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Jagmeet Singh says he'll vote against throne speech if NDP requests not met

Jagmeet Singh says he'll vote against throne speech if NDP requests not met

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he's prepared to vote against the Liberal throne speech if his party's key priorities are not reflected in some way in the Liberals' policy agenda.

Sex assault charge against B.C. mayor stayed due to 'alternative measures'

PORT MOODY, B.C. — A sexual assault charge against a Metro Vancouver mayor has been stayed after he completed an "alternative measures" program.

Premiers to gather in Toronto next month for Council of the Federation meeting

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he will host the next Council of the Federation meeting next month. He says his fellow provincial and territorial leaders will come to Toronto on Dec. 2.
Class action over fudged Volkswagen emissions tests can go ahead: Supreme Court

Class action over fudged Volkswagen emissions tests can go ahead: Supreme Court

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court has rejected an attempt by Volkswagen and Audi to dismiss a class action in Quebec seeking compensation for air pollution from cars that gave false results in emissions tests.
Geoff Regan among the MPs who want to preside over House of Commons

Geoff Regan among the MPs who want to preside over House of Commons

OTTAWA — Geoff Regan, who presided over the House of Commons as Speaker for the last four years, is looking to reprise his role in the new session of Parliament.
Virtual reality teaching about N.S. group home abuse transforms shame into respect

Virtual reality teaching about N.S. group home abuse transforms shame into respect

HALIFAX — Fifteen-year-old Christian Ofume stands with Tony Smith and discusses the virtual reality education he's just received, detailing how, as children, Smith and other residents of a Halifax group home were forced to beat one another to enterta
Family of 2-year-old killed by falling AC unit hires lawyer to investigate

Family of 2-year-old killed by falling AC unit hires lawyer to investigate

TORONTO — The family of a two-year-old girl who was killed by a falling air conditioner say they're "struggling to cope" with the loss, and have retained a lawyer to figure out exactly what caused the tragedy.
B.C. government grappling with multiple labour disputes by public-sector unions

B.C. government grappling with multiple labour disputes by public-sector unions

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government faces a "difficult balancing act" in dealing with labour strife among public-sector unions representing bus drivers in Metro Vancouver, teachers around the province, support staff on Vancouver Island and fa
Trudeau meets with Bloc leader and a choked up Alex Trebek; In-The-News Nov. 13

Trudeau meets with Bloc leader and a choked up Alex Trebek; In-The-News Nov. 13

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 Nov. 13. What we are watching in Canada ... OTTAWA — And now it's Yves-Francois Blanchet's turn.
Audit finds Canada's fisheries in decline, says response lacks urgency

Audit finds Canada's fisheries in decline, says response lacks urgency

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — An annual audit of Canada's fisheries has flagged a decline in the number of healthy fish stocks over the last two years and warned they will continue to suffer without more specific government action.