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Group ranks child poverty in each federal riding to pressure MPs to create a poverty-reduction strategy

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Campaign 2000 hopes the data will prod the government to approve a soon-to-be-finalized poverty-reduction strategy before next year's federal election, and enshrine commitments in legislation so it cannot be undone by a future government.

Escalating U.S. protectionism would shrink economies of Canada, Mexico, report says

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A Scotiabank report says if the United States breaks all trade ties with its partners — and imposes across-the-board tariffs that average 20 per cent — then Canada and Mexico would see their economies contract in 2020.

At least 3 dead, dozens hurt after earthquake hits Japan

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A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning, killing at least three people and injuring dozens.

The National for June 17, 2018

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Heron Gate tenants facing eviction demand similar units

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Residents facing a mass eviction from a south end neighbourhood say the City of Ottawa should be doing more to help them.

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Alberta mosque set ablaze in 'brazen' arson

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A mosque in Edson, Alta. was set on fire late Saturday night shortly after a small group of people left the building after evening prayers.

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Separation of parents, kids at U.S.-Mexico border: How the Trump administration got here

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The Trump administration's move to separate immigrant parents from their children at the U.S.-Mexico border is a situation that has been brewing since the week Donald Trump took office. Trump plans to meet with House Republicans on Tuesday…

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CBC Ottawa news quiz for the week of June 10

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How closely did you follow the past seven days in local news? Take our quiz and find out.

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'Suspicious' bag blamed for Winnipeg airport evacuation

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RCMP say a "suspicious" abandoned bag is what prompted the evacuation of the Winnipeg's international airport around 7 a.m. Sunday morning.

1 dead, 22 injured after shooting at New Jersey festival

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Gunfire broke out at an all-night cultural festival in Trenton, New Jersey, early Sunday, sending people fleeing and leaving at least one person dead and 22 injured, police said.

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Rescue ship docks in Spain carrying hundreds of migrants

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The first ship in the Aquarius aid convoy docked Sunday at the Spanish port of Valencia, ending a weeklong ordeal for hundreds of people who were rescued from the perilous Mediterranean only to become the latest pawn in Europe's battle…

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How Donald Trump and a hockey coach could help decide a Monday byelection

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The federal byelection in Chicoutimi–Le Fjord has taken an unexpected twist thanks to Donald Trump.

TV legend Lorne Greene fails to make the cut with Parks Canada for memorial plaque

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A Parks Canada panel has twice rejected the idea of awarding the late Lorne Greene - the actor once dubbed the Voice of Canada - a plaque celebrating his lifelong contributions to Canadian culture. Internal documents on the decision,…

First Nations teens dig into their ancestors' past at archeological site

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A group of First Nations students are getting a chance to dig up their ancestral past while taking part in an archaeology project near Cluny, Alta. The goal is to help the young people reconnect with their history at the source.

How the dairy industry complicates the quest for better butter

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As the U.S. looks to crack open the Canadian dairy industry, is it possible to protect farmers and still allow better butter over the border?

Young tea drinkers are stirring up a beloved British tradition

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British hotel and restaurant owners have noticed a significant increase in the number of younger people having afternoon tea.

Saturday, Jun 16

#BuyCanadian: Pocketbook patriotism takes off amid U.S. trade tensions

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Geography professor Bonnie Hallman said she scrapped her dream Alaskan getaway in favour of a trip to P.E.I. shortly after President Donald Trump took aim at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for pushing back against American tariffs on steel…

Trump's fixation on 270% milk tariffs, FBI texts shows how he 'cherry-picks' truths to justify actions

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From the White House lawn on Friday morning, Donald Trump mischaracterized the findings of a new Justice Department report about FBI misconduct during the Hillary Clinton emails probe. Here's how the U.S. president's selective truths have…

Get ready for auto tariffs, U.S. congressman warns

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U.S. President Donald Trump isn't playing around — and Canada should brace itself for new tariffs on autos, U.S. Congressman Kevin Cramer warns.

Supply management in Canada - a primer

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Canada's system of supply management has been the target of heated political debate for the better part of half a century — but very few Canadians outside of the affected farm sectors actually understand how it works, or who foots the bill…

Friday, Jun 15

Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort sent to jail pending trial

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U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chair Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty on Friday to new witness tampering charges brought by the special counsel investigating Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and was…

U.S. isn't trying to get Canada to end supply management, its agriculture secretary says

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If an end to Canada’s supply management system for some agricultural products is part of the U.S. NAFTA agenda, it appears no one has told Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.

Thursday, Jun 14

New York attorney general sues Trump Foundation, U.S. president and 3 of his children

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The New York attorney general is suing the Trump Foundation, saying it engaged in a pattern of illegal self-dealing and serving as a personal piggy bank for Donald Trump's businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign.

New York attorney general sues Trump Foundation, U.S. president and his 3 children

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The New York attorney general is suing the Trump Foundation, saying it engaged in a pattern of illegal self-dealing and serving as a personal piggy bank for Donald Trump's businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign.

Wednesday, Jun 13

Pot legalization battle brewing as government rejects key Senate change

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The federal government is rejecting several Senate changes to its cannabis legalization bill, setting the stage for a possible showdown between the Senate and the House of Commons.

Canadian claiming border agency mistakenly detained him for 8 months sues for $10M

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A naturalized Canadian is suing the Canada Border Services Agency after he was arrested and held in detention for eight months. CBSA told him his fingerprint scan matched someone who was deported, but had no other evidence to prove he was…

Canada's foreign affairs minister lands in Washington amid trade feud with Trump

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Canada's foreign affairs minister is in Washington once again to push the country's anti-tariff, pro-NAFTA message. It is the first visit by a high-profile cabinet member since the trade feud with the United States erupted.