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Cords, hammer, knives: Woman tells murder trial how 'sister wife' was abused

Cords, hammer, knives: Woman tells murder trial how 'sister wife' was abused

WINNIPEG — One of five women involved with a man accused of killing one of them testified that the death came after days of the victim being abused.
Trump's presidential pardon amounts to total exoneration, Conrad Black says

Trump's presidential pardon amounts to total exoneration, Conrad Black says

TORONTO — A criminal pardon U.S. President Donald Trump personally delivered to Conrad Black over the phone amounts to complete exoneration, the author and former media mogul said on Thursday.
Secularism bill a 'sexist' attack on women's bodies: Quebec federation of women

Secularism bill a 'sexist' attack on women's bodies: Quebec federation of women

MONTREAL — Quebec's secularism bill is a frontal attack on women's rights and primarily targets Muslims, the head of a major feminist organization said Thursday during the final day of legislative hearings into the proposed law.

Florida police arrest 28-year-old man they say killed Quebec couple last March

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — Florida police say they have arrested a 28-year-old man in connection with the murder of an elderly Quebec couple found dead in March in their mobile home in Pompano Beach, north of Fort Lauderdale.
Kenney lauds Senate committee rejecting tanker ban, promises to continue fight

Kenney lauds Senate committee rejecting tanker ban, promises to continue fight

CALGARY — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is calling for a full-court press to kill Ottawa's proposed B.C. coast tanker ban now that it has been defeated in a Senate committee.
Senate committee approves dozens of energy-industry-friendly amendments to C-69

Senate committee approves dozens of energy-industry-friendly amendments to C-69

OTTAWA — A Senate committee has approved dozens of amendments — primarily aimed at mollifying the energy industry — to the Liberal government's controversial environmental assessment legislation.
Billion-dollar autoimmune drug deal a 'dream come true' for Calgary researcher

Billion-dollar autoimmune drug deal a 'dream come true' for Calgary researcher

CALGARY — A University of Calgary researcher says he's hopeful a deal worth up to $1 billion between his drug company and a U.S.
'It's worrying': Quebec premier on allegations anti-corruption unit fabricated evidence

'It's worrying': Quebec premier on allegations anti-corruption unit fabricated evidence

MONTREAL — Fresh allegations involving Quebec's anti-corruption unit, once held up as the police force that would rekindle citizens' trust in their institutions, are roiling the province's political class.
Indigenous teen's treatment while disclosing abuse indicative of 'pattern'

Indigenous teen's treatment while disclosing abuse indicative of 'pattern'

OTTAWA — B.C.'s former child representative Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond says the "heinous" treatment of an Indigenous teenager during a 2012 interrogation by an RCMP officer reflects a pattern she has seen over and over.
Canada issues tender to bring back trash but misses Duterte's May 15 deadline

Canada issues tender to bring back trash but misses Duterte's May 15 deadline

OTTAWA — The Liberal MP who chairs a parliamentary friendship group between Canada and the Philippines says the ongoing garbage war between the two countries is both embarrassing and unlikely to end soon.