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Appeal court upholds immigration detention rules, rejects call for time limits

Appeal court upholds immigration detention rules, rejects call for time limits

TORONTO — Canada's rules for detaining foreigners who can't be deported quickly are constitutional, the Federal Court of Appeal has found, rejecting an argument there should be time limits for detention in immigration cases like there are for crimina
Additional aid for Lebanon recognizes political, economic challenges: Gould

Additional aid for Lebanon recognizes political, economic challenges: Gould

OTTAWA — Canada's decision to increase its humanitarian aid to Lebanon recognizes the country already faced significant turmoil before last week's explosion and will need long-term support, International Development Minister Karina Gould said Tuesday
Former N.S. teacher sentenced to 15 years for decades-old child sex assaults

Former N.S. teacher sentenced to 15 years for decades-old child sex assaults

HALIFAX — A former Halifax-area teacher and hockey coach who sexually abused boys several decades ago was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for what the judge described as a "catalogue of depraved predation.
CRA launches updated CEWS calculator ahead of applications opening Monday

CRA launches updated CEWS calculator ahead of applications opening Monday

OTTAWA — The federal government has launched an updated calculator to help employers estimate what help they might receive from the next phase of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy.
Internet site blocking battle invokes Canadians’ information rights

Internet site blocking battle invokes Canadians’ information rights

'Site blocking orders could be used to shut down journalists, artists, scientists, or politicians'
Over half of Americans oppose Trump tariff on Canadian aluminum, survey suggests

Over half of Americans oppose Trump tariff on Canadian aluminum, survey suggests

OTTAWA — A new opinion survey suggests Donald Trump's recent decision to slap a tariff on Canadian raw aluminum is garnering poor reviews on both sides of the border.
Ministers face grilling over WE affair and a cow chase: In The News for Aug. 11

Ministers face grilling over WE affair and a cow chase: In The News for Aug. 11

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Aug. 11. What we are watching in Canada ...
'Horrific:' Witness says Alberta doctor slain while working in medical clinic

'Horrific:' Witness says Alberta doctor slain while working in medical clinic

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Trudeau government announces additional humanitarian aid to Lebanon

Trudeau government announces additional humanitarian aid to Lebanon

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced an additional $25 million in aid to help the people of Lebanon struggling to recover from last week's devastating explosion in Beirut.
Judge grants stay to Quebec English school boards as legal challenge plays out

Judge grants stay to Quebec English school boards as legal challenge plays out

MONTREAL — Quebec Superior Court has granted a stay to English school boards challenging a provincial government law abolishing them, pending the outcome of a legal challenge on its merits.