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Prominent Canadian scholar slams Poland's efforts to stifle Holocaust research

A renowned Holocaust scholar ordered by a Polish court to apologize for suggesting a man helped the Nazis kill Jews said on Tuesday the ruling was a direct blow to sensitive academic research. The ruling, said Prof.

B.C.-based legal group urges Canadian Bar Association to take climate leadership

VICTORIA — A group of lawyers wants the Canadian Bar Association to adopt a climate leadership resolution when the organization holds its annual general meeting on Wednesday.
Frustrated with government efforts, business groups push plan to avoid lockdowns

Frustrated with government efforts, business groups push plan to avoid lockdowns

OTTAWA — Frustrations with government efforts to manage the COVID-19 pandemic has led major businesses in this country to decide to take some matters into their own hands to avoid further lockdowns.
Closing arguments rescheduled in Edmonton manslaughter trial

Closing arguments rescheduled in Edmonton manslaughter trial

EDMONTON — Closing arguments that were to start Tuesday in the trial of an Ontario man accused of killing a woman in his Edmonton hotel room have been pushed to Wednesday.
'Hollow promises': Top coal scientist warns Albertans of contamination from mining

'Hollow promises': Top coal scientist warns Albertans of contamination from mining

EDMONTON — One of North America's top experts on pollution from coal mines is warning Albertans about the dangers of expanding the industry in the province's Rocky Mountains.
London's success housing homeless veterans touted as model for feds to follow

London's success housing homeless veterans touted as model for feds to follow

OTTAWA — An Ontario city says it has found a way to quickly and effectively get homeless veterans off the streets in a model that could be replicated in other municipalities.
Poll finds most Canadians blame federal government for vaccine delays

Poll finds most Canadians blame federal government for vaccine delays

OTTAWA — The vast majority of Canadians blame Ottawa rather than provincial governments for delays in COVID-19 vaccine delivery, a new poll suggests.
New vaccine advice in Canada; Capitol riot inquiry planned: In The News for Feb. 16

New vaccine advice in Canada; Capitol riot inquiry planned: In The News for Feb. 16

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 Feb. 16... What we are watching in Canada ...
University unions, students and faculty summon Ottawa for more education funding

University unions, students and faculty summon Ottawa for more education funding

MONTREAL — Ottawa needs to address the funding and access problems regarding post-secondary education that have been aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a coalition of university faculty, student and labour groups.
Prominent Canadians rally to save Radio Canada International one more time

Prominent Canadians rally to save Radio Canada International one more time

OTTAWA — A group of prominent Canadians is calling on the CBC to rethink its decision to significantly cut staff and rebrand the globally focused Radio Canada International to focus on domestic news.