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Trudeau, Scheer trade populism warnings, corruption charges on campaign

Trudeau, Scheer trade populism warnings, corruption charges on campaign

Justin Trudeau and Andrew Scheer evoked the populism-fuelled political turmoil in the United States and Britain and the SNC-Lavalin scandal to vilify each other on the federal campaign trail Thursday.
Indigenous water activist to speak at UN as part of youth-led climate movement

Indigenous water activist to speak at UN as part of youth-led climate movement

She's not old enough to get her learner's permit, but Autumn Peltier has been a driving force in the fight to protect water in Canada's Indigenous communities for years.
Ministry dithers on exemption; 'sex abuser' hygienist fights for licence

Ministry dithers on exemption; 'sex abuser' hygienist fights for licence

TORONTO — An exemption to a law that automatically branded a dental hygienist as a sexual abuser for cleaning his wife's teeth remains under government review more than four years after regulators proposed the change.
Supreme Court sides with Ontario in dispute over property-survey copyright

Supreme Court sides with Ontario in dispute over property-survey copyright

OTTAWA — A Supreme Court of Canada decision has put the brakes on a long-planned class-action suit over the rights to property surveys in Ontario. Keatley Surveying Ltd.
Supreme Court to hear if sex-offender registries unfair to mentally ill

Supreme Court to hear if sex-offender registries unfair to mentally ill

TORONTO — The Supreme Court of Canada will have final say on the validity of laws requiring sex offenders to register when an accused is granted an absolute discharge after being found not criminally responsible.

Power play of aid after thief spoils Saskatchewan hockey team's fundraiser

GRAND COULEE, Sask. — People in Ontario, Alberta and elsewhere are coming to the aid of a Saskatchewan minor hockey team whose recent fundraising bottle drive was put offside by a thief.
A cuppa plastic and talking to strangers; In-The-News for Sept. 26

A cuppa plastic and talking to strangers; In-The-News for Sept. 26

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 Sept. 26. What we are watching in Canada ...
Doctor growth in Canada more than doubles population increase over last 5 years

Doctor growth in Canada more than doubles population increase over last 5 years

VICTORIA — The number of doctors in Canada is growing at a rate more than double that of the population, says a report by the Canadian Institute of Health Information. Canada's population increased by 4.
Indigenous shelter users leave sooner, return more often, federal study finds

Indigenous shelter users leave sooner, return more often, federal study finds

OTTAWA — Indigenous people are spending fewer nights in homeless shelters than non-Indigenous users, a finding from federal researchers who warn in internal documents that the result points to more problematic — or even insidious — issues in the coun