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Canada to require nutrition warnings on front of some packaged food

Canada to require nutrition warnings on front of some packaged food

Canada will require that companies add nutrition warnings to the front of pre-packaged food with high levels of saturated fat, sugar or sodium in an effort to help grocery shoppers make healthier choices with just a glance.
Soldier charged for criticizing vaccine mandates arrives in Ottawa amid protest fears

Soldier charged for criticizing vaccine mandates arrives in Ottawa amid protest fears

OTTAWA — A Canadian soldier charged for speaking out against COVID-19 vaccine requirements will march through Ottawa on Thursday, kicking off what organizers are promising — and residents fear — will be a new wave of protests throughout the summer.
Spouse of gunman to testify at N.S. shooting hearings but won't be cross-examined

Spouse of gunman to testify at N.S. shooting hearings but won't be cross-examined

HALIFAX — The spouse of the gunman in the Nova Scotia mass shooting will testify mid-July before a public inquiry, but she won't face direct questions from lawyers representing victims' families.
Supreme Court says expanded rape shield laws are constitutional

Supreme Court says expanded rape shield laws are constitutional

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld expansions to Canada's rape shield laws made by the Liberals four years ago.
More Canadian troops headed to Latvia, Trudeau says at NATO summit

More Canadian troops headed to Latvia, Trudeau says at NATO summit

MADRID — Canada will be sending more troops to Latvia as part of a pledge to upgrade and strengthen the NATO battlegroup it is leading there, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday.
'Forward together:' Manitoba Métis graphic designer creates logo for papal visit

'Forward together:' Manitoba Métis graphic designer creates logo for papal visit

WINNIPEG — Shaun Vincent points to his computer monitor at soaring eagles, salmon and a caribou herd that appear as if they are moving together in a brilliant blue circle.
After 'Freedom Convoy,' Canadian flag has taken on new meaning for some this year

After 'Freedom Convoy,' Canadian flag has taken on new meaning for some this year

OTTAWA — Puneet Luthra has always taken advantage of the Canadian flags his local MP's office gives away so he can raise one at his Toronto home. “I just think it looks great. I think it’s beautiful,” he said.
Protests in Ottawa, SCOC decision on rape shield laws: In The News for June 30

Protests in Ottawa, SCOC decision on rape shield laws: In The News for June 30

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 June 30 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Reimagining Canada Day: Celebrations take new approach to honour Indigenous people

Reimagining Canada Day: Celebrations take new approach to honour Indigenous people

Many communities are reimagining Canada Day celebrations to recognize Indigenous Peoples, as the country continues to reckon with its legacy following the discovery of possible unmarked graves at former residential schools.
'Sense of future' for Lytton if homes rebuilt by this time next year: B.C. minister

'Sense of future' for Lytton if homes rebuilt by this time next year: B.C. minister

LYTTON, B.C. — British Columbia's public safety minister says he expects many houses and the municipal infrastructure destroyed by a wildfire in Lytton to be rebuilt by this time next year.