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Woman obsessed with married man convicted of criminal harassment

TORONTO — A small-town woman who became obsessed with a married man and his family to the point of changing her name was convicted of criminal harassment on Thursday in a ruling that also quashed an earlier decision that has seen her spend years in a
'A fit sentence:' 7 years in jail upheld for Calgary man who killed neighbour

'A fit sentence:' 7 years in jail upheld for Calgary man who killed neighbour

CALGARY — The Alberta Court of Appeal has upheld the sentence of a man who argued he was fending off an attempted sexual assault when he stabbed his new neighbour 37 times.
Ryerson University launches scholarship for transgender students of colour

Ryerson University launches scholarship for transgender students of colour

TORONTO — A Toronto university has launched a scholarship to help support racialized transgender students in honour of a young woman who died several years ago.
Toronto man's wait for kidney transplant highlights shortage of donors

Toronto man's wait for kidney transplant highlights shortage of donors

TORONTO — The family of an 81-year-old Toronto man in need of a kidney transplant has taken to putting up flyers pleading for a donor with the hope someone will step forward.
Matthew Good remains in hospital recovering from pneumonia, pulls out of BC show

Matthew Good remains in hospital recovering from pneumonia, pulls out of BC show

EDMONTON — Rocker Matthew Good has pulled out of a concert in Prince George, B.C., as he continues to recover in an Edmonton hospital after collapsing onstage Tuesday night.

Health-care providers billing 'impossible' hours treating car crash victims

TORONTO — Hundreds of health-care providers in Ontario are billing insurance companies for an improbable number of daily hours spent treating car crash victims, recent insider data suggest.
Supreme Court to hear St. Joseph's Oratory appeal in class action case

Supreme Court to hear St. Joseph's Oratory appeal in class action case

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will hear an appeal from Montreal's iconic Saint Joseph’s Oratory which seeks to exclude the institution from a sexual assault class action suit.
Pokemon Go lawsuit a no go as Alberta plaintiff drops legal action

Pokemon Go lawsuit a no go as Alberta plaintiff drops legal action

CALGARY — A class-action lawsuit against the creators of Pokemon Go has been dropped after the company took steps to deal with what the plaintiff said was an invasion of privacy.
Canada's last destroyer leaves Halifax harbour, headed for scrap heap

Canada's last destroyer leaves Halifax harbour, headed for scrap heap

HALIFAX — Canada's last Cold War-era destroyer was towed out of Halifax harbour Thursday, headed for Cape Breton where it will be scrapped.
Feds post deficit of $8.4B through first 10 months of '17-18: estimate

Feds post deficit of $8.4B through first 10 months of '17-18: estimate

OTTAWA — A preliminary analysis of the federal books says the government ran a budgetary deficit of $8.4 billion through the first 10 months of the fiscal year, compared with a shortfall of $12.8 billion for the same period last year.