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Where trapping is still a way of life, Quebec lithium projects spark fears for future

Where trapping is still a way of life, Quebec lithium projects spark fears for future

NEMASKA, QUE. — As Freddy Jolly’s pickup truck travels the dusty roads through the spruce forests outside Nemaska, Que., the one radio station fades in and out, and Jolly fills the gaps between country ballads with conversation.
Pope, Anglican, Presbyterian leaders denounce anti-gay laws

Pope, Anglican, Presbyterian leaders denounce anti-gay laws

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis was backed by the ceremonial head of the Anglican Communion and top Presbyterian minister in calling for gays to be welcomed by their churches as he again decried laws that criminalize homosexuality as unjust.
China accuses US of indiscriminate use of force over balloon

China accuses US of indiscriminate use of force over balloon

BEIJING (AP) — China on Monday accused the United States of indiscriminate use of force in shooting down a suspected Chinese spy balloon , saying it “seriously impacted and damaged both sides’ efforts and progress in stabilizing Sino-U.S. relations.
Former Liberal MP Raj Grewal seeks dismissal of charges due to lack of evidence

Former Liberal MP Raj Grewal seeks dismissal of charges due to lack of evidence

OTTAWA — A former Liberal MP is seeking the dismissal of two criminal charges connected to his time in office.
Reforms needed for transgender people to access justice: Canadian Bar Association

Reforms needed for transgender people to access justice: Canadian Bar Association

OTTAWA — A new study says Canada's justice system features "significant and pervasive" barriers for transgender people who encounter legal issues.
Political interference alleged in assessment hearings in Matthew de Grood case

Political interference alleged in assessment hearings in Matthew de Grood case

EDMONTON — Alberta’s high court is being asked to overturn a review board decision relating to the stabbing deaths of five young people at a Calgary house party on the grounds the former provincial justice minister interfered.
'Lit a match': Prosecutor says pastor's fiery speech at Coutts blockade was criminal

'Lit a match': Prosecutor says pastor's fiery speech at Coutts blockade was criminal

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A Crown prosecutor told court that a Calgary pastor accused of encouraging truckers to keep blocking a Canada-U.S. border crossing meant to fan the flames with his visit.
Calgary woman suing Alberta government over prescribed opioid use restrictions

Calgary woman suing Alberta government over prescribed opioid use restrictions

A Calgary woman is suing the Alberta government over regulations that would prevent her from obtaining hydromorphone, a potent opioid she takes three times a day to treat her severe opioid use disorder.
Indigenous history class for lawyers justified and more common in Canada: experts

Indigenous history class for lawyers justified and more common in Canada: experts

EDMONTON — As Alberta's Law Society seeks to defend rules that require members to take a course on Indigenous issues, experts say such measures are common elsewhere in Canada and are well-grounded in legal rationale.
January's new listings hit level not seen since the late 90s: Calgary realty board

January's new listings hit level not seen since the late 90s: Calgary realty board

CALGARY — The Calgary Real Estate Board says January's new listings fell to a level not seen since the last 90s as home sales declined 40 per cent from the year before.