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  • NewsThe Canadian Press

    Feds were warned about setting 'significant precedent' with Ukraine visa program

    Court documents show federal immigration officials warned that the government risked undermining the temporary immigration system with the design of the emergency visa program for war-displaced Ukrainians.

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  • NewsThe Canadian Press

    Advocate warns of impending 'crisis' in B.C. child welfare staffing

    VICTORIA — The representative for children in British Columbia says the provincial child welfare system is either in a state of crisis or close to it with understaffing and unmanageable workloads.

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  • US PoliticsReuters

    Clooney backs Harris for president after pushing for Biden exit

    Actor George Clooney, a key Democratic fundraiser who made a public call for President Joe Biden to drop his reelection bid, endorsed Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday as the party's nominee for the November presidential election. Biden ended his campaign on Sunday following pressure from Democrats in Congress and top donors such as Clooney who were disturbed by the president's disastrous debate performance in June. Harris became the presumptive Democratic nominee on Monday when she secu

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  • US PoliticsReuters

    Exclusive-Harris leads Trump 44% to 42% in US presidential race, Reuters/Ipsos poll finds

    (Reuters) -Vice President Kamala Harris opened up a marginal two-percentage-point lead over Republican Donald Trump after President Joe Biden ended his re-election campaign and passed the torch to her, a Reuters/Ipsos poll found. The poll, conducted on Monday and Tuesday, followed both the Republican National Convention where Trump on Thursday formally accepted his party's nomination and the Biden announcement on Sunday he was leaving the race and endorsing Harris. Harris, whose campaign says

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