Canada

November 24, 2022

Ontario proposes to move jury duty questionnaires online

Attorney General Doug Downey says allowing prospective jurors to complete their questionnaire online is ‘the next evolution’ in introducing a more modern way of jury selection
November 24, 2022

Student, parents among four who died in highway crash in Peterborough, Ont., school officials say

Provincial police have said the crash between a pickup truck and a SUV took place on Tuesday afternoon on Highway 7 near Drummond Line
November 24, 2022

Liberals, Tories spar over scope of proposed assault-style firearm definition

The measure would build on a federal regulatory ban of many types of firearms
November 24, 2022

Montreal losing 'little bit more than history' with demolition of Expo 67 minirail: historian

The minirail was a star of Expo 67 in Montreal, whizzing riders through the futuristic world's fair. As it’s finally demolished, retired professor and Expo 67 historian Roger Laroche looks back at how it became a Canadian classic.
November 24, 2022

3 arrested after Coquihalla Highway police chase, hunt for suspects in Metro Vancouver carjacking: RCMP

Merritt RCMP have arrested three people in connection with a Metro Vancouver carjacking after an attempted traffic stop led to the closure of the Coquihalla Highway on Wednesday.
November 24, 2022

N.L. Hydro scrambling for answers after high-power Muskrat transmission test fails

Utility experts in Newfoundland and Labrador are scrambling for answers after a high-power test of the Muskrat Falls transmission line ended in failure, with future tests on hold.
November 24, 2022

Quebec study confirms practice of forced sterilizations of Indigenous women

The study says that several Indigenous women did not realize they had been sterilized until years after the procedure when they sought treatment for fertility issues
November 24, 2022

Videos showing N.B. jail guards punching inmate played in court after failed bid to hide them

Videos showing Saint John jail guards tackling and punching an inmate were played in court this week after Fredericton provincial court Judge Cameron Gunn rejected an application by the Office of the Attorney General to have them kept from the public.
November 24, 2022

Canada's screen time guide stresses quality instead of quantity

The Canadian Paediatric Society has ditched a hard-and-fast time limit for screen use among toddlers and preschoolers, encouraging instead that parents prioritize educational, interactive and age-appropriate material.
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