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Alberta legislature adjourns after shooting on steps; police say 'non-criminal'

Alberta legislature adjourns after shooting on steps; police say 'non-criminal'

EDMONTON — The Alberta legislature adjourned for a few hours Monday after a shooting on the front steps of the building. Edmonton police said they were called to the building mid-afternoon and that what happened was "non-criminal.

School division says janitor complaint about speaking Cree unfounded

LA RONGE, Sask. — An allegation from a school janitor who claimed she was told not to speak Cree was unfounded, a school division in northern Saskatchewan said after an internal investigation.

'Poison:' Manitoba First Nation seeking class action over boil water advisories

WINNIPEG — A chief of a Manitoba First Nation is proposing a class-action lawsuit against the federal government on behalf of her community and other reserves that have experienced long-term boil water advisories.
Quebec chief justice criticized for declaring herself 'feminist' at Bill 21 hearing

Quebec chief justice criticized for declaring herself 'feminist' at Bill 21 hearing

MONTREAL — Quebec's chief justice declared herself a feminist in court last week and then suggested opposition to the province's secularism law resulted from "visual allergies" to seeing women in a hijab.

Five students in critical condition after school bus crash in northern Alberta

SMOKY LAKE, Alta. — More than a dozen students were sent to hospital, five in critical condition, after a school bus and a truck-mounted crane collided on an Alberta highway. The crash happened at about 8:30 a.m.
Premiers ask for more health funding, express hesitation on pharmacare

Premiers ask for more health funding, express hesitation on pharmacare

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Canada's provincial and territorial leaders agreed Monday to press the federal government for higher increases to health-care funding, but most expressed hesitation about a national pharmacare program.
Commuters forced to walk through smoky tunnel after fire shuts down Toronto subway

Commuters forced to walk through smoky tunnel after fire shuts down Toronto subway

TORONTO — Nearly 200 commuters were forced to evacuate a train and trudge through a smoky tunnel after a small fire shut down a stretch of Toronto's busy crosstown line for several hours Monday morning.

Shooting of driver beside busy Montreal highway suspected road rage: police

MONTREAL — The driver of a delivery van was shot on the service road of a busy Montreal highway today in what police describe as an apparent case of road rage. Montreal police say they received a call at about 1:40 p.m.

Appeal court overturns sex assault acquittal, says judge relied on rape myths

TORONTO — Ontario's top court has overturned the acquittal of a man accused of groping his neighbours' breasts and genitals on two occasions, saying the trial judge relied on "impermissible" stereotypes and myths in assessing the complainant's eviden
Trudeau to mark NATO's birthday amid questions about military alliance's future

Trudeau to mark NATO's birthday amid questions about military alliance's future

LONDON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will seek to deflect questions about Canadian defence spending when he meets with fellow NATO leaders starting Tuesday by pointing to Canada's numerous other contributions to the military alliance.