Michael Flynn pleads guilty to the FBI, Quebec’s face-coverings ban challenged by judge, and a sweeping stretch of untouched land in Yukon gets legal protection. Plus, Neil Young heads home.

Mueller probe intensifies: Trump’s former national security advisor Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about reaching out to Russian officials on behalf of Trump.

Legal challenge: A temporary stay has been ordered by a Superior Court judge on the controversial aspect of a Quebec law that bans citizens from giving or receiving public services with their faces covered.

Housing transparency: How much did your neighbours pay for their house? The Federal Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling that the Toronto Real Estate Board must allow realtor members to make home sales data available online. The move could be a game-changer and set a precedent across Canada.

True north: The Supreme Court of Canada ruled Friday that a vast swath of land in northern Yukon will be protected.

Homecoming king: Neil Young was born in Toronto but raised in the town of Omemee, Ont. As a personal thank-you, he’s returning to his hometown Friday night for an intimate concert for a handful of fans.

And…ICYMI

Two young walruses born in Quebec City will soon get a taste of west coast life when they move to the Vancouver Aquarium in a few weeks. Lakina and Balzak are believed to be the first live full-term baby walruses born in captivity in Canada.

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