In the news today, Sept. 5

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SUIT SAYS ONTARIO CARBON PRICE STICKERS ILLEGAL

An Ontario law forcing gas stations to display stickers showing the cost of federal carbon pricing is illegal and should be thrown out, a new lawsuit asserts. The unproven lawsuit from the Canadian Civil Liberties Association says the Federal Carbon Tax Transparency Act violates free speech provisions of the Constitution. The liberties group says in its filing it was unable to find a gas station owner willing to fight the law despite its “diligent attempts.” The Progressive Conservative government of Premier Doug Ford brought in the legislation as part of its failed legal battle with Ottawa over carbon pricing ahead of next month’s federal election.

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BOYLE DENIES SEXUALLY ASSAULTING WIFE

A former Afghanistan hostage accused of assaulting his former spouse is expected to be back on the witness stand today at his trial in

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