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Digital publication fights CRA finding that it does not produce 'original news'

Digital publication fights CRA finding that it does not produce 'original news'

OTTAWA — A digital publication is asking the Federal Court to review a decision by the Canada Revenue Agency that prevents it from accessing incentives for journalism.
Pesticide regulation 'obsolete,' protects industry: scientific adviser's resignation

Pesticide regulation 'obsolete,' protects industry: scientific adviser's resignation

OTTAWA — The co-chair of Canada's scientific advisory committee has resigned his post over concerns about a lack of transparency and scientific oversight in pesticide management. Dr.
Online News Act: Google withholds AI chatbot as Meta runs ads opposing new law

Online News Act: Google withholds AI chatbot as Meta runs ads opposing new law

OTTAWA — Tech companies are continuing to push back on the Liberal government over its Online News Act, with Google withholding its new artificial-intelligence chatbot from Canada and Meta running ads opposing the law.
Endangered North Atlantic right whale spotted entangled in Gulf of St. Lawrence

Endangered North Atlantic right whale spotted entangled in Gulf of St. Lawrence

FREDERICTON — Fisheries and Oceans Canada says a North Atlantic right whale entangled in fishing gear has been seen in the Gulf of St. Lawrence off New Brunswick.
Wildfires: Quebec ends ban on open fires inside forests for first time since May

Wildfires: Quebec ends ban on open fires inside forests for first time since May

MONTREAL — Quebec has completely lifted its ban on open fires in or near forests in the southern half of the province for the first time since May.
Report shows economic case for high immigration, but warns of housing trade-offs

Report shows economic case for high immigration, but warns of housing trade-offs

OTTAWA — At a time when skeptics are questioning Canada's plan to ramp up immigration, a new report argues the country needs to welcome a lot more newcomers to counterbalance its aging demographic.
N.W.T. confirms anthrax outbreak in Slave River Lowlands bison

N.W.T. confirms anthrax outbreak in Slave River Lowlands bison

FORT SMITH, N.W.T. — The Northwest Territories government is confirming an anthrax outbreak among the Slave River Lowlands bison population.
In the news today: Record-breaking wildfires, North American Indigenous Games

In the news today: Record-breaking wildfires, North American Indigenous Games

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Privacy Act allows disclosure for inmate transfers, Mendicino said it restricts them

Privacy Act allows disclosure for inmate transfers, Mendicino said it restricts them

OTTAWA — Soon after Canadians were told privacy law was preventing them from learning why notorious serial killer Paul Bernardo was moved to a medium-security prison, the federal privacy watchdog was reminded behind the scenes that there are ways aro
Manitoba bus crash claims 17th victim as woman dies in hospital

Manitoba bus crash claims 17th victim as woman dies in hospital

CARBERRY, Man. — RCMP say a 17th victim died Sunday from injuries sustained in a bus crash west of Winnipeg — a 79-year-old woman who had been in hospital since the collision just over a month ago. Seniors from Dauphin, Man.