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N.L. officials warn of potential fines in response to crowded bar photos

N.L. officials warn of potential fines in response to crowded bar photos

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Public health officials are warning of potential fines for skirting public health orders as images from a St. John's bar overflowing with patrons on the weekend draw criticism on social media.
Peacock removed from Victoria apartment doorway after attack on resident

Peacock removed from Victoria apartment doorway after attack on resident

VICTORIA — Animal control officers in Victoria have evicted a male peacock from an apartment entrance after the bird's daily courtship activities recently escalated to an attack on a resident.
Bob Rae named UN ambassador, plays down Security Council loss

Bob Rae named UN ambassador, plays down Security Council loss

OTTAWA — Bob Rae played down the importance of Canada's failure to secure a Security Council seat while touting the country's continued involvement in the world as the former Ontario premier was tapped to become Canada's next ambassador to the United
Ontario to end streaming in Grade 9, early years suspensions

Ontario to end streaming in Grade 9, early years suspensions

TORONTO — Ontario will soon join the rest of Canada by doing away with an educational practice that perpetuates racism throughout the system, the provincial government said Monday as it announced the looming end to streaming in high schools.
'It's painful,' says N.S. MP of string of abusive calls, veiled threats

'It's painful,' says N.S. MP of string of abusive calls, veiled threats

HALIFAX — A Liberal member of Parliament says she is installing a home security system in response to abusive online and telephone comments received after she advocated for increased gun control and a feminist analysis of the Nova Scotia mass shootin
Unions tell MPs that grocery workers should still have pandemic pay

Unions tell MPs that grocery workers should still have pandemic pay

OTTAWA — Union leaders who represent thousands of grocery-store workers are telling MPs there is no reason for large chains to cut pandemic-related pay premiums since the COVID-19 pandemic hasn't gone away.
Clearview AI to end facial-recognition services in Canada: privacy commissioner

Clearview AI to end facial-recognition services in Canada: privacy commissioner

OTTAWA — The federal privacy commissioner says U.S. firm Clearview AI will stop offering its facial-recognition services in Canada in response to an investigation by the commissioner and three provincial counterparts.
Don't criticize China's treatment of Hong Kong, Beijing warns Canada

Don't criticize China's treatment of Hong Kong, Beijing warns Canada

OTTAWA — China is threatening retaliation against Canada after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned a new security law giving Beijing more control over Hong Kong.
Trudeau takes a pass on meeting this week with Trump, Lopez Obrador

Trudeau takes a pass on meeting this week with Trump, Lopez Obrador

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is taking a pass on a meeting this week with U.S. President Donald Trump and Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.
MPs reviewing virtual voting options to bolster COVID-19 Parliament

MPs reviewing virtual voting options to bolster COVID-19 Parliament

OTTAWA — As millions of Canadians contemplate what it will take to work long-term from home in order to control the spread of COVID-19, MPs are considering a very particular problem: how to virtually vote.