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Economy, International, Politics

China’s angry reaction to court decision on Huawei executive’s extradition case

On Wednesday, the British Columbia Supreme Court ruled in the long-standing court case involving Huawei’s Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou. Detained, but free on bail with conditions, she had been fighting an extradition request from the U.S on charges of »

International, Politics

Canadian court rules extradition case against Huawei exec should proceed

In a decision that is likely to further inflame Ottawa’s diplomatic standoff with Beijing, a Canadian court ruled on Wednesday that the case concerning the extradition of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou to the United States can proceed. The »

Society

Dental hygienist deemed “sexual abuser” loses license for treating his wife

An Ontario dental hygienist has lost his license after treating his wife because provincial law prohibits any sexual contact between health professionals and patients. Alexandru Tanase lost his request to have the punishment overturned, as Ontario’s Divisional Court upheld the »

Society

Telecom must keep its verbal promise to client, rules judge

Long-suffering Canadians could be forgiven for being gleeful upon learning from CBC that a customer has taken the giant telecom, Bell to court and won. Canadians pay some of the highest prices in the world for their cell phone, internet »

Health, Society

Private insurance must pay for medical marijuana: ruling

A human rights board ruled that an employee health insurance plan must pay for prescription marijuana for a man in the eastern province of Nova Scotia. The ruling could prompt similar insurance claims in other provinces. The use of marijuana »

Society

Judge reaffirms right to protest in the street

A judge has ruled that police cannot use an article in a highway safety code in the province of Quebec to stop protests because that would violate citizens’ rights under the constitution. The ruling acquits a protester who was fined »