Child labour remains an increasing source of Canada’s everyday products: NGO

In this Thursday, June 2, 2016 photo, Ali, 10, a Syrian refugee child from Aleppo, who cannot hear and speak, works at a clothing workshop in Gaziantep, southeastern Turkey. According to the United Nation’s Children’s Fund, or UNICEF, more than half of Turkey’s 2.7 million Syrian refugees are children. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis) In this Thursday, June 2, 2016 photo, Ali, 10, a Syrian refugee child from Aleppo, who cannot hear and speak, works at a clothing workshop in Gaziantep, southeastern Turkey. According to the United Nation’s Children’s Fund, or UNICEF, more than half of Turkey’s 2.7 million Syrian refugees are children. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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BREAKING | Trudeau nominates Ontario judge Michelle O'Bonsawin to Supreme Court

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has nominated Ontario judge Michelle O’Bonsawin to the Supreme Court of Canada. In a statement announcing the nomination, Trudeau said that O'Bonsawin is an Abenaki member of the Odanak First Nation and is a fluently bilingual Franco-Ontarian.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has nominated Ontario judge Michelle O’Bonsawin to the Supreme Court of Canada. (Credit: University of Ottawa)

Canada's interim import ban on handguns takes effect today

As of today, individuals and businesses are no longer able to import restricted handguns into Canada, with limited exceptions. The move announced earlier this month is aimed at expediting a key pillar of the federal effort to cap the number of handguns in the country.

Vatican shelves sexual assault probe into Cardinal Marc Ouellet

There is not enough evidence to open a formal church investigation into sexual assault allegations against a prominent Quebec cardinal, Pope Francis declared Thursday. Cardinal Marc Ouellet, an adviser to the Pope, has been accused of sexual misconduct in a class-action lawsuit filed earlier this week in Quebec Superior Court.

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