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Protesters abandon Quebec rail blockade after show of force by police

Protesters abandon Quebec rail blockade after show of force by police

ST-LAMBERT, Que. — A blockade south of Montreal that halted rail traffic and frayed nerves since Wednesday was abandoned late Friday after riot police arrived to enforce a court injunction.
Trudeau says time for blockades to end, Indigenous leaders to work with government

Trudeau says time for blockades to end, Indigenous leaders to work with government

OTTAWA — Protesters have left a site south of Montreal where they had been blockading railway tracks since Wednesday.
The latest on protests across Canada in support of anti-pipeline demonstrators

The latest on protests across Canada in support of anti-pipeline demonstrators

Here is the latest news on protests across Canada over a natural gas pipeline project in British Columbia (All times Eastern): 22:45 Protesters have left a site south of Montreal where they had been blockading railway tracks since Wednesday.
Ottawa, province, First Nations sign deal to protect southern mountain caribou

Ottawa, province, First Nations sign deal to protect southern mountain caribou

VANCOUVER — A historic agreement to save endangered southern mountain caribou in northeast British Columbia has been recognized as reconciliation in action, coming on the same day tensions peaked in Canada over Indigenous land rights and resource dev

Skiers injured after gondola lift stops suddenly at ski resort near Quebec City

QUEBEC — Multiple people were injured Friday when a gondola lift carrying skiers at a resort northeast of Quebec City halted unexpectedly and sent the cabins swinging wildly.
Alice Munro among Nobel Prize winners urging Trudeau to deny oilsands project

Alice Munro among Nobel Prize winners urging Trudeau to deny oilsands project

Canadian author Alice Munro and dozens of other Nobel Prize winners around the world have joined the heated opposition facing a massive oilsands project in northern Alberta, decrying the proposed development as "a disgrace.

Defence draws attention to other man seen on the night Tess Richey disappeared

TORONTO — Lawyers for a Toronto man accused of strangling a young woman more than two years ago are drawing attention to another man seen in the area that night.
China, Iran challenges top foreign-policy priorities for Canada, says Champagne

China, Iran challenges top foreign-policy priorities for Canada, says Champagne

OTTAWA — Iran is undermining international law by preventing the examination of the flight recorders from the Ukrainian jetliner it shot down last month, Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne said Friday.
Ombudsman calls for national consultations, plan for supporting veterans

Ombudsman calls for national consultations, plan for supporting veterans

OTTAWA — The watchdog for Canadian veterans is calling for nationwide consultations to develop a much-needed vision and plan to support veterans and their families with all their needs.

Parts of prostitution law found unconstitutional, Ontario judge rules

TORONTO — Significant parts of Canada's prostitution law that bans advertising in the sex trade or making money from sexual services are unconstitutional, an Ontario court judge ruled on Friday in a case involving a couple who ran an escort agency.
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