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Genetic research on ancient indigenous bodies needs ethics code: scientists

Somewhere in a lab in Illinois scientists are examining residue on the teeth of ancient humans from the British Columbia coast.

Timeline of recent events in the 2017 mosque shooting in Quebec City

QUEBEC — The sentencing arguments for Quebec City mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette ended Thursday. Bissonnette, 28, pleaded guilty in March to six charges of first-degree murder and six of attempted murder related to the shooting in January 2017.
Defence lawyer 'optimistic' case of alleged breach of government site will end

Defence lawyer 'optimistic' case of alleged breach of government site will end

HALIFAX — A lawyer who represents a young Halifax man alleged to have breached a Nova Scotia government freedom-of-information website says he's optimistic police and prosecutors will accept the case is too weak to continue.
Commons committee calls on Liberals to tax e-commerce services like Netflix

Commons committee calls on Liberals to tax e-commerce services like Netflix

OTTAWA — A Liberal-dominated House of Commons committee is calling on the Trudeau government to make internet giants like Netflix collect and remit sales taxes on as part of a series of recommendations to help Canada's small businesses compete online
Teen who helped beat woman to death, shared video to be sentenced in June

Teen who helped beat woman to death, shared video to be sentenced in June

WINNIPEG — The mother of a young woman whose fatal beating was filmed and posted online said she wants one of the teens responsible to spend at least four years behind bars once she is sentenced in June.
Study: New NAFTA auto rules would act as a multibillion-dollar tax, hurt sales

Study: New NAFTA auto rules would act as a multibillion-dollar tax, hurt sales

WASHINGTON — New NAFTA rules could increase the cost of a car by hundreds or even thousands of dollars, act as a multibillion-dollar tax and ultimately hurt sales as consumers keep their wallets shut, a new study predicts.
N.L. minister steps aside after allegedly harassing fellow cabinet member

N.L. minister steps aside after allegedly harassing fellow cabinet member

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland and Labrador cabinet minister has stepped aside amid harassment allegations, in what political observers say is a fresh sign of the shift of how society discusses harassment.
No trial date yet for Nova Scotia police chief facing sexual assault charges

No trial date yet for Nova Scotia police chief facing sexual assault charges

BRIDGEWATER, N.S. — The case of a Nova Scotia police chief accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl has been set over until a pre-trial consultation Aug. 9.

Another interprovincial beer battle is brewing in New Brunswick over craft beer

FREDERICTON — The "Free the Beer" slogan is being heard again when it comes to beer crossing provincial borders into New Brunswick — but this time it concerns craft beers.
Toronto van attack accused searching for job, about to graduate college

Toronto van attack accused searching for job, about to graduate college

TORONTO — Alek Minassian was a month away from completing his degree at Toronto's Seneca College when he reached out to an information technology recruitment firm looking for a job.