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Prisons not meeting health, end-of-life needs of older inmates, report says

Prisons not meeting health, end-of-life needs of older inmates, report says

OTTAWA — Older, long-serving inmates are being "warehoused" in Canadian prisons not equipped to handle end-of-life care, Canada's prison watchdog says.
Jewish-Indigenous inmate alleges prison guard 'brutality' in new lawsuit

Jewish-Indigenous inmate alleges prison guard 'brutality' in new lawsuit

TORONTO — A Jewish-Indigenous inmate is suing prison authorities for alleged brutality by guards that he says has cost him income and left him with permanent injuries.
Parent frustration mounting over snow days: 'A nightmare this winter'

Parent frustration mounting over snow days: 'A nightmare this winter'

It's a decision that sparks joy for some, and chaos for others: The snow day.
In the news today, Feb. 28

In the news today, Feb. 28

Five stories in the news for Thursday, Feb.
'An inappropriate effort': Quotes from Wilson-Raybould at justice committee

'An inappropriate effort': Quotes from Wilson-Raybould at justice committee

OTTAWA — Quotes from former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould's appearance before the House of Commons justice committee, Feb.
Five things we learned from Wilson-Raybould at the justice committee

Five things we learned from Wilson-Raybould at the justice committee

OTTAWA — Five things Canadians learned from former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould, in her testimony Wednesday at the House of Commons justice committee. 1.
Wilson-Raybould's place in Liberal party at risk after SNC-Lavalin testimony

Wilson-Raybould's place in Liberal party at risk after SNC-Lavalin testimony

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is reconsidering Jody Wilson-Raybould's future in the Liberal party after his former attorney general accused him, his senior staff and the country's top civil servant of putting her under relentless pressure to
Scheer calls on Trudeau to resign, Singh for inquiry over SNC-Lavalin affair

Scheer calls on Trudeau to resign, Singh for inquiry over SNC-Lavalin affair

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer called on Justin Trudeau to resign Wednesday, saying former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould's troubling testimony about SNC-Lavalin proved the prime minister has lost the moral authority to govern.
Mexico threw Canada 'under the bus,' Liberal MP tells Mexican minister

Mexico threw Canada 'under the bus,' Liberal MP tells Mexican minister

OTTAWA — Canada and Mexico are dealing with lingering hard feelings over last summer's surprise Mexican trade deal with the United States as their new continental trade pact awaits a final stamp of political approval.

Woman wrongfully held in hospital for almost one year without court order: judge

VANCOUVER — A woman's rights were violated when she was held in hospital for almost a year without being given written reasons for the detention or an opportunity for legal advice, a British Columbia Supreme Court judge has ruled.