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Canada 7th in foreign aid spending, but a 5th goes to refugees living here

Canada 7th in foreign aid spending, but a 5th goes to refugees living here

Canada spent just over US$8 billion in aid last year
Canadian Hurricane Centre says active storm season predicted for East Coast

Canadian Hurricane Centre says active storm season predicted for East Coast

U.S. agency calling for 17 to 25 named storms, 8 to 13 of which will likely become hurricanes
Ottawa police charge 74-year-old after woman’s hijab removed at Israel protest

Ottawa police charge 74-year-old after woman’s hijab removed at Israel protest

Woman charged with assault, harassment and mischief
New bill would let Canadians to pass citizenship down to children born abroad

New bill would let Canadians to pass citizenship down to children born abroad

Move would reverse change Conservatives made in 2009, which was recently struck down in court
Removing religion as hate speech defence worth exploring: anti-Semitism envoy

Removing religion as hate speech defence worth exploring: anti-Semitism envoy

Bloc Québécois also looking to eliminate that section from Criminal Code
WestJet planning new fare category for travellers willing to forgo carry-on

WestJet planning new fare category for travellers willing to forgo carry-on

Airline says new option to be introduced within a couple of weeks
Sites with radioactive material more vulnerable as climate change worsens

Sites with radioactive material more vulnerable as climate change worsens

Increasingly common fires, droughts and floods all threaten the sensitive sites
Daily cannabis use outpaces daily drinking in the U.S., a new study says

Daily cannabis use outpaces daily drinking in the U.S., a new study says

A good 40% of current cannabis users are using it daily or near daily
18% are boycotting Loblaw as Canadians feel grocery inflation worsening: poll

18% are boycotting Loblaw as Canadians feel grocery inflation worsening: poll

Seven out of 10 Canadians polled said they are aware of the ongoing boycott
International Criminal Court push to prosecute Israel, Hamas ‘unhelpful’: Trudeau

International Criminal Court push to prosecute Israel, Hamas ‘unhelpful’: Trudeau

Jewish and Muslim groups in Canada have mounted petition campaigns, asking Ottawa to take a decisive stance