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CSIS efforts to derail threats to 2019 election sometimes skirted law: watchdog

CSIS efforts to derail threats to 2019 election sometimes skirted law: watchdog

OTTAWA — Canada's intelligence service sometimes strayed from the law when trying to disrupt threats from hostile foreign states in the 2019 election campaign, the national spy watchdog has found.
In one bill, Liberals push sick leave and crack down on health-care worker harassment

In one bill, Liberals push sick leave and crack down on health-care worker harassment

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals have introduced a two-for-one piece of legislation that would provide sick leave to almost 600,000 workers, and bring the law down on anyone harassing doctors, nurses and patients.
'It's my life's work': B.C. fruit and vegetable growers face uncertainty after floods

'It's my life's work': B.C. fruit and vegetable growers face uncertainty after floods

While their homes and farm fields remain inundated by water, Curtis Sandhu says his family is looking towards rebuilding after a dike failed and devastating flooding hit the prime agricultural area east of Vancouver nearly two weeks ago.
Wilkinson says aid program to cut methane emissions will be reconsidered

Wilkinson says aid program to cut methane emissions will be reconsidered

OTTAWA — Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson said Friday a pandemic aid program to help oil and gas companies cut their methane emissions will be revisited now that the industry is back on its feet.
Quebec adopts new bill setting stage new special court for sexual assault victims

Quebec adopts new bill setting stage new special court for sexual assault victims

Quebec's legislature unanimously adopted a bill Thursday creating a specialized tribunal for cases of sexual violence and domestic assault.
Montreal mayor says she's encouraged by Trudeau's promise to act on gun violence

Montreal mayor says she's encouraged by Trudeau's promise to act on gun violence

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante says she is encouraged that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau agrees the federal government needs to do more to reduce gun violence.
Dreading more rain in B.C. and Black Friday arrives: In The News for Nov. 26

Dreading more rain in B.C. and Black Friday arrives: In The News for Nov. 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 Nov. 26... What we are watching in Canada ...
B.C. reopens major section of flood-damaged Trans-Canada Highway in Fraser Valley

B.C. reopens major section of flood-damaged Trans-Canada Highway in Fraser Valley

VICTORIA — A major section of the Trans-Canada Highway in British Columbia that was under floodwater since last week reopened Thursday, easing traffic congestion and helping connect the Lower Mainland to the province's Interior.
Liberals, NDP pass motion to resume hybrid format in House of Commons

Liberals, NDP pass motion to resume hybrid format in House of Commons

OTTAWA — Members of Parliament are able to work from home again after passing a motion Thursday to resume hybrid sittings of the House of Commons.

People on Highway 8 facing long-term disaster after B.C. flooding

SPENCES BRIDGE, B.C. — Steven Rice went to his farm to grab some coffee for his café in Spences Bridge, B.C., on Nov. 15 and noticed the rising water near his property spilling on to the highway.