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Case of Quebec couple charged in 7-year-old girl's death put off until June

Case of Quebec couple charged in 7-year-old girl's death put off until June

GRANBY, Que. — The case of a couple charged with the mistreatment of a seven-year-old girl who died last month has been put off. Neither accused was present today as their expected bail hearing was postponed at the courthouse in Granby, Que.

Canada's first accessibility bill could become law next month: minister

The federal government will heed the calls of Canada's disabled community and amend the country's first piece of national accessibility legislation to include some of the changes they sought, the minister spearheading the effort said Thursday.
Clean energy one of Canada's fastest-growing industries

Clean energy one of Canada's fastest-growing industries

OTTAWA — Canada's clean-energy sector is growing faster than the economy as a whole and is rivalling some of the better-known industries for jobs, a new report shows.
North Vancouver RCMP seek skier whose pole caused brain injury to B.C. teen

North Vancouver RCMP seek skier whose pole caused brain injury to B.C. teen

VANCOUVER — A North Vancouver family is joining with RCMP to urge a skier to come forward and explain how his ski pole left a 13-year-old boy with a serious brain injury.
Supreme Court will tuck into UberEats case about drivers' benefit rights

Supreme Court will tuck into UberEats case about drivers' benefit rights

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will help decide whether a proposed class-action lawsuit against ride-hailing service Uber can move ahead.
Scheer promises mandatory sentence of five years for child abuse

Scheer promises mandatory sentence of five years for child abuse

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer pledged Thursday to get tough on crime with mandatory minimum sentences of five years for anyone convicted of abusing children. Scheer, who made an announcement in the Montreal suburb of Delson, Que.
Supreme Court of Canada to weigh video-lottery terminals class-action case

Supreme Court of Canada to weigh video-lottery terminals class-action case

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will look at whether a potentially groundbreaking court case that takes aim at video-lottery terminals can proceed and, if so, on what grounds.
N.L. man found not guilty of possessing child pornography in sex doll trial

N.L. man found not guilty of possessing child pornography in sex doll trial

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland man has been found not guilty of possessing child pornography after a judge determined it was not proven he knew the sex doll he ordered was child-sized.

Smoke from Alberta wildfire drifts northwest, covering much of Yukon

WHITEHORSE — Residents in many parts of Yukon are feeling the effects of smoke from a wildfire burning about 1,000 kilometres away in Alberta.

Winnipeg church's statue left headless; scrap dealers possible saving grace

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg church's bronze statue of a prominent saint that was once blessed by a pope has been decapitated. The work depicting St. Volodymyr outside the Cathedral of Sts.