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After blackface scandal, Trudeau shuns photo ops of trick or treating

After blackface scandal, Trudeau shuns photo ops of trick or treating

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has always seemed to relish dressing up for trick or treating with his children but, in the wake of the blackface scandal, he's giving Halloween a miss this year — publicly anyway.
Wildlife group reminds of pollution dangers after pelican hurt in B.C. lake

Wildlife group reminds of pollution dangers after pelican hurt in B.C. lake

BURNABY, B.C. — An endangered American white pelican faces a long recovery after being injured by some fishing line discarded in a British Columbia lake.
New Brunswick slavery connections: Portrait of Ludlow removed from law school

New Brunswick slavery connections: Portrait of Ludlow removed from law school

FREDERICTON — Pressure is mounting to have the University of New Brunswick remove George Duncan Ludlow's name from its law faculty building in Fredericton because of his connections to slavery and indigenous abuse.
Supreme Court sides with university in case of missing professor's pension

Supreme Court sides with university in case of missing professor's pension

OTTAWA — An Ottawa university can reclaim almost $500,000 in pension payments to a professor who went missing before being found dead in the woods near his home, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.

Courts should decide if refugee board in contempt, law society says

TORONTO — The tribunal responsible for disciplining lawyers in Ontario has asked the courts whether Canada's refugee board is in contempt for failing to produce certain documents.
Supreme Court won't hear appeal of sentence in Quebec election shooting

Supreme Court won't hear appeal of sentence in Quebec election shooting

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada won't hear Richard Henry Bain's appeal of his sentence for shooting a man on election night in Quebec seven years ago.
High court won't look at officer's bid for military disability benefits

High court won't look at officer's bid for military disability benefits

OTTAWA — A decorated military officer who suffered serious injuries in a car accident won't get a chance at the Supreme Court of Canada to argue her case for disability benefits. Following a 2006 collision while driving her son to day care, Capt.
High court to review disclosure of Barry and Honey Sherman estate files

High court to review disclosure of Barry and Honey Sherman estate files

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will review an appeal court's decision to unseal files related to the estates of wealthy Toronto couple Barry and Honey Sherman, who were found murdered two years ago.
Working like dogs: Canadian special forces quietly build up canine units

Working like dogs: Canadian special forces quietly build up canine units

OTTAWA — The only publicly acknowledged hero of the U.S. military operation that took down Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has become an internet sensation after suffering injuries in the underground blast that killed the shadowy Islamic State leader.
Pamela Anderson asks Trudeau to serve inmates vegan meals to save cash

Pamela Anderson asks Trudeau to serve inmates vegan meals to save cash

OTTAWA — Actress Pamela Anderson is asking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take meat and milk off prison menus to help the planet and the health of federal inmates — and save taxpayers some cash, to boot.