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Nurse's battle over $26K fine for Facebook comments heads to Sask. Appeal Court

REGINA — The case of a Saskatchewan nurse facing a $26,000 fine for criticizing her grandfather's care on Facebook will be heard by the province's highest court today.

Papier mache mayham and eating guinea pig in Peru; In the news for Sept. 17

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 Sept. 17. What we are watching in Canada ...
Scheer would restore Harper's child fitness and arts tax credits Liberals axed

Scheer would restore Harper's child fitness and arts tax credits Liberals axed

LAKE COUNTRY, B.C. — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer wants to revive two more of Stephen Harper's boutique tax credits axed by the Trudeau Liberals. Scheer was at a park in Kelowna, B.C.
Iowa City student killed in B.C. bus crash remembered as kind soccer talent

Iowa City student killed in B.C. bus crash remembered as kind soccer talent

VICTORIA — One of two 18-year-old students who died when a tour bus crashed on Vancouver Island is being remembered by his former principal as a friend to everyone at the Iowa high school where he was a talented soccer player.
Elizabeth May seeks to blow past political pack with platform roll out

Elizabeth May seeks to blow past political pack with platform roll out

OTTAWA — Green Leader Elizabeth May pushed past the political pack Monday by introducing a wide-ranging set of new policy promises while her rivals were recycling or expanding on old ideas.
Liberals pledge $535 million a year for child care outside school hours

Liberals pledge $535 million a year for child care outside school hours

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B.C. wants to be part of global resolution in opioid company bankruptcy claim

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government says any proposed settlement from opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma needs to include Canadian claims for the devastation created by the overdose crisis.
Quebec watchdog criticized over investigations of police shootings

Quebec watchdog criticized over investigations of police shootings

MONTREAL — Quebec's independent police watchdog needs to be more transparent and its operations should be investigated by a legislative committee, rights advocates and victims' families said Monday.

Trial begins for class-action alleging abuse at defunct Christian private school

TORONTO — The late headmasters of a Christian boarding school controlled every aspect of children's lives in order to break their spirits, a lawyer representing former students suing the defunct institution told a Toronto court on Monday.
Ortis arrest 'unsettling,' top Mountie says amid damage assessment

Ortis arrest 'unsettling,' top Mountie says amid damage assessment

OTTAWA — The Mounties are assessing and trying to mitigate the damage that might have been caused in light of the arrest of one of their senior intelligence officials, RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki said Monday.