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Crews working to restore power after Manitoba snowstorm will be able to vote

Crews working to restore power after Manitoba snowstorm will be able to vote

WINNIPEG — Hundreds of Manitoba Hydro staff working to restore power after the province was hit by a major snowstorm will be able to vote in Monday's federal election.

Woman, 24, suffers life-threatening injuries after van drags her in Vancouver

VANCOUVER — A 24-year-old woman must undergo multiple surgeries to reconstruct her face after a van dragged her for several blocks in downtown Vancouver last weekend.
Alberta teen found guilty of shooting German tourist, leaving him paralyzed

Alberta teen found guilty of shooting German tourist, leaving him paralyzed

CALGARY — A youth has been found guilty of shooting a German tourist in the head on a highway west of Calgary last year in what court heard was likely a case of mistaken identity.

Allegations of racism lead to ministry investigation at Vancouver private school

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's Education Ministry says an inspection will be conducted at a Vancouver private school following a report of alleged racist behaviour by students. In a statement, the ministry says St.
Alleged sex assault victim details struggles in proposed suit against Toronto school

Alleged sex assault victim details struggles in proposed suit against Toronto school

TORONTO — A former student at an all-boys Catholic school in Toronto alleges in court documents that he endured months of ridicule after being bullied and sexually assaulted by his football teammates, which left him struggling with depression and sev
Bail hearing for alleged RCMP leaker wraps, decision due Tuesday

Bail hearing for alleged RCMP leaker wraps, decision due Tuesday

OTTAWA — Cameron Jay Ortis, a senior RCMP official accused of breaching Canada's official-secrets law, should learn next week whether he will be released on bail. A two-day bail hearing wrapped up Friday and a decision is slated for Tuesday.

Former Hamilton Conservative riding association president charged with fraud

Hamilton police have charged the former president of a federal Conservative riding association with fraud.

Longer jail sentence for Manitoba man convicted in mother's death

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg man who left his mother on a floor for weeks until she died has been ordered to spend more time behind bars.

No mistrial for con man guilty in romantic partner scam but can argue for stay

TORONTO — A man found guilty of defrauding his romantic partner lost his bid to have the judge declare a mistrial on Friday but will get the chance to reargue his position that charges against him should be stayed.
Greta, food waste and a wild ride in a stolen pickup; In-The-News for Oct. 18

Greta, food waste and a wild ride in a stolen pickup; In-The-News for Oct. 18

In-The-News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 18. What we are watching in Canada ...