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Who was Hardeep Singh Nijjar, slain B.C. Sikh leader at heart of diplomatic crisis?

Who was Hardeep Singh Nijjar, slain B.C. Sikh leader at heart of diplomatic crisis?

On June 18, Hardeep Singh Nijjar phoned his eldest son for the last time, to say he was on his way home for dinner.
Most Canadians view about Online News Act is news should be free, survey suggests

Most Canadians view about Online News Act is news should be free, survey suggests

OTTAWA — A new survey suggests that most Canadians feel news should be free and accessible for anyone, while also believing that media will find other ways to make money.
Fernandez tips Mertens, reaches final 16 in Mexico

Fernandez tips Mertens, reaches final 16 in Mexico

GUADALAJARA, Mexico — Canadian tennis star Leylah Fernandez has a singles date in the final 16 at the Guadalajara Open after knocking off 13th-seeded Elise Mertens of Belgium on Tuesday.
Nigerian Canadian Debby Friday wins Polaris Music Prize for 'Good Luck'

Nigerian Canadian Debby Friday wins Polaris Music Prize for 'Good Luck'

TORONTO — Debby Friday has won the 2023 Polaris Music Prize for her album “Good Luck.
Unifor reaches tentative deal with Ford, strike averted

Unifor reaches tentative deal with Ford, strike averted

TORONTO — Unifor says it has reached a tentative deal with Ford Motor Co. that could avoid workers going on strike. The union says the proposed contract will be brought to members shortly for a vote.
Court hears arguments over injunction for Saskatchewan's school pronoun policy

Court hears arguments over injunction for Saskatchewan's school pronoun policy

REGINA — A Saskatchewan judge heard arguments Tuesday over an injunction application that aims to halt a policy requiring students under 16 to receive parental consent if they want to go by different names or pronouns at school.
Roger Federer confident of Laver Cup quality despite late withdrawal of stars

Roger Federer confident of Laver Cup quality despite late withdrawal of stars

VANCOUVER — The Laver Cup may lack the star power of its previous iterations with no Grand Slam or world champions taking the court at Rogers Arena, but tournament co-founder Roger Federer is convinced there will be quality tennis on display in Vanco
B.C. to introduce new disaster management laws to address preparedness, mitigation

B.C. to introduce new disaster management laws to address preparedness, mitigation

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's emergency management minister said the province will be ready to introduce "in the coming weeks" new laws to govern responses to increasingly frequent natural disasters such as wildfires and flooding.
Climate, development, India top of mind as Trudeau arrives at UN General Assembly

Climate, development, India top of mind as Trudeau arrives at UN General Assembly

NEW YORK — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived Tuesday at the UN General Assembly with the planet at a climate crossroads — and Canada facing an ever more fraught relationship with the world's fastest-growing economy.
Alberta judge recommends RCMP evaluate deaths after pedestrian hit by police truck

Alberta judge recommends RCMP evaluate deaths after pedestrian hit by police truck

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — An inquiry report into the 2016 death of a pedestrian struck twice on a northeastern Alberta highway, including by an RCMP officer, has made recommendations to prevent similar tragedies.