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Ottawa professor Hassan Diab must stand trial in Paris bombing: French court

Ottawa professor Hassan Diab must stand trial in Paris bombing: French court

OTTAWA — Hassan Diab's supporters said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau must intervene in his case after a French court upheld a decision directing the Ottawa sociology professor to stand trial in the decades-old bombing of a Paris synagogue.
Coal company asks court to quash order for federal environmental review of expansion

Coal company asks court to quash order for federal environmental review of expansion

A coal company is asking Federal Court this week to toss out a decision by Canada's environment minister that a proposed Alberta mine expansion should get a full federal environmental review.
Respect for personal information must underpin vaccine passports: privacy watchdogs

Respect for personal information must underpin vaccine passports: privacy watchdogs

OTTAWA — Respect for laws and principles governing personal information must guide introduction of proof-of-vaccination certificates that could smooth the transition to post-pandemic life, Canada's privacy watchdogs warn.
U.S. border agency says COVID vax not essential; Canadians could be denied entry

U.S. border agency says COVID vax not essential; Canadians could be denied entry

TORONTO — Canadians attempting to drive across the American border solely for a COVID-19 vaccination, even with a doctor's referral, would be denied entry, the U.S. border agency said on Wednesday.
New members, including Appeal Court judge, appointed to judicial committee

New members, including Appeal Court judge, appointed to judicial committee

New members have been appointed to a committee that assesses prospective Superior Court judges. Lawyers Margaret Wente and Robert Shawyer were named earlier this month to the Independent Judicial Advisory Committee for Ontario, Greater Toronto Area.
Canada's largest airlines push Ottawa for clear plan for vaccinated travellers

Canada's largest airlines push Ottawa for clear plan for vaccinated travellers

OTTAWA — Canada's largest airlines are renewing their call for a clear plan from Ottawa on resuming international travel after the European Union moved to reopen for vaccinated tourists.
Confusion, allegations and 16,524 phone calls: A look inside N.L.'s pandemic election

Confusion, allegations and 16,524 phone calls: A look inside N.L.'s pandemic election

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's abrupt shift to a mail-in election in February led to more than 16,000 calls for help, several allegations of election violations and at least one plea for civility.
Vancouver police warn of spike in construction thefts as lumber prices rise

Vancouver police warn of spike in construction thefts as lumber prices rise

VANCOUVER — Construction companies in Vancouver are being encouraged to take extra precautions to prevent theft as the cost of lumber surges.
Fashion mogul Peter Nygard applies to Supreme Court to appeal bail decision

Fashion mogul Peter Nygard applies to Supreme Court to appeal bail decision

WINNIPEG — A Canadian fashion mogul facing sex trafficking and racketeering charges in the United States is looking to the Supreme Court of Canada to overturn a decision that keeps him in jail.
John Gomery, judge who led inquiry exposing federal sponsorship scandal, dead at 88

John Gomery, judge who led inquiry exposing federal sponsorship scandal, dead at 88

MONTREAL — John Gomery, the judge who led a public inquiry that helped sink a federal government, has died at age 88. His daughter confirmed his death to The Canadian Press on Wednesday.