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Toronto man sentenced to 4 years for trying to get into Syria to join ISIL

TORONTO — A Toronto man who tried to join Islamic State militants in Syria was sentenced to just over four years in prison on Thursday after a judge found he had taken responsibility for his actions and abandoned his radical views.
National Defence lowballing cost of used Aussie fighters: budget officer

National Defence lowballing cost of used Aussie fighters: budget officer

OTTAWA — Parliament's budget watchdog says the Department of National Defence might have deliberately lowballed the cost of buying and flying second-hand fighter jets from Australia by $200 million.
First Nations leaders praise Wilson-Raybould but don't take sides against Trudeau

First Nations leaders praise Wilson-Raybould but don't take sides against Trudeau

OTTAWA — Several Indigenous leaders say former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould was deeply brave in her explosive testimony on the SNC-Lavalin affair, but they're steering clear of criticizing the Trudeau government.
Starved for money, federal auditor general cancels work, lets security slide

Starved for money, federal auditor general cancels work, lets security slide

OTTAWA — Canada's auditor general's office is struggling to complete important work because it doesn't have enough money, its latest financial report says.
Liberals table 'historic' Indigenous child welfare bill

Liberals table 'historic' Indigenous child welfare bill

OTTAWA — If an Indigenous woman in labour in Winnipeg is being challenged on whether she is fit to parent her newborn, Treasury Board President Jane Philpott says she hopes a new law on Indigenous child welfare will help ensure that mother can keep h
Trudeau announces Canada will be partner in NASA-led Lunar Gateway project

Trudeau announces Canada will be partner in NASA-led Lunar Gateway project

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Man facing deportation to Italy more than two decades after conviction gets reprieve

Man facing deportation to Italy more than two decades after conviction gets reprieve

MONTREAL — A Quebec man scheduled to be deported to Italy Thursday after being convicted more than 20 years ago for his role in a Mafia-linked drug importation has won a reprieve, his lawyer says.

Ex-pastor found guilty of manslaughter in death of pregnant wife

TORONTO — A former Toronto pastor accused of secretly sedating his pregnant wife before she drowned in the bathtub was found guilty of manslaughter Thursday, his second conviction in a case that has spanned more than seven years.
New integrity regime will add 'flexibility' to procurement bans: minister

New integrity regime will add 'flexibility' to procurement bans: minister

OTTAWA — Canada's minister in charge of procurement says the Trudeau government wants the federal regime for dealing with companies that have integrity problems to be more flexible — a change that could help beleaguered SNC-Lavalin.
Passengers drowned after door design impeded exit in fatal NWT plane crash: TSB

Passengers drowned after door design impeded exit in fatal NWT plane crash: TSB

GATINEAU, Que. — Canada's aviation safety watchdog says a "significant safety issue" exists with a popular small airplane in which three passengers drowned during an attempted landing on a northern lake.