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Talks between Enbridge, Michigan to continue over Line 5 standoff, mediator says

Talks between Enbridge, Michigan to continue over Line 5 standoff, mediator says

WASHINGTON — The mediator in the dispute between Enbridge Inc. and the state of Michigan over the controversial Line 5 pipeline says the two sides plan to keep talking. Retired U.S.
Quebec's push to change Constitution could impact all Canadians, experts argue

Quebec's push to change Constitution could impact all Canadians, experts argue

OTTAWA — Nearly three decades after the failure of the Charlottetown accord, Quebec's status as a distinct society and hand-wringing over constitutional reform are back on the table.
Investigation into military officer overseeing vaccines referred to Quebec prosecutor

Investigation into military officer overseeing vaccines referred to Quebec prosecutor

OTTAWA — Canada's military police have referred their investigation into the general who oversaw Canada's vaccination campaign to Quebec's prosecution service, which has responsibility for laying charges in the province.
Indigenous minister says more must be done to support First Nations mental health

Indigenous minister says more must be done to support First Nations mental health

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says he doesn’t think enough is being done to support mental wellness in Canada's Aboriginal communities.
Ottawa professor Hassan Diab must stand trial in Paris bombing: French court

Ottawa professor Hassan Diab must stand trial in Paris bombing: French court

OTTAWA — Hassan Diab's supporters said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau must intervene in his case after a French court upheld a decision directing the Ottawa sociology professor to stand trial in the decades-old bombing of a Paris synagogue.
Coal company asks court to quash order for federal environmental review of expansion

Coal company asks court to quash order for federal environmental review of expansion

A coal company is asking Federal Court this week to toss out a decision by Canada's environment minister that a proposed Alberta mine expansion should get a full federal environmental review.
Respect for personal information must underpin vaccine passports: privacy watchdogs

Respect for personal information must underpin vaccine passports: privacy watchdogs

OTTAWA — Respect for laws and principles governing personal information must guide introduction of proof-of-vaccination certificates that could smooth the transition to post-pandemic life, Canada's privacy watchdogs warn.
U.S. border agency says COVID vax not essential; Canadians could be denied entry

U.S. border agency says COVID vax not essential; Canadians could be denied entry

TORONTO — Canadians attempting to drive across the American border solely for a COVID-19 vaccination, even with a doctor's referral, would be denied entry, the U.S. border agency said on Wednesday.

New members, including Appeal Court judge, appointed to judicial committee

New members have been appointed to a committee that assesses prospective Superior Court judges. Lawyers Margaret Wente and Robert Shawyer were named earlier this month to the Independent Judicial Advisory Committee for Ontario, Greater Toronto Area.
Canada's largest airlines push Ottawa for clear plan for vaccinated travellers

Canada's largest airlines push Ottawa for clear plan for vaccinated travellers

OTTAWA — Canada's largest airlines are renewing their call for a clear plan from Ottawa on resuming international travel after the European Union moved to reopen for vaccinated tourists.