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Transgender woman ordered to pay over her rights complaint about body waxing

VANCOUVER — B.C.'s Human Rights Tribunal says a transgender woman attempted to use it as a "weapon to extort or bully another person" into a financial settlement and has ordered she pay $6,000 to those she accused.
Trudeau must keep promise to support the West, Kenney and Moe say

Trudeau must keep promise to support the West, Kenney and Moe say

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's promise to support the West should be more than lip service or there will be lasting damage to national unity, say the premiers of the oil-producing Prairie provinces.
Conservative carbon tax 'resistance' showing cracks after Liberals re-elected

Conservative carbon tax 'resistance' showing cracks after Liberals re-elected

The so-called "resistance" force of Conservative premiers waging war against the carbon tax implemented by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau began showing cracks on Tuesday, following the Liberals' re-election.
'Havoc and chaos:' Alberta separatist group gains support as Liberals re-elected

'Havoc and chaos:' Alberta separatist group gains support as Liberals re-elected

CALGARY — There's been a surge of support for an Alberta separatist group since the Liberals secured a minority government Monday night, and while political scientists say a split from Canada may not be a real possibility, the anger underlying the mo

Remains of 7 Canadians killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash return home

TORONTO — A Toronto man saw a months-long wait draw to a bittersweet end on Tuesday as he returned to Canada with the bodies of two relatives who were killed in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane this year.
Bloc Quebecois expects to have leverage in new Parliament, keeps strategy secret

Bloc Quebecois expects to have leverage in new Parliament, keeps strategy secret

MONTREAL — The Bloc Quebecois says it plans to leverage its 32 members to pressure the Liberal minority government into making concessions that benefit Quebec, but party leader Yves-Francois Blanchet is keeping his strategy secret for now.

No trial for deported Sri Lankan accused of killing wife, Quebec court rules

MONTREAL — The Quebec Court of Appeal has ruled that a Sri Lankan national who saw a murder charge against him stayed due to trial delays — and who has since been deported from Canada — will not stand trial.
Scheer says Canada more divided than ever, as NDP, Bloc hold cards close

Scheer says Canada more divided than ever, as NDP, Bloc hold cards close

REGINA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer offered the Liberals no help Tuesday to try and piece together national unity after an election contest that's left the country divided on regional lines.
Chair of inquiry into youth protection services says Quebec society failed kids

Chair of inquiry into youth protection services says Quebec society failed kids

MONTREAL — An inquiry into Quebec's maligned youth protection system began Tuesday with a declaration from its chair that the exercise itself reflects a societal failure.

Meet Jaime Battiste: Nova Scotia's first Mi'kmaq member of Parliament

HALIFAX — Jaime Battiste made history Monday when he was became the first Mi'kmaq politician to represent Nova Scotia in the House of Commons.