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A list of actions being taken on climate change around the world

A list of actions being taken on climate change around the world

VANCOUVER — Fifteen young Canadians are suing the federal government over climate change. It's not the first climate change litigation.
Youths file lawsuit with Federal Court calling Ottawa to develop climate plan

Youths file lawsuit with Federal Court calling Ottawa to develop climate plan

VANCOUVER — A young plaintiff in a lawsuit against the federal government says she has suffered the debilitating consequences of Lyme disease because climate change has expanded the habitat of disease-carrying ticks.

Dangling Edmonton window-washer rescued from swinging scaffolding

EDMONTON — A window-washer dangling from rigging on the side of a downtown Edmonton skyscraper had to be rescued and carried to an ambulance on a stretcher Friday.
Refugee guilty of attempting to murder Edmonton police officer, 4 pedestrians

Refugee guilty of attempting to murder Edmonton police officer, 4 pedestrians

EDMONTON — A Somali refugee has been found guilty of trying to kill a policeman outside a football game as well as four pedestrians who were struck with a U-Haul van — an attack originally investigated as possible terrorism.

'Whistleblower' not granted standing at B.C. money laundering inquiry

VANCOUVER — A former RCMP officer described by his lawyer as a whistleblower for investigating organized crime in casinos has lost his bid for standing at an inquiry into money laundering in British Columbia.

Saskatchewan school janitor on paid leave after allegedly told not to speak Cree

TIMBER BAY, Sask. — A janitor from northern Saskatchewan who was allegedly told not to speak Cree says she was recently placed on paid leave, pending the outcome of an investigation by the Northern Lights School Division.

Quebec mother sentenced to eight years for deaths of three newborn babies

ST-JEROME, Que. — A Quebec woman has been sentenced to eight years in prison in connection with the deaths of three newborn babies.
Groups, councillor call on Montreal to end discriminatory police checks

Groups, councillor call on Montreal to end discriminatory police checks

Montreal community groups and a local city councillor want a ban on street checks by police. The coalition of groups announced today they'll ask the City of Montreal to put a moratorium on the practice.
Oilsands part of second U.S. fraud lawsuit against Exxon over carbon pricing

Oilsands part of second U.S. fraud lawsuit against Exxon over carbon pricing

There is a second fraud lawsuit in the United States against ExxonMobil involving Alberta's oilsands.
No need to pause divorce proceedings despite foreign hearings: Supreme Court

No need to pause divorce proceedings despite foreign hearings: Supreme Court

OTTAWA — Quebec courts shouldn't automatically pause civil proceedings when a foreign court is examining the same matter, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.