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Canada's spy service once again admonished by court over duty of candour

Canada's spy service once again admonished by court over duty of candour

OTTAWA — A federal judge blames "institutional and systemic negligence" for the latest instance of Canada's spy service failing to be sufficiently forthcoming about applications for judicial warrants to conduct investigations.

Trial date set for student accused of killing teenager at Alberta school

WETASKIWIN, Alta. — A trial date has been set for a student accused of killing a 17-year-old girl at an Edmonton-area school. Dylan Thomas Pountney is to appear before a jury in January 2023 for an approximately 10-day trial.
Fortin's lawyers cite Hajdu interview comment in court fight over his firing

Fortin's lawyers cite Hajdu interview comment in court fight over his firing

OTTAWA — Maj.-Gen.
Montreal to name downtown plaza for jazz great Oscar Peterson

Montreal to name downtown plaza for jazz great Oscar Peterson

MONTREAL — Following years of public calls to honour one of the most important musicians to come from Montreal, the city announced on Tuesday it will name a downtown plaza after the late jazz legend Oscar Peterson.
Ottawa pins hopes on Kabul airport reopening as hundreds with links to Canada stuck

Ottawa pins hopes on Kabul airport reopening as hundreds with links to Canada stuck

Ottawa is pinning its hopes on the Kabul airport soon reopening as thousands of people with links to Canada found themselves stranded in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan on Tuesday following the overnight withdrawal of all American soldiers from the co
Tories target Trudeau on economy as new StatCan figures show recent contraction

Tories target Trudeau on economy as new StatCan figures show recent contraction

OTTAWA — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau faced broadsides for his government's efforts to make housing affordable and his handling of the economy that contracted just ahead of the election call.
2021 had deadliest first half of a year for drug toxicity in B.C., chief coroner says

2021 had deadliest first half of a year for drug toxicity in B.C., chief coroner says

VICTORIA — British Columbia needs a significant shift in how it treats people who use drugs, the province's chief coroner said Tuesday after releasing statistics showing 1,011 people died from suspected illicit overdoses from January to June.
Anxiety, optimism as many Montreal kids return to class amid COVID's fourth wave

Anxiety, optimism as many Montreal kids return to class amid COVID's fourth wave

MONTREAL — Seven-year-old Jayda Watts-Simeon was bouncing up and down with excitement on Tuesday at the chance to be back in school. Wearing a medical mask and carrying a pink backpack covered in images of sloths, the Grade 2 student at St.
Latest federal poll numbers, Nova Scotia premier swearing in: In The News for Aug. 31

Latest federal poll numbers, Nova Scotia premier swearing in: In The News for Aug. 31

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. 31 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

Zucchini and pasta blend noodles recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

OTTAWA — Freshline Foods Ltd. is adding Veggie Foodle brand Pasta Blend Whole Vegetable Noodles to an earlier recall of its Veggie Foodle brand Green Zucchini Whole Vegetable Noodles due to possible Listeria contamination.