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Class action over fudged Volkswagen emissions tests can go ahead: Supreme Court

Class action over fudged Volkswagen emissions tests can go ahead: Supreme Court

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court has rejected an attempt by Volkswagen and Audi to dismiss a class action in Quebec seeking compensation for air pollution from cars that gave false results in emissions tests.
Geoff Regan among the MPs who want to preside over House of Commons

Geoff Regan among the MPs who want to preside over House of Commons

OTTAWA — Geoff Regan, who presided over the House of Commons as Speaker for the last four years, is looking to reprise his role in the new session of Parliament.
Virtual reality teaching about N.S. group home abuse transforms shame into respect

Virtual reality teaching about N.S. group home abuse transforms shame into respect

HALIFAX — Fifteen-year-old Christian Ofume stands with Tony Smith and discusses the virtual reality education he's just received, detailing how, as children, Smith and other residents of a Halifax group home were forced to beat one another to enterta
Family of 2-year-old killed by falling AC unit hires lawyer to investigate

Family of 2-year-old killed by falling AC unit hires lawyer to investigate

TORONTO — The family of a two-year-old girl who was killed by a falling air conditioner say they're "struggling to cope" with the loss, and have retained a lawyer to figure out exactly what caused the tragedy.
B.C. government grappling with multiple labour disputes by public-sector unions

B.C. government grappling with multiple labour disputes by public-sector unions

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government faces a "difficult balancing act" in dealing with labour strife among public-sector unions representing bus drivers in Metro Vancouver, teachers around the province, support staff on Vancouver Island and fa