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Allegations against Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou not fraud in Canada: defence

Allegations against Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou not fraud in Canada: defence

VANCOUVER — A lawyer for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou says she should not be extradited to the United States to face fraud charges because her alleged misconduct doesn't amount to fraud in Canada.

Quebec to comply with ruling that struck down assisted death provisions

QUEBEC — The Quebec government says it will comply with a court decision striking down parts of the federal and provincial laws on medically assisted death that were deemed too strict.
NewsAlert: Jean Charest won't seek Tory leadership

NewsAlert: Jean Charest won't seek Tory leadership

MONTREAL — Former Quebec premier Jean Charest has decided not to seek the federal Conservative leadership. In an interview with Radio-Canada today, he says the odds are stacked against someone from outside the party like he is.
Parks Canada says no to gondola proposed from Banff townsite to Mount Norquay

Parks Canada says no to gondola proposed from Banff townsite to Mount Norquay

BANFF, Alta. — Parks Canada has rejected a proposed gondola to take skiers and hikers from Banff townsite to the summit at the Mount Norquay ski resort.
PM Trudeau insists Iran respect families' wishes when it comes to burials

PM Trudeau insists Iran respect families' wishes when it comes to burials

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is insisting Iran respect the wishes of families when it comes to burying those who died when a passenger jet was shot down outside Tehran, noting doing so would also respect the principles of Islam.
It was heralded as one of Quebec City's earliest fortifications, but was it?

It was heralded as one of Quebec City's earliest fortifications, but was it?

MONTREAL — It was heralded in 2018 as a major historic find: a 15-metre segment of a wood palisade, built in 1693 by French troops and settlers to protect against attacks from British and Indigenous groups.
Toronto cop who shot teen Sammy Yatim on empty streetcar gets full parole

Toronto cop who shot teen Sammy Yatim on empty streetcar gets full parole

TORONTO — A police officer who fatally shot a distraught teenager on an empty Toronto streetcar more than six years ago has been granted full parole, with officials noting his progress reintegrating into society.
Tax revolt? Taxes energy companies owe Alberta municipalities more than double

Tax revolt? Taxes energy companies owe Alberta municipalities more than double

The amount of unpaid property taxes that oil and gas companies owe Alberta rural municipalities has more than doubled over the last year, a trend some are calling a tax revolt.

Jewish group fails to stop postal union lawsuit over pro-terrorism comments

TORONTO — A Jewish activist group has lost its bid to block a defamation suit from one of the country's leading public-sector unions, which took exception to suggestions it supports Palestinian terrorist causes.
Prison watchdog decries 'Indigenization' of Canada's correctional system

Prison watchdog decries 'Indigenization' of Canada's correctional system

OTTAWA — Canada's prison ombudsman says disturbing and entrenched imbalances mean the proportion of Indigenous people in federal custody has hit a record high of more than 30 per cent.