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Supreme Court of Canada to dig into snow-removal controversy

Supreme Court of Canada to dig into snow-removal controversy

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will review a dispute about a quintessentially Canadian issue — the question of municipal responsibility for proper snow removal to ensure the safety of citizens. Taryn Joy Marchi alleged the City of Nelson, B.C.

Outside agency to probe claims against senior Mounties in B.C.: spokeswoman

VANCOUVER — The RCMP has asked an external police agency to assess allegations made against senior Mounties in the case of a Polish immigrant who died at the Vancouver airport in 2007.
A guide to the new EI and the government's three new benefits for workers

A guide to the new EI and the government's three new benefits for workers

TORONTO — The federal government is switching up its relief programs for unemployed Canadians after doling out $69.37 billion to 8.61 million people across the country whose jobs were impacted by COVID-19.
RCMP response to missing Cape Breton Indigenous teenager criticized

RCMP response to missing Cape Breton Indigenous teenager criticized

CAPE BRETON, N.S. — The Native Women's Association of Canada has joined a chorus of voices calling on the RCMP to issue an Amber Alert in connection with the disappearance of a Cape Breton teenager who has not been seen for one week.

Woman sexually abused by priest urges Roman Catholic diocese to drop appeal

An Ontario woman who was sexually abused by a priest as a child says the Roman Catholic church is turning to Canada's top court in an effort to further delay a decades-long legal battle.
Family of Quebec man serving time in Florida seeking answers following his death

Family of Quebec man serving time in Florida seeking answers following his death

MONTREAL — The family of a Quebec man who died this week in a Florida prison says they want answers about his cell conditions and the circumstances surrounding his final months. Sacha Bond died Sunday, two weeks shy of his 36th birthday.

Indigenous boy needing health care was discriminated against: adjudicator

WINNIPEG — A human rights adjudicator has ruled that the Manitoba government discriminated against a disabled Indigenous boy by not providing adequate health care. The province has been ordered to pay the boy and his mother $42,500.
Day 2 of New Brunswick election campaign shifts to economic development

Day 2 of New Brunswick election campaign shifts to economic development

FREDERICTON — Economic development was front and centre on New Brunswick's election campaign trail Wednesday, with the Liberals pushing for nuclear energy and the Progressive Conservatives promising more help for the province's businesses.
New guideline for minor drug offences and 'Cronk is the drink'; In The News for Aug. 20

New guideline for minor drug offences and 'Cronk is the drink'; In The News for Aug. 20

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. 20 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
B.C. teachers' union calls for smaller classes, masks in back-to-school plan

B.C. teachers' union calls for smaller classes, masks in back-to-school plan

VANCOUVER — Teachers in British Columbia are calling for reduced class sizes and broader mandatory use of masks as provinces grapple with how to safely reopen schools. The B.C.