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Facebook parent Meta threatens to remove news from platform

Facebook parent Meta threatens to remove news from platform

Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc. said Tuesday it will be “forced to consider” removing news content from its platform if Congress passes legislation requiring tech companies to pay news outlets for their material.
Alberta premier rejects suggestion she erred with bill giving her sweeping powers

Alberta premier rejects suggestion she erred with bill giving her sweeping powers

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Danielle Smith is rejecting suggestions she made a mistake when she introduced a bill that would give her cabinet sweeping powers to rewrite laws outside the legislative process.

Reviews find misuse of COVID-19 hotel stays by prison staff

HARTFORD, Conn.
No legal obligation to bring Canadians home from Syria, federal lawyer tells court

No legal obligation to bring Canadians home from Syria, federal lawyer tells court

OTTAWA — The Charter of Rights and Freedoms does not obligate Ottawa to repatriate Canadians held in Syrian camps, a government lawyer told a Federal Court hearing Tuesday.
Alberta looks at arming legislature security guards as part of justice amendments

Alberta looks at arming legislature security guards as part of justice amendments

EDMONTON — Alberta's justice minister has introduced legislation that would arm security officers at the legislature, make it easier to enforce spousal and child support in other jurisdictions and increase the limit on civil claims at the provincial
Quebec Press Council upholds complaint over question to Blanchet at leaders debate

Quebec Press Council upholds complaint over question to Blanchet at leaders debate

MONTREAL — The Quebec Press Council has upheld a complaint regarding a question the moderator asked Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet during the English-language federal leaders debate last year.
Military faces calls to return general to duty after sexual assault acquittal

Military faces calls to return general to duty after sexual assault acquittal

OTTAWA — Maj.-Gen.
COVID-19 benefits helped economy rebound, but post-payment verification lacking: AG

COVID-19 benefits helped economy rebound, but post-payment verification lacking: AG

OTTAWA — Canada's auditor general says COVID-19 benefits were delivered quickly and helped mitigate economic suffering, but the federal government hasn’t done enough to recover billions of dollars in overpayments.
Jan. 6 'heroes' honored for defending Capitol from Trump mob

Jan. 6 'heroes' honored for defending Capitol from Trump mob

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hailed as heroes, the law enforcement officers who defended the U.S. Capitol on Jan.
Alberta to bring in more children's pain medication as illnesses strain hospitals

Alberta to bring in more children's pain medication as illnesses strain hospitals

CALGARY — The Alberta government says it has secured another five million bottles of children's medication for parents to manage fever and pain at home as hospitals continue to feel the strain of several respiratory illnesses.
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