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Quebec court rejects appeal of challenge to British royal succession law

MONTREAL — Quebec's top court has rejected a case that sought to challenge the rules governing ascension to the British throne and get Canada's law on royal succession declared unconstitutional.
Alberta budget weakens environmental, climate monitoring: Opposition

Alberta budget weakens environmental, climate monitoring: Opposition

EDMONTON — As Alberta prepares to release details on its new climate plan, critics are wondering about funding cuts to environmental monitoring and greenhouse gas management already spelled out in last week's budget.
Canada has shown 'uneven progress' on gender equality, says new report

Canada has shown 'uneven progress' on gender equality, says new report

OTTAWA — Canada will be years past celebrating its tricentennial before the country can close the economic gap between men and women if things keep improving at the glacial pace they are now, a new report says.
RCMP, feds pressed to find missing reservist with alleged links to neo-Nazis

RCMP, feds pressed to find missing reservist with alleged links to neo-Nazis

OTTAWA — A Manitoba army reservist accused of being a neo-Nazi remains unaccounted for two months after he was first reported missing, sparking concerns the police and military are not treating the case with the requisite urgency. Master Cpl.

Group that includes 5 moms challenging Ontario's vaccination child law

TORONTO — A group that includes five Ontario mothers is challenging the province's child vaccination law, alleging it violates a number of constitutional rights.
Quebec rocker Eric Lapointe pleads not guilty to a charge of assault

Quebec rocker Eric Lapointe pleads not guilty to a charge of assault

MONTREAL — Quebec rock musician Eric Lapointe has pleaded not guilty to a charge of assault. Lapointe's lawyer entered the plea on his behalf during a hearing Monday morning in Montreal municipal court.
Multiple homicides, shooting ramp up pressure on Winnipeg police resources

Multiple homicides, shooting ramp up pressure on Winnipeg police resources

WINNIPEG — The police chief in Manitoba's capital says a deadly weekend has strained resources as investigators deal with three homicides and a shooting that left four people, including an infant, in hospital.

Father, stepmother of slain seven-year-old Quebec girl back in court

GRANBY, Que. — The father and stepmother of a slain seven-year-old Quebec girl have appeared in court to set a date for the next steps in what's likely to be a long and winding legal saga.
Montreal artist known as Zombie Boy died accidentally, Quebec coroner rules

Montreal artist known as Zombie Boy died accidentally, Quebec coroner rules

MONTREAL — The death of a tattooed Montreal artist and model who shot to international fame for dancing in Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" video was accidental, a Quebec coroner ruled Monday.
Feds leave national-security level at medium following ISIL leader's death

Feds leave national-security level at medium following ISIL leader's death

OTTAWA — The federal government showed no signs Monday of changing Canada's national-threat level from its current classification of "medium" despite fears in some countries that the Islamic State group will launch retaliatory strikes over the killin