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Quebec gymnast Thierry Pellerin charged with luring minors on the internet

LEVIS, Que. — Quebec gymnast Thierry Pellerin was charged Friday with alleged sex offences against two minors. The 22-year-old was released on $1,500 bail and a promise to respect certain conditions.
Man accused of ramming gate at Rideau Hall with truck faces multiple charges

Man accused of ramming gate at Rideau Hall with truck faces multiple charges

OTTAWA — A Manitoba man is facing 22 criminal charges after allegedly ramming his truck through a pedestrian gate at Rideau Hall Thursday and has been remanded in custody until July 17.
Premier promises to keep a close watch on people in vehicles with U.S. plates

Premier promises to keep a close watch on people in vehicles with U.S. plates

HALIFAX — With an increasing number of Nova Scotians complaining on social media about seeing cars with American plates entering the province, Premier Stephen McNeil has pledged to keep a closer watch on those showing up at the border from outside At
Politics, pandemics and Russian aluminum: why Canada faces fresh U.S. tariffs

Politics, pandemics and Russian aluminum: why Canada faces fresh U.S. tariffs

WASHINGTON — Why the United States chose to taint the debut of North America's celebrated new trade deal by threatening fresh tariffs against Canadian aluminum, only President Donald Trump and trade emissary Robert Lighthizer can say for sure.
Canada's long-term care system failed elders, before and during COVID-19: report

Canada's long-term care system failed elders, before and during COVID-19: report

MONTREAL — Canada has failed in its duty to protect vulnerable elders in long-term care, according to a highly critical report that examines the issue in light of the COVID-19 crisis.
Tears, prayer and a white hat as Brazilian cowboy finishes Alaska-Calgary trek

Tears, prayer and a white hat as Brazilian cowboy finishes Alaska-Calgary trek

CALGARY — Brazilian long rider Filipe Masetti Leite got off his horse, knelt down and said a prayer with tears rolling down his face when he arrived in the Calgary Stampede grounds after a 13-month ride from Anchorage, Alaska.
Presidential hopeful Biden could be swayed to supporting Keystone XL: Kenney

Presidential hopeful Biden could be swayed to supporting Keystone XL: Kenney

OYEN, Alta. — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he believes United States presidential hopeful Joe Biden can be swayed to supporting the Keystone XL pipeline.
'A bonanza:' researchers find evidence of ancient ochre mine in Mexican caves

'A bonanza:' researchers find evidence of ancient ochre mine in Mexican caves

The caves are vast, pitch black, full of twists and turns and treacherously tight in spots.
Canada restricts dealings with Hong Kong over new security law

Canada restricts dealings with Hong Kong over new security law

OTTAWA — Canada is suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong as part of a package of responses to the new security law China has imposed on the territory, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday.
Quebec tractor driver charged after accident kills three children, injures seven

Quebec tractor driver charged after accident kills three children, injures seven

NOTRE-DAME-DE-STANBRIDGE, Que. — A 38-year-old Quebec man was charged with criminal negligence Thursday after three young children were killed and seven people were injured when they were thrown from the front loader of a tractor.