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Babysitter drops human rights complaint against children's father

EDMONTON — A legal advocacy group says an Edmonton man has dropped a human rights complaint against a single father who did not hire him as a babysitter for his two boys.
Cigarette packaging and Bill 21; In-The-News for Oct. 28

Cigarette packaging and Bill 21; In-The-News for Oct. 28

In-The-News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 28. What we are watching in Canada ...

Family mourns 2 children, paramedics mourn one of their own after crash

BEAUVAL, Sask. — A family is grieving the deaths of two children as Canada's paramedic community mourns the loss of one of its own, all three of whom died in the same crash on an icy highway in northern Saskatchewan.
Paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player to get spinal surgery in Thailand

Paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player to get spinal surgery in Thailand

CALGARY — A hockey player paralyzed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash is to depart on a 12,000-kilometre journey to Thailand later this week for surgery that could help restore some of his movement.
Protesters against Quebec's secularism law say they're not giving up

Protesters against Quebec's secularism law say they're not giving up

MONTREAL — Protesters against Quebec's secularism law said Sunday that they aren't giving up the fight to overturn Bill 21, with or without politicians on their side.

Police say woman seriously hurt in shooting near Vancouver homeless camp

VANCOUVER — A woman has been seriously hurt in a shooting that police say happened not far from a homeless camp on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.
Calgary mayor, former Alberta premier willing to help PM bridge western divide

Calgary mayor, former Alberta premier willing to help PM bridge western divide

OTTAWA — Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi is willing to help bridge the current divide between western Canada and the federal government, but called speculation about him being appointed as a representative of — or adviser for — Alberta in federal cabinet

Five bears feasting on garbage in B.C. neighbourhood are euthanized

PENTICTON, B.C. — Conservation officers euthanized five bears travelling together in Penticton, B.C., on Thursday.
Quebec municipal police forces call for $788 million to address funding gap

Quebec municipal police forces call for $788 million to address funding gap

LAVAL, Que. — Quebec's federation of municipal police forces is asking the provincial government for $788 million to address what they describe as a funding gap between their forces and Quebec provincial police.
Planned event reignites debate about libraries' role as forum for free speech

Planned event reignites debate about libraries' role as forum for free speech

TORONTO — An event featuring a self-described feminist speaker known for saying transgender rights endanger women has reignited an old debate about the role of public libraries as forums for free speech.