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Canada's embassies and diplomats poorly protected despite warnings, auditor says

Canada's embassies and diplomats poorly protected despite warnings, auditor says

OTTAWA — Canada is not properly protecting diplomats and staff who face security threats at Canadian missions abroad, including many at high risk for terrorist attacks, violence and espionage, according to the federal auditor general.
Why a N.B. judge dismissed the jury in the Dennis Oland murder case

Why a N.B. judge dismissed the jury in the Dennis Oland murder case

At the heart of the legal mess that led to a mistrial in the Dennis Oland murder case is the unseemly notion of "jury shopping.

Homicide investigators say murder of Hells Angel in Vancouver area was targeted

SURREY, B.C. — A man described by homicide investigators as a member of the Hells Angels has been identified as the victim of a suspected targeted slaying in Metro Vancouver. Cpl.
Mistrial declared in Dennis Oland murder retrial after police 'improprieties'

Mistrial declared in Dennis Oland murder retrial after police 'improprieties'

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — After delays, a mistrial and dismissal of the jury, the retrial of Dennis Oland for the second-degree murder of his multimillionaire father will finally begin on Wednesday by judge alone.
Vigilance the watchword for pot users, investors, executives at Canada-US border

Vigilance the watchword for pot users, investors, executives at Canada-US border

WASHINGTON — People who work, invest or partake in Canada's legal cannabis industry will continue to risk a lifetime ban from the United States as long as the drug remains a controlled substance under U.S.
World Curling Tour plans to review policy after Red Deer ejection

World Curling Tour plans to review policy after Red Deer ejection

Frosty brews are as common a sight in a curling club as rocks in the rings. Knocking back a few pints after a game is enmeshed in the social fabric of the sport, especially at the club level.
Higher interest rate target? Expanded mandate? Bank of Canada explores options

Higher interest rate target? Expanded mandate? Bank of Canada explores options

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada is studying whether it should make changes to the framework that has underpinned its policy decisions — such as interest-rate movements — for several decades.

Parole board says Marco Muzzo lacks insight into drinking issues

In trying to paint himself as a responsible drinker who made a deadly mistake, a drunk driver who killed three children and their grandfather revealed a lack of insight into his drinking habits and the risk they pose to others, the Parole Board of Ca
Cars submerged in Montreal tunnel after workers puncture water pipe

Cars submerged in Montreal tunnel after workers puncture water pipe

MONTREAL — A broken water pipe has flooded a tunnel on a major Montreal artery, submerging three cars.
No sign deer disease has spread to wild, but Quebec to continue control measures

No sign deer disease has spread to wild, but Quebec to continue control measures

MONTREAL — The Quebec government says surveillance and control measures in an area where deer were infected with a disease fatal to animals will continue beyond a mid-November deadline Hunting and trapping were suspended in the area in September afte