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Stop CBSA policy requiring bulletproof vests in immigrant detention: advocates

Stop CBSA policy requiring bulletproof vests in immigrant detention: advocates

OTTAWA — A group of doctors, lawyers, legal scholars and human-rights organizations is calling on the federal government to halt the rollout of a new policy that will see border officers outfitted in defensive gear when dealing with refugees in deten
Ontario attorney general invokes PM in spat over refugee legal aid

Ontario attorney general invokes PM in spat over refugee legal aid

OTTAWA — Ontario's attorney general is taking his fight for more federal money for refugee legal aid to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
As busiest holiday season begins, Quebec provincial park employees could strike

As busiest holiday season begins, Quebec provincial park employees could strike

MONTREAL — As Quebec's busiest summer holiday season kicks off, vacationers may have their holiday plans affected by the threat of a general strike looming among provincial park workers.

Man who said voice told him to kill girlfriend found guilty of 2nd-degree murder

A Toronto-area man who claimed an internal voice told him to brutally stab his girlfriend was found guilty of second-degree murder after an Ontario judge found his mental illness did not spur the slaying, nor did it prevent him from knowing what he d
Judge finds Dennis Oland not guilty of murder in multi-millionaire father's death

Judge finds Dennis Oland not guilty of murder in multi-millionaire father's death

SAINT JOHN, N.B.
Dennis Oland will take time to 'mentally regroup' after acquittal: lawyer

Dennis Oland will take time to 'mentally regroup' after acquittal: lawyer

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Dennis Oland's acquittal in the 2011 murder of his father has left many questions about what comes next for the member of one of Atlantic Canada's most prominent families following a very public eight-year legal ordeal.
B.C. man is pleads guilty in the snake venom death of a two-year-old girl

B.C. man is pleads guilty in the snake venom death of a two-year-old girl

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia man has pleaded guilty to one count of failing to provide the necessaries of life for the death by snake venom of a two-year-old girl.
'Disaster is what brings us together.' Greektown community united after tragedy

'Disaster is what brings us together.' Greektown community united after tragedy

TORONTO — The doors at St. Barnabas on the Danforth are always open, but the people seeking solace inside the Anglican church the day after a deadly shooting wanted to bolt them shut.
Canada joins global pact to stop illegal fishing trade, plans more inspections

Canada joins global pact to stop illegal fishing trade, plans more inspections

OTTAWA — Foreign vessels arriving in Canadian ports can expect more monitoring by officials hunting for contraband fish now that Canada is part of an international agreement to combat illegal fishing.
Feds redo child-benefit forms amid concerns 'at-risk' families missing payments

Feds redo child-benefit forms amid concerns 'at-risk' families missing payments

OTTAWA — The federal government will roll out a simplified application form for the Canada Child Benefit this month — just as it gets a bump in value — after hearing about barriers for newcomers and Indigenous people who are eligible but don't go thr