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Royal Canadian Legion expels members for wearing unearned military commendations

Royal Canadian Legion expels members for wearing unearned military commendations

OTTAWA — The Royal Canadian Legion says it has taken a landmark decision to expel two members for wearing military commendations they did not earn as the 95-year-old veterans' organization crack downs on instances of "stolen valour.

Obama decries Trump's rolling back vehicle fuel-efficiency standards

TORONTO — Efforts by the Trump administration to undo fuel-efficiency standards for vehicles are a setback to the battle against climate change, former U.S. president Barack Obama said on Thursday.

Supreme Court refuses to hear human smuggling case, affirming acquittals

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has effectively upheld the acquittal of three people who were charged with human smuggling after a rickety ship arrived off the coast of British Columbia carrying hundreds of Tamil migrants.
Commemorative stamp pays tribute to all-black hockey league in the Maritimes

Commemorative stamp pays tribute to all-black hockey league in the Maritimes

CHERRY BROOK, N.S. — Canada Post unveiled a commemorative stamp Thursday that pays tribute to an all-black hockey league that once thrived in the Maritimes — long before the NHL became part of Canadian lore.
Sides in Regina refinery labour dispute lay down conditions for talks to resume

Sides in Regina refinery labour dispute lay down conditions for talks to resume

REGINA — The owner of a Saskatchewan oil refinery where workers are locked out in a contract dispute says there has been a discussion with Unifor about returning to bargaining, but the union wants the premier to step in. Federated Co-operatives Ltd.
NDP to put forward private member's bill on making national pharmacare a reality

NDP to put forward private member's bill on making national pharmacare a reality

OTTAWA — The New Democrats are planning to bring forward legislation to implement a national, universal pharmacare program.
'Fluid' situation in St. John's, N.L., nearing a week under state of emergency

'Fluid' situation in St. John's, N.L., nearing a week under state of emergency

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Commercial flights resumed in and out of St. John's, N.L., on Wednesday, one sign of normalcy returning to life in eastern Newfoundland as the region continues to dig itself out from last week's record-breaking blizzard.
Professional Lego builder 'hasn't worn a tie for years' after giving up IT job

Professional Lego builder 'hasn't worn a tie for years' after giving up IT job

VANCOUVER — Many years ago when Ryan McNaught was an IT professional, he got an email from his manager who wanted to have a meeting about the number of meetings they were having.
Quebec professors appeal to Supreme Court ruling on succession to British throne

Quebec professors appeal to Supreme Court ruling on succession to British throne

MONTREAL — While Prince Harry is shaking up the British monarchy, Canada's Supreme Court is being asked to throw out a law that modified the rules governing succession to the throne.
Is climate action a $26-trillion opportunity? 'A little baloney' in minister's claim

Is climate action a $26-trillion opportunity? 'A little baloney' in minister's claim

OTTAWA — "This is not simply an environmental issue. It is an economic issue.