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Panellists quit corporate responsibility panel citing 'erosion of trust'

Panellists quit corporate responsibility panel citing 'erosion of trust'

OTTAWA — Citing an erosion of trust, civil society and labour representatives have resigned from a panel set up to advise the federal government on ensuring Canadian firms operating abroad are accountable for how they conduct themselves.
Timeline: The wrongful murder conviction of Glen Assoun of Halifax

Timeline: The wrongful murder conviction of Glen Assoun of Halifax

HALIFAX — Nov. 12, 1995: Brenda Way — known as "Pitt Bull" — was murdered and her body left in a parking lot behind a Dartmouth apartment building sometime in the early morning hours.

Man from Europe hiking with friends plunges to death on Alberta mountain

CROWSNEST, Alta. — A man from the Czech Republic is dead after a fall from a mountain in southwestern Alberta.
In the news today, July 12

In the news today, July 12

Five stories in the news for Friday, July 12 ——— VOTERS NEED CONVINCING ON CLIMATE: TRUDEAU Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged Thursday that he has more work to do to sell Canadians on further actions to fight climate change, pointing to new
Dozens injured aboard Air Canada flight after plane hits turbulence

Dozens injured aboard Air Canada flight after plane hits turbulence

MONTREAL — Thirty people were sent to hospital with injuries after an Air Canada flight travelling from Toronto to Sydney, Australia, hit severe turbulence and was forced to divert to Honolulu.
'Frustration and alienation:' Jason Kenney tells premiers national unity threatened

'Frustration and alienation:' Jason Kenney tells premiers national unity threatened

SASKATOON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he still believes national unity is under threat despite two days of collaborative discussions with the country's leaders.
Neil Bantleman returns to Canada after years in Indonesian prison

Neil Bantleman returns to Canada after years in Indonesian prison

A Canadian school teacher who spent the past five years in an Indonesian prison on child sex abuse charges he's long denied said Thursday that he had returned to Canada after being granted clemency.
Minassian lawyer seeks publication ban on client's statement to police

Minassian lawyer seeks publication ban on client's statement to police

TORONTO — The lawyer for a man accused of killing ten people by driving a van down a busy Toronto sidewalk has asked a judge to prevent the publication of his client's statement to police.
Aftermath of Canadian submarine fire: PTSD, asthma and depression

Aftermath of Canadian submarine fire: PTSD, asthma and depression

HALIFAX — The Canadian sailors who fought a deadly fire aboard the submarine HMCS Chicoutimi in 2004 suffered from significantly elevated levels of post-traumatic stress, depression and asthma in the first five years after the tragedy, a new study sa
Cases dropped, charges lowered as court-martial system remains in limbo

Cases dropped, charges lowered as court-martial system remains in limbo

OTTAWA — Canadian military prosecutors and police have dropped several cases and are changing the way they lay charges as they wait for the Supreme Court to decide whether the military-justice system is constitutional.