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Overhauling Canada's toxic chemicals law should be priority: advocate

Overhauling Canada's toxic chemicals law should be priority: advocate

OTTAWA — A new report says retailers in Canada are lagging behind American companies in removing hazardous chemicals from their products.

Documents give glimpse of challenges to digitizing federal services

OTTAWA — The federal system that handles old age security payments will be as old as the seniors it serves by the time it is replaced near the end of the decade, but even now it illustrates the kinds of challenges officials face when trying to bring
Trans Mountain received $320M in government subsidies in first half 2019: report

Trans Mountain received $320M in government subsidies in first half 2019: report

VANCOUVER — The Trans Mountain pipeline received $320 million in subsidies from the Canadian and Alberta governments in the first half of 2019, says a new report by an economic institute that analyzes environmental issues. The money included $135.
Canadian students urged to flee Hong King and a modest hero; In-The-News Nov. 19

Canadian students urged to flee Hong King and a modest hero; In-The-News Nov. 19

In-The-News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Nov. 19. What we are watching in Canada ...
Canadian universities encourage exchange students in Hong Kong to head home

Canadian universities encourage exchange students in Hong Kong to head home

Some Canadian universities are urging their exchange students in Hong Kong to consider returning home as the semi-autonomous Chinese territory is beset by escalating violence between government officials and pro-democracy protesters.
Closing arguments begin in legal case over private health care in B.C.

Closing arguments begin in legal case over private health care in B.C.

VANCOUVER — A lawyer arguing in favour of a two-tier health-care system in British Columbia says the government can't legally justify preventing patients from paying private doctors to alleviate their suffering sooner than the public system could pro
Bettman declines to weigh in on Cherry, says MacLean "spoke from the heart"

Bettman declines to weigh in on Cherry, says MacLean "spoke from the heart"

TORONTO — Given the seismic events on "Hockey Night in Canada" in recent days, Sportsnet president Bart Yabsley's scheduled appearance on a roundtable Monday looked like a great get for the Primetime sports management conference.
Alberta government firing election commissioner who was investigating leadership

Alberta government firing election commissioner who was investigating leadership

EDMONTON — Alberta's United Conservative government is firing the province's election commissioner, but says it's not because he is investigating the party and has fined it more than $200,000.
Teachers union files lawsuit against Quebec secularism law, known as Bill 21

Teachers union files lawsuit against Quebec secularism law, known as Bill 21

MONTREAL — A federation representing 45,000 Quebec teachers is taking the government to court over Bill 21, accusing the province of violating the fundamental rights of teachers across the province. The Nov.
Trudeau pressed to ensure less restrictive assisted-dying law a priority

Trudeau pressed to ensure less restrictive assisted-dying law a priority

OTTAWA — Even before he swears in his new cabinet, Justin Trudeau is being urged to ask his new justice minister to move swiftly to make Canada's assisted-dying law less restrictive.