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Sen. Mike Duffy appeals ruling blocking him from suing Senate over suspension

Sen. Mike Duffy appeals ruling blocking him from suing Senate over suspension

TORONTO — The Senate forfeited any claim to immunity from lawsuits over its suspension of Mike Duffy, because its actions were politically motivated and unlawful, the senator's lawyer argued on Thursday.
Industry applauds TMX ruling and Trump called a clown; In The News for Jan. 17

Industry applauds TMX ruling and Trump called a clown; In The News for Jan. 17

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 Jan. 17 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Kids across Canada more at risk of hospitalization from flu this season: doctor

Kids across Canada more at risk of hospitalization from flu this season: doctor

Canada's chief public health officer says more children are being hospitalized this flu season because of an early spike in a strain of influenza B, which hits young people hard and is circulating across the country while a strain that typically targ
Supreme Court dismisses B.C.'s appeal in Trans Mountain pipeline case

Supreme Court dismisses B.C.'s appeal in Trans Mountain pipeline case

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has shut down British Columbia's attempt to regulate what can flow through an expanded Trans Mountain pipeline from Alberta. The B.C.

BMO apologizes for arrest of Indigenous man and his 12-year-old granddaughter

VANCOUVER — BMO Financial Group is establishing an advisory council of Indigenous leaders from across the country after an Indigenous man and his 12-year-old granddaughter were handcuffed at one of the bank's Vancouver branches.
Family of Indigenous woman critical of Winnipeg police probe into her death

Family of Indigenous woman critical of Winnipeg police probe into her death

WINNIPEG — The family of an Indigenous woman found unclothed and injured in a train yard is criticizing how Winnipeg police investigated her death.
Parks Canada sets new rules for climbing Canada's highest peak

Parks Canada sets new rules for climbing Canada's highest peak

Parks Canada has brought in new rules for climbers on the country's highest peak after having to rescue eight people in seven years.
FBI arrest former Canadian reservist, suspected neo-Nazi, in United States

FBI arrest former Canadian reservist, suspected neo-Nazi, in United States

OTTAWA — A former Canadian Forces engineer who disappeared after he was accused of being a neo-Nazi has been arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on firearms charges and appeared in a United States courtroom on Thursday.
Inuit women in Canada's North encountering 'racialized policing,' report says

Inuit women in Canada's North encountering 'racialized policing,' report says

OTTAWA — A national organization representing Inuit women in Canada is calling for a radical shift in the way police work is done in the North.
As past Tory party players step up, Harper appears to step to the side

As past Tory party players step up, Harper appears to step to the side

OTTAWA — As the federal Conservative leadership race begins drawing party grandees into potential candidates' camps, former prime minister Stephen Harper appears to be taking a step to the side.