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Quebec to appeal ruling that was greeted as victory in fight against racial profiling

Quebec to appeal ruling that was greeted as victory in fight against racial profiling

MONTREAL — The Quebec government said Friday it will appeal a landmark Superior Court ruling that bans random police stops, because the province said the court decision deprives police of an important law-enforcement tool.
Trudeau says he's 'absolutely serene' about invoking Emergencies Act

Trudeau says he's 'absolutely serene' about invoking Emergencies Act

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended his decision to invoke the Emergencies Act to a public inquiry Friday, displaying moments of introspection while acknowledging the seriousness of declaring a public order emergency and insisting it was the right thing to do
Inquiry document says Bergen, PM talked about setting 'bad precedent' with convoy

Inquiry document says Bergen, PM talked about setting 'bad precedent' with convoy

OTTAWA — Notes taken during a conversation between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and former interim Conservative leader Candice Bergen shed more light on their discussion about reaching out to "Freedom Convoy" protesters. Details of that Feb.
Harjit Sajjan tweets about raising Qatar human rights at World Cup after criticism

Harjit Sajjan tweets about raising Qatar human rights at World Cup after criticism

OTTAWA — International Development Minister Harjit Sajjan has tweeted about raising human rights concerns during his visit to Qatar for the World Cup after opposition criticism.
Halifax air crash voice recording can be disclosed in civil case, Supreme Court rules

Halifax air crash voice recording can be disclosed in civil case, Supreme Court rules

OTTAWA — The cockpit voice recording from an Air Canada plane that crashed on a Halifax runway can be disclosed to parties in a class-action lawsuit, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
1M units of imported kids' pain meds now hitting pharmacy shelves as flu rates spike

1M units of imported kids' pain meds now hitting pharmacy shelves as flu rates spike

OTTAWA — Federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos says the previously announced one million units of imported kids' pain relievers are starting to arrive on pharmacy shelves, while an additional 500,000 units have been ordered and are expected over the next few weeks
Federal government to extend EI sickness benefits from 15 to 26 weeks

Federal government to extend EI sickness benefits from 15 to 26 weeks

OTTAWA — The federal government is extending employment insurance sickness benefits to 26 weeks, up from 15 weeks, Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough announced on Friday.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau describes his choice to invoke the Emergencies Act

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau describes his choice to invoke the Emergencies Act

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was the last witness to testify at the public inquiry into his Liberal government's decision to invoke the Emergencies Act to quell protests in Ottawa and at several Canada-U.S. border crossings last winter.
Quebec reverses policy and makes flu vaccine free for all residents

Quebec reverses policy and makes flu vaccine free for all residents

MONTREAL — Quebec is making the flu vaccine free for all residents this year. The shots had only been free for certain high-risk groups and for health-care workers.
In The News for Nov. 25: The PM to sit in the hot seat at the Emergencies Act inquiry

In The News for Nov. 25: The PM to sit in the hot seat at the Emergencies Act inquiry

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. 25 ... What we are watching in Canada ...