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Crown, defence in Fredericton shooting trial agree accused had mental disorder

Crown, defence in Fredericton shooting trial agree accused had mental disorder

FREDERICTON — The Crown and defence at a murder trial in Fredericton have agreed that Matthew Raymond suffered from a mental disorder when he shot four victims two years ago.
Liberals set relaxed nomination rules in preparation for possible federal election

Liberals set relaxed nomination rules in preparation for possible federal election

OTTAWA — The Liberal party is readying itself for a possible federal election with new rules for nominating candidates.
Feds double pandemic aid for food banks, add a second $100 million in support

Feds double pandemic aid for food banks, add a second $100 million in support

OTTAWA — The federal government doubled the amount of pandemic aid for Canada's food banks on Friday.
B.C. political leaders meet in live TV debate in Oct. 24 election campaign

B.C. political leaders meet in live TV debate in Oct. 24 election campaign

VICTORIA — The leaders of B.C.
Former premier Jean Charest suing Quebec government for $1M for privacy violation

Former premier Jean Charest suing Quebec government for $1M for privacy violation

MONTREAL — Former premier Jean Charest is suing the Quebec government for violation of his privacy in connection with an investigation by the province's anti-corruption unit.
Report clearing N.S. police of wrongdoing in arrest of Black woman flawed: observer

Report clearing N.S. police of wrongdoing in arrest of Black woman flawed: observer

HALIFAX — A consultant hired by Nova Scotia's police watchdog disagrees with the agency's decision to clear two officers of wrongdoing in the case of a Black woman injured during an arrest.
Legault calls on Quebecers to make 'sacrifices' to slow COVID-19 spread

Legault calls on Quebecers to make 'sacrifices' to slow COVID-19 spread

MONTREAL — Premier Francois Legault called on Quebecers to make "sacrifices" and avoid contact with others over the Thanksgiving weekend as authorities reported more than 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 for the seventh time in eight days.
COVID-19 cases, deaths surge ahead of long weekend, restrictions tighten in hotspots

COVID-19 cases, deaths surge ahead of long weekend, restrictions tighten in hotspots

Canadians began the Thanksgiving long weekend amid a surging second wave that pushed public health officials to roll back some businesses and tighten COVID-19 measures in several hotspots.
Conservatives accuse government of reckless rush to ease access to assisted dying

Conservatives accuse government of reckless rush to ease access to assisted dying

OTTAWA — Conservatives are accusing the Trudeau government of rushing recklessly to make it easier for intolerably suffering Canadians to receive medical help to end their lives.
WFP says it shares Nobel Peace Prize with Canada and supporters around the world

WFP says it shares Nobel Peace Prize with Canada and supporters around the world

OTTAWA — The United Nations World Food Program is thanking Canada for its support after the organization won the Nobel Peace Prize, saying that support is essential with hunger rising due to COVID-19.