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Crown seeks prison time for Calgary couple guilty of negligence in son's death

Crown seeks prison time for Calgary couple guilty of negligence in son's death

CALGARY — The Crown is seeking a prison sentence of between four and five years for a Calgary couple convicted in the death of their 14-month-old son, who didn't see a doctor until the day before he died from an infection.
Saskatchewan takes federal carbon tax fight to Supreme Court of Canada

Saskatchewan takes federal carbon tax fight to Supreme Court of Canada

SASKATOON — The Saskatchewan government has filed notice that it is taking its challenge of the federal carbon tax to the Supreme Court of Canada.
Supreme Court sides with man over his detention in race-tinged drug case

Supreme Court sides with man over his detention in race-tinged drug case

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has highlighted the harms of over-policing on racial minorities in a ruling that set aside an Asian-Canadian man's convictions for possessing a gun, drugs and illicit cash.
Canadian tourist recounts aftermath of boat collision on the Danube

Canadian tourist recounts aftermath of boat collision on the Danube

HALIFAX — A Canadian tourist who was on the Danube River in Budapest when two boats tragically collided Wednesday says the experience was "surreal" and "sobering.
We'll work with cities, even when provinces won't work with Ottawa: Trudeau

We'll work with cities, even when provinces won't work with Ottawa: Trudeau

QUEBEC — Even with provinces and Ottawa not always seeing eye-to-eye these days, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged Friday that his federal Liberal government would keep working with municipalities to deal with the effects of extreme weather, hous

Woman can't have embryo implanted without ex-husband's consent, court rules

TORONTO — A divorced woman cannot have a purchased frozen embryo implanted over the objections of her ex-husband, Ontario's top court ruled on Friday in a ground-breaking case.
In the news today, May 31

In the news today, May 31

Four stories in the news for Friday, May 31 ——— RAPTORS WIN IN FIRST NBA PLAYOFF GAME OUTSIDE U.S. In a historic victory, the first NBA Finals game to be played outside of the United States has gone to Toronto.
China warns Canada of 'consequences' of helping US in Huawei case

China warns Canada of 'consequences' of helping US in Huawei case

BEIJING — China warned Canada on Friday that it needs to be aware of the consequences of aiding the U.S. in a case involving the Chinese tech giant Huawei that is believed to have sparked the detention of two Canadians in China.
Pence pledges solidarity, aligns freedom of Canadians held in China with trade

Pence pledges solidarity, aligns freedom of Canadians held in China with trade

OTTAWA — The United States will link the liberation of the two Canadians imprisoned by China to its free-trade talks with the People's Republic, U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence pledged Thursday.
Thousands crowd streets around Toronto to cheer on the Raptors in playoff game

Thousands crowd streets around Toronto to cheer on the Raptors in playoff game

TORONTO — Thousands of fans in the Toronto area are taking to the streets to cheer on the Raptors as the city hosts the NBA Finals for the first time. Tipoff between the Raptors and Golden State Warriors started at 9 p.m.