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Hundreds gather outside Toronto library to protest gender identity speaker

Hundreds gather outside Toronto library to protest gender identity speaker

TORONTO — Several hundred protesters gathered Tuesday evening outside a Toronto library hosting an event that featured a speaker opposed to transgender rights.
Women's recovery centre in B.C. faces eviction as farm rules enforced

Women's recovery centre in B.C. faces eviction as farm rules enforced

VICTORIA — A farm home in the Fraser Valley that provides addiction treatment and life-skills recovery help for women has received an eviction notice after the pastoral property along the Canada-U.S.
Alberta asking arbitrators to cut public service pay as high as five per cent

Alberta asking arbitrators to cut public service pay as high as five per cent

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is seeking wage rollbacks as binding arbitration is set to resume with unions that represent more than 180,000 public-sector workers.

B.C. school trustees ask for provincial, federal aid to stomp out student vaping

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's school trustees are asking for help to stop students from vaping. Stephanie Higginson, president of the B.C.

Quebecers will soon have to be at least 21 years old to legally consume cannabis

QUEBEC — The Quebec government has passed the most restrictive cannabis law in the country, voting to ban the consumption of marijuana in most public areas and to raise the legal age from 18 to 21 years.
Fugitive Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont officially denied entry into Canada

Fugitive Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont officially denied entry into Canada

MONTREAL — Fugitive Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont has been officially refused entry into Canada because he is wanted in Spain on possible charges of sedition and misuse of public funds, his Montreal-based lawyer said Tuesday.
Alberta tables climate plan for industry; retains key parts of old legislation

Alberta tables climate plan for industry; retains key parts of old legislation

EDMONTON — Alberta has introduced a new climate plan for the province's big greenhouse gas emitters that it says will achieve similar emissions cuts as the former NDP government's plan and at less cost.
Trudeau turns to political veteran McLellan on tips to form government

Trudeau turns to political veteran McLellan on tips to form government

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is turning to two political veterans to provide advice on forming a minority government in the face of renewed talk of separatism in Quebec and the West.

Quebec anglophone group accuses government of working to undermine it

MONTREAL — An umbrella organization that represents English-speaking community groups in Quebec is accusing the provincial government of trying to undermine it by sowing discord among its members — an allegation Premier Francois Legault dismissed Tue
Feds step up court fight to protect spy-related info in official-secrets case

Feds step up court fight to protect spy-related info in official-secrets case

OTTAWA — The federal government is ramping up its court fight to keep a lid on documents detailing clandestine Canadian surveillance efforts.