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Supreme Court agrees to hear case involving fine for massive maple syrup heist

Supreme Court agrees to hear case involving fine for massive maple syrup heist

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear a case involving the fine imposed on one of the ringleaders of a massive maple syrup heist.
Liberals promise action on biases in justice system, policing

Liberals promise action on biases in justice system, policing

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is promising legislation and money to address systemic inequities in all phases of the criminal justice system.
Throne speech promises on tackling systemic racism earn mixed reactions

Throne speech promises on tackling systemic racism earn mixed reactions

OTTAWA — Direct talk in the Liberal government's throne speech about the problem of systemic racism is a welcome break with the past but needs to be followed by rapid action, advocates on the issue say.
Bernie Sanders puts Trump on notice: 'You are not going to destroy' U.S. democracy

Bernie Sanders puts Trump on notice: 'You are not going to destroy' U.S. democracy

WASHINGTON, Wash. — Firebrand Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders is sounding the alarm over Donald Trump's refusal to promise a peaceful transfer of power next year. In a speech in Washington, D.C.

Ontario's new testing strategy highlights complexities of second wave: experts

Medical experts say an abrupt shift in Ontario's testing strategy highlights the complexities of responding to a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cities in U.S. erupt in protest as Breonna Taylor decision inflames racial divide

Cities in U.S. erupt in protest as Breonna Taylor decision inflames racial divide

WASHINGTON, Wash. — America's streets are again pulsing with anger and frustration, this time over the deadly police shooting of 26-year-old Breonna Taylor ⏤ and the racial reckoning appears more popular in Canada than in the United States.
Some CRA online services remain unavailable a month after cyberattacks

Some CRA online services remain unavailable a month after cyberattacks

More than a month after the Canada Revenue Agency took its website offline in the wake of a major cyberattack, the federal tax collection agency won't say when it expects its online services to fully return to normal.
Meryam Haddad back on the ballot after Greens rethink expulsion from leadership race

Meryam Haddad back on the ballot after Greens rethink expulsion from leadership race

OTTAWA — Montreal immigration lawyer Meryam Haddad will be on the ballot for the Green party's leadership after all.
Legislation to set five-year climate targets highest priority this fall: Wilkinson

Legislation to set five-year climate targets highest priority this fall: Wilkinson

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says he plans to move quickly this fall to set legislated targets to cut Canada's greenhouse gas emissions.
House of Commons pays tribute to former Liberal prime minister John Turner

House of Commons pays tribute to former Liberal prime minister John Turner

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau says former Liberal prime minister John Turner was someone who knew that Canadians had to work hard for democracy and that it should never be taken for granted.