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Sobbing Lindhout says Somalia kidnapping inflicted emotional and physical scars

Sobbing Lindhout says Somalia kidnapping inflicted emotional and physical scars

OTTAWA — Amanda Lindhout fought through tears Wednesday as she told a hushed courtroom how she suffers from crippling flashbacks and sometimes wakes up screaming, part of the emotional legacy of her 15-month kidnapping ordeal in Somalia.
Violation of trust: Crown wants prison time for Newfoundland cabbie sex assaults

Violation of trust: Crown wants prison time for Newfoundland cabbie sex assaults

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland cab driver convicted of sexually assaulting two female passengers should serve two to three years in prison, a Crown prosecutor argued Wednesday.

Real estate agents took 'outrageous and egregious' advantage of senior:regulator

MONCTON, N.B. — Two New Brunswick real estate agents have lost their licences after taking “outrageous and egregious advantage” of a vulnerable senior, the provincial regulator said in a scathing decision released Wednesday.

Vancouver police say boy allegedly abducted by mother found in Arizona

Vancouver police say a nine-year-old boy allegedly abducted by his mother has been found safe near Phoenix, Ariz. Police say Shawana Chaudhary shares custody of her son with his father and the pair have a court-ordered parenting schedule.

Man dead after falling down garbage chute in Toronto condo building

TORONTO — Police say a man is dead after he fell down a garbage chute in Toronto on Tuesday night. Paramedics say it happened in a condo building, but it was not immediately clear whether he was a building employee or a resident.
Liberals announce $500-million investment as official languages plan unveiled

Liberals announce $500-million investment as official languages plan unveiled

OTTAWA — The federal government unveiled its action plan on official languages Wednesday, funded with an extra $500 million over five years that will go toward a host of services for minority-language communities across the country.
Speed limits, snow crab season changes coming to help save the whales

Speed limits, snow crab season changes coming to help save the whales

HALIFAX — The federal government is shifting the snow crab fishing season, cutting the number of traps in the water and permanently reducing the speed limit in the Gulf of St.

Survey of Toronto tech firms shows international job applications up

TORONTO — A new survey suggests Toronto-region technology companies saw an increase in international job applicants last year as countries including the U.S. tightened their immigration policies.
Politicians and business icons share Peter Munk memories to mark his passing

Politicians and business icons share Peter Munk memories to mark his passing

TORONTO — In the wake of Wednesday's news that Canadian entrepreneur and philanthropist Peter Munk has died, politicians, business heavyweights and his former colleagues have been sharing their memories of the Barrick Gold founder, who donated nearly

QuickQuotes on Alexandre Bissonnette's guilty pleas

QUEBEC — A judge on Wednesday accepted Alexandre Bissonnette's guilty pleas to six charges of first-degree murder and six of attempted murder in connection with the shooting at a Quebec City mosque in January 2017.