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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.
Longtime Quebec union leader Fernand Daoust dead at 93 after illness

Longtime Quebec union leader Fernand Daoust dead at 93 after illness

MONTREAL — Fernand Daoust, a long-time Quebec union leader best known for his time with the Quebec Federation of Labour (FTQ), has died at 93. The cause of death wasn't made public but Daoust, who died Wednesday, had been ill for some time.
In St. John's, N.L., hopes rise of return to normalcy in daily life — and death

In St. John's, N.L., hopes rise of return to normalcy in daily life — and death

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — There's hope in St. John's, N.L., that the daily concerns of life — and death — will slowly begin returning to normal over the weekend.
Response to the coronavirus and a protest-for-hire; In The News for Jan. 23

Response to the coronavirus and a protest-for-hire; In The News for Jan. 23

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Jan. 23 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Canada prepares as WHO decides whether to declare global coronavirus emergency

Canada prepares as WHO decides whether to declare global coronavirus emergency

Canadian public health agencies are ramping up preparations to deal with the coronavirus as the World Health Organization prepares to give more information on whether to declare the outbreak in China a global health emergency.

Vancouver actor says she was conned into protesting Meng extradition

VANCOUVER — Something seemed off to Julia Hackstaff when an actor playing a reporter started asking her pointed questions about the protest sign she was holding.
RCMP in Manitoba, B.C. spent around $1.5M on massive manhunt after B.C. killings

RCMP in Manitoba, B.C. spent around $1.5M on massive manhunt after B.C. killings

WINNIPEG — The massive investigation and search last summer for two young men wanted for three killings cost the RCMP in Manitoba and British Columbia about $1.5 million. Cpl.
Union fined for violating court order in Regina refinery labour dispute

Union fined for violating court order in Regina refinery labour dispute

REGINA — A judge has fined a union that represents more than 700 workers at a Saskatchewan oil refinery $100,000 for violating a court order that set limits on picketing during an ongoing contract dispute.
Project by art students from New York may help police identify dead in B.C.

Project by art students from New York may help police identify dead in B.C.

VANCOUVER — Police are hoping a sculpture workshop at the New York Academy of Art will help solve the mysteries of 14 unidentified remains found in British Columbia.