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Military victims of crime still without a bill of rights: Defence leadership can't say when that would come
Serious allegations of sexual misconduct recently made against senior military leaders have prompted the Liberal government to promise changes to how the Canadian Forces responds to such incidents. Those changes could come within the next several weeks, defence sources said Tuesday.
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Budget offers rebates on farm carbon taxes
Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean, and wheat farmers, applauds the federal government’s commitment to return a portion of the proceeds from the price on pollution directly to farmers. This decision was announced in Budget 2021, tabled Monday by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland.
10/3 podcast: How an Edmonton-area church became the centre of Alberta's COVID-19 fight
In the debate over provincial restrictions to stem the tide of the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been holdouts. Restaurants who ignore bans on indoor dining, hair salons cutting instead of closing. And there have been churches keeping their pews filled instead of abiding by capacity restrictions or moving services to the web.