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Rights watchdog tells B.C. colleges: protect Gaza protesters at peaceful encampments

Rights watchdog tells B.C. colleges: protect Gaza protesters at peaceful encampments

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's human rights commissioner is calling on universities and colleges to protect the rights of students and staff taking part in "peaceful encampments," saying she's worried about people who "speak up in solidarity with Gaz
Ella Shelton, Natalie Spooner, Hilary Knight the PWHL's three stars of the week

Ella Shelton, Natalie Spooner, Hilary Knight the PWHL's three stars of the week

TORONTO — New York defender Ella Shelton, Toronto winger Natalie Spooner and Boston forward Hilary Knight were named the Professional Women’s Hockey League three stars of the last week of the regular season.
Alberta Municipalities said it hasn't been given chance to consult on changes to bill

Alberta Municipalities said it hasn't been given chance to consult on changes to bill

EDMONTON — Alberta's municipal affairs minister declined Monday to clarify whether towns and cities would still get their say before changes are made to a contentious bill that gives the province broad authority to fire local councillors.
Foreign influence registry among proposed tools in bill to counter interference

Foreign influence registry among proposed tools in bill to counter interference

OTTAWA — Newly tabled legislation to fight interference from abroad would bolster criminal provisions, open the door to broader sharing of sensitive information and establish a foreign influence transparency registry.
Competition Bureau launches inquiry into Lululemon over 'greenwashing' allegations

Competition Bureau launches inquiry into Lululemon over 'greenwashing' allegations

GATINEAU, Que. — Canada's Competition Bureau has launched an inquiry into Vancouver-based Lululemon following a complaint from members of an environmental group. Stand.
Higher subsidies for political parties among changes in Manitoba omnibus bill

Higher subsidies for political parties among changes in Manitoba omnibus bill

WINNIPEG — Manitoba's NDP government is looking to increase publicly funded rebates for political parties and candidates. The measure is part of an 89-page omnibus budget bill put before the legislature Monday.
Leafs back under-fire Mitch Marner; Sheldon Keefe bullish on future as head coach

Leafs back under-fire Mitch Marner; Sheldon Keefe bullish on future as head coach

TORONTO — Mitch Marner stepped in front of the cameras and spoke to reporters for roughly three minutes.
Winnipeg man admits to killing 4 women, but claiming not criminally responsible

Winnipeg man admits to killing 4 women, but claiming not criminally responsible

WINNIPEG — Family of one of four women who died at the hands of an accused serial killer said they were shocked Monday to hear him admit to the slayings ahead of the start of his trial. They warned the fight is far from over.
Canadian goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe gets vulnerable in new documentary

Canadian goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe gets vulnerable in new documentary

Even at the height of her athletic career, Stephanie Labbe struggled.
Pro-Palestinian encampment members say little progress made in meeting with McGill

Pro-Palestinian encampment members say little progress made in meeting with McGill

MONTREAL — Pro-Palestinian protesters who have set up an encampment at Montreal's McGill University say they're no closer to taking down their tents after meeting with members of the school administration.