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No verdict after Day 2 of deliberations at Quebec City Halloween 2020 murder trial

No verdict after Day 2 of deliberations at Quebec City Halloween 2020 murder trial

QUEBEC — Jurors will deliberate for a third day on Wednesday at the murder trial for the man accused of stalking the streets of Old Quebec City on Halloween 2020 and using a sword to kill two people and injure five others.
Putin's ex-wife not immune from Canadian sanctions: foreign affairs minister's office

Putin's ex-wife not immune from Canadian sanctions: foreign affairs minister's office

OTTAWA — Canada has not ruled out imposing sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin's ex-wife Lyudmila Ocheretnaya, says the foreign affairs minister’s spokesman.
Former RCMP officer testifies that warning tweet in N.S. mass shooting took too long

Former RCMP officer testifies that warning tweet in N.S. mass shooting took too long

HALIFAX — A former RCMP officer told a Nova Scotia public inquiry on Tuesday that a tweet warning the public about the mass shooter driving a replica police vehicle should have been sent immediately after he ordered it, not two crucial hours later.
Alberta premier urges U.S. senators to convince Michigan to stop Line 5 shutdown

Alberta premier urges U.S. senators to convince Michigan to stop Line 5 shutdown

WASHINGTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney found mostly allies Tuesday as he brought his pro-pipeline pulpit to Capitol Hill, urging a largely Republican cadre of U.S.

PM says inviting Iran to Vancouver soccer friendly is not "a very good idea"

Canada Soccer, which has been riding a wave of goodwill since John Herdman's team qualified in style for the World Cup, now finds itself engulfed in controversy over a scheduled friendly match with Iran next month in Vancouver.
Regular travel and public health measures can't coexist: Canadian Airport Council

Regular travel and public health measures can't coexist: Canadian Airport Council

OTTAWA — International arrivals at Canadian airports are so backed up that people are being kept on planes for over an hour after they land because there isn't physically enough space to hold the lineups of travellers, says the Canadian Airports Coun
Mitch Marner victim of carjacking in Toronto, Maple Leafs say

Mitch Marner victim of carjacking in Toronto, Maple Leafs say

TORONTO — Mitch Marner, a star winger with the Maple Leafs, was the victim of a carjacking in Toronto on Monday evening, the hockey team said as local police investigated what has become an increasingly common crime.
Government's changing vape strategy shifts focus away from cigarettes, advocates fear

Government's changing vape strategy shifts focus away from cigarettes, advocates fear

OTTAWA — In the eight years or so since he opened his first vape shop in Ottawa, Ron Couchman said a great sense of community has been lost.
N.B. officer who killed Indigenous woman during wellness check testifies at inquest

N.B. officer who killed Indigenous woman during wellness check testifies at inquest

FREDERICTON — The police officer who fatally shot a 26-year-old Indigenous woman during a wellness check in Edmundston, N.B., two years ago says he doesn't know why things escalated so quickly. Edmundston police Const.
West Montreal health board CEO will step down in July after scathing coroner's report

West Montreal health board CEO will step down in July after scathing coroner's report

MONTREAL — The head of a western Montreal regional health authority will step down at the end of her mandate in July following a damning report from the Quebec coroner. The health authority made the announcement about Lynne McVey in a news release.