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Canada's climate plan gets good grade as Trudeau heads to summits in Europe

A new analysis suggests the Liberal climate plan could meet Canada's greenhouse gas emissions targets for the first time before the end of this decade. The study by Clean Prosperity published today could give some heft to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's credentials as he heads to planned climate discussions at the upcoming G20 summit and United Nations COP 26 meeting.

O'Toole says caucus will both respect and challenge House vaccine policy

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole says that his caucus has agreed to 'respect and abide by' the new rules mandating vaccination in the House of Commons, but at the 'earliest opportunity' his party will be challenging the policy decided by a board of MPs. 'A question of privilege will be raised in the House of Commons to challenge the improper conduct and precedent set,' O'Toole said.

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole leaves a news conference on Parliament Hill, Wednesday, October 27, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

PM Trudeau names new ministers to several key files in sizable cabinet shakeup

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has considerably shaken up his cabinet roster, naming new ministers to key portfolios including defence, health, foreign affairs, and environment, while adding in a handful of rookies as he forges ahead with a third mandate. Gender parity has been restored, there is new emphasis on regional development agencies. Overall there are 39 members of the new cabinet.

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BREAKING | Ex-reservist, neo-Nazi member gets nine years in prison

Patrik Mathews, the former Canadian Armed Forces reservist at the centre of a violent plot to trigger a race war in Virginia, has been sentenced to nine years in prison followed by three years of supervised release.

Manitoba RCMP released a handout photo of Master Cpl. Patrik Matthews.