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Canada China envoy assailed for assessing merits of Meng extradition case

Canada China envoy assailed for assessing merits of Meng extradition case

OTTAWA — Canada's envoy to China faced criticism Wednesday for opining on how a Huawei executive might avoid extradition to the United States, fuelling speculation his remarks were a political ploy to end the government's diplomatic crisis with China
Canada to keep paying for F-35 development as fighter-jet competition ramps up

Canada to keep paying for F-35 development as fighter-jet competition ramps up

OTTAWA — Canada is poised to contribute tens of millions of dollars toward further development of the F-35 stealth fighter even as the federal government wrestles with whether to buy the plane or not.
Ottawa to fund programs, mental health services at La Loche high school: Trudeau

Ottawa to fund programs, mental health services at La Loche high school: Trudeau

LA LOCHE, Sask. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited a remote northern Saskatchewan community Wednesday to announce $2.2 million to help people heal from a deadly school shooting.

47 men arrested in police sting of those looking for sex with teenage girls

Vancouver police say they've arrested 47 men who were willing to pay for sexual services from teenage girls. Seven of those people have now been charged and police say they include a school teacher and a firefighter among others. Deputy Chief Const.
'She was loved:' Man gets 15-year sentence in shooting death of Jeanenne Fontaine

'She was loved:' Man gets 15-year sentence in shooting death of Jeanenne Fontaine

WINNIPEG — The best friend of a woman who was shot dead during a botched robbery sang a mourning song and called for an end to the killing of Indigenous women before a judge sentenced one of the men convicted in the crime to 15 years.
Quebec government to maintain gun registry deadline, will ease some criteria

Quebec government to maintain gun registry deadline, will ease some criteria

Quebec's long gun registry will come into force as scheduled next week, but the public security minister offered concessions Wednesday to gun owners who have been slow to sign up.

Coaldale man fined $20,000 for importing wildlife and possessing bear hide

COALDALE, Alta. — An Alberta man has been fined $20,000 after he was convicted of illegally importing wildlife into Canada and possessing a black bear hide from Alaska.
Murder trial hears Richard Oland's steamy text exchanges with mistress

Murder trial hears Richard Oland's steamy text exchanges with mistress

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — The cellphone of murdered multimillionaire Richard Oland was never found, but steamy messages and text exchanges with his mistress were captured on a computer backup program.
Pride Toronto members vote to keep uniformed police officers out of parade

Pride Toronto members vote to keep uniformed police officers out of parade

TORONTO — Uniformed police officers have been indefinitely barred from participating in Toronto's Pride Parade after a close vote that Pride Toronto said showed a deep division within the city's LGBTQ community.
Canada's archive buys 1944 book that hints at Nazi plans for North America

Canada's archive buys 1944 book that hints at Nazi plans for North America

OTTAWA — Canada's national archive has acquired a rare book it believes could have served as a blueprint for a Nazi purge of Jews in North America.