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ST-LAMBERT, Que. — Canadian National Railway says it has received a court injunction to end a rail blockade in a suburb south of Montreal. CN spokesman Olivier Quenneville confirmed the railway received the court order Thursday. Quebec Premier Francois Legault said earlier in the day police would dismantle the blockade in St-Lambert as soon as an injunction was granted. […]

OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says the RCMP in British Columbia has offered to move its officers to a town away from the area where traditional leaders of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation have been opposing a pipeline project on their territory. Blair said Thursday he believes this move meets conditions set by the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs. “I […]

TORONTO — Brian Noble, who helped build the Toronto Wolfpack from the ground up, is stepping down as director of rugby of the transatlantic rugby league team. The Wolfpack said Thursday that Noble and the club “have mutually agreed to a release from the remainder of his contract with the club.” No reason was given. […]

TORONTO — Canadian R&B singer the Weeknd is going big for his latest tour to promote the upcoming album “After Hours.” The singer revealed plans to embark on The After Hours Tour, a 57-date run through North America, the United Kingdom and Europe that begins in Vancouver on June 11. He’ll roll through Edmonton on June 14, […]

TORONTO — Jean Yoon is flush with honours these days. In September, the Toronto-raised performer and playwright received a Birks Diamond Tribute award for her body of work. This past Tuesday, she landed her third Canadian Screen Award nomination for playing matriarch Umma on the hit CBC comedy series “Kim’s Convenience.” And on Saturday, she’ll be feted at the annual […]

TORONTO — The Ontario government says it will eventually have to recall newly issued licence plates that are difficult to read in low light. Progressive Conservative House Leader Paul Calandra says the move will need to be made once the problem with the plates is fixed by the manufacturer, 3M Canada. Calandra did not provide a timeline […]

TORONTO — A former downtown bar owner has been granted bail pending his appeal of a conviction for the gang sexual assault of a barely conscious woman. In his decision, a Court of Appeal justice ruled that Gavin MacMillan had strong grounds to challenge his conviction and nine-year sentence given problems with how his jury […]

WYNYARD, Sask. — A teacher from Ottawa is facing sex charges for alleged offences in Saskatchewan between 1990 and 1996. Wynyard RCMP say they were contacted in February 2019 by a woman who filed a report of historical sexual assault. Since the initial report, police say five other people have provided information to police in […]

TORONTO — The Ontario Securities Commission is proposing to restrict the use of deferred sales charges in the sale of mutual funds as every other jurisdiction across the country moves to ban them. The provincial regulator said Thursday it wants to limit the circumstances in which mutual funds with the DSC option may be sold and give […]

TORONTO — RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust says it is well-positioned to weather challenges in the retail landscape as it focuses on necessity-based retailers and major urban centres. “While there’s no question the retail landscape is evolving and it’s full of challenges, RioCan is ideally suited to succeed in this environment,” said Jonathan Gitlin, president and […]