Canada

January 26, 2023

Canada sharing confidential dossiers in bid to convince UN peers to sanction Haiti’s elites, Rae says

Canada has sanctioned 15 of Haiti’s political and economic elite, accusing them of emboldening gangs
January 26, 2023

Morning Update: Bank of Canada delivers quarter-point rate hike, signals pause to further increases

Central bank says it ‘expects to hold the policy rate at its current level’ while assessing the impact of cumulative increases
January 26, 2023

All N.B. schools closed as fierce storm covers roads with ice

All New Brunswick schools are closed Thursday, with some students having their third snow day this week.
January 26, 2023

Supreme Court ruling Friday could change how mandatory minimum sentences are handled

Supreme Court to rule on use of hypothetical ‘invented scenarios’ - that if a sentence would be cruel and unusual punishment for one person, it cannot stand - in sentencing decisions
January 26, 2023

Vaccine hesitancy, COVID conspiracies led to thousands of deaths, high cost for health care system, report finds

Report published by Ottawa non-profit, Council of Canadian Academies, shows how misinformation is eroding trust in public institutions and exacerbating health crises
January 26, 2023

Shortage of N.S. judges 'a big, big issue,' senior judge says

Judge Alan Tufts has lashed out at the failure to appoint new judges to replace those who have retired or been appointed to Supreme Court.
January 26, 2023

N.S., Mi'kmaq to share governance of Kluskap Wilderness Area in Cape Breton

A large tract of land in Cape Breton will soon be co-governed by familiar hands. 
January 26, 2023

He founded the movement in N.L. behind Qalipu First Nation — but he can't be a member

One of the founders of the movement that led to the creation of Qalipu First Nation says he was booted from the band after enrolment criteria changed — and the controversy over membership is antithetical to his original vision.
January 26, 2023

Independent probe into contact between Alberta premier's office, prosecutors needed, says political scientist

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith should call an independent investigation into contact between her office, the justice minister's office and crown prosecutors to put questions to rest, one political scientist says.
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