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News: Canada

Colourful pot products raise questions

Friday  21:26,   19 october 2018
msn

Colourful pot products raise... >>>

Man accused of skinny-dipping with sharks at Ripley’s Aquarium granted bail.

Friday  21:26,   19 october 2018
thestar

Man accused of skinny-dipping with sharks at Ripley’s Aquarium granted... >>>

‘I want to work with them’: Legault reassures English-speakers in Quebec

Friday  21:16,   19 october 2018
globalnews.ca

The new premier answered numerous questions of particular concern to the English-speaking community and minority groups in the province. The premier reiterated his intention to get rid of school boards and replace them with service centres, arguing... >>>

SIU clears Ottawa police officers in shooting

Friday  20:56,   19 october 2018
cbc.ca

Ontario's police watchdog says two Ottawa police officers who shot two suspects during an arrest will not be... >>>

Lockheed Martin selected as preferred designer for Canada's next generation of warships

Friday  20:56,   19 october 2018
cbc.ca

A group of companies led by multinational defence giant Lockheed Martin has been selected as the preferred designer for Canada's next generation of warships, the Liberal government said Friday. © BAE Systems Inc./Lockheed Martin Canada An artist's... >>>

Faith Goldy interrupts John Tory news conference in downtown Toronto

Friday  20:56,   19 october 2018
globalnews.ca

As the news conference started, Goldy began shouting at Tory but her voice was quickly drowned out by more than a dozen supporters chanting "Tory! Tory! Tory!" Goldy questioned Tory about what she called the rising crime rate in the city and the... >>>

Mississauga school principal charged with fraud after $30,000 allegedly goes missing

Friday  19:36,   19 october 2018
thestar

A Mississauga elementary school principal was arrested and charged with fraud after $30,000 allegedly went missing from the school’s coffers. Peel Regional Police were notified by auditors in June about alleged “discrepancies in cash handling... >>>

Perkin pleads guilty to manslaughter in beating death of London cab driver

Friday  18:57,   19 october 2018
globalnews.ca

Cody Perkin, originally charged with second-degree murder, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection with the beating death of 64-year-old cab driver Vijay... >>>

Man gets eight years in death of his daughter

Friday  18:57,   19 october 2018
msn

WINNIPEG - A Manitoba man has been sentenced to eight years for the death of his 21-month-old daughter whose suffering the judge said must have been obvious. Daniel Williams, who is 37, was found guilty in February of manslaughter in the 2014 death... >>>

New trial for cop acquitted of sexual assault

Friday  18:57,   19 october 2018
msn

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A new trial has been ordered in the high-profile case of a Newfoundland police officer acquitted of sexually assaulting an intoxicated woman he drove home from a bar while on duty. A St. John's jury found Const. Carl Snelgrove of... >>>

How a shift in Ottawa's bookkeeping is going to make the deficit loom larger

Friday  16:36,   19 october 2018
cbc.ca

The deficit and debt numbers in the federal government’s Annual Financial Report being released today will be higher than projected because of a significant accounting change Ottawa is making. The federal government is changing how it calculates the >>>

Toronto police create 1st-ever missing persons unit in wake of McArthur investigation

Friday  16:36,   19 october 2018
cbc.ca

Toronto police have created the service’s first-ever dedicated missing persons unit in the wake of the Bruce McArthur investigation and public scrutiny around how the cases of his alleged victims were handled. Jean-Guy Cloutier experienced that... >>>

The Liberals need to rip off the Norman Band-Aid

Friday  16:07,   19 october 2018
macleans.ca

Andrew MacDougall: Dragging out L’Affaire Norman is turning what could have been a non-issue into a mess. The truth will eventually come... >>>

Woman's credibility at centre of gang rape trial

Friday  15:06,   19 october 2018
msn

HALIFAX - The credibility of a woman who alleges she was gang raped at a Halifax-area military base was undermined by inconsistencies in her testimony, the lawyer for an accused British sailor told Nova Scotia Supreme Court on Thursday. In his final >>>

Police ticket driver in Dartmouth for illegally travelling with open cannabis

Friday  15:06,   19 october 2018
globalnews.ca

The cannabis was in an opened package on the centre console, an RCMP spokesman said, and the driver was not found to have been impaired by drugs or alcohol. If you’re planning on transporting cannabis in a car in #NovaScotia, RCMP Cpl. Dal... >>>