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Five top public servants to warn of major meddling with next federal election

Five top public servants to warn of major meddling with next federal election

OTTAWA — An impartial group of senior bureaucrats will warn Canadians if malicious actors try to manipulate the outcome of this fall's federal election.
McGill puts off decision on changing contentious Redmen team name

McGill puts off decision on changing contentious Redmen team name

Montreal's McGill University said Wednesday that it needs more time to decide what to do about its sports teams' contentious Redmen name.
Access searches for military should be broadened for other identifiers: Vance

Access searches for military should be broadened for other identifiers: Vance

OTTAWA — The Defence Department wasn't trying to hide any information when its staff used terms other than Vice-Admiral Mark Norman's name in internal communications, Canada's top military officer testified in Norman's criminal case Wednesday.
Mould causing housing crisis for First Nations across Canada: NDP

Mould causing housing crisis for First Nations across Canada: NDP

OTTAWA — A housing crisis in a northern Ontario First Nation is the tip of a deep, systemic problem in communities across the country that requires the response of a task force, the federal NDP said Wednesday.
Canadian MPs condemn Netflix for using Lac-Megantic images in Bird Box

Canadian MPs condemn Netflix for using Lac-Megantic images in Bird Box

OTTAWA — Netflix should compensate the people of Lac-Megantic for using footage of the 2013 rail disaster there in fictional dramas, Canada's members of Parliament have agreed unanimously.
Families of Humboldt Broncos victims share statements on how crash changed lives

Families of Humboldt Broncos victims share statements on how crash changed lives

MELFORT, Sask. — A sentencing hearing is being held this week for the driver of a transport truck involved in a deadly crash with the Humboldt Broncos hockey team bus.

Bruce McArthur guilty plea sparks call to widen missing persons review

TORONTO — The head of an independent investigation into how Toronto police handle missing persons reports has called for an expansion of her mandate to include cases involving serial killer Bruce McArthur, her lead counsel said Wednesday.
'Large-bodied' Canadian wolves to help keep U.S. moose population in check

'Large-bodied' Canadian wolves to help keep U.S. moose population in check

The transfer of up to six wolves from a northern Ontario island where they were starving to the U.S. is getting underway following a weeks-long delay caused by the federal government shutdown south of the border.
Images show evidence of what could be one of Canada's oldest graveyards

Images show evidence of what could be one of Canada's oldest graveyards

ANNAPOLIS ROYAL, N.S. — Researchers using ground-penetrating radar have found what they believe is one of the oldest European graveyards in Canada.
Judges cannot be overly swayed by victim impact statements: legal experts

Judges cannot be overly swayed by victim impact statements: legal experts

Legal experts say a sentencing judge must use caution and not be overwhelmed by victim impact statements.