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Chinese Canadians warn against a repeat of the racism they faced during SARS

Chinese Canadians warn against a repeat of the racism they faced during SARS

TORONTO — Leaders in Toronto's Chinese community said Wednesday the racist attitudes that led to widespread discrimination against Chinese Canadians during the SARS epidemic are threatening to resurface during the current outbreak of a new coronaviru
Crown urges 12 years for two men over violent sexual assault in Toronto bar

Crown urges 12 years for two men over violent sexual assault in Toronto bar

TORONTO — A bar owner and his manager convicted of a violent, videotaped gang sex assault of a barely conscious woman deserve 12 years in prison, a prosecutor said on Wednesday.
Winnipeg police officer charged; accused of deleting own speeding ticket

Winnipeg police officer charged; accused of deleting own speeding ticket

WINNIPEG — A police officer is accused of deleting records related to his own speeding ticket while he was on desk duty facing a trial on an assault charge.

Parole board members' inexperience possible factor in woman's death: ex-members

MONTREAL — A change to the Parole Board of Canada's nomination procedures that resulted in a lack of experienced members may have been a factor in the murder of a 22-year-old woman allegedly killed by a man out on parole, two former board members sai
Alberta panel suggests schools 'balance' lessons about climate change, oilsands

Alberta panel suggests schools 'balance' lessons about climate change, oilsands

CALGARY — Alberta's education minister is endorsing a panel report that recommends school children learn all views about climate change along with the value of the province's oil and gas sector.
Tory leadership race shaping up as colour war, suggests MP considering bid

Tory leadership race shaping up as colour war, suggests MP considering bid

OTTAWA — New Brunswick MP John Williamson framed the ongoing Conservative leadership race as a colour war Wednesday, with progressive "reds" and traditional "blues" set to battle over the direction of the party.
Desmond inquiry hears of veteran researching and purchasing rifle before killing

Desmond inquiry hears of veteran researching and purchasing rifle before killing

HALIFAX — An RCMP investigator testified Wednesday about the planning a former soldier undertook — including researching weapons online — before he shot his family and himself over three years ago. Cpl.

Premier John Horgan says court rulings on pipelines should be respected

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — Premier John Horgan has linked the battles over two major pipeline projects through British Columbia, saying once the legal fight is over, court decisions should be respected.
Senior officer warns Norad can't detect Russian bombers in time, needs upgrades

Senior officer warns Norad can't detect Russian bombers in time, needs upgrades

OTTAWA — The aging early-warning system charged with detecting incoming threats to North America cannot identify and track long-range Russian bombers before they are close enough to launch missiles at the continent, according to a senior Canadian mil
Fresh lettuce and tomatoes: Sea-can garden aimed to ease Arctic food insecurity

Fresh lettuce and tomatoes: Sea-can garden aimed to ease Arctic food insecurity

GJOA HAVEN , Nunavut — Betty Kogvik must have one of the most unusual jobs in all Nunavut. In a land of naked rock and treeless tundra, she's a gardener.