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Supreme Court affirms privacy rights for Canadians who share a computer

Supreme Court affirms privacy rights for Canadians who share a computer

OTTAWA — Sharing a computer with someone does not mean giving up privacy rights over the material stored on the machine, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
Vancouver says court decision allows it to close illegal pot shops

Vancouver says court decision allows it to close illegal pot shops

Vancouver says a court decision has reaffirmed the city's authority to shut down illegal marijuana dispensaries. In a news release, the city says the B.C.

B.C. man, companies face 38 charges alleging harm to chickens

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has laid 38 charges against a man from Chilliwack, B.C., and two companies over allegations of undue suffering to chickens. The agency alleges that Dwayne Dueck, Elite Farm Services Ltd.
Several potential leads not pursued after Oland murder, investigator admits

Several potential leads not pursued after Oland murder, investigator admits

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Several potential leads that were not pursued by police investigating Richard Oland's murder have been raised by the defence at Dennis Oland's second-degree murder trial. Defence lawyer Alan Gold cross-examined Const.
Alberta premier says oil cut plan working, takes yuletide jab at prime minister

Alberta premier says oil cut plan working, takes yuletide jab at prime minister

Premier Rachel Notley says her recent decision to cut oil production seems to be working. And in a speech to northern Alberta leaders Thursday she also served up a little yuletide jab at the prime minister.
Saint John deputy mayor calls for ban on bad news, wants more positivity

Saint John deputy mayor calls for ban on bad news, wants more positivity

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — The deputy mayor of Saint John is calling for a four-month ban on negative news about New Brunswick's port city.
Supreme Court won't hear appeal from Quebec judge over hijab disciplinary probe

Supreme Court won't hear appeal from Quebec judge over hijab disciplinary probe

MONTREAL — A Quebec judge who tried to oblige a woman to remove her hijab in court has lost a legal bid to avoid appearing before the provincial judicial council.
Indigenous poet faces backlash for calling out NHL-themed totem poles

Indigenous poet faces backlash for calling out NHL-themed totem poles

Halifax's former poet laureate says she has received unprecedented online backlash for asking a drugstore chain to remove NHL merchandise that appropriates West Coast Indigenous culture.
Guards injured, money stolen during overnight blast at Edmonton bank

Guards injured, money stolen during overnight blast at Edmonton bank

EDMONTON — Two security guards were injured in an explosion during an overnight armed holdup at a Scotiabank branch in northeast Edmonton.
Sex-assault squad investigated eight St. Mike's incidents, police say

Sex-assault squad investigated eight St. Mike's incidents, police say

TORONTO — The Toronto police's sexual crimes unit has to date investigated eight incidents at a private Roman Catholic all-boys school rocked by student-on-student abuse allegations, the force said on Thursday.