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Supreme Court affirms protection for informers in case of accused former cops

OTTAWA — Canada's top court says police officers accused of crimes have no special right to mount a defence using information gleaned from informers in the course of their work.
Manitoba court rejects demand from unions for injunction against wage freeze

Manitoba court rejects demand from unions for injunction against wage freeze

WINNIPEG — Manitoba's public-sector unions have lost a bid for a temporary court injunction against a provincial government bill that would freeze their wages.
Premiers announce agreement in principle on flow of alcohol across borders

Premiers announce agreement in principle on flow of alcohol across borders

ST. ANDREWS, N.B. — Canada's premiers have agreed in principle to reduce barriers limiting the amount of alcohol that can move across provincial and territorial borders, but failed to produce clear timelines or details around personal limits.

No promises to change 'Kanata' after Robert Lepage meets with show's opponents

MONTREAL — A meeting between Quebec director Robert Lepage and a group of activists who are concerned with a lack of Indigenous representation in his upcoming stage show ended without a concrete promise to change the cast, according to several people

Protesters digging in at anti-pipeline camp as eviction notice expires

BURNABY, B.C. — Protesters at an anti-pipeline camp in Burnaby, B.C., say they are ready to defy an eviction notice handed out from the city.

Fraud case charges stayed because of judge shortage in Ontario Superior Court

TORONTO — Five men accused in an alleged multimillion-dollar fraud scheme have had all charges against them stayed because of a shortage of judges in Ontario's Superior Court of Justice.

Hoffman's fiancee asks to see all evidence she cyberbullied Erik Karlsson's wife

TORONTO — The fiancee of former Ottawa Senators winger Mike Hoffman has made a legal request to see all evidence related to allegations that she harassed and cyberbullied the wife of Senators captain Erik Karlsson.
Nova Scotia government adds HIV prevention drug to pharmacare program

Nova Scotia government adds HIV prevention drug to pharmacare program

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government said Friday that it will add a drug that helps prevent HIV to the provincial pharmacare program, though some activists are still calling on the province to provide universal funding.

Spooked horses bring quick, jarring end to evening wagon ride in Saskatchewan

ESTERHAZY, Sask. — Several people have been injured in a bizarre accident in Saskatchewan involving a horse-drawn wagon.
Scammed Ontario woman brought to tears by a stranger's generosity

Scammed Ontario woman brought to tears by a stranger's generosity

OTTAWA — An Ontario woman who fell victim to a telephone tax scam has her money back — not from the scammer, but from a stranger who says he went through a similar experience. The woman, a university student named Beverly who lives in North Bay, Ont.
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