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Waste-to-energy plant in B.C. to handle disputed garbage from Philippines

VANCOUVER — About 1,500 tonnes of garbage that is being sent back to Canada from the Philippines will be taken to a facility in Burnaby, B.C., that turns waste into electricity.
Correctional service waited three months to report sex-assault claim to police

Correctional service waited three months to report sex-assault claim to police

OTTAWA — The Correctional Service of Canada apologized on Friday for wrongly saying it called police right away when it heard allegations that a guard at the Nova Institution for women had sexually assaulted an inmate.

Tax Court ruling says defrauded foreign workers in Quebec eligible for EI

MONTREAL — Advocates are hailing a recent Tax Court of Canada decision that recognizes the rights of migrant workers in Quebec to qualify for employment insurance even if they don't have a valid work permit.

Five takeaways from the Court of Appeal ruling on B.C.'s pipeline law

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia Court of Appeal ruled Friday that the province did not have the authority to restrict shipments of diluted bitumen through its borders. Here are five takeaways from the decision and its impacts: 1.
Toronto Raptors founder Bitove proud of team's success, praises fans

Toronto Raptors founder Bitove proud of team's success, praises fans

TORONTO — One of the founding owners of the Toronto Raptors says he feels like a proud parent as the basketball team prepares for its biggest game in franchise history this weekend.
New Afghanistan memorial will be opened to public, Gen. Jonathan Vance says

New Afghanistan memorial will be opened to public, Gen. Jonathan Vance says

OTTAWA — Members of the Canadian Armed Forces, veterans and their families can now visit the Afghanistan memorial at the new National Defence headquarters whenever they wish, Canada's top military commander says.
Study shows economic benefits of patient approach to northern cod recovery

Study shows economic benefits of patient approach to northern cod recovery

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A slow and steady approach to rebuilding the northern cod stock could see employment in the crucial fishery skyrocket in just over a decade, according to a new study.
Saskatchewan's highest court denies university's appeal in swimming accident

Saskatchewan's highest court denies university's appeal in swimming accident

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal has rejected a bid by the University of Regina to overturn a jury's verdict that found the school liable after a teen was paralyzed diving into the university's pool.
New air passenger rights: What they say and when they land

New air passenger rights: What they say and when they land

OTTAWA — The federal government unveiled new regulations for air travel Friday, requiring compensation for passengers suffering from flight delays, tarmac delays, trip cancellations and other headaches.

Federal judge orders changes to election rules for P.E.I. First Nation

CHARLOTTETOWN — A Federal Court judge has ruled that regulations blocking off-reserve members of a P.E.I. First Nation from taking part in band elections are contrary to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.