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November 17, 2018 3:00 PM Vancouver lawyer who prosecuted Khmer Rouge leaders welcomes genocide verdict

Lysak’s involvement in the tribunal was almost an accident. After practising commercial law in San Francisco for several years, he did some travelling and ended up in Cambodia in 2008 — just as the tribunal was getting underway. The tribunal’s lead international prosecutor at the time was Justice Canada lawyer Robert Petit and when Lysak asked the fellow 8

November 11, 2018 12:25 AM Kemp pushes Abrams to concede in Georgia gubernatorial race

ATLANTA — Ahead by more than 60,000 votes days after Georgia’s gubernatorial election, Republican Brian Kemp pushed for Democrat Stacey Abrams to concede Saturday as civil rights groups urged her to stay in the fight. Kemp’s campaign issued a statement that said it was mathematically impossible for Abrams to even force a runoff, much less win outright 12

November 8, 2018 7:29 PM Statcan’s plan to harvest private banking info on hold, pending investigation

OTTAWA — The country’s chief statistician says his agency’s controversial plan to harvest individuals’ banking information is on hold until the privacy commissioner completes an investigation into widespread concerns about the project. Statistics Canada recently caught nine financial institutions off-guard by asking them to share the private banking 11

November 6, 2018 8:26 PM Google Canada manager shares same ‘frustration’ as workers who walked out

Speaking at a lunch hosted by the Canadian Club in Toronto, Geremia says Google has taken a much harder line on inappropriate behaviour, especially in the past two years, and that no one is more keen to solve issues around misconduct than its chief executive officer Sundar Pichai. Pichai has promised to collect feedback from workers after they walked 12

October 31, 2018 7:51 PM Brampton Mayor-elect Patrick Brown addresses apparent rift with Doug Ford and Tories

It is no secret that Patrick Brown and the ruling Ontario Progressive Conservative Party aren’t BFFs. Brown, newly elected as Brampton’s mayor, was the party’s leader before stepping down at the end of January amid sexual misconduct allegations from a pair of women. He has denied those allegations and is suing CTV News for defamation over its initial 14

October 29, 2018 5:15 PM American Apparel is staging a comeback with a few twists and a Canadian owner

TORONTO—One of America’s most controversial clothing brands is making a comeback, but ditching some of its signature traits. American Apparel will return to the Canadian market with an online store on Nov 1., a year after its bankruptcy and closure. This time the brand will be Canadian-owned and for now, won’t have any physical stores in the country 10

October 26, 2018 9:53 PM Sri Lanka president sacks prime minister, appoints strongman

His return to power as prime minister could signal that Sri Lanka is sliding back to an era of violence against political opponents, critics and journalists, observers said. The move was an unexpected turn after weeks of controversy over allegations of an assassination plot against the president. A police informant and self-described Sri Lankan anti-corruption 19

October 26, 2018 5:17 PM French appeal court orders review of evidence in case of Canadian accused in bombing, Hassan Diab

OTTAWA — The decade-long ordeal of Ottawa academic Hassan Diab, suspected by French authorities of being involved in a deadly bombing in Paris, showed no signs of ending on Friday after an appeal court ordered a fresh review of evidence in the case. The French Court of Appeal’s decision sparked immediate rebukes from Diab, his lawyer and human-rights 18

October 26, 2018 3:04 PM U.S. official says Putin invited to visit Washington next year

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin has been invited to visit Washington next year. Bolton said “we have invited President Putin to Washington after the first of the year for, basically, a full day of consultations.” He said no date has been set yet. Bolton spoke on a trip to the ex-Soviet nation 14

October 25, 2018 8:10 PM Topshop’s Philip Green named as harassment-claim businessman

LONDON—A British politician used Parliament’s free-speech guarantee Thursday to identify Topshop owner Philip Green as the businessman accused of sexual harassment who had secured a court order barring the media from revealing his identity. Green, whose Arcadia Group owns fashion chain Topshop and other brands, was named in the House of Lords by Labour 16