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Crown says it was reasonable for border screening before Meng's arrest

Crown says it was reasonable for border screening before Meng's arrest

VANCOUVER — A lawyer for Canada's attorney general says it was entirely reasonable for border officers to question Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou before her arrest at Vancouver's airport in 2018. Diba Majzub told the B.C.
Supreme Court to rule Thursday on whether federal carbon tax is constitutional

Supreme Court to rule Thursday on whether federal carbon tax is constitutional

OTTAWA — It's make-it-or-break-it time for the federal government's national price on pollution.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for March 24, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for March 24, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:20 p.m. British Columbia is reporting 717 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 93,969.
More than 1,400 tourism workers to provide non-clinical help with B.C. vaccinations

More than 1,400 tourism workers to provide non-clinical help with B.C. vaccinations

VICTORIA — More than 1,400 tourism and hospitality workers who have been laid off or are struggling with reduced hours are set to provide non-clinical help with the COVID-19 immunization rollout in British Columbia.
Military 'playbook' lacks plan for dealing with cases against defence chiefs

Military 'playbook' lacks plan for dealing with cases against defence chiefs

OTTAWA — A new “playbook” being developed to help Canada’s top military commander deal with allegations of misconduct involving senior officers appears to provide little in the way of new direction for how to handle such high-profile cases.
Scandal-scarred Lethbridge, Alta., police force told to fix problems or shut down

Scandal-scarred Lethbridge, Alta., police force told to fix problems or shut down

EDMONTON — Alberta’s justice minister has given the scandal-scarred Lethbridge Police Service until April 16 to serve up an action plan to fix its problems or face being disbanded.
Supreme Court to rule Thursday on whether federal carbon tax is constitutional

Supreme Court to rule Thursday on whether federal carbon tax is constitutional

OTTAWA — It's make-it-or-break-it time for the federal government's national price on pollution.
Few Quebec 'guardian angels' who worked in health care during COVID granted residency

Few Quebec 'guardian angels' who worked in health care during COVID granted residency

MONTREAL — Advocates for asylum seekers who worked in health care during the pandemic's first wave are calling on Quebec to speed up the processing of immigration applications from workers dubbed "guardian angels" by the premier.
Coal exploration approvals already exceed legal road thresholds, data suggests

Coal exploration approvals already exceed legal road thresholds, data suggests

EDMONTON — Road-building approvals for coal exploration already exceed legal limits in some parts of Alberta's Rocky Mountains and foothills, suggest documents from the province's energy regulator.
Industry minister foresees biomanufacturing revival, including vaccines — eventually

Industry minister foresees biomanufacturing revival, including vaccines — eventually

OTTAWA — Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne sees a future for Canada as a leader in biomanufacturing, including vaccines — but not soon.