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Court battle over birth certificate ends with father's name left off

MONTREAL — Quebec's highest court has weighed in on a legal battle surrounding the birth certificate of a young girl, overturning a lower court ruling that had seen the girl's biological father recognized on the document over her non-biological mothe

Third-party buys billboard to promote Bernier's anti-mass immigration stance

OTTAWA — Billboards with Maxime Bernier's face and a slogan advocating against mass immigration cropped up Friday in several major Canadian cities.
Feds, First Nations eye first Indigenous self-government agreement in Ontario

Feds, First Nations eye first Indigenous self-government agreement in Ontario

OTTAWA — Negotiations have concluded on a proposed self-government agreement in Ontario that the federal government says would be the first of its kind if ratified.
G7 leaders should step up own climate plans to help the Amazon, Greenpeace says

G7 leaders should step up own climate plans to help the Amazon, Greenpeace says

OTTAWA — Some Canadian environment groups are urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to put the brakes on attempts to seal a free trade agreement with Brazil until stronger policies to protect the Amazon rainforest are in place.
Ontario shipyard accuses feds of unfairly stacking deck in Davie's favour

Ontario shipyard accuses feds of unfairly stacking deck in Davie's favour

OTTAWA — An Ontario shipyard is accusing the federal government of trying to unfairly award Quebec's Chantier Davie shipyard potentially billions of dollars in work without a competition.
Senate's new independence so good it should be enshrined in law: Harder

Senate's new independence so good it should be enshrined in law: Harder

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government's changes aimed at making the upper chamber a more independent place have worked so well that they should be made permanent, the Liberals' representative in the Senate says. Sen.
People's Party outlines seats with prominent candidates in bid to enter debates

People's Party outlines seats with prominent candidates in bid to enter debates

OTTAWA — The People's Party of Canada made another bid Friday to convince debate organizers they deserve to be included in two televised events in October.

Police looking for convicted murderer who left minimum security unit

DORCHESTER, N.B. — Police in New Brunswick are looking for a convicted murderer from Dorchester Penitentiary who failed to return to a minimum-security unit after he was granted an unescorted temporary absence.

RCMP plane chases fleeing helicopter as part of major cross-border drug bust

PENTICTON, B.C. — RCMP east of Vancouver were involved in a cross-border drug bust this summer that involved nearly 300 kilograms of meth, more than 100 guns and an aerial chase between a police plane and a helicopter.
Ottawa police charge transit driver with 38 offences in deadly bus crash

Ottawa police charge transit driver with 38 offences in deadly bus crash

OTTAWA — Two-hundred and twenty-four days after three people died when a double-decker commuter bus slammed into an Ottawa transit station, the woman who was behind the wheel has been charged in their deaths, as well as for injuring 35 others.