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'A whitewash': Judge investigated for perceived racist remarks won't face sanctions

'A whitewash': Judge investigated for perceived racist remarks won't face sanctions

The Canadian Judicial Council will take no further action against an Alberta judge after people complained that comments he made about a medical examiner from Nigeria could be perceived as racist.
NDP leader says Liberal government is waging war against the working class

NDP leader says Liberal government is waging war against the working class

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says Justin Trudeau is waging a war against the working class and he plans to leverage his party's agreement with the Liberals to protect working people.
Child's breathing tube can be removed despite parents' protest: Quebec appeal court

Child's breathing tube can be removed despite parents' protest: Quebec appeal court

MONTREAL — Quebec's Court of Appeal has ruled that a Montreal hospital can permanently remove a breathing tube from a child who has been in a coma since he fell into the family pool in June.
B.C. court tosses lawsuit alleging province broke rules to report emission targets

B.C. court tosses lawsuit alleging province broke rules to report emission targets

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia judge has tossed out a lawsuit that accused the B.C. government of violating its own rules to account for greenhouse gas emission targets.
In The News for Jan. 18: The federal New Democrats gather for day one of retreat

In The News for Jan. 18: The federal New Democrats gather for day one of retreat

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 Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Republicans, Democrats poised for battle as debt ceiling deadline looms Thursday

Republicans, Democrats poised for battle as debt ceiling deadline looms Thursday

WASHINGTON — It's become a reliably consistent sideshow in U.S. congressional politics: Democrats and Republicans battling over a self-imposed limit on federal borrowing, a feud that often leads to standoffs and protracted government shutdowns.
UBC regrets handling of Turpel-Lafond, as she loses honour at different university

UBC regrets handling of Turpel-Lafond, as she loses honour at different university

VANCOUVER — The University of British Columbia says it deeply regrets its handling of the case of retired judge and former law professor Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, who was the subject of a CBC investigation about her claims of Indigenous heritage.
Residential school records needed to answer 'hard questions': special interlocutor

Residential school records needed to answer 'hard questions': special interlocutor

VANCOUVER — The fight is not over to find records that could answer "hard questions" about unmarked graves at Canada's residential schools, including who the missing children were and how they died, said the woman appointed to work with Indigenous co
Premiers want Ottawa to fix the bail system, but are provinces doing enough?

Premiers want Ottawa to fix the bail system, but are provinces doing enough?

OTTAWA — Premiers are calling on Ottawa to make it harder for some accused people to get bail, but some experts say the provinces could also do more to hold people accountable for violating their bail conditions.
Smith says she won't pursue COVID pardon legislation on advice from justice officials

Smith says she won't pursue COVID pardon legislation on advice from justice officials

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Danielle Smith says she won't introduce legislation to pardon those convicted of COVID-19 public health violations because she has been advised to let the courts handle it.