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Charter fight over denial of liver transplants to alcoholics can proceed against hospital

TORONTO — Relatives of two men who were denied potentially life-saving liver transplants because of their alcoholism can press their constitutional fight against a hospital for its refusal to perform the surgery, an Ontario court has ruled.
Next election could be some time away, predicts Green Leader Elizabeth May

Next election could be some time away, predicts Green Leader Elizabeth May

SIDNEY, B.C. — Elizabeth May isn't expecting another federal election any time soon, but she's already telling Prime Minister Justin Trudeau what will keep the Greens from voting against his government.
Former N.S. police chief found guilty of sexually exploiting teen

Former N.S. police chief found guilty of sexually exploiting teen

BRIDGEWATER, N.S. — A former police chief in Nova Scotia who was described in court as a "father figure" to a 17-year-old girl with mental health issues was convicted Thursday of sexually exploiting the teen.
B.C. businessman David Sidoo faces new allegations in college bribery scandal

B.C. businessman David Sidoo faces new allegations in college bribery scandal

VANCOUVER — A well-known businessman and philanthropist from British Columbia faces fresh allegations in a new indictment filed in a college bribery scandal unfolding in the United States.
One win and one loss in Manitoba personalized licence plate fights

One win and one loss in Manitoba personalized licence plate fights

WINNIPEG — An Indigenous man in Manitoba has had his NDN CAR personalized licence plate returned, but in a separate legal battle an avid "Star Trek" fan learned resistance is futile in his court fight to get his Borg-themed plate back.
Alberta UCP government tables budget with cuts to civil servants, universities

Alberta UCP government tables budget with cuts to civil servants, universities

EDMONTON — Alberta is blazing a new trail for its red-ink economy with a budget that preserves health and education funding but takes a big stick to cities, civil servants and universities.
B.C. introduces law to implement United Nations declaration on Indigenous rights

B.C. introduces law to implement United Nations declaration on Indigenous rights

VICTORIA — British Columbia has become the first province in Canada to introduce legislation to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, mandating the government to bring its laws and policies into harmony with th
Bloc's leader Blanchet prepared to work with Liberals despite pipeline talk

Bloc's leader Blanchet prepared to work with Liberals despite pipeline talk

QUEBEC — Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet said Thursday that he's willing to work with a re-elected Liberal government, despite Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's support for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
English Montreal School Board files legal challenge to Quebec's religious symbols law

English Montreal School Board files legal challenge to Quebec's religious symbols law

MONTREAL — The English Montreal School Board has filed a challenge to Quebec's secularism law, arguing it contravenes minority language education rights and should be struck down.

Youth to sue Canadian government for climate change harms, discrimination

VANCOUVER — A lawsuit that's expected to be filed Friday claiming young people disproportionately suffer the effects of climate change is potentially precedent setting but also a tough case to argue, legal experts say.