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UNB considers name change after law students raise concerns about faculty namesake

FREDERICTON — The University of New Brunswick is considering stripping George Duncan Ludlow's name from its law faculty building after students raised concerns over the Loyalist judge's connection to slavery and Indigenous abuse.
Toronto Syrian restaurant that closed due to threats reopens

Toronto Syrian restaurant that closed due to threats reopens

TORONTO — A popular Syrian restaurant in Toronto reopened Friday amid messages of support and media attention, just days after its owners said a flood of threats had forced them to close.
Power out, highways closed: Blast of early winter cripples southern Manitoba

Power out, highways closed: Blast of early winter cripples southern Manitoba

WINNIPEG — An early blast of winter-like weather knocked out power and made travel nearly impossible in many parts of southern Manitoba on Friday. Heavy, wet snow started falling Thursday to make driving a sloppy, slippery mess.
Unemployment rate down after country adds 54,000 jobs in September, StatCan says

Unemployment rate down after country adds 54,000 jobs in September, StatCan says

OTTAWA — Canada's unemployment rate nudged down to a near four-decade low last month as the economy added more jobs than analysts expected — dropping an economic figure into a tight electoral race, and warnings from economists that things may not be
Canadian woman held in Iran after husband died now home safe: Freeland

Canadian woman held in Iran after husband died now home safe: Freeland

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is confirming that a dual Iranian-Canadian citizen who has been denied permission to leave Iran is now safe at home in Canada.

Lesser v. Least: No right to 'comb the past' for favourable penalty, court says

OTTAWA — A convicted person is entitled to the lesser of two punishments — the one in effect when the offence took place, or the one on the books at the time of sentencing — the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
Politicians in Yukon vote unanimously to declare climate emergency

Politicians in Yukon vote unanimously to declare climate emergency

WHITEHORSE — Members of Yukon's legislature have voted to declare a climate emergency.
Safes and style; In-The-News for Oct. 11 is sliding into Thanksgiving weekend

Safes and style; In-The-News for Oct. 11 is sliding into Thanksgiving weekend

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 Oct. 11. What we are watching in Canada ...
Pipeline politics loom large in final scheduled federal leaders' debate

Pipeline politics loom large in final scheduled federal leaders' debate

OTTAWA — The political weight attached to whether and where to build pipelines in Canada came through clearly Thursday night in a French-language leaders' debate that also saw the leaders of the three main federal parties seeking to curb the rise of
Judge finds man guilty of murdering a police officer in Abbotsford, B.C.

Judge finds man guilty of murdering a police officer in Abbotsford, B.C.

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — A man accused of gunning down a police officer in Abbotsford, B.C., sat in the prisoner's box without reacting as a judge read out her verdict of "guilty" in his first-degree murder trial. Justice Carol Ross of the B.C.