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This photo posted by Cukr magazine on April 19, 2022 shows the wreckage of a home after shelling in the town of Klymentove, Sumy, Ukraine. Retired general Rick Hillier is lamenting what he sees as waning Canadian interest in the war in Ukraine as public and political attention turns increasingly toward the rising rate of inflation and other issues closer to home. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Cukr

Hillier calls on Ottawa to provide aid to Ukraine, laments waning interest in war

Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press OTTAWA — Retired general Rick Hillier is…

This photo posted by Cukr magazine on April 19, 2022 shows the wreckage of a home after shelling in the town of Klymentove, Sumy, Ukraine. Retired general Rick Hillier is lamenting what he sees as waning Canadian interest in the war in Ukraine as public and political attention turns increasingly toward the rising rate of inflation and other issues closer to home. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Cukr
Alberta Wildrose leader Danielle Smith tells reporters in Calgary, Tuesday, Oct.28, 2014, she has requested a leadership review after failing to win any of Alberta's four byelections. Former Wildrose leader Danielle Smith is coming back to Alberta politics and says she will vote against Premier Jason Kenney at the upcoming United Conservative Party leadership review. CANADIAN PRESS/Bill Graveland

Alberta UCP leadership candidate Danielle Smith promises immediate sovereignty act

EDMONTON — One of the front-runners to replace Jason Kenney as Alberta’s…

Alberta Wildrose leader Danielle Smith tells reporters in Calgary, Tuesday, Oct.28, 2014, she has requested a leadership review after failing to win any of Alberta's four byelections. Former Wildrose leader Danielle Smith is coming back to Alberta politics and says she will vote against Premier Jason Kenney at the upcoming United Conservative Party leadership review. CANADIAN PRESS/Bill Graveland
Gas prices soared 11 to 15 cents per litre at most Red Deer pumps on Wednesday (Photo by Paul Cowley/Advocate staff)

’How are people surviving?’: Gas spike detrimental for rural mail carriers, residents

The 38-year-old said it used to cost her $60 to the fill the tank of her Ford Flex

Gas prices soared 11 to 15 cents per litre at most Red Deer pumps on Wednesday (Photo by Paul Cowley/Advocate staff)
Conservative member of Parliament Michelle Rempel Garner holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, to discuss her Private MemberÕs Bill, Bill C-249, the Encouraging Growth of the Cryptoasset Sector Act. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Rempel Garner bows out of running for Alberta UCP leadership, citing caucus divisions

Rempel Garner says not running “has been the hardest decision I have ever had to make.

Conservative member of Parliament Michelle Rempel Garner holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, to discuss her Private MemberÕs Bill, Bill C-249, the Encouraging Growth of the Cryptoasset Sector Act. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Conservative member of Parliament Michelle Rempel Garner holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. Garner is mulling a possible run at Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s job as leader of the United Conservative Party following his announcement last month that he was resigning after only narrowly surviving a leadership review. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Brown’s campaign manager joins Michelle Rempel Garner for possible UCP leadership bid

Rempel Garner has yet to declare whether or not she’s going to enter the contest

Conservative member of Parliament Michelle Rempel Garner holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. Garner is mulling a possible run at Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s job as leader of the United Conservative Party following his announcement last month that he was resigning after only narrowly surviving a leadership review. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Minister of Foreign Affairs Melanie Joly responds to questions next to Ralph Goodale, High Commissioner for Canada in Great Britain, during a news conference in Kigali, Rwanda on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Canada hopes to spur action at Commonwealth to address impact of Russian war: Goodale

Laura Osman, The Canadian Press KIGALI, RWANDA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau…

Minister of Foreign Affairs Melanie Joly responds to questions next to Ralph Goodale, High Commissioner for Canada in Great Britain, during a news conference in Kigali, Rwanda on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Pope Francis arrives to attend his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, June 22, 2022. The Vatican has released the program for Pope Francis' visit to Canada next month, which includes a visit to the site of a former residential school in Alberta with survivors of the institutions.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Pope Francis’ visit to Canada to include stop in Central Alberta

Pope will visit Ermineskin Indian Residential School in Maskwacis

Pope Francis arrives to attend his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, June 22, 2022. The Vatican has released the program for Pope Francis' visit to Canada next month, which includes a visit to the site of a former residential school in Alberta with survivors of the institutions.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki listens to a question during a news conference in Ottawa, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

‘Police don’t release information:’ Why the RCMP withheld details after N.S. massacre

The Liberals have denied the allegation, saying Lucki wasn’t told to do anything

RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki listens to a question during a news conference in Ottawa, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Chief Electoral Officer Stephane Perrault speaks at a press conference about Elections Canada's recommendations report from the 43rd and 44th general elections in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

Almost 100,000 mail ballots in federal election not counted, most arrived late

Elections Canada says there was an 82 per cent increase in the number of mail-in ballots

Chief Electoral Officer Stephane Perrault speaks at a press conference about Elections Canada's recommendations report from the 43rd and 44th general elections in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle
The Standing Committee on the Status of Women's report on addressing intimate partner and family violence, released on Friday, makes 28 recommendations to the government. The report says women tend to face disproportionate levels of economic insecurity compared to men, and financial barriers are one of the primary factors preventing women from escaping situations of intimate partner and family violence. A young woman is silhouetted in Ottawa's west end Thursday, October 20, 2005.(CP PHOTO/Jonathan Hayward)

Parliamentary committee proposes government make strategy to address financial abuse

The report says women tend to face disproportionate levels of economic insecurity compared to men

The Standing Committee on the Status of Women's report on addressing intimate partner and family violence, released on Friday, makes 28 recommendations to the government. The report says women tend to face disproportionate levels of economic insecurity compared to men, and financial barriers are one of the primary factors preventing women from escaping situations of intimate partner and family violence. A young woman is silhouetted in Ottawa's west end Thursday, October 20, 2005.(CP PHOTO/Jonathan Hayward)
The CBC logo is projected onto a screen in Toronto on May 29, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin

CRTC renews CBC licensing for another five years, tweaks its mandate

CBC will need to submit new reports to the CRTC on a range of topics

The CBC logo is projected onto a screen in Toronto on May 29, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin
Ainsley Krone, who is Manitoba’s acting child and youth advocate says it is well established that exposure to intimate partner violence in childhood can be traumatic for young people.” (Contributed photo)

Trauma supports lacking for children who witness intimate partner violence: report

Intimate partner violence is the most common form of violence experienced by Indigenous women

Ainsley Krone, who is Manitoba’s acting child and youth advocate says it is well established that exposure to intimate partner violence in childhood can be traumatic for young people.” (Contributed photo)
Minister of Sport Pascale St-Onge rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, June 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

Federal government freezing Hockey Canada funding: St-Onge

“Hockey Canada’s testimony did not provide us with sufficient information.”

Minister of Sport Pascale St-Onge rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, June 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle
Alberta RCMP say businesses have been falling victim to the Head Office Bitcoin scam. (File photo by Advocate staff)

RCMP call off boat, aerial search for missing Saskatchewan boy after two months

RCMP have used all the resources and technology available to them

Alberta RCMP say businesses have been falling victim to the Head Office Bitcoin scam. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Police officers patrol on foot along Albert Street as a protest against COVID-19 restrictions that has been marked by gridlock and the sound of truck horns reaches its 14th day, in Ottawa, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022. The Ontario police watchdog says two Vancouver police officers did not commit a criminal offence by shooting non-lethal rounds at two protesters during the 'freedom convoy' protest in February. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Watchdog clears Vancouver police for less-lethal rounds at ‘Freedom Convoy’ protest

Vancouver police officers were in Ottawa to help control the crowds gathered for the convoy protest

Police officers patrol on foot along Albert Street as a protest against COVID-19 restrictions that has been marked by gridlock and the sound of truck horns reaches its 14th day, in Ottawa, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022. The Ontario police watchdog says two Vancouver police officers did not commit a criminal offence by shooting non-lethal rounds at two protesters during the 'freedom convoy' protest in February. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
CSIS director David Vigneault holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, July 16, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

MPs want more funding for community groups trying to prevent ideological extremism

OTTAWA — A House of Commons committee is calling on governments to…

CSIS director David Vigneault holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, July 16, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Quebec’s provincial flag flies in Ottawa on June 30, 2020. More people have been asked to evacuate their homes due to the risk of a landslide in one of Saguenay’s neighbourhoods, north of Quebec City, on Saturday night. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

About 80 families evacuated north of Quebec City over risk of landslide

Landslide could mirror 1971 one that killed 31 people, officials say

Quebec’s provincial flag flies in Ottawa on June 30, 2020. More people have been asked to evacuate their homes due to the risk of a landslide in one of Saguenay’s neighbourhoods, north of Quebec City, on Saturday night. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Derek Lints wipes away tears as he speaks about his son Daniel, 17, at his home in Pilot Mound, Man., on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. Daniel Lints was sexually exploited online in February and committed suicide as a result. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

“World lost a good person:” Parents warn of global sextortion targeting teens

17-year-old was coerced into sending an explicit image to who he thought was a woman on Snapchat

Derek Lints wipes away tears as he speaks about his son Daniel, 17, at his home in Pilot Mound, Man., on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. Daniel Lints was sexually exploited online in February and committed suicide as a result. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Toronto-based graphic designer Dylan Horner is shown in this undated handout photo. Horner says a lot of the marketing campaigns he’s come across during Pride month make him cringe. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Dylan Horner *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Corporate Pride campaigns are back. But advocates want more than ‘rainbow washing’

Public displays of support need to be backed up by action in other 11 months of year, say advocates

Toronto-based graphic designer Dylan Horner is shown in this undated handout photo. Horner says a lot of the marketing campaigns he’s come across during Pride month make him cringe. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Dylan Horner *MANDATORY CREDIT*
Minister of Public Safety Marco Mendicino rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, June 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

‘Deepfakes’ and disinformation should fall under online hate law: advisory panel

Canada is being targeted by Russia to influence public opinion here, a recent analysis shows

Minister of Public Safety Marco Mendicino rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, June 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle