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Rail conductor fired for social media posts awarded money, but not reinstatement

Rail conductor fired for social media posts awarded money, but not reinstatement

CALGARY — An arbitrator says a former Canadian Pacific train conductor in Alberta who was fired over social media posts is entitled to monetary compensation, but not to getting her job back at the railroad.
Privacy watchdogs to probe Clearview AI's facial-recognition technology

Privacy watchdogs to probe Clearview AI's facial-recognition technology

OTTAWA — The federal privacy watchdog and three of his provincial counterparts will jointly investigate Canadian use of facial-recognition technology supplied by U.S. firm Clearview AI.

'I don't want you to blow up my class,' teacher said in anti-Afghan comments

TORONTO — A six-month suspension handed to a high school teacher who told a student he didn't want any Afghans in his class was disappointing, a Muslim organization says.
Wuhan evacuees released and bison on the lam; In The News for Feb. 21

Wuhan evacuees released and bison on the lam; In The News for Feb. 21

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 Feb. 21 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Woman returning from Iran is B.C.'s sixth case of new coronavirus

Woman returning from Iran is B.C.'s sixth case of new coronavirus

VICTORIA — A sixth case of the novel coronavirus has been diagnosed in British Columbia after a woman in her 30s returned to the province this week from travel in Iran. Provincial health officer Dr.
Unreleased report finds stop checks, searches of protesters unlawful: Watchdog

Unreleased report finds stop checks, searches of protesters unlawful: Watchdog

VANCOUVER — A civilian police watchdog has released a letter that was described Thursday as "explosive" by a supporter of hereditary chiefs opposed to a pipeline in northern British Columbia because it criticizes the RCMP for using buffer or exclusio
Thumbprint, hairbrush: Franklin wreck reveals sailors' lives

Thumbprint, hairbrush: Franklin wreck reveals sailors' lives

It was as if the past literally reached out and touched him.

Study says flu vaccine protected most people during unusual influenza season

VANCOUVER — Getting vaccinated for the flu may have prevented about six out of 10 people from becoming infected in an early Canadian flu season, says a study involving a network of family doctors who monitored patients in British Columbia, Alberta, O
Ex-Quebec media star Eric Salvail calls sex assault accusations 'bizarre'

Ex-Quebec media star Eric Salvail calls sex assault accusations 'bizarre'

MONTREAL — Former Quebec media star Eric Salvail categorically denied the accusations against him Thursday, testifying that the claims he harassed, confined and sexually assaulted a one-time co-worker were simply "bizarre.
Freeland agrees to NDP trade pitch in return for new NAFTA support: letter

Freeland agrees to NDP trade pitch in return for new NAFTA support: letter

OTTAWA — Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says she wants to make Canada's trade negotiations more "transparent," by agreeing to proposals from the New Democrats to provide more details of future deals.