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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.
Attempted theft of seaplane ends with collision in Vancouver harbour

Attempted theft of seaplane ends with collision in Vancouver harbour

VANCOUVER — An attempt to steal a float plane in Vancouver's harbour didn't make it out of the water, but three planes were damaged in the botched theft. Vancouver police Const.
Ban on heavy fuel oil in Arctic full of holes: environmental group

Ban on heavy fuel oil in Arctic full of holes: environmental group

The global body that regulates shipping is moving to eliminate a highly polluting fuel in the Arctic.
Rail conductor fired for social media posts awarded money, but not reinstatement

Rail conductor fired for social media posts awarded money, but not reinstatement

CALGARY — An arbitrator says a former Canadian Pacific train conductor in Alberta who was fired over social media posts is entitled to monetary compensation, but not to getting her job back at the railroad.
Privacy watchdogs to probe Clearview AI's facial-recognition technology

Privacy watchdogs to probe Clearview AI's facial-recognition technology

OTTAWA — The federal privacy watchdog and three of his provincial counterparts will jointly investigate Canadian use of facial-recognition technology supplied by U.S. firm Clearview AI.

'I don't want you to blow up my class,' teacher said in anti-Afghan comments

TORONTO — A six-month suspension handed to a high school teacher who told a student he didn't want any Afghans in his class was disappointing, a Muslim organization says.
Wuhan evacuees released and bison on the lam; In The News for Feb. 21

Wuhan evacuees released and bison on the lam; In The News for Feb. 21

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 Feb. 21 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Canadians released from coronavirus-ridden cruise ship in Japan fly home

Canadians released from coronavirus-ridden cruise ship in Japan fly home

OTTAWA — A sixth presumptive case of COVID-19 has been diagnosed in British Columbia after a woman in her 30s returned to the province from Iran, bringing the total number of cases in Canada to nine. Provincial health officer Dr.
Woman returning from Iran is B.C.'s sixth case of new coronavirus

Woman returning from Iran is B.C.'s sixth case of new coronavirus

VICTORIA — A sixth case of the novel coronavirus has been diagnosed in British Columbia after a woman in her 30s returned to the province this week from travel in Iran. Provincial health officer Dr.
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: B.C.
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