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Defence argument in Meng extradition should be heard at a trial: attorney general

Defence argument in Meng extradition should be heard at a trial: attorney general

VANCOUVER — A lawyer for Canada's attorney general accused the defence team for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou of trying to turn her extradition hearing into a trial Tuesday.

Terry Fox Run sees 20 per cent fundraising boost despite pandemic: organizers

Organizers behind the Terry Fox Run say the annual event has seen a 20 per cent increase in fundraising this year even though it was held virtually for the first time in four decades.
Liberals throw down challenge, make COVID-19 aid bill a confidence matter

Liberals throw down challenge, make COVID-19 aid bill a confidence matter

OTTAWA — New Democrats have joined forces with the governing Liberals to ensure speedy approval of legislation authorizing new benefits for workers left jobless or underemployed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Trudeau pledges extra $400 million in humanitarian aid to fight COVID-19

Trudeau pledges extra $400 million in humanitarian aid to fight COVID-19

OTTAWA — Aid agencies welcomed Canada’s commitment on Tuesday of an extra $400 million in development and humanitarian spending to combat COVID-19.
Liberals revive efforts to make Sept. 30 holiday for Indigenous reconciliation

Liberals revive efforts to make Sept. 30 holiday for Indigenous reconciliation

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is reviving its effort to create a new statutory holiday to commemorate the victims and survivors of Indigenous residential schools.
Canada and Britain impose sanctions on Belarus, president over 'fraudulent' election

Canada and Britain impose sanctions on Belarus, president over 'fraudulent' election

OTTAWA — Canada and Britain have levelled sanctions on the president of Belarus, his son and various government officials over what they say was a fraudulent election and abuse of those who have taken to the streets to protest it.
Liberal, Conservative MPs join international task force to curb anti-Semitism online

Liberal, Conservative MPs join international task force to curb anti-Semitism online

OTTAWA — Two members of Parliament are joining forces with legislators in four other countries in an international effort to force web giants to curb the proliferation of anti-Semitic content online.
N.S. premier apologizes to Black, Indigenous people for systemic racism in province

N.S. premier apologizes to Black, Indigenous people for systemic racism in province

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil apologized Tuesday to Black and Indigenous Nova Scotians for systemic racism in the province's justice system, and said the government is committed to reform.
Quebec's second wave driven by community transmission, muddled messaging, expert says

Quebec's second wave driven by community transmission, muddled messaging, expert says

MONTREAL — Quebecers following the COVID-19 news in recent days may be feeling a certain sense of deja vu.
Nurse fired, coroner to investigate after dying Indigenous woman taunted in hospital

Nurse fired, coroner to investigate after dying Indigenous woman taunted in hospital

MONTREAL — A nurse has been fired after an Indigenous woman who was dying Monday night in hospital was subjected to degrading remarks, Quebec's premier said Tuesday.