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Absolute discharge for B.C. man who is also accused of assaulting sex workers

VERNON, B.C. — The Crown says a man who faces a series of charges including alleged assaults of sex workers has been given an absolute discharge in a separate allegation against him by a judge in Vernon, B.C. The B.C.
Tory senators stalling laws for political advantage, Independents say

Tory senators stalling laws for political advantage, Independents say

OTTAWA — Conservative senators are being accused of deliberately stalling Liberal government legislation to keep it in the public eye for political benefit.
Carbon pricing is most efficient way to cut emissions, Canadian Chamber says

Carbon pricing is most efficient way to cut emissions, Canadian Chamber says

OTTAWA — Canada's largest business group has endorsed a carbon tax as the most efficient way for the country to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
'My life is held in suspension:' Omar Khadr wants changes to bail conditions

'My life is held in suspension:' Omar Khadr wants changes to bail conditions

EDMONTON — Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr says he will continue to fight for his freedom.
Man on trial for killing Calgary woman and her daughter fabricated story: Crown

Man on trial for killing Calgary woman and her daughter fabricated story: Crown

CALGARY — A prosecutor says the accused in a murder trial made up two other men he says were with him at a woman's home the day she was found dead and her daughter disappeared.
Canada's extradition act on display with world watching Meng case: experts

Canada's extradition act on display with world watching Meng case: experts

OTTAWA — Canada's cumbersome extradition system means Chinese business executive Meng Wanzhou could wait years before her case is resolved even if she will inevitably be committed to stand trial in the United States, legal experts say.
Coach accused of sexual assault says apology letter was misinterpreted

Coach accused of sexual assault says apology letter was misinterpreted

SARNIA, Ont. — A former high-ranking gymnastics coach accused of sexual assault told his trial Thursday that when he apologized to his accuser for "crossing the line," he wasn't referring to any sexual transgressions.
Supreme Court won't hear case involving facts used in assisted-dying case

Supreme Court won't hear case involving facts used in assisted-dying case

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear an appeal from a severely ill woman who wants to accelerate a lawsuit that argues the right to assisted dying is unfairly limited by federal government law.
Scheer blames Trudeau's 'naive approach' to China for Huawei crisis

Scheer blames Trudeau's 'naive approach' to China for Huawei crisis

OTTAWA — The dilemma Canada finds itself in over its arrest of top Chinese business executive Meng Wanzhou is a result of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's "naive approach" to China, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer insisted Thursday.
Mark Norman was doing his job, had not 'gone rogue' on ship deal: lawyers

Mark Norman was doing his job, had not 'gone rogue' on ship deal: lawyers

OTTAWA — Vice-Admiral Mark Norman's lawyers started making their case in earnest for access to thousands of government files Thursday, saying the records will prove the suspended military officer's innocence — and that he had not "gone rogue.