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Indigenous lawyer files lawsuit against firm representing day school survivors

Indigenous lawyer files lawsuit against firm representing day school survivors

WINNIPEG — An Indigenous lawyer has filed a lawsuit against the firm that represented survivors of Indian day schools, alleging she was not compensated for years of her work on the class-action case.
Trudeau starts consultations with opposition leaders on next week's throne speech

Trudeau starts consultations with opposition leaders on next week's throne speech

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau began consulting opposition leaders Thursday about next week's throne speech, which could theoretically bring down his minority Liberal government if none of their parties support it.
N.S. premier seeks probe of possible criminality by police in Assoun case

N.S. premier seeks probe of possible criminality by police in Assoun case

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's premier says he wants the province's police watchdog to assess whether officers broke the law when they destroyed evidence in the case of a man who spent almost 17 years in prison before being declared innocent.
Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court upholds province's COVID-19 travel ban

Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court upholds province's COVID-19 travel ban

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The province of Newfoundland and Labrador was justified in banning most travel from other provinces because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a provincial Supreme Court judge ruled on Thursday.
'Taken too soon, too violently,' says woman whose husband, kids were shot dead

'Taken too soon, too violently,' says woman whose husband, kids were shot dead

A woman who lost her husband and three of her children in a grisly shooting in Oshawa, Ont.
Nova Scotia First Nation launches lobster fleet amid tension on the water

Nova Scotia First Nation launches lobster fleet amid tension on the water

SAULNIERVILLE, N.S.

O'Toole pushes for rapid COVID-19 testing after family experiences long wait

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole slammed the federal Liberal government Thursday for failing to issue an emergency approval for rapid COVID-19 tests after he and his family joined a growing list of Canadians who have been turned away after w
Suspicious activity found on 48,000 CRA accounts after cyberattacks: treasury board

Suspicious activity found on 48,000 CRA accounts after cyberattacks: treasury board

OTTAWA — The Treasury Board of Canada says it has uncovered suspicious activities on more than 48,000 Canada Revenue Agency accounts following cyberattacks in July and August.
Quebec provincial police report rise in online threats directed at politicians

Quebec provincial police report rise in online threats directed at politicians

MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police are warning of a spike in online threats directed at the general public and towards politicians.
Speeding and sleeping? Tesla driver faces criminal charge in Alberta

Speeding and sleeping? Tesla driver faces criminal charge in Alberta

CALGARY — RCMP have charged a man with dangerous driving after an officer pulled over a speeding Tesla on a central Alberta highway that appeared to be driving itself with no one inside.