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Oversight agency reviewing Nunavut RCMP's public complaints process

Oversight agency reviewing Nunavut RCMP's public complaints process

IQALUIT, Nunavut — The oversight agency for the RCMP is reviewing how the police force handles public complaints in Nunavut.
Canadian troops heading to UK to train Ukrainian forces

Canadian troops heading to UK to train Ukrainian forces

OTTAWA — Canada is sending military trainers to the United Kingdom to help teach Ukrainians how to fight invading Russian forces.
Newfoundland lawyer accused of sexual assault loses bid for publication ban

Newfoundland lawyer accused of sexual assault loses bid for publication ban

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland lawyer charged with sexual assault lost his legal bid Thursday to shield his name from publication. Robert Regular was charged last year with four counts of sexual assault and one count of sexual interference.
Judicial pre-trial scheduled in Jacob Hoggard sexual assault case

Judicial pre-trial scheduled in Jacob Hoggard sexual assault case

HAILEYBURY, Ont. — A judicial pre-trial has been scheduled in a northeastern Ontario court in the sexual assault case of Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard.
Business councils call on federal government to secure trade agreement with India

Business councils call on federal government to secure trade agreement with India

OTTAWA — As Canada and other Western nations ramp up their efforts to build stronger political and economic ties in Asia, business groups are calling on the federal government to finally lock in a trade agreement with India.
Canada to train Ukrainian troops amid Kyiv turbine row: In The News for Aug. 4, 2022

Canada to train Ukrainian troops amid Kyiv turbine row: In The News for Aug. 4, 2022

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Thursday, August 4, 2022 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Jean Charest pressed to outline political future after Conservative leadership race

Jean Charest pressed to outline political future after Conservative leadership race

OTTAWA — Jean Charest spent the last official debate of the federal Conservative leadership race on Wednesday stressing that his experience as a political leader is what the party needs to unite.
Defence lawyer says sharing link is 'not child pornography' in B.C. teenager case

Defence lawyer says sharing link is 'not child pornography' in B.C. teenager case

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — Sharing a link is "not child pornography," says a defence lawyer for a Dutch man accused of harassment and extortion of British Columbia teenager Amanda Todd. Joseph Saulnier told the jury in Aydin Coban's B.C.
B.C. premier says he may copy couple who put out newspaper ad looking for doctor

B.C. premier says he may copy couple who put out newspaper ad looking for doctor

LANGFORD, B.C. — British Columbia Premier John Horgan suggested Wednesday the approach of a Victoria couple who placed a newspaper ad to find a family doctor could be one of his next steps to pressure the federal government to increase health funding.
B.C. firefighters deploy controlled burns to contain blaze in Okanagan

B.C. firefighters deploy controlled burns to contain blaze in Okanagan

VANCOUVER — Crews were literally fighting fire with fire in the southern Okanagan as the BC Wildfire Service takes advantage of cooler weather to try to contain a blaze that has forced hundreds from their homes.