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Parties agree on hybrid House of Commons meetings through autumn

Parties agree on hybrid House of Commons meetings through autumn

OTTAWA — The House of Commons will sit this fall with most MPs participating by video link so they can stay physically apart during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Canada's carbon tax conundrum continues as Supreme Court reserves judgment in cases

Canada's carbon tax conundrum continues as Supreme Court reserves judgment in cases

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada reserved judgment on the national carbon tax Wednesday.
Church seeks to take Mount Cashel abuse ruling to Supreme Court of Canada

Church seeks to take Mount Cashel abuse ruling to Supreme Court of Canada

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The archdiocese of St. John's will ask the Supreme Court of Canada to overturn a decision that declared the city's Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation liable for sexual abuse at the Mount Cashel orphanage in the 1950s.
Post-tropical storm Teddy makes landfall in Nova Scotia bringing high winds, rain

Post-tropical storm Teddy makes landfall in Nova Scotia bringing high winds, rain

HALIFAX — The centre of post-tropical storm Teddy made landfall in eastern Nova Scotia on Wednesday morning and then trudged across southern Cape Breton, its 100-kilometre-per-hour winds causing power outages — but not much damage.
Rekindle efforts with Canada, allies on Pacific Rim plan, congressman urges U.S.

Rekindle efforts with Canada, allies on Pacific Rim plan, congressman urges U.S.

WASHINGTON, Wash. — It's long past time for the United States to work with Canada and other allies on a new strategy for the Pacific Rim, and the path to the new NAFTA would make an excellent road map, says a prominent trade voice on Capitol Hill.
For Canadian police, wearing a mask is often at the officer’s discretion

For Canadian police, wearing a mask is often at the officer’s discretion

Montrealer Miku Smeets says it's insulting to see city police officers not wearing masks when detaining or arresting people outdoors.
New Airbnb portal allows local governments to closely monitor listings

New Airbnb portal allows local governments to closely monitor listings

VANCOUVER — Airbnb is launching a new program for cities and tourist organizations aimed at helping them ensure compliance with local rules.
Three part COVID-19 plan and one meal a day for Fluffy: In The News for Sept. 23

Three part COVID-19 plan and one meal a day for Fluffy: In The News for Sept. 23

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. 23 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

Alberta Mounties charged in shooting death of man in car to get jury trial

WHITECOURT, Alta. — Two RCMP officers charged in the shooting death of a 31-year-old man in northern Alberta will be getting a jury trial. Cpl. Randy Stenger and Const.
Hurricane Teddy expected to push dangerous storm surge toward Nova Scotia

Hurricane Teddy expected to push dangerous storm surge toward Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — Residents of Halifax and Nova Scotia's eastern shore were warned to stay away from the coastline as hurricane Teddy churned its way toward Atlantic Canada on Tuesday, pushing a storm surge ahead of its swirling winds.