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Red Cross official says fentanyl a risk; first-aiders can say no to CPR

A Canadian Red Cross official says he sympathizes with a Manitoba postal worker who refused to perform CPR on a woman he feared might have overdosed on fentanyl.

Jordan's Principle could have prevented Ontario suicides, rights tribunal says

OTTAWA — The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal says the federal government's failure to fully implement Jordan's Principle may have contributed to the suicides of two teenagers in Wapekeka First Nation earlier this year.

Saskatchewan man charged over online threats against prime minister

SASKATOON — A Saskatchewan man is facing charges after online threats were made against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Liberal MPs offer amendments to controversial changes for budget watchdog

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is backing away from controversial elements of its legislation to transform the federal budget watchdog, with help from a number of amendments proposed Friday by Liberal MPs.
Ghost of past campaign looms over Conservative party leadership event

Ghost of past campaign looms over Conservative party leadership event

TORONTO — The last time Conservative party faithful gathered en masse in Toronto it was to hear from former leader and prime minister Stephen Harper. On Friday, they met in the same location, this time to hear from the 13 people vying to replace him.

Sides return to the bargaining table on Day 3 of Quebec construction strike

MONTREAL — An alliance of construction trade unions and employers' groups returned to the bargaining table Friday as Quebec's construction strike kept work sites quiet for a third day.

Broker, agent who worked with subsidiary of Home Capital disciplined

TORONTO — An Ontario regulator says it has imposed disciplinary actions against a mortgage broker and agent who worked with Home Trust Co., a subsidiary of Home Capital Group (TSX:HCG), over their handling of mortgages.

The Friday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

Highlights from the news file for Friday, May 26 ——— CANADA PUSHING FREE TRADE AND CLIMATE CHANGE AT G7: Canada will fight for the Paris agreement on climate change at the G7 summit in Sicily, even though President Donald Trump could back the U.S.

Toronto to keep funding Pride parade amid controversy over police participation

TORONTO — Canada's largest Pride parade will continue to receive an annual grant from the City of Toronto despite calls to cut the funding over a decision to ban uniformed police officers from the event.

Multibillion-dollar naval warship project hits another delay

OTTAWA — Hopes that the multibillion-dollar effort to replace the navy's warship fleet would move along quickly have taken a hit amid word the massive shipbuilding project has suffered another delay.