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Legal challenge seeks to overturn Quebec ban on cannabis T-shirts, other products

Legal challenge seeks to overturn Quebec ban on cannabis T-shirts, other products

MONTREAL — Quebec's ban on the sale of cannabis-themed products is too broad and inhibits legitimate freedom of expression, the lawyer for a head shop challenging the law argued Thursday.
Alberta coal consultation terms of reference rule out land use, water concerns

Alberta coal consultation terms of reference rule out land use, water concerns

EDMONTON — A committee that is supposed to consult Albertans on coal development in the Rocky Mountains won't be allowed to hear what people want to say about water and land use.
Low-carbon bucks: Conservatives pitch consumer carbon pricing through savings account

Low-carbon bucks: Conservatives pitch consumer carbon pricing through savings account

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole is pitching a loyalty-card style of carbon pricing where consumers would see what they pay on fuel stored into an account that can be used for green purchases later.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 5:45 p.m. Alberta is reporting 1,646 new cases of COVID-19. The province says 1,020 cases of variants have also been detected in the last 24 hours.
New $11M fibre line to connect N.W.T. community to high-speed internet

New $11M fibre line to connect N.W.T. community to high-speed internet

Homes in Whatì in the North Slave region of the Northwest Territories are to have access to high-speed internet by the end of this year.

'Shocked and horrified:' Video shows security in altercation with Indigenous woman

SASKATOON — The owner of a grocery store in Saskatchewan says he was "beyond shocked and horrified' by a video circulating online showing a security guard in a physical altercation with an Indigenous woman accused of shoplifting.
Plans for update to EI system coming soon, Qualtrough says in budget hint

Plans for update to EI system coming soon, Qualtrough says in budget hint

OTTAWA — Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough says any changes to modernize the employment insurance system won't be done without considering the financial impact on workers and employers.
Quebec and Ottawa reach $600-million deal for light rail station at Montreal airport

Quebec and Ottawa reach $600-million deal for light rail station at Montreal airport

MONTREAL — Quebec and Ottawa have reached a $600-million deal to fund a link connecting the Montreal-Trudeau International Airport to the city's new light rail system.
WestJet CEO Ed Sims finds Air Canada aid package 'bittersweet' as talks drag on

WestJet CEO Ed Sims finds Air Canada aid package 'bittersweet' as talks drag on

OTTAWA — WestJet CEO Ed Sims says the federal government's aid package for Air Canada could be "problematic" unless his company gets equitable treatment, as talks over pandemic relief continue between Ottawa and Canadian carriers.
Quebec impresario Gilbert Rozon faces civil suit over alleged sexual assault

Quebec impresario Gilbert Rozon faces civil suit over alleged sexual assault

MONTREAL — Quebec entertainment mogul Gilbert Rozon is facing a $1.6-million civil lawsuit over an alleged sexual assault dating back to 1994.