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Canadian general who led UN force in Sarajevo commends conviction of Mladic

Canadian general who led UN force in Sarajevo commends conviction of Mladic

TORONTO — A retired Canadian major-general who led a United Nations force in Sarajevo commended the sentencing of former Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic to life behind bars, but criticized the international court for taking too long to convict him
Uber hack raises disclosure concerns, calls for stronger data protection

Uber hack raises disclosure concerns, calls for stronger data protection

The theft of details on millions of Uber customers, and the company's efforts to cover up the breach, have raised alarms among privacy experts and renewed calls for better data protection laws in Canada.
B.C. to reimburse methadone patients for taking clinic fees off welfare cheques

B.C. to reimburse methadone patients for taking clinic fees off welfare cheques

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government has agreed to pay back more than $5.5 million in fees deducted from the monthly social assistance cheques of methadone patients, a document filed in B.C. Supreme Court says.
The Wednesday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

The Wednesday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

Highlights from the news file for Wednesday, Nov. 22 ——— LIBERALS ANNOUNCE HOUSING STRATEGY: The Trudeau government launched a housing strategy on Wednesday that includes a $15.
Witness testifies  he sold Dellen Millard a gun days before Laura Babcock vanished

Witness testifies he sold Dellen Millard a gun days before Laura Babcock vanished

TORONTO — A witness at a murder trial says he sold one of the accused a gun days before a young Toronto woman vanished. Matthew Ward-Jackson says he pleaded guilty to the gun transaction with Dellen Millard that took place in early July 2012.
Ottawa contributes $100 million to B.C. wildfire relief efforts, says premier

Ottawa contributes $100 million to B.C. wildfire relief efforts, says premier

VICTORIA — Premier John Horgan says the federal government is matching British Columbia's $100-million fund to support ongoing wildfire relief programs.
Edmonton Eskimos should have conversation about changing name: PM, Notley

Edmonton Eskimos should have conversation about changing name: PM, Notley

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley are the latest prominent voices to urge a public discussion about renaming the CFL's Edmonton Eskimos out of respect for Inuit people.

Award rescinded for former Halifax hospital CEO mired in expense scandal

HALIFAX — An award naming the former head of Atlantic Canada's largest children's hospital one of Canada's most powerful women has been rescinded because of her role in an expense scandal.
Quebec passes motion against Ottawa's directive allowing knives on planes

Quebec passes motion against Ottawa's directive allowing knives on planes

Quebec's legislature passed a motion Wednesday against Transport Canada's directive allowing airline passengers to carry small blades, including kirpans.
Legal pot could see justice costs climb, not drop, Alberta's Notley says

Legal pot could see justice costs climb, not drop, Alberta's Notley says

OTTAWA — Alberta's premier says she's worried that marijuana legalization could drive up policing and court bills her province cannot afford to pay.