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Nova Scotia court rejects woman's appeal in bid to stop husband's assisted death

Nova Scotia court rejects woman's appeal in bid to stop husband's assisted death

HALIFAX — A bid by a Nova Scotia woman to stop her 83-year-old husband from receiving a medically assisted death was rejected Friday by the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal.
Siblings, grandparents among those to be let in to Canada under new COVID-19 rules

Siblings, grandparents among those to be let in to Canada under new COVID-19 rules

OTTAWA — People desperate to bring extended family members to Canada as the world remains locked down due to COVID-19 are being given some hope by the federal government.
Tory says Liberals will back her for international post only if their man bows out

Tory says Liberals will back her for international post only if their man bows out

OTTAWA — Conservative Sen. Salma Ataullahjan says Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne has apologized for not returning her calls as she's sought support for her bid to head an international diplomatic body.
Electronic payment, legion masks: poppy campaign adapts to COVID-19

Electronic payment, legion masks: poppy campaign adapts to COVID-19

The lead-up to Remembrance Day will look a little different this year as the Royal Canadian Legion adapts its poppy campaign to the pandemic.
Joyce Echaquan's death highlights systemic racism in health care, experts say

Joyce Echaquan's death highlights systemic racism in health care, experts say

MONTREAL — The fate of Joyce Echaquan, an Indigenous woman who died in a Quebec hospital after filming staff insulting her, is a tragic example of the systemic racism many Indigenous people face when accessing health services in Canada, advocates and

RBC announces new restrictions on financing coal, oil developments

Canada's largest bank is putting new restrictions on lending to some fossil fuel developments.
Municipal, provincial leaders clash over response to COVID-19 surge in hotspots

Municipal, provincial leaders clash over response to COVID-19 surge in hotspots

TORONTO — Staggering daily case counts elicited stern warnings to immediately tighten social circles and limit outings in the nation's COVID-19 hotspots, but also gave rise to a growing schism between municipal and provincial leaders who clashed Frid
Bob Rae brings tough talk to UN diplomacy, including Security Council

Bob Rae brings tough talk to UN diplomacy, including Security Council

OTTAWA — Two months after Canada lost the election to the United Nations Security Council, the country’s new ambassador was there anyway, speaking frankly about the Syrian civil war. He wasn’t making many new friends.
Iqaluit RCMP not following strip search policies: watchdog

Iqaluit RCMP not following strip search policies: watchdog

IQALUIT, Nunavut — The RCMP's watchdog says the Iqaluit detachment has “significant compliance issues” with the force's strip-search policy.
Greens' interim leader hoping for clear victory in weekend leadership decision

Greens' interim leader hoping for clear victory in weekend leadership decision

OTTAWA — Interim Green Leader Jo-Ann Roberts says she is hoping for a clear winner Saturday when the party's new leader is elected, to put to rest concerns the race was not legitimate.