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Mia Rabson The Canadian Press

Greens slam other parties for refusing to show 'leader's courtesy' to Annamie Paul

OTTAWA - Former Green leader Elizabeth May slammed the New Democrats Monday for refusing to withdraw their candidate in a coming byelection, arguing doing so would allow the first Black woman elected to lead a federal party in Canada to win a seat.

Annamie Paul became the new leader of the Green party Saturday after winning on the eighth ballot.

Canadian company invents biodegradable mask filter, aims for full mask by Christmas

OTTAWA - A Quebec-based forestry innovation organization says it has figured out how to make a single-use face mask filter out of fully-biodegradable wood products.

Stephane Renou, the president of FPInnovations Inc., says it could be a game-changer for the environment and for a made-in-Canada supply of masks.