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'I lied to many people:' Man accused of killing woman found in tub testifies

'I lied to many people:' Man accused of killing woman found in tub testifies

EDMONTON — A jury has heard that a man accused of killing a woman who was found dead in a bathtub in his Edmonton hotel room lied several times about knowing her and paying her for sex. Bradley Barton, 52 and from Mississauga, Ont.
The latest news on COVID 19 developments in Canada for Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021

The latest news on COVID 19 developments in Canada for Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 7:30 p.m. B.C. is reporting another 429 cases of COVID-19 and eight deaths, bringing to 1,218 the number of fatalities linked to the infection.
More Alberta towns ask for coal consultations, pause on exploration

More Alberta towns ask for coal consultations, pause on exploration

Opposition to Alberta's attempt to expand coal mining in the Rocky Mountains is growing with two more towns expressing concerns and a legislature member with the governing United Conservatives backing them up.
Sailor booted out of Canadian navy over involvement with online hate groups

Sailor booted out of Canadian navy over involvement with online hate groups

OTTAWA — A Calgary-based sailor has been kicked out of the Canadian Armed Forces for admitted involvement with online hate groups.
A brief look at the seven vaccines Canada has pre-ordered

A brief look at the seven vaccines Canada has pre-ordered

OTTAWA — Between July 24 and Oct. 22, Canada signed deals to pre-order seven COVID-19 vaccines. Here's a brief look at what we know about those vaccines, listed by manufacturer. Moderna Headquarters: Cambridge, Mass.
Union alleges systemic harassment, discrimination at Veterans Affairs

Union alleges systemic harassment, discrimination at Veterans Affairs

OTTAWA — One of the unions representing workers at Veterans Affairs Canada is sounding the alarm over what it alleges is widespread harassment and discrimination within the department.
Refugee pact with U.S. does not violate constitutional guarantees, Canada argues

Refugee pact with U.S. does not violate constitutional guarantees, Canada argues

OTTAWA — The Canadian government is telling the Federal Court of Appeal a judge made serious legal mistakes in striking down a refugee pact between Ottawa and Washington.
Health Canada says it won't consider animal suffering in strychnine review

Health Canada says it won't consider animal suffering in strychnine review

OTTAWA — Animal suffering won't be considered when a Health Canada agency next reviews licences for poisons used to kill predators, the department has ruled.
Canada signs deal with Novavax to make its COVID-19 vaccine at new Montreal facility

Canada signs deal with Novavax to make its COVID-19 vaccine at new Montreal facility

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a tentative deal Tuesday with U.S. vaccine-maker Novavax to produce its product in Canada if the COVID-19 vaccine gets approved for use here.
'No other means:' Nunavut judge acquits abused woman who killed husband

'No other means:' Nunavut judge acquits abused woman who killed husband

IQALUIT, Nunavut — A Nunavut judge who acquitted a woman of murder for killing her abusive spouse in self-defence is warning that the territory's cycle of domestic violence will continue unless victims get adequate support.