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Court ruling reveals grim details of Lionel Desmond suicide and murders

Court ruling reveals grim details of Lionel Desmond suicide and murders

HALIFAX — A court fight over life insurance has revealed for the first time disturbing details about how former Canadian soldier Lionel Desmond fatally shot his mother, wife and daughter before taking his own life in the family's home in rural Nova S

Two injured when out-of-control car crashes into Quebec ferry at dock: police

TADOUSSAC, Que. — Two people were seriously injured Monday when their car crashed into a Quebec ferry. The accident at the Tadoussac pier has cancelled ferry crossings to Baie-Sainte-Catherine until further notice. Sgt.
Aviation experts question security, passenger safety after woman left on plane

Aviation experts question security, passenger safety after woman left on plane

Aviation experts are raising security and passenger safety concerns after a woman was left sleeping on a parked Air Canada aircraft with the lights turned off and crew gone.
Man who attacked military personnel should be deemed terrorist: Crown

Man who attacked military personnel should be deemed terrorist: Crown

TORONTO — Prosecutors are seeking a new trial for a man who attacked uniformed personnel at a Toronto military centre three years ago, arguing he should be considered a terrorist even though he acted alone and mental illness rendered him not criminal
Lawyers urge Canada to stop Chinese exec's extradition to U.S. on fraud charges

Lawyers urge Canada to stop Chinese exec's extradition to U.S. on fraud charges

VANCOUVER — Defence lawyers for a senior Huawei executive have asked Canada's foreign affairs minister to stop the extradition process against their client, saying the request made by the United States was for political purposes, not legitimate law e
Mysterious $100 bill, life-affirming note delights Nova Scotia town

Mysterious $100 bill, life-affirming note delights Nova Scotia town

NEW GLASGOW, N.S. — An anonymous benefactor who secretly placed a $100 bill and an unabashed message of positivity in a Nova Scotia park has delighted and intrigued the town's residents. The bill was taped to a New Glasgow, N.S.
Infrastructure agency to pitch in to help move along Via Rail project: sources

Infrastructure agency to pitch in to help move along Via Rail project: sources

OTTAWA — The federal infrastructure bank is going to put some money behind a few final, financially risky steps in Via Rail's high-frequency rail project, sources say.

Join talks on international treaty: B.C. First Nations mark 'historic moment'

VICTORIA — Three British Columbia First Nations have marked what is being called a "historic moment" after joining international talks to modernize a treaty over a major river flowing between Canada and the United States.
Canada and U.S. agree to expand preclearance options for travellers, goods

Canada and U.S. agree to expand preclearance options for travellers, goods

OTTAWA — A new agreement between Canada and the United States will soon allow travellers and cargo to pre-clear customs before they leave, allowing an easier movement of people and goods crossing the border.
Air Canada reviewing how crew left passenger on parked plane

Air Canada reviewing how crew left passenger on parked plane

Air Canada said Sunday it's looking into how crew members could have disembarked from a plane without noticing a sleeping passenger who was left behind.