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Chinese-Canadians have varying reactions to Canada's handling of Huawei case

Chinese-Canadians have varying reactions to Canada's handling of Huawei case

VANCOUVER — As an international story about a Chinese tech executive wanted by the United States began unfolding from a Vancouver courtroom, the phone lines for a local Mandarin-language radio program began lighting up.
Immigration fraud charges stayed against Charlottetown motel operators

Immigration fraud charges stayed against Charlottetown motel operators

CHARLOTTETOWN — Immigration fraud charges were stayed Friday against two Charlottetown motel owners after it was alleged hundreds of newcomers used their hotel as an address though they didn't intend to remain on the Island under a provincially spons
New Brunswick balks at skyrocketing cost of hosting 2021 Francophonie Games

New Brunswick balks at skyrocketing cost of hosting 2021 Francophonie Games

FREDERICTON — The 2021 Francophonie Games, expected to attract athletes from around the world, may prove too costly for New Brunswick's new Tory government.
'Both things are true:' Science, Indigenous wisdom seek common ground

'Both things are true:' Science, Indigenous wisdom seek common ground

The berries tasted different. The blueberries and cranberries didn't look the same either. When elders from Fort McKay near Alberta's oilsands went to their traditional picking areas, things just didn't feel right. They knew something was off.
Bitter gymnast made false sex assault allegations, defence argues in Brubaker case

Bitter gymnast made false sex assault allegations, defence argues in Brubaker case

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Mandatory payments for minor offences unconstitutional, top court rules

Mandatory payments for minor offences unconstitutional, top court rules

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has struck down a law that forced people convicted of crimes to pay surcharges that help victims, saying the mandatory fee amounts to cruel and unusual punishment.
B.C. forest industry wraps Asia trade mission in China after minister pulls out

B.C. forest industry wraps Asia trade mission in China after minister pulls out

VANCOUVER — Delegates from British Columbia's forest industry have concluded what they characterize as a successful trade mission to Asia despite tensions over the arrest of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou in Canada.
Lower-than-expected parcel volumes helping cut into backlog, says Canada Post

Lower-than-expected parcel volumes helping cut into backlog, says Canada Post

OTTAWA — With a little over a week before Christmas, Canada Post says it is starting to catch up on parcel deliveries that have been delayed by rotating strikes over the past two months.
In the news today, Dec. 14

In the news today, Dec. 14

Four stories in the news for Friday, Dec.
Police across Canada probe bomb threats as U.S. authorities dismiss 'hoax'

Police across Canada probe bomb threats as U.S. authorities dismiss 'hoax'

TORONTO — Police forces in cities across Canada investigated multiple bomb threats on Thursday as authorities in the U.S. said similar threats sent to dozens of locations appeared to be a hoax.