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Mistrial declared in Newfoundland and Labrador cop's sex assault trial

Mistrial declared in Newfoundland and Labrador cop's sex assault trial

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A judge declared a mistrial Friday in the sexual assault trial of a Newfoundland and Labrador police officer, a day after jurors began deliberating. Const.
RCMP accuse second Calgary man of travelling to Syria to take part in Islamic State

RCMP accuse second Calgary man of travelling to Syria to take part in Islamic State

CALGARY — RCMP have charged a second Calgary man in an ongoing terrorism investigation. Jamal Taan Borhot, 30, is charged with three counts of participating in terrorist group activity.
Trudeau stresses vigilance, announces vaccine pact as COVID-19 cases reach 150,000

Trudeau stresses vigilance, announces vaccine pact as COVID-19 cases reach 150,000

OTTAWA — Quebeckers were urged to stop socializing, Ontarians were barred from late-night pub-hopping, and the entire country was sternly warned of "critical" containment measures required in coming weeks as soaring COVID-19 case counts edged past 15
PM Trudeau 'disappointed' by RCMP treatment of Sikh officers over mask issue

PM Trudeau 'disappointed' by RCMP treatment of Sikh officers over mask issue

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is disappointed that Sikh RCMP officers have been removed from front line policing during the pandemic because their religiously mandated facial hair makes it difficult to properly wear a face covering.
Dafonte Miller says assault by off-duty cop changed his view of police

Dafonte Miller says assault by off-duty cop changed his view of police

OSHAWA, Ont. — A young Black man who was assaulted by an off-duty Toronto police officer more than three years ago said the incident permanently changed his life and the way he views police. Dafonte Miller laid out the lingering impact of the Dec.

COVID-19 pandemic forces Liberals to postpone national convention

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal party is postponing its national convention due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The convention was to be held in Ottawa on Nov. 12-15.
The 'relentless underdog': Green Leader Sonia Furstenau ready for uphill battle

The 'relentless underdog': Green Leader Sonia Furstenau ready for uphill battle

Green Leader Sonia Furstenau was driving Monday when she turned on the radio and learned an early election would be called that day in British Columbia.
First Nations police services look to throne speech pledge for higher, stable funding

First Nations police services look to throne speech pledge for higher, stable funding

OTTAWA — The Rama Police Service, which serves the Chippewas of Rama First Nation, does not have dedicated funding for forensic and crime investigation units, or to provide aid to victims.
Finance Department says federal deficit hit $148.6 billion through July

Finance Department says federal deficit hit $148.6 billion through July

OTTAWA — The federal government ran a deficit of $148.6 billion during the first four months of its 2020-2021 fiscal year, the result of unprecedented spending in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The result compared with a deficit of $1.

Corruption charges stayed against former Quebec deputy premier, five co-accused

QUEBEC — A judge has granted a stay of proceedings in the corruption case of former Quebec deputy premier Nathalie Normandeau and her co-accused, bringing the lengthy legal saga to an end.