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Scope of right-wing extremism vexed security officials, documents show

OTTAWA — Canadian security officials have been grappling not only with how to address the growing threat of right-wing extremism, but also the best means of defining the phenomenon and explaining it to the public, newly released documents show.
'There are many degrees of hate': Quebec blogger takes on far right

'There are many degrees of hate': Quebec blogger takes on far right

MONTREAL — Far-right group La Meute was once seen as a growing threat in Quebec, with members marching by the hundreds through city streets against what they claimed was the creeping "Islamization" of society.
Metis leaders raise concerns about national council, call for reform

Metis leaders raise concerns about national council, call for reform

OTTAWA — The regional Metis presidents of Ontario, Alberta and Saskatchewan are calling for reform of the Metis National Council, raising serious concerns about "dysfunction" and about a lack of transparency on the national body's finances and admini

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $7 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $7 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was claimed by a ticket holder in the Prairies. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Jan.

Officials reaching out to those in contact with Canada's first coronavirus patient

TORONTO — Officials in Toronto are interviewing all those who had contact with the man diagnosed with Canada's first case of the new coronavirus to ensure none of them were infected.
Man who flew to Toronto from China is Canada's first coronavirus case

Man who flew to Toronto from China is Canada's first coronavirus case

TORONTO — A man in his 50s who travelled to Toronto from China earlier this week has become the first Canadian case of the new coronavirus, health officials said Saturday as they urged calm in the face of an international outbreak. Dr.
Canadian Forces sending plane and crew to help fight Australia's fires

Canadian Forces sending plane and crew to help fight Australia's fires

OTTAWA — Canada is sending a military transport plane and about 15 personnel to help fight bushfires in Australia. The Canadian Forces say the CC-17 Globemaster is leaving Monday.

Things for people in Canada to know about the coronavirus

The first presumptive positive case of the coronavirus has been confirmed in Toronto, but how much of a threat is the new virus to Canadians? The World Health Organization stopped short of calling it a global health emergency last week, while officia

Quebec police wrap up fourth day of search for missing snowmobilers from France

ST-HENRI-DE-TAILLON, Que. — Quebec provincial police suspended their search Saturday evening for four missing tourists after a snowmobile accident in the province's Lac-Saint-Jean region earlier this week.
Personal spending a party matter, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says

Personal spending a party matter, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer declined Saturday to shed any light on lingering questions about the use of party money to pay for his children's tuition, an issue that threw his party into turmoil just as he announced his decision to step