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Supreme Court ruling could change how human rights law is applied in Quebec

Supreme Court ruling could change how human rights law is applied in Quebec

MONTREAL — After Marco Ayotte's uncle used a homophobic slur toward him in July 2018 and said he should kill himself, Ayotte didn't just fume about a vulgar, insensitive relative. He filed a complaint with the Quebec's human rights commission.

No winning ticket for Tuesday's $32 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for Tuesday's $32 million Lotto Max jackpot. That means the grand prize for the next draw on Dec. 3 will grow to an estimated $50 million, with two Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each. The Canadian Press
Little progress made to combat anti-Indigenous racism in B.C. health care: report

Little progress made to combat anti-Indigenous racism in B.C. health care: report

VANCOUVER — A progress report on a plan to address anti-Indigenous racism in British Columbia's health-care system says Aboriginal patients continue to disproportionately die as a result of the impacts of racism and the two ongoing public-health emer
Alberta Utilities Commission investigators want probe of ATCO dealings on TMX camps

Alberta Utilities Commission investigators want probe of ATCO dealings on TMX camps

EDMONTON — Investigators at the Alberta Utilities Commission are asking the regulator to look into what they say is illegal behaviour by one of the province's largest and most prominent homegrown companies.
Travel advisory issued as British Columbia prepares for more heavy rain

Travel advisory issued as British Columbia prepares for more heavy rain

VANCOUVER — Officials warned against non-essential travel Tuesday as the forecast called for heavy rainfall across swaths of southern and coastal British Columbia, including areas devastated by flooding and mudslides just a few weeks ago.
Norad modernization awaiting political direction as China, Russia develop new threats

Norad modernization awaiting political direction as China, Russia develop new threats

OTTAWA — The commander of the North American Aerospace Defence Command says China and Russia are developing new ways to attack the continent as he waits for political direction to modernize Norad's outdated early-warning system. U.S. Gen.
Alberta and B.C. each confirm first cases of Omicron COVID-19 variant

Alberta and B.C. each confirm first cases of Omicron COVID-19 variant

Alberta and British Columbia are reporting their first cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant that has now been detected in four Canadian provinces. Dr.

Five Quebec City police officers suspended over violent arrests of Black youth

Quebec City police say five officers have been suspended for their part in violent arrests of young Black people last weekend that were caught on video.
What we know so far about the Omicron variant, which has been found in Canada

What we know so far about the Omicron variant, which has been found in Canada

Canada's first two cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant of concern were confirmed Sunday in Ottawa.
Opposition leaders deride Liberal government's throne speech in official replies

Opposition leaders deride Liberal government's throne speech in official replies

OTTAWA — Party leaders sounded like they were still on the campaign trail Tuesday as they delivered speeches in response to last week's throne speech.