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Case of transgender girl fighting Ontario's sex-ed curriculum repeal dismissed

TORONTO — The Ontario government's decision to repeal a modernized sex-ed curriculum does not violate a transgender girl's rights, the province's human rights tribunal decided Thursday.

Jason Kenney, Rachel Notley begin formal transfer of power in Alberta

EDMONTON — Premier Rachel Notley and incoming premier Jason Kenney began the formal transfer of power in Alberta on Thursday, with Notley saying Kenney is already getting real-life lessons on the difference between political grandstanding and governi
Quebec public security minister warning flood zone residents not to take chances

Quebec public security minister warning flood zone residents not to take chances

MONTREAL — Quebec communities were bracing for major flooding in various parts of the province Thursday as rainy weather was expected to settle in for the beginning of the weekend.

Two students face multiple charges in threats against Thunder Bay school

Two local students were behind a string of threats that promoted authorities to shut down a high school in northwest Ontario more than a dozen times, police alleged Thursday. Det. Insp.
Top 1% paid slightly more in taxes after Liberal changes, figures show

Top 1% paid slightly more in taxes after Liberal changes, figures show

OTTAWA — The country's top one per cent of earners paid a slightly bigger share of federal income taxes after a policy shift from the Trudeau Liberals designed to make the rich contribute more, according to new federal data.

Parliament Hill 4-20 organizers predict record crowd after legalization

OTTAWA — Thousands of pro-pot protesters are expected on Parliament Hill this weekend for the first 4-20 weed day demonstration since Canada legalized recreational marijuana last fall.
Librarians saving Alberta's scientific reports, policy documents before change in government

Librarians saving Alberta's scientific reports, policy documents before change in government

EDMONTON — An Alberta librarian has been archiving much of the provincial government's online content — including studies on health, climate change policy and poverty reduction — to prepare for a change in government.
New U.S. trade report predicts modest economic gains from new NAFTA

New U.S. trade report predicts modest economic gains from new NAFTA

OTTAWA — With Washington riveted to the Mueller report, a comprehensive economic assessment of the new North American free trade deal quietly emerged Thursday, predicting less-than-stellar economic gains for the United States.
Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante faces online threats over secularism stance

Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante faces online threats over secularism stance

Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante spoke out Thursday about threats directed against her over her stance on the province's secularism bill. Plante told reporters Thursday the online attacks have intensified, and she is taking them seriously.

New Brunswick-based railway ordered to pay $50,000 for safety violations

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — The New Brunswick Southern Railway Co.