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Lawyer Lawrence Greenspon walks with Tamara Lich in to the courthouse on the first day of trial, in Ottawa, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023. The lawyers involved in the case of two prominent "Freedom Convoy" organizers are working to keep the court from coming to a complete standstill as the trial enters its third week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Demonstrators wouldn’t leave as police moved in on ‘Freedom Convoy,’ court hears

A member of the Quebec provincial police force says protesters were resistant…

Lawyer Lawrence Greenspon walks with Tamara Lich in to the courthouse on the first day of trial, in Ottawa, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023. The lawyers involved in the case of two prominent "Freedom Convoy" organizers are working to keep the court from coming to a complete standstill as the trial enters its third week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Liberals, Tories compete on housing policy as MPs return to Ottawa after summer break

The federal Liberals intend to introduce legislation soon that would eliminate the…

<div>Canada suffered its first defeat in an Olympic women’s qualification volleyball tournament, falling in five sets to the Dominican Republic on Sunday. Canada’s Kiera Van Ryk spikes the ball in her team’s bronze medal victory over Cuba in the the 2023 NORCECA Senior Women’s Volleyball Continental Championship, in Quebec City in a Sunday, Sept. 3, 2023, handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Norceca, Mathieu Belanger, *MANDATORY CREDIT*</div>

Canadian women take loss at Olympic volleyball qualifier to Dominican Republic

Top 2 teams at end of qualifier will automatically go to Olympics

<div>Canada suffered its first defeat in an Olympic women’s qualification volleyball tournament, falling in five sets to the Dominican Republic on Sunday. Canada’s Kiera Van Ryk spikes the ball in her team’s bronze medal victory over Cuba in the the 2023 NORCECA Senior Women’s Volleyball Continental Championship, in Quebec City in a Sunday, Sept. 3, 2023, handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Norceca, Mathieu Belanger, *MANDATORY CREDIT*</div>
Sarah and Dave Roy are seen during their wedding in a still image made from video shot at the Garcelon Civic Centre in St. Stephen, N.B., Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023. Post-tropical storm Lee may have thrown a wrench into the Roy’s wedding plans, but the newlyweds feel the upheaval it caused on their big day is nothing but a positive sign for their future life together. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Hina Alam

N.B. couple proceeds with wedding amid onslaught from post-tropical storm Lee

Couple says they’re now confident they can handle whatever else married life throws their way

Sarah and Dave Roy are seen during their wedding in a still image made from video shot at the Garcelon Civic Centre in St. Stephen, N.B., Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023. Post-tropical storm Lee may have thrown a wrench into the Roy’s wedding plans, but the newlyweds feel the upheaval it caused on their big day is nothing but a positive sign for their future life together. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Hina Alam
<div>Members of Parliament will return to their seats in the House of Commons tomorrow as the governing Liberals lay out major new housing and cost-of-living initiatives hoping to end the beating their party is taking in the polls. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to reporters in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 21, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick</div>

Parliament resuming with focus on cost of living, housing fixes

Heads of grocery store chains set to appear Monday to discuss food inflation

<div>Members of Parliament will return to their seats in the House of Commons tomorrow as the governing Liberals lay out major new housing and cost-of-living initiatives hoping to end the beating their party is taking in the polls. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to reporters in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 21, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick</div>
Waves crash against a breakwater in Port Maitland, N.S. as post-tropical cyclone Lee approaches on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Bill Curry

Now a post-tropical storm, Lee moves into Gulf of St. Lawrence

Thousands still without power on Canada’s east coast Sunday

Waves crash against a breakwater in Port Maitland, N.S. as post-tropical cyclone Lee approaches on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Bill Curry
<div>Canada’s Marco Arop set a national record and personal best in a second-place finish in the men’s 800 metres at the Diamond League final on Sunday. Arop celebrates winning the gold medal ahead in the Men’s 800-meters final during the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martin Meissner</div>

Canada’s Arop sets national record in 2nd-place finish in Diamond League final

24-year-old ran 800 metres in one minute and 42.85 seconds

<div>Canada’s Marco Arop set a national record and personal best in a second-place finish in the men’s 800 metres at the Diamond League final on Sunday. Arop celebrates winning the gold medal ahead in the Men’s 800-meters final during the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martin Meissner</div>
Pierre Blouin sits inside the Cyclorama de Jerusalem, in Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré, Que., on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023. The last cyclorama in Canada has been hidden from public view since it shuttered in 2018, but a small group of people are hoping to revive the once popular attraction. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Group aims to resurrect 128-year-old Cyclorama of Jerusalem, near Quebec City

The 360-degree painting has been closed to the public for 5 years

Pierre Blouin sits inside the Cyclorama de Jerusalem, in Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré, Que., on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023. The last cyclorama in Canada has been hidden from public view since it shuttered in 2018, but a small group of people are hoping to revive the once popular attraction. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
Economists are forecasting inflation reaccelerated to around four per cent last month, reversing previous progress made as gasoline prices push inflation higher. A person is silhouetted as people shop for produce at the Granville Island Market in Vancouver, on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Inflation likely gained pace in August, economists expect, reversing progress

Latest consumer price index report to be released Tuesday

Economists are forecasting inflation reaccelerated to around four per cent last month, reversing previous progress made as gasoline prices push inflation higher. A person is silhouetted as people shop for produce at the Granville Island Market in Vancouver, on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Workers hold signs at a picket line outside a Metro grocery store in Toronto as workers rejected a tentative deal triggering a strike of nearly 3,700 grocery store workers in the Greater Toronto Area, Saturday, July 29, 2023. It was Samantha Henry’s first time on strike, and one that made headlines across the country. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Canadians more supportive of striking workers amid inflation, corporate profits

Union support not tracked in Canada, but experts noticing more public sympathy

Workers hold signs at a picket line outside a Metro grocery store in Toronto as workers rejected a tentative deal triggering a strike of nearly 3,700 grocery store workers in the Greater Toronto Area, Saturday, July 29, 2023. It was Samantha Henry’s first time on strike, and one that made headlines across the country. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
Politicians and others who support policies that would require parental permission for teachers to use a student’s preferred pronouns at school say they are about including parents in the lives of their children. Debbie Owusu-Akyeeah, the executive director of the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity. Owusu-Akyeeah, in her role as a commissioner for the Ottawa People’s Commission on the Convoy Occupation, speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, on Tuesday, April 4, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Spencer Colby

Debate over pronouns pits parental rights against children’s, experts say

New Brunswick, Saskatchewan making it requirement for schools to get parental consent for name change

Politicians and others who support policies that would require parental permission for teachers to use a student’s preferred pronouns at school say they are about including parents in the lives of their children. Debbie Owusu-Akyeeah, the executive director of the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity. Owusu-Akyeeah, in her role as a commissioner for the Ottawa People’s Commission on the Convoy Occupation, speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, on Tuesday, April 4, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Spencer Colby
An archive image of Smiths Falls is seen on the wallpaper behind Mayor Shawn Pankow as he participates in an interview at the Town Hall in Smiths Falls, Ont., on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

The economic roller-coaster of an Ontario town fuelled by chocolate and cannabis

Hershey’s returning to Smiths Falls to reopen its chocolate factory

An archive image of Smiths Falls is seen on the wallpaper behind Mayor Shawn Pankow as he participates in an interview at the Town Hall in Smiths Falls, Ont., on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
<div>Canada is joining a three-month-old partnership with several key allies to send air defence missile to Ukraine. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with soldiers in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Saturday, June 10, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn</div>

Canada joins allies in sending air defence missiles to Ukraine

Money comes from the $500 million fund announced in June

<div>Canada is joining a three-month-old partnership with several key allies to send air defence missile to Ukraine. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with soldiers in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Saturday, June 10, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn</div>
Canada’s Alexis Galarneau celebrates after defeating Chile’s Alejandro Tabilo during the men’s single Davis Cup group A tennis match between Chile and Canada, in Bologna, Saturday Sept. 16, 2023. (Michele Nucci/LaPresse via AP)

Defending champion Canada advances to the Final 8 of the Davis Cup

United States out after losing to Finland

Canada’s Alexis Galarneau celebrates after defeating Chile’s Alejandro Tabilo during the men’s single Davis Cup group A tennis match between Chile and Canada, in Bologna, Saturday Sept. 16, 2023. (Michele Nucci/LaPresse via AP)
Purebred plains bison run through the prairie grasses near Eastend, Sask., Monday, May 16, 2004. The collapse of the teeming bison herds that once blackened the prairie was an economic catastrophe that still affects those who once depended on them, new research suggests. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Loss of bison herds still affecting Plains First Nations, research suggests

People lost the bison around the same time they were being moved onto difficult-to-leave reservations

Purebred plains bison run through the prairie grasses near Eastend, Sask., Monday, May 16, 2004. The collapse of the teeming bison herds that once blackened the prairie was an economic catastrophe that still affects those who once depended on them, new research suggests. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Police and investigators are seen at the side of a road outside Rosthern, Sask., on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. A specialized RCMP team that deals with high-risk situations was not immediately available to respond to a stabbing rampage and hunt for a mass killer in Saskatchewan because of contract negotiations, internal emails show. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kelly Geraldine Malone

RCMP technology not immediately available to help with Saskatchewan killings

Chaos descended on James Smith Cree Nation as Myles Sanderson killed 11 people and injured 17 others

Police and investigators are seen at the side of a road outside Rosthern, Sask., on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. A specialized RCMP team that deals with high-risk situations was not immediately available to respond to a stabbing rampage and hunt for a mass killer in Saskatchewan because of contract negotiations, internal emails show. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kelly Geraldine Malone
A man found guilty of beating and strangling his girlfriend to death more than two decades ago has failed in an appeal of his conviction before Alberta’s top court. A courtroom at the Edmonton Law Courts building, in Edmonton on Friday, June 28, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

‘Dismissed’: Man convicted in 2002 murder of Alberta girlfriend loses appeal

Parent appealed his conviction, arguing some evidence shouldn’t have been allowed to go to the jury

A man found guilty of beating and strangling his girlfriend to death more than two decades ago has failed in an appeal of his conviction before Alberta’s top court. A courtroom at the Edmonton Law Courts building, in Edmonton on Friday, June 28, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
As thousands of demonstrators clogged the streets around Parliament Hill in early 2022, many of them did so with a phone in their hand. A protester records a police line with their phone as police move in to clear downtown Ottawa near Parliament Hill of protesters after weeks of demonstrations on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Trial by social media: Court struggles under weight of ‘Freedom Convoy’ evidence

The 2nd week of the trial has been slow-rolled by issues related to social media evidence

As thousands of demonstrators clogged the streets around Parliament Hill in early 2022, many of them did so with a phone in their hand. A protester records a police line with their phone as police move in to clear downtown Ottawa near Parliament Hill of protesters after weeks of demonstrations on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
The Public Health Agency of Canada says three Canadian residents have fallen ill from a botulism outbreak in Bordeaux, France. They’re among 10 people who have suspected botulism after eating sardines prepared and served at Tchin Tchin Wine Bar. The Tchin Thin wine bar is seen in Bordeaux, southwestern France, Thursday, Sept.14, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Sophie Garcia

3 Canadians sickened in France’s botulism outbreak are from Quebec: PHAC

1 patient, who was not from Canada, has died

The Public Health Agency of Canada says three Canadian residents have fallen ill from a botulism outbreak in Bordeaux, France. They’re among 10 people who have suspected botulism after eating sardines prepared and served at Tchin Tchin Wine Bar. The Tchin Thin wine bar is seen in Bordeaux, southwestern France, Thursday, Sept.14, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Sophie Garcia
Minister of International Trade Mary Ng speaks to reporters during the Liberal Cabinet retreat in Charlottetown, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2023. Ng isn’t saying whether a major visit to India is going ahead, raising questions about a halted trade deal amid frosty relations between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his counterpart in New Delhi. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Ng postpones ‘Team Canada’ trade mission to India amid strained relations

The move comes after Canada paused negotiations for a trade deal with India

Minister of International Trade Mary Ng speaks to reporters during the Liberal Cabinet retreat in Charlottetown, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2023. Ng isn’t saying whether a major visit to India is going ahead, raising questions about a halted trade deal amid frosty relations between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his counterpart in New Delhi. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese