to a social media post in which Price trashed the government’s latest effort to expand the …

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Doug Ford’s government under fire after Red Cross asked to help at children’s hospital

The Ontario government is under fire for not providing the health-care system with proper resources after the Red Cross agreed to help a major Ottawa hospital handle a massive surge of children with respiratory viruses. “Calling in the Red Cross to help in our hospitals should never have to happen,” interim New Democrat Leader Peter …

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Doug Ford’s government under fire after Red Cross asked to help at children’s hospital

The Ontario government is under fire for not providing the health-care system with proper resources after the Red Cross agreed to help a major Ottawa hospital handle a massive surge of children with respiratory viruses. “Calling in the Red Cross to help in our hospitals should never have to happen,” interim New Democrat Leader Peter …

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More ‘police stations’ run by China found in Canada, report says

VANCOUVER—Two more overseas “police stations” run by authorities in China have been found operating in Canada, according to an international human rights organization. In September, Safeguard Defenders released a report alleging that three such stations were operating in the Greater Toronto Area, among more than 50 sites around the globe. Monday’s report offered an update. …

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6 things to know about Ontario’s medical condition report system

Medical condition reports (MCRs) take thousands of Ontarians off the road each year. In many cases, they can help make our roads safer. But the program also suspends the licenses of some drivers who pose no threat, imperiling livelihoods and sowing distrust in the health-care system, a Toronto Star/Investigative Journalism Bureau investigation has found. Here …

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Province to cover part of Toronto’s $700M shortfall

Toronto got a lifeline Wednesday as it struggles to shore up its budget against ongoing damage from COVID-19 and the unexpected fallout from the province’s new housing bill. Premier Doug Ford’s government announced Wednesday it would fund one-third of the provincial capital’s 2022 pandemic-related operating budget shortfall, which the city’s latest estimates peg at more …

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