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Website pulls Humboldt T-shirt after Halifax cartoonist complains

Website pulls Humboldt T-shirt after Halifax cartoonist complains

HALIFAX — An Australian website has stopped selling a T-shirt featuring a misappropriated Halifax newspaper cartoon about the Humboldt bus crash tragedy.
From shelter to castle: The 'fairy tale' of Meghan Markle's Ontario-adopted pup

From shelter to castle: The 'fairy tale' of Meghan Markle's Ontario-adopted pup

A dog adopted from an Ontario rescue home has proved to be of royal pedigree after having been whisked off to the United Kingdom to live with owner Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. When Guy the beagle came to A Dog's Dream Rescue in Oakville, Ont.

Quebec justice minister worried about lawyers using jurors' Facebook pages

MONTREAL — A report that some Quebec defence lawyers are using Facebook to identify jurors and tailor their cases accordingly has prompted the province's justice minister to create a working group to look into a situation she calls "worrisome.

Swede found guilty of rape based on online interactions has convictions upgraded

Swedish courts that found a man guilty of sex crimes against young girls in Canada and around the world based solely on the nature of his online interactions with them have set a bold new precedent by upgrading more than a dozen of his convictions to
The N.B. retiree whose border-beer battle could change Confederation

The N.B. retiree whose border-beer battle could change Confederation

FREDERICTON — A New Brunswick retiree who just wanted to buy cheaper suds is about to find out if his 2012 beer run to Quebec will change the nature of Confederation.

B.C. man acquitted on terror charges is security risk: RCMP officer

VANCOUVER — The Facebook posts of a British Columbia man acquitted of terrorism-related charges clearly show he wasn't just a "couch jihadist" with a big mouth but someone who was becoming radicalized by the Islamic State group and advocating for lon
Bail denied for Winnipeg woman who kept remains of six infants in storage locker

Bail denied for Winnipeg woman who kept remains of six infants in storage locker

WINNIPEG — The lawyer for a woman convicted of concealing the remains of six dead infants in a storage locker said he will look for another way to get his client released after her bail was denied.
Crews hope to free 'prolific' female right whale named Kleenex from rope on jaw

Crews hope to free 'prolific' female right whale named Kleenex from rope on jaw

HALIFAX — Marine biologists are on the lookout for one of the most productive North Atlantic right whales left in the world, after an apparently unsuccessful attempt to free it from thick rope.

Fewer babies born in Quebec in 2017 as fertility rate continues to drop

MONTREAL — Quebec's fertility rate continued to decline last year, led by a drop in the number of younger women who are choosing to have children.
Designers lining up to dress Ontario teen headed to royal wedding

Designers lining up to dress Ontario teen headed to royal wedding

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. — A 15-year-old Ontario girl who scored an invitation to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding says she's now being approached by designers who want to dress her for the big event.