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Quebec court authorizes class action against Bombardier

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 27, 2024 11:43 am 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size A Quebec judge is authorizing a class action from shareholders against Bombardier Inc. over claims that the plane maker presented a false picture of its financial situation in …

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Quebec teachers hopeful but weary as students return to school after strikes

Montreal high school art teacher Marion Miller says she’s looking forward to welcoming her students back to class on Tuesday for the first time since her union went on unlimited strike Nov. 23. “I think a lot of my colleagues are very relieved and happy that we’re finally going back …

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‘Freedom Convoy’ trial: Lead plaintiff in proposed class action testifies

By Laura Osman The Canadian Press Posted October 16, 2023 7:37 am Updated October 16, 2023 9:59 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size The woman who went to court to get an injunction against the “Freedom Convoy” last year is set to testify Monday in the criminal …

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U of Waterloo stabbing at gender studies class amounts to terrorism: prosecutors

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 8, 2023 6:01 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size Federal prosecutors say the charges against a man accused of a triple stabbing targeting a gender studies class at the University of Waterloo amount to terrorism offences. Deputy Director of Public …

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School boards lacking formal policies for AI as students return to class – National

Some of the largest school boards across Canada will begin the new school year without formal policies on the use of artificial intelligence in the classroom, despite concerns about how the technology will impact learning and academic integrity. But while there seems to be wide consensus on the need for …

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Blue Bombers sign remaining three players from 2023 CFL Draft class – Winnipeg

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers now have all eight of their selections from the 2023 CFL Draft under contract following the signing on Sunday of defensive linemen Tanner Schmekel (University of Regina) and Collin Kornelson (University of Manitoba), as well as running back Jonathan Rosery (University of Alberta). Schmekel was the …

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Ontario to pay $33M in proposed settlement for class actions over London jail conditions

A proposed settlement has been reached in two class action lawsuits against the province over conditions at London’s Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre, and allegations that thousands of inmates were deprived of their Charter rights while at the troubled provincial jail. Under the proposed settlement, still subject to approval by a judge, …

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Ontario service workers reinstated after being let go for allegedly calling out safety concerns

Workers at the Community Living Association of South Simcoe (CLASS) have been reinstated after the union protested their firings last week. On Tuesday, March, 7, between 100 and 200 OPSEU union members held a rally outside the facility’s Allison location to protest the workers being let go. The three developmental …

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Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante to testify in racial profiling class action

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante is expected to testify Wednesday in a class-action lawsuit that claims the city hasn’t acted to combat systemic racial profiling by its police officers. The lawsuit is led by the Black Coalition of Quebec and Alexandre Lamontagne, a Black man who alleges he was brutally arrested …

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Calgary Stampede Showband crowned international class champions in Indiana

Last week, the Calgary Stampede Showband drove down to Indiana to compete in the Drum Corps International (DCI) Championships for the first time — the world stage for marching ensembles. On Tuesday night, they were named international class champions in Marion, Indiana, launching them to the world championship in Indianapolis on …

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