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Ontario will abide by judge's ruling against carbon tax stickers, minister says

TORONTO - The Ontario government says it will not appeal a court ruling against its anti-carbon tax stickers.

Energy Minister Greg Rickford's office says the province will abide by the decision.

Last month, a Superior Court judge struck down the law that forced gas stations to display the stickers.

Parliament Hill security boosted after reports of harassment

OTTAWA - The security service charged with protecting Parliament Hill says it has stepped up its presence in the area following several recent reports of harassment against politicians and others.

The Parliamentary Protective Service said it would not comment on specifics for security reasons, but the federal NDP said it reported one such incident on Friday.

Series of COVID information sessions again launched for Indigenous peoples as pandemic numbers rise

Beginning on Thursday, Sept. 24, the non-profit First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) is launching a series of 12 weekly virtual town halls that will provide up-to-date COVID-19 information across the Indigenous population in Canada.

The meetings are for “frontline health workers, health managers and Indigenous communities nationally”, read a media advisory.

Annual Toronto Christmas Market cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO–The Toronto Christmas Market, an annual event that typically draws large crowds to a historic part of the city’s downtown, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Toronto Mayor John Tory says the decision to call off the weeks-long event was made by organizers in light of the ongoing health crisis.

Romney OKs voting on court nominee, all but assures approval

WASHINGTON–Utah Republican Sen. Mitt Romney said Tuesday he supports voting to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court, all but ensuring President Donald Trump has the backing needed to push the nomination over Democratic objections that it’s too close to the November election.

Romney issued a statement saying he would support moving forward.