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Expert says acquittal of Alberta parents in boy's death unlikely to set precedent

Expert says acquittal of Alberta parents in boy's death unlikely to set precedent

CALGARY — A law professor says the acquittal of an Alberta couple in the death of their son isn't likely to set a legal precedent but should open a conversation about parental responsibilities. A judge in Lethbridge, Alta.
Fredericton latest Canadian city to grapple with drive-thru woes

Fredericton latest Canadian city to grapple with drive-thru woes

The City of Fredericton will spend $40,000 to direct motorists around a busy Tim Hortons in the latest move by a Canadian municipality to curb traffic headaches and other concerns caused by restaurant drive-thrus.

Crown alleges resentment of ex-wife drove father to kill his daughters

VANCOUVER — A Crown attorney says a man accused of killing his two daughters resented his former wife and that was the motive for the murders. Patrick Weir alleged in his closing arguments today in B.C.
Ontario Human Rights Commission unveils new policy to tackle racial profiling

Ontario Human Rights Commission unveils new policy to tackle racial profiling

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Police officers who are guilty of race-based discrimination should face disciplinary measures that include firing, the Ontario Human Rights Commission said on Friday as it released the country's first policy on racial profiling.
Saskatchewan hospitals to watch for vaping-related illnesses: health minister

Saskatchewan hospitals to watch for vaping-related illnesses: health minister

REGINA — The government of Saskatchewan is going to watch for any vaping-related illnesses in the province.
Trudeau seeks meeting with Singh to apologize for blackface photos

Trudeau seeks meeting with Singh to apologize for blackface photos

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau pushed aside global mockery of his decisions years ago to dress in blackface, arguing Friday he's focused on apologizing to Canadians — including his rival, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh.
B.C. auditor says tighter expense rules, oversight needed at B.C. legislature

B.C. auditor says tighter expense rules, oversight needed at B.C. legislature

VICTORIA — British Columbia's auditor general says the province's legislature must set higher standards for expense reporting by top administrative officials following allegations of spending abuses made by Speaker Darryl Plecas.
Defence lawyer awaiting information from Crown in RCMP secrets case

Defence lawyer awaiting information from Crown in RCMP secrets case

OTTAWA — A lawyer for an RCMP employee charged with breaching the official-secrets law says he is awaiting details of the allegations from the Crown.

Supreme Court says case against optical-drive makers over price-fixing can go on

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has given the green light to a pair of British Columbia class-action suits alleging a global price-fixing conspiracy by electronics firms. The suits, filed by Whistler, B.C.
Blackface, a wounded tiny horse and a wayward walleye; In-The-News for Sept. 20

Blackface, a wounded tiny horse and a wayward walleye; In-The-News for Sept. 20

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 Sept. 20. What we are watching in Canada ...
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