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Jailed Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy files appeal

Lawyers representing jailed Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy have filed an appeal in Egyptian court, a move described as a last-ditch effort to free the man after his arrest eight months ago.<p>The appeal was filed Wednesday, Mr. Fahmy's brother Adel Fahmy said in an interview, and seeks an …

Liquor monopoly keeping money from Ontario's coffers, study says

Ontario could reap more money from booze sales and consumers could pay less for alcohol if the provincial government opened up the business to more retailers, a new report found.<p>The study, released Wednesday by the C.D. Howe Institute, said the government is actually forgoing revenue by preserving …

Looser marijuana laws still possible, Peter MacKay says

The federal government is still assessing whether to allow police to ticket people caught with small amounts of marijuana instead of pursuing charges, says Justice Minister Peter MacKay.<p>But if government were to introduce looser pot laws, it would have to happen sooner rather than later, MacKay …

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Lax safety practices blamed for Lac-Mégantic tragedy

More than a year after the worst rail disaster in Canadian history, Ottawa has been called to account for its role in allowing a culture of lax safety practices to flourish on the country's railways.<p>A long-awaited report into the rail disaster in Lac-Mégantic, Que. – which killed 47 people and …

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Gillian Bennett death: Assisted suicide has not had proper debate, Tory MP says

Conservative MP Steven Fletcher says the issue of assisted suicide, again in the spotlight following the death of a B.C. woman with dementia, has …

Trudeau calls Harper 'out of touch' for murdered aboriginal women comments

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is "on the wrong side of history" in his refusal to launch a public inquiry to study the high number of missing and …

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