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No longer sustainable for social media giants to self-police on content: Facebook

No longer sustainable for social media giants to self-police on content: Facebook

OTTAWA — It's no longer sustainable for social media companies to self-police content and time for governments to step in, the head of public policy for Facebook Canada said Friday.
A look at the details of the new COVID-19 related travel restrictions

A look at the details of the new COVID-19 related travel restrictions

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government unveiled new restrictions on travel Friday designed to slow the spread of COVID-19. Here's a look at what they are. Flights: — as of Jan.
Out-of-province travellers required to self-isolate for 14 days in Manitoba

Out-of-province travellers required to self-isolate for 14 days in Manitoba

WINNIPEG — Manitoba's top doctor urged people not to look for loopholes Friday as new COVID-19 travel restrictions took effect.
Constance Isherwood, B.C.'s oldest lawyer, closes deal hours before dying at 101

Constance Isherwood, B.C.'s oldest lawyer, closes deal hours before dying at 101

VICTORIA — Constance Dora Isherwood, a trailblazer for women in B.C.’s legal profession and the oldest practising lawyer in the ­province, was still working two hours before she died Tuesday at the age of 101.
Canadian Sikhs worry for families in India as farm protests turn violent

Canadian Sikhs worry for families in India as farm protests turn violent

For several days, Karan Singh has been frantically checking the latest news from India where his father and other farmers have been demanding the government repeal new agriculture laws that open more space for private investors.
Liberals waive one-week waiting period for employment insurance benefits

Liberals waive one-week waiting period for employment insurance benefits

OTTAWA — The federal government is temporarily waiving a one-week waiting period for employment insurance benefits.
First Nations groups, Charlottetown council differ on Sir John A. Macdonald statue

First Nations groups, Charlottetown council differ on Sir John A. Macdonald statue

CHARLOTTETOWN — First Nations groups and Charlottetown city council are at odds over how to deal with a statue of Canada's first prime minister.
Supreme Court of Canada ruling clarifies youth justice case confusion

Supreme Court of Canada ruling clarifies youth justice case confusion

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada says a superior court justice has jurisdiction to hear and decide a bail application from a young person in certain circumstances, a ruling intended to ensure consistency across the country.
Hospital: 'Hypocritical' CEO lost moral authority, deserved ousting for U.S. travel

Hospital: 'Hypocritical' CEO lost moral authority, deserved ousting for U.S. travel

TORONTO — The CEO of a large Ontario hospital is a hypocrite who lost his moral authority to lead because of his travel to the United States during the pandemic, according to the facility's legal filings.
NewsAlert: Trudeau announces mandatory testing, 3-day hotel quarantine for travellers

NewsAlert: Trudeau announces mandatory testing, 3-day hotel quarantine for travellers

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced all Canadian travellers returning from overseas will have to take a COVID-19 PCR test at the airport, and quarantine in a designated hotel for three days at their own expense while they await results.