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Dealing with growing Chinese authoritarianism a challenge for democracies: Garneau

China's growing authoritarianism and coercive diplomacy constitute a challenge to democratic countries around the world including Canada, Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau said Monday. 

Garneau to quarantine in hotel after returning from G7 ministers' meeting in U.K.

Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau will stay in a quarantine hotel for three days starting Wednesday after returning from the United Kingdom, where he's attending the first in-person meeting of G7 foreign and development ministers in over two years. 

Senate passes legislation to force striking Port of Montreal employees back to work

The Senate has passed legislation that will force 1,150 striking employees back to work at the Port of Montreal.

Government promises new regulator to fight online sexual exploitation

The Liberal government will introduce legislation to create a new regulator that will ensure online platforms remove harmful content, including depictions of children and intimate images that are shared without consent.

Canada should consider hosting 2022 Winter Olympics, says Green Leader Annamie Paul

Green leader Annamie Paul has said that Canada should take the idea of hosting the 2022 Winter Olympic Games into consideration due to the human rights violations happening in China.

Perry Bellegarde won't seek re-election as head of Assembly of First Nations

National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations said he won't seek re-election as the head of the organization next summer. 

Feds need better data on COVID-19 in Indigenous communities, Marc Miller says

A rapid rise in the number of active COVID-19 cases in First Nations communities on reserve — especially in Alberta and Saskatchewan — likely does not tell the full story due to lack of data, says Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller.

More funding needed to address inequalities harming COVID-19 response, AFN chief says

The Assembly of First Nations regional chief in Alberta says First Nations' capacities to respond to COVID-19's second wave are dwindling because of health, social and economic inequities.

First Nations police services look to throne speech pledge for higher, stable funding

The Liberal government vowed in its speech from the throne this week to speed up the development of a legal framework to recognize First Nations policing as an essential service.

COVID-19 limits possibilities for former prime minister John Turner's state funeral

Planning for a state funeral for former prime minister John Turner is proceeding in the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic, as his family and the government decide how to honour his public life while public events are restricted.

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