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Toronto cop found guilty of assaulting Dafonte Miller challenges conviction

Toronto cop found guilty of assaulting Dafonte Miller challenges conviction

Lawyers for a Toronto police officer who was found guilty of assault in the beating of a young Black man are asking the court to throw out the conviction. The legal team representing Const.
Indigenous women's group says police too quick to label missing girls as runaways

Indigenous women's group says police too quick to label missing girls as runaways

The president of an Indigenous women's group says Amber Alert policies across Canada should be reviewed in light of a recent case involving a missing teenager from Cape Breton.
'A child at heart:' Cousin says Indigenous teen killed had her future stolen

'A child at heart:' Cousin says Indigenous teen killed had her future stolen

Roderica Ribbonleg had big plans to make her family proud and her first milestone was her high school graduation. Her cousin, Tracey D'Or, says the 15-year-old from a remote northern Alberta First Nation was determined to attend university.
Pandemic-related disability support to cost feds $792 million, PBO says

Pandemic-related disability support to cost feds $792 million, PBO says

OTTAWA — The parliamentary budget office says a one-time payment to people with disabilities this fall will cost the federal treasury $792 million. The majority of that amount will go to about 1.
School announcement and hurricane latest: In The News for Aug. 26

School announcement and hurricane latest: In The News for Aug. 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 Aug. 26 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Bills anathema to social conservatives will test O'Toole's leadership

Bills anathema to social conservatives will test O'Toole's leadership

OTTAWA — Newly minted Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole's ability to manage social conservatives in his caucus and party will be put to an early test this fall when the Liberal government reintroduces legislation on medical assistance in dying.
Melania steals spotlight as Trump flexes executive muscles for political show

Melania steals spotlight as Trump flexes executive muscles for political show

WASHINGTON — Melania Trump delivered a poignant counterpoint to her husband's brash, no-holds-barred presidency Tuesday, offering sympathy to the victims of COVID-19, empathizing with Black Lives Matter protesters, resisting partisan rival-bashing an
Trump trade adviser Navarro bashes Canada's 'self-interests' in new book

Trump trade adviser Navarro bashes Canada's 'self-interests' in new book

WASHINGTON — White House trade adviser Peter Navarro is taking some unprovoked swipes at Canada in a new book about U.S. President Donald Trump's unconventional approach to foreign policy.
Federal court upholds confidentiality of documents in Meng Wanzhou case

Federal court upholds confidentiality of documents in Meng Wanzhou case

OTTAWA — The legal team for a Huawei executive facing extradition to the United States has lost its battle to have the contents of six confidential documents released to them.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 25

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 25

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7 p.m. on Aug. 25, 2020: There are 125,969 confirmed cases in Canada.