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Protesters march for freedom as much larger crowds celebrate Canada Day in Ottawa

Protesters march for freedom as much larger crowds celebrate Canada Day in Ottawa

Plans for a full day of protest events alongside Canada Day celebrations in Ottawa caused only minimal disruptions Friday as a few hundred people marched through downtown to voice their opposition to the federal government and public health restrictions
Trudeau, ministers bid to reclaim flag from freedom protesters in Canada Day speeches

Trudeau, ministers bid to reclaim flag from freedom protesters in Canada Day speeches

OTTAWA — Thousands of celebrants who flocked to the national capital for Canada Day festivities heard an impassioned appeal for unity on Friday as the prime minister urged them to reclaim the Maple Leaf as a national symbol.
Quebec moving day could see record number of tenants without somewhere to live

Quebec moving day could see record number of tenants without somewhere to live

A Quebec housing advocacy group says it's worried there will be a record number of households left without somewhere to live on the province’s July 1 moving day
Shortage of specialized infant formula to continue through summer: Health Canada

Shortage of specialized infant formula to continue through summer: Health Canada

MONTREAL — Health Canada says the nationwide shortage of specialized baby formula is expected to continue throughout the summer.

Paramedics strike at 40 Quebec ambulance services, want pay increase

MONTREAL — Paramedics working at 40 Quebec ambulance services across the province, including the provincial capital, began a strike today.
Court rejects bid by AFN National Chief RoseAnne Archibald to overturn suspension

Court rejects bid by AFN National Chief RoseAnne Archibald to overturn suspension

OTTAWA — The Assembly of First Nations says an Ontario court has rejected a bid by National Chief RoseAnne Archibald to overturn her recent suspension.
Gov. Gen. calls for kindness, inclusion; Ontario cuts gas tax: In The News for July 1

Gov. Gen. calls for kindness, inclusion; Ontario cuts gas tax: In The News for July 1

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 1 ... What we are watching in Canada ... Gov. Gen.

CFIA says several Enjoy Life brand bakery products may contain pieces of plastic

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is recalling a number of different Enjoy Life brand bakery products because they may contain pieces of plastic.
Police make arrests after anti-vaccine mandate soldier leads march into Ottawa

Police make arrests after anti-vaccine mandate soldier leads march into Ottawa

OTTAWA — Police arrested four people in downtown Ottawa Thursday after a Canadian soldier charged for speaking out against COVID-19 vaccine requirements led a procession into the city and delivered a speech on "freedom" to a rapt crowd of about 1,200
Royal Canadian Navy relieves Pacific fleet ship commander for 'inappropriate conduct'

Royal Canadian Navy relieves Pacific fleet ship commander for 'inappropriate conduct'

OTTAWA — The Royal Canadian Navy says it has relieved the commanding officer of a warship in the Pacific Fleet. In a release Thursday night, the navy says it has lost confidence in the judgment of Lt.-Cmdr. David Dallin of HMCS Regina.