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Union says Quebec prof's suspension for anti-vax comments violates academic freedom

MONTREAL — The recent suspension of a Quebec professor of microbiology and immunology for comments critical of COVID-19 vaccines have raised concerns about the limits to academic freedom in the province.
CRTC tells Radio-Canada to apologize for offensive language on air

CRTC tells Radio-Canada to apologize for offensive language on air

MONTREAL — The CRTC has ruled that Radio-Canada must apologize and review its practices after a host and commentator made repeated use of the N-word on air in 2020.
Supreme Court says expanded rape shield laws are constitutional

Supreme Court says expanded rape shield laws are constitutional

A person accused in a sexual assault trial does not have the right to ambush their accuser with private records like medical files or personal journals in a bid to discredit them, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled Thursday
New clean fuel regulations to raise gas prices, affect low-income Canadians the most

New clean fuel regulations to raise gas prices, affect low-income Canadians the most

OTTAWA — New federal Clean Fuel Regulations will help eliminate millions of tonnes of greenhouse gases over the next eight years and encourage investments in renewable fuels but could drive up the price at the pump for consumers as much as 13 cents a
Quebec group goes to court over Gov. Gen. Mary Simon's lack of French

Quebec group goes to court over Gov. Gen. Mary Simon's lack of French

MONTREAL — A group of Quebecers is going to court to argue that Mary Simon's appointment as governor general should be invalidated because she isn't fluent in French.
Bail decision reserved for 4th suspect accused of conspiracy in Coutts, Alta.

Bail decision reserved for 4th suspect accused of conspiracy in Coutts, Alta.

LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA — A judge has reserved her decision on whether to grant bail for the fourth man charged with conspiracy to commit murder at a border blockade earlier this year in southern Alberta.
Canada's top doctor says talks underway to obtain more vaccine to fight monkeypox

Canada's top doctor says talks underway to obtain more vaccine to fight monkeypox

Canada's top doctor says negotiations are underway for more vaccine to curtail monkeypox as confirmed cases reached 278 nationwide.
New shipbuilding delay leaves Canada reliant on allies, civilian ship to supply navy

New shipbuilding delay leaves Canada reliant on allies, civilian ship to supply navy

OTTAWA — The Royal Canadian Navy will need to wait an extra two years for the delivery of new support ships, the federal government said Thursday, meaning Canada will need to rely on a civilian ship and the goodwill of allies to resupply its naval fl
Second suspect charged in Montreal drive-by shooting that killed 15-year-old girl

Second suspect charged in Montreal drive-by shooting that killed 15-year-old girl

MONTREAL — Quebec prosecutors have charged a 27-year-old man with first-degree murder in the drive-by shooting death of a 15-year-old girl. Prosecutors say Aymane Bouadi also faces four counts of attempted murder.
Canada to require nutrition warnings on front of some packaged food

Canada to require nutrition warnings on front of some packaged food

Canada will require nutrition warnings on the front of pre-packaged food with high levels of saturated fat, sugar or sodium starting in 2026 in an effort to help grocery shoppers make healthier choices