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Indigenous papal visit postponed to 2022 amid concerns around Omicron

An upcoming trip by Indigenous leaders to meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican has officially been postponed. Leaders from the three national Indigenous organizations who were set to send delegates as well as the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops announced the decision this afternoon.

Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald speaks during a news conference ahead of a Tk'emlups te Secwepemc ceremony to honour residential school survivors and mark the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, in Kamloops, BC., on Thursday, September 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

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OPINION | Tom Mulcair: Intolerant policies now haunting Legault

Quebec Premier Francois Legault’s populist policies have recently turned against him, as employers in all regions of the province complain bitterly about a labour shortage that is crippling many businesses, former NDP leader Tom Mulcair writes in his latest column for CTVNews.ca.

Quebec Premier Francois Legault responds to reporters' questions in Quebec City, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

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OPINION | Don Martin: Ready. Fire. Aim. How the feds are targeting Omicron

In Florida, to enter a hardware store wearing a mask means you will be immediately identified as a staffer and asked for directions to the plumbing department. To wear one indoors in a restaurant means you’re a Biden-loving Democrat or a Canadian, writes Don Martin in an exclusive column for CTVNews.ca.

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OPINION | Tom Mulcair: Trudeau steps up on climate at COP26

There’s been a lot of debate as to whether the UN climate summit in Glasgow was a success or failure. In his latest column for CTVNews.ca, former NDP leader Tom Mulcair calls it a ‘turning point’ for Canada on the world stage, and that we’ve finally taken a leadership role in sustainable development.