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Supreme Court of Canada won't hear dispute about Nova Scotia teacher contract

Supreme Court of Canada won't hear dispute about Nova Scotia teacher contract

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will not delve into a dispute between Nova Scotia and its teachers union that stretches back several years.
Senators approve bill to fight foreign interference after voting down amendment

Senators approve bill to fight foreign interference after voting down amendment

OTTAWA — The Senate has passed a government bill intended to help deter, investigate and punish foreign interference.
In the news today: Extreme heat bakes Eastern Canada, WestJet strike off the table

In the news today: Extreme heat bakes Eastern Canada, WestJet strike off the table

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed... Heat wave still grips Ontario, Quebec, Maritimes A heat wave that's washed over eastern Canada is sticking around for a little while still.
Rachel Notley leaving behind an Alberta NDP that's still ready to run

Rachel Notley leaving behind an Alberta NDP that's still ready to run

EDMONTON — Cheryl Oates learned that she needed to lace up a good pair of running shoes to keep up with Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley.
Public hearing for VPD sergeant accused of sexual misconduct by officers and students

Public hearing for VPD sergeant accused of sexual misconduct by officers and students

VICTORIA — A sexual misconduct investigation into a veteran Vancouver police officer who also teaches criminology was spurred by anonymous comments on a social media post, the Office of the Police Complaint Commission in B.C. says.
NATO secretary-general urges Ottawa to meet its defence spending target

NATO secretary-general urges Ottawa to meet its defence spending target

OTTAWA — Canada needs to meet NATO's minimum defence spending target, and present a plan on how it will reach it as a way to show authoritarian regimes that Western allies are aligned, said the alliance's secretary general on Wednesday.
Feds delay B.C.'s open-net salmon farms closure until 2029, offer five-year renewals

Feds delay B.C.'s open-net salmon farms closure until 2029, offer five-year renewals

VANCOUVER — With entrenched views on all sides of the salmon-farming debate in British Columbia, the federal government cast the issue five years down the road on Wednesday, saying aquaculture must move to land by 2029.
Coalition of drug user groups wants court to quash B.C. drug 'recriminalization'

Coalition of drug user groups wants court to quash B.C. drug 'recriminalization'

VANCOUVER — When the federal government allowed British Columbia to walk back its experiment with drug decriminalization, the move wasn't surprising to Brittany Maple, executive director of the Matsqui-Abbotsford Impact Society.
Montreal mayor denounces antisemitism after restaurant allegedly targeted

Montreal mayor denounces antisemitism after restaurant allegedly targeted

MONTREAL — Politicians are denouncing violence and intimidation against Montreal's Jewish community after bullet-shaped holes were found in a restaurant window Wednesday morning.
Environment Canada says extreme heat continuing in Ontario and Quebec

Environment Canada says extreme heat continuing in Ontario and Quebec

MONTREAL — An oppressive heat wave continued to blanket central and southern Ontario, southern Quebec and much of the Maritimes on Wednesday, with daytime highs hitting 30 C to 35 C — above 40 C with the humidex — and officials warning about the dang
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