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Dennis Oland will take time to 'mentally regroup' after acquittal: lawyer

Dennis Oland will take time to 'mentally regroup' after acquittal: lawyer

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Dennis Oland's acquittal in the 2011 murder of his father has left many questions about what comes next for the member of one of Atlantic Canada's most prominent families following a very public eight-year legal ordeal.
B.C. man is pleads guilty in the snake venom death of a two-year-old girl

B.C. man is pleads guilty in the snake venom death of a two-year-old girl

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia man has pleaded guilty to one count of failing to provide the necessaries of life for the death by snake venom of a two-year-old girl.
'Disaster is what brings us together.' Greektown community united after tragedy

'Disaster is what brings us together.' Greektown community united after tragedy

TORONTO — The doors at St. Barnabas on the Danforth are always open, but the people seeking solace inside the Anglican church the day after a deadly shooting wanted to bolt them shut.
Canada joins global pact to stop illegal fishing trade, plans more inspections

Canada joins global pact to stop illegal fishing trade, plans more inspections

OTTAWA — Foreign vessels arriving in Canadian ports can expect more monitoring by officials hunting for contraband fish now that Canada is part of an international agreement to combat illegal fishing.
Feds redo child-benefit forms amid concerns 'at-risk' families missing payments

Feds redo child-benefit forms amid concerns 'at-risk' families missing payments

OTTAWA — The federal government will roll out a simplified application form for the Canada Child Benefit this month — just as it gets a bump in value — after hearing about barriers for newcomers and Indigenous people who are eligible but don't go thr

Montreal's No. 2 politician apologizes for 171 km/h speeding ticket

MONTREAL — Under political fire for a week over a massive speeding fine, the right-hand man to Montreal's mayor has apologized for his lack of judgment.
Canadians need to be patient, present, unconditional with reconciliation: Trudeau

Canadians need to be patient, present, unconditional with reconciliation: Trudeau

VICTORIA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says non-Indigenous Canadians need to be patient and unconditional in their support of Indigenous communities on the road to reconciliation and allow them to make mistakes. "We have to be patient.

Blaring car alarms, anxious dog, prompt alleged vandalism on B.C. ferry: police

DELTA, B.C. — Police are investigating a report of alleged vandalism at the Tsawwassen ferry terminal south of Vancouver that's possibly linked to concern for a pet. Authorities in Delta, B.C.
Dismantled Signal Hill fence cost $65,000 before outcry led to removal:Parks Canada

Dismantled Signal Hill fence cost $65,000 before outcry led to removal:Parks Canada

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Parks Canada says a controversial fence built halfway up Signal Hill in St. John's, N.L., cost about $65,000 from planning to construction before it was swiftly taken down just over a week after the first panels went up.
In the news today, July 19

In the news today, July 19

Five stories in the news for Friday, July 19 ——— SCHEER'S FOOD GUIDE PLEDGE UNDER SCRUTINY Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer faced strong criticism from nutrition experts on Thursday after he pledged to review the new Canada Food Guide should the Tor