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Quebec school board renounces federal funding for its Bill 21 court challenge

Quebec school board renounces federal funding for its Bill 21 court challenge

MONTREAL — A Montreal school board on Thursday said it would renounce the money it was slated to receive from the federal government for a court challenge against Quebec's secularism law, hours after the premier said the funding was an insult to Queb
Privacy czar asks court to declare Facebook broke law governing personal info

Privacy czar asks court to declare Facebook broke law governing personal info

OTTAWA — The federal privacy czar is asking a judge to declare that Facebook broke Canada's law governing how the private sector can use personal information.
Under quarantine: what life will be like at CFB Trenton for evacuees from Wuhan

Under quarantine: what life will be like at CFB Trenton for evacuees from Wuhan

OTTAWA — The evacuees from Wuhan expected to arrive in Canada Friday face two weeks of isolation, as they are confined to their assigned motel rooms on a Canadian Forces base in southern Ontario, where they will be monitored for signs of the novel co
Slowdown ordered after second train carrying oil derails near Saskatchewan town

Slowdown ordered after second train carrying oil derails near Saskatchewan town

GUERNSEY, Sask. — The federal government on Thursday ordered lower speed limits for all trains carrying large amounts of dangerous goods, hours after a fiery derailment in rural Saskatchewan sent thick black smoke into the air.
Chinese envoy lauds virus co-operation with Canada, amid chill in relationship

Chinese envoy lauds virus co-operation with Canada, amid chill in relationship

OTTAWA — China's envoy to Ottawa offered glowing praise Thursday for Canada's help in combating the outbreak of the novel coronavirus and suggested that might useful in repairing the diplomatic rift between the two countries.
Mayors pitch transit to win dollars in Liberals' green-themed budget

Mayors pitch transit to win dollars in Liberals' green-themed budget

OTTAWA — The mayors of Canada's biggest cities are pressing the federal government for immediate money to address climate change, as well as a promise of predictable transit funding down the tracks.
Ottawa spent at least $8 million on First Nations child welfare case: documents

Ottawa spent at least $8 million on First Nations child welfare case: documents

OTTAWA — Newly released documents show Ottawa has spent more than $8 million in legal fees in the ongoing human rights case over First Nations child welfare.
Top Ontario health official says coronavirus surveillance is widening

Top Ontario health official says coronavirus surveillance is widening

TORONTO — Monitoring for the novel coronavirus in Canada will now shift into a new phase, focusing on people returning from areas of China that haven't been quarantined, top provincial and federal medical officials said Thursday.

Experts urge Trudeau to use African trip to reset relationship

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is on his way to Africa tonight where he will become the first Canadian prime minister to participate in a session of the African Union.

No injunction for B.C. taxi industry against Uber, Lyft pending judicial review

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia Supreme Court judge has rejected a request for an injunction against Uber and Lyft pending a legal challenge against the approval of ride-hailing services in Metro Vancouver.