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Anti money-laundering centre crunches data in fight against fentanyl

Anti money-laundering centre crunches data in fight against fentanyl

OTTAWA — Canada's anti-money laundering agency is helping fight the scourge of fentanyl by tracing the illicit movement of funds tied to the deadly drug.
Time to restrict travel of Myanmar military elite with UN sanctions: Axworthy

Time to restrict travel of Myanmar military elite with UN sanctions: Axworthy

OTTAWA — Myanmar's military elite need to have their wings clipped by targeted United Nations travel sanctions in order to discourage the continued ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims, says former foreign affairs minister Lloyd Axworthy.

Case of B.C. man accused of disguising his face and threatening a woman delayed

VERNON, B.C. — The case of a British Columbia man accused of threatening a woman with a gun in the province's Interior has been put over until mid-December.
Changes to passive income rules could net feds $6 billion, PBO says

Changes to passive income rules could net feds $6 billion, PBO says

OTTAWA — The federal government could eventually rake in up to $6 billion annually in new revenue as a result of a proposed change in the tax rules for incorporated small businesses, Parliament's budget watchdog estimated Thursday.

Judge's failure to give reasons results in new sexual assault trial

TORONTO — A massage therapist properly convicted of sexually assaulting two women will get a new trial because a judge failed to say why he refused to allow a separate hearing for each charge.
Toronto's St. Michael's Hospital  says it plans to create 'world's leading' MS centre

Toronto's St. Michael's Hospital says it plans to create 'world's leading' MS centre

TORONTO — A Toronto hospital says it plans to create the world's leading treatment and research centre for multiple sclerosis. St.
Inuit want free travel over international waters between Canada, Greenland

Inuit want free travel over international waters between Canada, Greenland

Inuit from Canada and Greenland hope to convince at least four governments to let them manage and travel freely over an international stretch of Arctic ocean that's one of the most productive environments in the North.
Newfoundland and Labrador announced weed will be sold through private stores

Newfoundland and Labrador announced weed will be sold through private stores

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador has announced recreational marijuana will be sold through private stores.
Supreme Court to hear case on whether ISPs can charge for IDing online pirates

Supreme Court to hear case on whether ISPs can charge for IDing online pirates

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada says it will hear a case over whether an internet service provider can charge a fee for revealing information about a suspected movie pirate to film producers seeking to crack down on people who share copyrighted
Potent greenhouse gas methane could be cut for 'near-zero' cost: study

Potent greenhouse gas methane could be cut for 'near-zero' cost: study

OTTAWA — Canada's oilpatch could get a big head start on reducing emissions of a powerful greenhouse gas for a "near zero" cost, says an academic study on the price of methane reduction.