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Feds will fight 'alarming' rise in hate crimes, Trudeau tells antisemitism summit

Feds will fight 'alarming' rise in hate crimes, Trudeau tells antisemitism summit

OTTAWA — The federal government will continue rejecting and fighting antisemitism in all its forms as hate-motivated crimes against the Jewish community rise in Canada and around the world, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday.
Psychiatric evaluation ordered for man accused of trying to murder Montreal cop

Psychiatric evaluation ordered for man accused of trying to murder Montreal cop

MONTREAL — The man accused of attempting to murder a Montreal police officer last January appeared briefly in court today and will undergo a psychiatric evaluation.
Montreal police continue hunt for suspect in Quebec's 14th femicide this year

Montreal police continue hunt for suspect in Quebec's 14th femicide this year

Montreal police are still looking for a man they suspect murdered his 32-year-old partner on Monday in what is believed to be the province's 14th femicide this year.
Ottawa commits money to lay foundation for Indigenous law centre in Ontario

Ottawa commits money to lay foundation for Indigenous law centre in Ontario

OTTAWA — The federal government is earmarking funds for projects that aim to build on Ottawa's commitment to help revitalize Indigenous legal traditions.
Canadians see NDP's Singh as a better PM than Tories' O'Toole, survey suggests

Canadians see NDP's Singh as a better PM than Tories' O'Toole, survey suggests

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh might have reason to smile only weeks before a possible election call as a new survey suggests more Canadians believe he would make a better prime minister than the Conservatives' Erin O’Toole.
Bank of Canada names new deputy governor, 'temporarily' expanding governing council

Bank of Canada names new deputy governor, 'temporarily' expanding governing council

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada is naming a longtime central banker as a new deputy governor beginning early next month. The bank says Sharon Kozicki will take on the role on Aug.
Extreme weather, addressing antisemitism in Canada : In The News for July 21

Extreme weather, addressing antisemitism in Canada : In The News for July 21

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of July 21 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
'Defining issue': Federal environment minister says extreme weather a wake-up call

'Defining issue': Federal environment minister says extreme weather a wake-up call

CALGARY — Canada's environment minister says extreme weather conditions across the country should be a wake-up call for people resisting taking action against climate change.
A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase and case numbers drop across the country, the provinces and territories have begun releasing the reopening plans for businesses, events and recreational facilities.

One winning ticket sold in Tuesday's $43 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — A ticket holder in Ontario is $43 million richer, taking Tuesday's Lotto Max jackpot. The jackpot for the next draw on July 23 will be at an estimated $10 million. The Canadian Press