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Crown wants two-year prison term for Quebec man who sexually assaulted student

MONTREAL — A Crown prosecutor has recommended that a schizophrenic Quebec man who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a female university student be sentenced to two years in prison.
Quebec liquor store employees threaten to strike ahead of Fete nationale holiday

Quebec liquor store employees threaten to strike ahead of Fete nationale holiday

MONTREAL — Employees with Quebec's liquor authority are threatening to strike ahead of the province's popular Fete nationale holiday, also known as St-Jean-Baptiste day.

Quarter of seafood sold in Metro Vancouver is mislabelled: researchers

VANCOUVER — Catfish is passing as cod and tilapia is masquerading as snapper in Metro Vancouver, says a new study that found up to a quarter of seafood sold in the region was mislabelled.
Mosque shooter a troubled youth, doesn't deserve exemplary sentence: defence

Mosque shooter a troubled youth, doesn't deserve exemplary sentence: defence

QUEBEC — Alexandre Bissonnette, who murdered six men in a Quebec City mosque in January 2017, is a fragile narcissist, a man unable to overcome the hardships he suffered in his youth, his lawyer argued Monday during his sentencing hearing.
Company appeals Churchill rail ruling in year-long attempt to restore service

Company appeals Churchill rail ruling in year-long attempt to restore service

WINNIPEG — The company that owns a broken rail line into Churchill, Man., says it is appealing a federal regulatory ruling that requires it to repair the track. Hudson Bay Railway Co.
Trudeau government to kick off talks towards national strategy on big data

Trudeau government to kick off talks towards national strategy on big data

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government will take fresh steps Tuesday towards equipping the country for the rapidly advancing era of big data.

Human remains found near Ucluelet, B.C., police major crimes unit investigates

UCLUELET, B.C. — Police are investigating after the remains of two people were found near Ucluelet, B.C., late last week. The RCMP say it's too early to determine if the remains are of two men who disappeared last month.
Trudeau says he won't 'play politics' on U.S. migrant children policy

Trudeau says he won't 'play politics' on U.S. migrant children policy

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will not "play politics" over immigration policies when it comes to the controversial U.S.
Liberals pressed on anti-poverty plan as report details child poverty rates

Liberals pressed on anti-poverty plan as report details child poverty rates

OTTAWA — Anti-poverty groups are raising the stakes on the Liberal government's promise to reduce the prevalence of low-income families by detailing child poverty rates in all 338 federal ridings — including the above-average rates facing constituent
Manitoba Liberal wants ban on chamber talk about NDP leader's criminal past

Manitoba Liberal wants ban on chamber talk about NDP leader's criminal past

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba politician wants to ban members of the Tory government from discussing Opposition NDP Leader Wab Kinew's criminal convictions and other brushes with the law inside the legislature.