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Quebec's education minister criticizes college's English-only Montreal campus

QUEBEC — An eastern Quebec-based junior college defended its right to operate a Montreal campus offering English-only classes to foreign students on Tuesday, amid criticism from provincial politicians concerned with the state of French-language educa
Helped develop response to SARS, H1N1: Renowned scientist Francis Plummer dies

Helped develop response to SARS, H1N1: Renowned scientist Francis Plummer dies

WINNIPEG — The former scientific director of Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory who had experimental brain surgery to battle alcoholism has died. Dr.
Second psychiatrist had worried Desmond was 'falling through the cracks'

Second psychiatrist had worried Desmond was 'falling through the cracks'

GUYSBOROUGH, N.S. — A psychiatrist who assessed Lionel Desmond two days before he fatally shot his family and himself says the former soldier showed no signs he was planning to hurt anyone when he arrived at the hospital in Antigonish, N.S., on Jan.

What you need to know about the Quarantine Act

Hundreds of Canadians stranded in Wuhan, China — the epicentre of the global novel coronavirus outbreak — will soon be back in Canada, but under unusual conditions.
Liberals revive Rona Ambrose's bill on sexual assault law training for judges

Liberals revive Rona Ambrose's bill on sexual assault law training for judges

OTTAWA — The Liberal government has picked up a cause formerly championed by senior Conservative Rona Ambrose, bringing in a bill aimed at ensuring judges are trained in sexual-assault law.
Federal Court dismisses First Nations' challenges to TMX pipeline project

Federal Court dismisses First Nations' challenges to TMX pipeline project

OTTAWA — The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion overcame another legal hurdle Tuesday when the Federal Court of Appeal struck down a challenge filed by several British Columbia First Nations.
MPs warned to watch their words after MP asked if she'd ever considered sex work

MPs warned to watch their words after MP asked if she'd ever considered sex work

OTTAWA — Members of Parliament are being told to think twice about how they're framing the ideas they advance in the House of Commons after a Tory MP asked a New Democrat whether she'd ever considered sex work.

Charges withdrawn against Ontario couple in citizen's arrest case

A legal saga that spanned more than a decade has come to a close for an Ontario couple charged with unlawful confinement after making a citizen's arrest, with prosecutors withdrawing the charges against them.
Few hurdles remain for Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project

Few hurdles remain for Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project

OTTAWA — A Federal Court of Appeal ruling Tuesday removes one of the last active court hurdles to completion of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

Retired RCMP officer charged in slaying of Quebec couple north of Ottawa

VAL-DES-MONTS, Que. — A retired RCMP officer has been charged with murder in the weekend deaths of two tenants at his home in the western Quebec community of Val-des-Monts.