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Lawyer who oversaw Caledonia class action charged with fraud: police

A lawyer who oversaw a successful class-action lawsuit connected to a major land claim dispute in Ontario has been accused of misappropriating more than a million dollars from the settlement.
Crews on Haida Gwaii place booms, monitor air quality around grounded barge

Crews on Haida Gwaii place booms, monitor air quality around grounded barge

QUEEN CHARLOTTE, B.C. — Booms have been placed around a grounded fishing lodge barge so contaminants that may be seeping from its hull don't foul beaches on the east coast of Haida Gwaii.

N.S. inmate who died had mental capacity of seven-year-old boy: family

HALIFAX — The family of a 29-year-old Nova Scotia man who was found unresponsive in a jail cell say his death could have been prevented if he was given proper treatment.
Boss revenge, self-colonoscopy studies win 2018 Ig Nobels

Boss revenge, self-colonoscopy studies win 2018 Ig Nobels

BOSTON — Anyone who's ever been so furious with their boss that they feel like exacting revenge really needs to listen to Lindie Liang.

Jagmeet Singh says he's faced barriers to change within New Democratic Party

SURREY, B.C. — New Democrat Leader Jagmeet Singh says he's faced barriers to creating change within the party as he reflects on a shaky first year and looks toward the 2019 election. Singh wrapped a three-day caucus retreat in Surrey, B.C.
In the news today, Sept. 14

In the news today, Sept. 14

Five stories in the news for Friday, Sept.

In crowded Vancouver mayor's race, one candidate turns right to find space

VANCOUVER — In Vancouver's crowded mayoral race, observers say one candidate is courting controversy and setting herself apart from others in the field.
'A different perspective:' Paralyzed Bronco prepares for first game since crash

'A different perspective:' Paralyzed Bronco prepares for first game since crash

CALGARY — It might be a fun, trash-talking, celebrity sledge hockey game but to Ryan Straschnitzki, it's no joking matter.
Canada's ethics czar wants greater powers to sanction ministers who break rules

Canada's ethics czar wants greater powers to sanction ministers who break rules

OTTAWA — Canada's ethics watchdog says he would like to have greater powers to impose penalties against cabinet ministers and public office holders who violate conflict rules, including the ability to levy fines of up to $10,000.
Toronto asking feds to stop Ontario council-cutting plan

Toronto asking feds to stop Ontario council-cutting plan

TORONTO — The City of Toronto asked the federal government Thursday to stop Ontario legislation slashing the size of its council, an appeal issued after staff warned that holding a fair municipal election next month was becoming virtually impossible.