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Politics·New Three new public opinion surveys suggest Canadians are growing more concerned about the state of the country’s military — and about Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump’s threats to abandon allies who don’t invest in defence. Donald Trump’s threats to abandon allies seem to have struck home Murray Brewster · CBC NewsContinue Reading

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An apparent clerical error by the federal government caused a Palestinian-Canadian woman to be told mistakenly she couldn’t list “Palestine” as her place of birth on her passport — and the error has been driving the spread of misleading online posts ever since. CBC News is identifying the woman’s granddaughter only by her firstContinue Reading

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Politics Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly says Canada is placing sanctions on six additional Russian officials, saying they were involved in the treatment of the late Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Opposition leader Alexei Navalny died in a Russian prison last month, sparking international outrageThe Canadian Press · Posted: MarContinue Reading

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Politics A Toronto event where Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was scheduled to host his Italian counterpart was cancelled on Saturday due to security concerns as hundreds of pro-Palestinian protesters gathered outside the venue, a spokesperson for the Prime Minister’s Office said.  Would-be attendees outside Art Gallery of Ontario met byContinue Reading

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A high-security lab. Ebola. A mysterious package. The Chinese military. The release earlier this week of hundreds of documents related to the dismissal of two scientists — Dr. Xiangguo Qiu and her husband Keding Cheng — has pulled back the curtain on an explosive national security probe at the Winnipeg-based National Microbiology Lab, part ofContinue Reading