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Man unhurt after unauthorized ride on ramp of swing bridge in Victoria

VICTORIA — A Victoria-area pedestrian is unhurt after taking an unexpected ride on the ramp of the city's new Johnson Street swing bridge as it was being raised to allow a barge to pass. Const.
Allstate loses bid to sue whistleblower who alleged policy discrimination

Allstate loses bid to sue whistleblower who alleged policy discrimination

TORONTO — An insurance company was trying to stifle criticism when it sued a former employee who alleged the corporation was discriminating against visible minority drivers, an Ontario court has found.

Violin teacher who measured girls' breasts convicted of sexual assault on appeal

A former violin teacher who measured his teenage students' bare breasts while fitting them for shoulder rests has been convicted on more than two dozen sexual and indecent assault charges after Ontario's top court found it was not necessary to prove
Canada launches multibillion-dollar bidding process for 88 new fighter jets

Canada launches multibillion-dollar bidding process for 88 new fighter jets

OTTAWA — Canada has formally asked four companies to submit bids to supply a new fleet of state-of-the-art fighter jets, the latest step in the country's almost decade-long quest to upgrade its air force.
As death toll rises, scientists struggle to track massive, elusive right whales

As death toll rises, scientists struggle to track massive, elusive right whales

HALIFAX — They are among the world's largest creatures, but the planet's 400 remaining North Atlantic right whales are remarkably elusive.