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Woman sexually abused by priest urges Roman Catholic diocese to drop appeal

An Ontario woman who was sexually abused by a priest as a child says the Roman Catholic church is turning to Canada's top court in an effort to further delay a decades-long legal battle.
Family of Quebec man serving time in Florida seeking answers following his death

Family of Quebec man serving time in Florida seeking answers following his death

MONTREAL — The family of a Quebec man who died this week in a Florida prison says they want answers about his cell conditions and the circumstances surrounding his final months. Sacha Bond died Sunday, two weeks shy of his 36th birthday.

Indigenous boy needing health care was discriminated against: adjudicator

WINNIPEG — A human rights adjudicator has ruled that the Manitoba government discriminated against a disabled Indigenous boy by not providing adequate health care. The province has been ordered to pay the boy and his mother $42,500.
Day 2 of New Brunswick election campaign shifts to economic development

Day 2 of New Brunswick election campaign shifts to economic development

FREDERICTON — Economic development was front and centre on New Brunswick's election campaign trail Wednesday, with the Liberals pushing for nuclear energy and the Progressive Conservatives promising more help for the province's businesses.
New guideline for minor drug offences and 'Cronk is the drink'; In The News for Aug. 20

New guideline for minor drug offences and 'Cronk is the drink'; In The News for Aug. 20

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 Aug. 20 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
B.C. teachers' union calls for smaller classes, masks in back-to-school plan

B.C. teachers' union calls for smaller classes, masks in back-to-school plan

VANCOUVER — Teachers in British Columbia are calling for reduced class sizes and broader mandatory use of masks as provinces grapple with how to safely reopen schools. The B.C.
Canada condemns coup d'etat in Mali, says Foreign Affairs Minister Champagne

Canada condemns coup d'etat in Mali, says Foreign Affairs Minister Champagne

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says Canada condemns the junta that forced Mali's president from power this week.
CRA resumes online services with new security features after cyberattacks

CRA resumes online services with new security features after cyberattacks

OTTAWA — The Canada Revenue Agency has resumed all online services after fraudsters used thousands of pilfered usernames and passwords to obtain government services.
Prorogation was a surprise, but a new throne speech is welcome, Liberal MPs say

Prorogation was a surprise, but a new throne speech is welcome, Liberal MPs say

OTTAWA — Liberal MPs were surprised by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's decision to shut down Parliament Tuesday, but many say they believe it was the right call to hit the reset button and deliver a new throne speech, given how COVID-19 has changed t
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 19

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 19

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:13 p.m. on Aug. 19, 2020: There are 123,490 confirmed cases in Canada.