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Former PM Chretien on inflation concerns, current affairs

Former prime minister Jean Chretien says he is concerned about the future of Canada's economy, with inflation at a near 20-year high, saying in a wide-ranging interview with Evan Solomon, host of CTV's Question Period, that Canada is 'moving into a dark alley.'

Ruling finds Ottawa's anti-abortion test for summer jobs funding was within bounds

A Federal Court judge has found it was reasonable for Ottawa to require applicants to its summer-jobs program to declare themselves in support of abortion rights in order to get funding. In a decision Friday, Justice Catherine Kane dismissed a legal challenge to the federal government from Toronto Right to Life as well as its former president and a student who'd hoped to work at the organization.

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