Government introduces legislation to implement a "national freeze" on the sale and purchase of handguns as part of a gun control package that would also limit magazine capacities and ban some toys that look like guns.
Online News Act comes after more than 450 news outlets closed in Canada since 2008 as digital platforms took over the space.
Some protesters insist on the continuation of demonstrations as one of the group's leader said that they decided peacefully to withdraw but will "regroup as a grassroots movement."
Scuffles broke out in places, and police repeatedly went nose-to-nose with the protesters and pushed the crowd back amid cries of “Freedom!” and the singing of the national anthem, “O Canada.”
The anti-Covid mandate protests that started in Canada’s capital and spread to the US and Europe are reinvigorating right-wing populism.
No immediate word from police on when or if they might move in to clear hundreds of trucks by force in capital Ottawa but protest leaders say they’re ready for action.
Scores of drivers protesting Canada's Covid-19 restrictions have continued to bottle up the Ambassador Bridge, the busiest US-Canadian border crossing.
The two-week blockades have already impacted business, with protesters closing down a third Canada-US border crossing in central Manitoba.
On the five-year anniversary of the Quebec City mosque shooting, the government has announced a plan to combat Islamophobia in the country as part of Canada's Anti-Racism Strategy.
US authorities have charged a man with human trafficking after four people, tentatively identified as a family from India, died while trying to enter the United States.
Canada’s Federal Court ruled that payment of $31,500 each to around 50,000 indigenous children is not out of line, leaving the government with a bill that totals billions of dollars.
The "Two Michaels" were arrested in China in December 2018 shortly after Canada arrested Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou on a US extradition request.
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