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Infamous Toronto 'Chair Girl' fined $2,000, given community service, probation

TORONTO — A young woman who made headlines with a toss of a chair from a 45th-storey Toronto balcony was fined $2,000 on Tuesday, with the judge saying it was lucky no one was hurt and that Marcella Zoia had been shamed publicly.
Hearings begin for ex-Quebec deputy premier's request for stay of fraud charges

Hearings begin for ex-Quebec deputy premier's request for stay of fraud charges

QUEBEC — Former Quebec deputy premier Nathalie Normandeau and her co-accused are asking a court for a stay of procedures on corruption-related charges.
Anxiety high as Canadian schools prepare for students from COVID-ravaged U.S.

Anxiety high as Canadian schools prepare for students from COVID-ravaged U.S.

WASHINGTON — Post-secondary students from the pandemic-riven United States are getting ready to go back to school in Canada — a rite of passage that's causing more anxiety than usual for parents and front-line university workers alike in the age of C
Prepare for remote voting in House of Commons this fall: committee

Prepare for remote voting in House of Commons this fall: committee

OTTAWA — The parliamentary committee that oversees the way the House of Commons works says the chamber should spend the summer getting ready for MPs to participate and vote from outside Ottawa.
Most ships in Cabot Strait not complying with whale-protection rules: study

Most ships in Cabot Strait not complying with whale-protection rules: study

HALIFAX — A study of ship speeds in the Cabot Strait shows that two-thirds are not complying with a voluntary speed restriction meant to protect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales that migrate through the area.
Transportation Safety Board to examine fatal helicopter crash site in N.L.

Transportation Safety Board to examine fatal helicopter crash site in N.L.

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Members of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada are expected to arrive in Newfoundland later today to investigate a fatal helicopter crash near Thorburn Lake.
WE charity back in spotlight and an Alex Trebek memoir; In The News for July 21

WE charity back in spotlight and an Alex Trebek memoir; In The News for July 21

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 July 21 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Poll suggests parents want students to don masks at school in fall

Poll suggests parents want students to don masks at school in fall

OTTAWA — Almost two-third of parents in a new poll say they believe that children returning to school in the fall should wear masks at least part of the time.

B.C. premier asks Trudeau to reduce stigma of illicit drug use as deaths climb

VICTORIA — British Columbia's premier is urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take an "enormous step" to reduce stigma associated with illicit drug use by decriminalizing possession for personal use.
Police believe they've found body of dad subject of manhunt after girls' deaths

Police believe they've found body of dad subject of manhunt after girls' deaths

LEVIS, Que. — Hours after an emotional funeral for two Quebec sisters found dead following an Amber Alert earlier this month, provincial police announced they believed they'd found the body of their missing father.