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Ontario government releases updated sexual-education curriculum

TORONTO — The Ontario government has released the new sexual-education curriculum, replacing a much-criticized teaching plan brought in after the Progressive Conservatives took power last year.
In the news today, Aug. 21

In the news today, Aug. 21

Four stories in the news for Wednesday, Aug.
'What our ancestors meant:' Canada, First Nations create new park reserve

'What our ancestors meant:' Canada, First Nations create new park reserve

LUTSEL K'E, N.W.T. — A deal on a vast new national park reserve in the North is being called a model for future relationships between First Nations and Canada.

Country music star George Canyon to run for Tories in Nova Scotia

OTTAWA — One of Nova Scotia's best-known country music stars is walking on to the political stage. George Canyon has announced he's running as a Conservative candidate in the riding of Central Nova in the upcoming federal election.
RCMP originally planned to arrest Meng Wanzhou on plane, defence lawyers say

RCMP originally planned to arrest Meng Wanzhou on plane, defence lawyers say

VANCOUVER — The defence team for a Huawei executive wanted on fraud charges in the United States is alleging Canadian officials initially planned to arrest Meng Wanzhou when her plane landed, but instead questioned her for nearly three hours before a

One dead, others injured after fiery crash in southeastern Alberta

CEREAL, Alta. — One person is dead and others have been injured in a fiery crash that forced the closure of Highway 9 about 300 kilometres east of Calgary.
Border official questioned Meng on alleged business in Iran: court documents

Border official questioned Meng on alleged business in Iran: court documents

VANCOUVER — Court documents released ahead of a Huawei executive's extradition trial suggest a Canadian border official questioned Meng Wanzhou about her business before RCMP arrested her.
'We're going to act:' Military investigating reservist for hate group link

'We're going to act:' Military investigating reservist for hate group link

WINNIPEG — The commander of the Canadian Army says the military will take action if an investigation finds that a reserve member in Manitoba participated in a hate group. Master Cpl.
Alberta oil curtailment rules extended to late 2020 as pipeline delays persist

Alberta oil curtailment rules extended to late 2020 as pipeline delays persist

CALGARY — A program that allows the Alberta government to impose production caps on oil companies is being extended by a year as delays in building new market-opening pipelines persist.
Workers escorted away during Border Services probe at Vancouver horse track

Workers escorted away during Border Services probe at Vancouver horse track

VANCOUVER — Several people were removed form a Vancouver horse racing track this week as part of an investigation by the Canada Border Services Agency.