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Cadets Left Out In The Cold

OTTAWA - Military budget cuts are leaving cadets out in the cold, with a freeze on the purchase of parkas just as winter kicks in.A $2-million chop to the outfitting budget also means some of Canada's...
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Soldier Suicides 'Troubling'

OTTAWA - Beyond expressions of sympathy, the Harper government and the Canadian Forces appeared at a loss Thursday to explain a number of suicides this week among veterans of the war in Afghanistan.Th...
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Cracking Down On Child Sex Predators

TORONTO - Canada is joining a group fighting online child sexual abuse around the world, Justice Minister Rob Nicholson said Monday, calling it the next step in the government's crackdown on child sex...
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Royal Baby Battle Heats Up

The legal arguments over the constitutionality of Canada's Royal baby bill didn't end when it became law in March. In fact, they're heating up just as Prime Minister Stephen Harper arrives in London t...
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Victims' Rights Bill Months Away

OTTAWA - The father of Rehtaeh Parsons says harassed teens and their families are in desperate need of better tools to combat cyber bullying.Glen Canning gave an emotional address Tuesday after he and...
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Where Did They Go?

OTTAWA - The Immigration department isn't sure whether dozens of people who got special temporary permits from the minister's office left the country when they were supposed to, even when the visitors...
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Canada Nears Royal First

The Senate's legal and constitutional affairs committee finished its quick review of Canada's bill to assent to changes in the royal line of succession last week, setting up Canada to be the first cou...
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Inmates File Lawsuit

VANCOUVER - A group of British Columbia prisoners is suing the federal government over its decision to cancel contracts for part-time chaplains, saying Ottawa has nearly eliminated minority faith mini...
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Tories' Next Tough-On-Crime Target

OTTAWA - The federal government is set to introduce tougher sentences for those convicted of elder abuse.The Canadian Press has learned that Justice Minister Rob Nicholson and seniors minister Alice W...
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Justice Ministers Meet On Crime Bill

The federal government's new crime bill was on everyone's mind for the second day of the justice ministers' meeting Wednesday in Charlottetown. Federal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson and RCMP Commiss...