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Race was a factor when cops handcuffed black girl, 6, at school, tribunal rules

The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario says race was a factor when police west of Toronto handcuffed a black six-year-old girl at school.
Wetlands, forests can help cities save millions in climate adaptation costs:study

Wetlands, forests can help cities save millions in climate adaptation costs:study

HALIFAX — As Canadian communities brace for rising risks of spring flooding related to climate change, a non-profit group has published findings suggesting preserving wetlands and forests can be key to reducing adaptation costs.
CRTC won't force wireless telecom companies to offer bills on paper

CRTC won't force wireless telecom companies to offer bills on paper

OTTAWA — Canada's telecom regulator won't force mobile service providers to offer customers paper invoices, at least not yet.
TSB report into fatal crash of biplane warns against stunts near ground

TSB report into fatal crash of biplane warns against stunts near ground

MONTREAL — The Transportation Safety Board says an amateur-built aircraft that crashed northeast of Quebec City last year with two people on board was doing aerobatic manoeuvres on the day of the crash.

Judge rules warrantless seizure of car data recorder a serious rights breach

TORONTO — Police flouted a driver's rights when they retrieved an electronic recording module from a car wreck days after a crash because they failed to get a search warrant or owner permission first, an Ontario judge has ruled.
Disinfecting transit and Super Tuesday in the U.S.; In The News for March 3

Disinfecting transit and Super Tuesday in the U.S.; In The News for March 3

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 March 3 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Feds short hundreds of million in repair, maintenance of defence infrastructure

Feds short hundreds of million in repair, maintenance of defence infrastructure

OTTAWA — The federal government has been chronically underspending on the repair and maintenance of Canada's defence infrastructure for years, leaving officials to play catch-up on maintaining aging roads, runways, jetties and thousands of buildings
Canadians at forefront of COVID-19 research as SARS outbreak informs response

Canadians at forefront of COVID-19 research as SARS outbreak informs response

VANCOUVER — The potential for a worldwide pandemic has kept scientists in Canada at the ready and placed them at the forefront of the global response to the outbreak of the new coronavirus, several prominent researchers say. Dr.
A primer on the governance system of the Wet'suwet'en Nation

A primer on the governance system of the Wet'suwet'en Nation

VANCOUVER — A B.C. Supreme Court case in 2011 explained the traditional Wet'suwet'en governance system.

Feds short hundreds of million in repair, maintenance of defence infrastructure

OTTAWA — The federal government has been chronically underspending on the repair and maintenance of Canada's defence infrastructure for years, leaving officials to play catch-up on maintaining aging roads, runways, jetties and thousands of buildings
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