TORONTO — Banning long-term expat citizens from voting in federal elections has no pressing objective that justifies infringing on their constitutional rights, two of them argue in new documents filed with the country's top court.
CALGARY — The head of a national group that represents canola farmers says they're concerned that China's plan to impose stricter import regulations on the crop this week will put them at a competitive disadvantage and clog Canada's grain terminals.
OTTAWA — Former prime minister Stephen Harper's Conservative government discussed free trade with China, but chose instead to focus its energy on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Canada's pact with Europe, says a former cabinet member.
MONTREAL — Parti Quebecois leadership candidate Martine Ouellet says she would consider nationalizing Internet infrastructure in Quebec if telecommunications companies failed to comply with certain demands.
TORONTO — Detectives investigating a triple homicide in which two men died of crossbow bolt and arrow injuries and one woman was strangled are trying to figure out what motivated the attack at a home in Toronto's east end.
BRIDGEWATER, N.S. — A veteran police chief in Bridgewater, N.S., has been placed on leave while investigators look into allegations of sexual assault and obstruction of justice made against him in relation to a teenaged girl.