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Supreme Court of Canada won't hear unvaccinated woman's case for organ donation

Supreme Court of Canada won't hear unvaccinated woman's case for organ donation

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear the appeal of an Alberta woman who was unwilling to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to get a life-saving organ transplant.
Experts worry about Canadian water bomber expertise with rising demand, aging fleets

Experts worry about Canadian water bomber expertise with rising demand, aging fleets

MONTREAL — Aviation experts say Canada is losing expertise in the manufacturing of water bombers — just as demand for them is increasing. The Canadair CL-415, a purpose-built water bomber, was last produced in 2015.
In The News for June 8 : Wildfires leave most of Canada under smoky haze

In The News for June 8 : Wildfires leave most of Canada under smoky haze

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 June 8 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Supporters focus on freeing Canadian held in China amid geopolitical 'ups and downs'

Supporters focus on freeing Canadian held in China amid geopolitical 'ups and downs'

OTTAWA — A leader of the fight to secure freedom for a Canadian human-rights activist detained in China for 17 years is taking the latest diplomatic deep-freeze between Ottawa and Beijing in stride.
Canadian smoke bathes U.S.; climate change 'only getting worse,' says White House

Canadian smoke bathes U.S.; climate change 'only getting worse,' says White House

WASHINGTON — A hazy, acrid shroud lingered over some of America's largest cities Wednesday as Canadian wildfire smoke continued to drift south, touching off "code red" air quality alerts from Massachusetts to North Carolina.
Canada marks Clean Air Day with worst air quality in the world as wildfires rage

Canada marks Clean Air Day with worst air quality in the world as wildfires rage

OTTAWA — Hazy skies tinged with an eerie yellow glow greeted millions of Canadians in Quebec and Ontario again Wednesday as the smoke from hundreds of wildfires continued to cause air quality warnings in Canada's most populated corridor.
Trudeau shows no interest in compromising with Meta, Google over online news bill

Trudeau shows no interest in compromising with Meta, Google over online news bill

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is showing no interest in compromising with Meta and Google over a proposed law that would make them pay for Canadian journalism that helps tech companies generate revenue.
Defrocked Nunavut priest arrested on historical sexual assault charges

Defrocked Nunavut priest arrested on historical sexual assault charges

KINGSTON, Ont. — A defrocked Oblate priest and convicted sex offender is facing eight new criminal charges for past sexual assaults he allegedly committed while living in Nunavut.
Wildfire roundup: What you need to know about blazes burning across Canada

Wildfire roundup: What you need to know about blazes burning across Canada

Hundreds of wildfires are burning across Canada, prompting widespread evacuations and blanketing cities in smoke.
Quebec expands law for doctor-assisted death, permits early requests for procedure

Quebec expands law for doctor-assisted death, permits early requests for procedure

Quebec has adopted a new law that expands access to medical aid in dying and allows early requests for the procedure.