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Government disagrees with top court's decision on gunman's parole but will respect it: Lametti

The Liberal government says that while it supports a longer period of parole ineligibility in cases like the Quebec City mosque shooting, it will respect the Supreme Court of Canada's decision to limit Alexandre Bissonnette's parole ineligibility to just 25 years.

What's in a song? For Doug Ford's campaign, a whole lot

This election is the second time the PCs were the only Ontario party to hit the trail to the sound of an original song written for the campaign. What's the point? And more importantly, does it slap?

CBC Radio's The House: Weathering more storms

On this week’s show: Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair talks about how Canada can get ready for the next big storm. Three strategists discuss the final days of the Ontario election. Plus — teenagers weigh in on a proposal to lower the voting age to 16, a law professor discusses Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s next Supreme Court pick and communications expert Andrew MacDougall talks about Boris Johnson’s partygate scandal.

Western premiers demand 'sustainable' health-care funding from federal government at meeting in Regina

Canada's western premiers are meeting in Regina on Friday and they are demanding "sustainable" health-care funding from the federal government.

In new mandate letter, top Mountie is asked to speed up RCMP reform, boost recruitment

The federal government has issued RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki new marching orders, including increasing recruitment, reviewing the Mounties' use-of-force techniques and removing firearms from domestic situations more quickly.

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