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Ontario public school teachers are protected from unreasonable searches: top court

Ontario public school teachers are protected from unreasonable searches: top court

OTTAWA — Ontario public school board teachers have a Charter-protected right against unreasonable search and seizure in the workplace, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
Late actor Donald Sutherland was a quiet superfan of the Montreal Expos

Late actor Donald Sutherland was a quiet superfan of the Montreal Expos

Well before the celebrity superfan became a trend in the sports world, Donald Sutherland was in on the ground floor with a casual style all his own.
Quebec judge denies bid by billionaire Robert Miller for stay in sex crimes trial

Quebec judge denies bid by billionaire Robert Miller for stay in sex crimes trial

MONTREAL — A Quebec Superior Court judge has denied a Quebec billionaire businessman a stay of proceedings after his lawyers argued he was too sick to appear in court next month.
Homelessness: Quebec, Ottawa announce $115 million for emergency housing in Montreal

Homelessness: Quebec, Ottawa announce $115 million for emergency housing in Montreal

MONTREAL — The federal and Quebec governments have announced nearly $60 million a year for the next two years to get unhoused Montrealers a roof over their heads. Ottawa and Quebec are putting up $57.
Statistics Canada says retail sales rose 0.7 per cent in April to $66.8 billion

Statistics Canada says retail sales rose 0.7 per cent in April to $66.8 billion

OTTAWA — Canadian retail sales rose 0.7 per cent to $66.8 billion in April, helped by higher sales at gasoline stations as well as food and beverage retailers.
Canada lays more sanctions on Haiti gang leaders as violence surges

Canada lays more sanctions on Haiti gang leaders as violence surges

OTTAWA — Canada is imposing economic sanctions on three more people for their involvement in worsening violence in Haiti.
Official bilingualism in Canada a 'myth,' says new poll

Official bilingualism in Canada a 'myth,' says new poll

Asked whether it's important for Canada to remain officially bilingual, 83 per cent of Quebecers said it was; nearly half that number — 43 per cent — in the rest of Canada agreed.
Judge finds no documentation to support Global News reporting on Han Dong allegations

Judge finds no documentation to support Global News reporting on Han Dong allegations

OTTAWA — An Ontario Superior Court judge has found no documented evidence to support allegations made against former Liberal MP Han Dong in a series of Global News stories last year.
Eby's baby countdown brings B.C. election campaigning forward

Eby's baby countdown brings B.C. election campaigning forward

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's election is four months away, but Premier David Eby staged a campaign event Thursday in Vancouver ahead of what he says is a personal count down — next week's expected birth of his family's third child.
Minister wants B.C. to be model for aquaculture as it moves to containment

Minister wants B.C. to be model for aquaculture as it moves to containment

VANCOUVER — Federal Fisheries Minister Diane Lebouthillier says the country's "strict rules" on banning open-net salmon farming are necessary, since the goal is to make British Columbia "a model" in global aquaculture Lebouthillier said Thursday the