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Youths behind climate lawsuit file appeal after Federal Court rejects case

VANCOUVER — A group of 15 young people will try again to have the courts force Ottawa to develop a climate recovery plan after it was denied by Federal Court.
Quebec government says it will table expanded language law during next session

Quebec government says it will table expanded language law during next session

MONTREAL — Quebec's minister responsible for the French language said he will introduce a bill strengthening the province's language law when the legislature returns from its winter break.
Alberta Appeal Court refuses to overturn one of killer's three murder convictions

Alberta Appeal Court refuses to overturn one of killer's three murder convictions

CALGARY — The Alberta Court of Appeal has refused to throw out one of the convictions against a man who was found guilty of killing a father and his two-year-old daughter as well as a senior.

New measures expected in Alberta and pandemic weight gain: In The News for Nov. 24

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 Nov. 24 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Alberta researcher gets award for COVID-19 mask innovation

Alberta researcher gets award for COVID-19 mask innovation

Salt that crystallizes with sharp edges is the killer ingredient in the development of a reusable mask because any COVID-19 droplets that land on it would be quickly destroyed, says a researcher who is being recognized for her innovation.
Quebec city set to kill white-tailed deer relents, will move to relocate them instead

Quebec city set to kill white-tailed deer relents, will move to relocate them instead

MONTREAL — A Quebec municipality that had planned to cull about 15 white-tailed deer in the coming days relented late Monday amid pressure on officials to relocate the animals.

Champagne warns tough talk on China could hurt efforts to free Kovrig, Spavor

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne warned Monday that tough talk about China could hurt efforts to gain the release of two arbitrarily detained Canadians.
B.C. Indigenous man files human rights complaints over detainment at Bank of Montreal

B.C. Indigenous man files human rights complaints over detainment at Bank of Montreal

VANCOUVER — An Indigenous man from British Columbia has filed complaints with the BC Human Rights Tribunal and the Canadian Human Rights Commission after he and his granddaughter were handcuffed when they tried to open a bank account.

Miscarriage of justice before B.C. teen's 1983 guilty plea in girl's murder: lawyer

VANCOUVER — A lawyer for a man who spent 37 years in prison for the murder of a toddler says the British Columbia Appeal Court should first consider new evidence in the case he believes involved a miscarriage of justice.
Exclusion of mental health as grounds for assisted death is likely temporary: Lametti

Exclusion of mental health as grounds for assisted death is likely temporary: Lametti

OTTAWA — The federal government's bill to expand eligibility for medical assistance in dying appears to be in for a rough ride in the Senate.