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Jury now deliberating in online extortion case of British Columbia teen

Jury now deliberating in online extortion case of British Columbia teen

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — Carol Todd said she wants her daughter's legacy to live on past a verdict as the jury began its deliberations Friday at the trial of Amanda Todd's alleged tormentor.

RCMP investigate video of B.C. beer-hockey brawl with possible skate kick to the face

BURNABY, B.C. — A video apparently showing a brawling recreational league hockey player using a skate blade to kick a second player in the face has attracted the attention of RCMP in Burnaby, B.C.
Government to use regulation to ban handgun imports in two weeks

Government to use regulation to ban handgun imports in two weeks

The federal government plans to fast-track a ban on the import of handguns into the country without the approval of Parliament using a regulatory measure that comes into effect in two weeks, Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino announced Friday.
After papal apology in Canada, U.S. sets sights on missing, murdered Indigenous women

After papal apology in Canada, U.S. sets sights on missing, murdered Indigenous women

WASHINGTON — There is a long-standing intergenerational link between the dark North American legacy of abuse in residential schools and the ongoing tragedy of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.
'More than a brother to me': Victims of Montreal-area killings remembered

'More than a brother to me': Victims of Montreal-area killings remembered

MONTREAL — Families and communities are mourning a grandfather, a hospital worker and a 22-year-old riding his skateboard who lost their lives this week to a seemingly random string of shootings in the Montreal area.
Suspect who killed 3 in Montreal area represented 'significant risk' to public safety

Suspect who killed 3 in Montreal area represented 'significant risk' to public safety

MONTREAL — The man suspected of randomly shooting dead three people in the Montreal area this week represented a "significant risk" to public safety, according to a March ruling by Quebec's mental health review board.

Quebec Crown to appeal case of man who was discharged despite strangling wife

MONTREAL — The Crown prosecutor's office in Quebec is appealing a judge's decision to grant a conditional discharge to a Gatineau, Que., man who pleaded guilty to strangling, threatening and assaulting his wife.
StatCan job numbers and Toronto drug decriminalization: In The News for Aug. 5

StatCan job numbers and Toronto drug decriminalization: In The News for Aug. 5

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 Friday, August 5, 2022 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Hot, dry August to sustain wildfires, especially in southern B.C., says forecast

Hot, dry August to sustain wildfires, especially in southern B.C., says forecast

VICTORIA — British Columbia is expected to experience sustained wildfire activity in August and September, especially in southern regions, with a long-range forecast of hot-dry weather.
Jean Charest got his final debate audience, but will the support he seeks follow?

Jean Charest got his final debate audience, but will the support he seeks follow?

OTTAWA — Jean Charest compared opponents who didn't show up to the federal Conservatives' final leadership debate to fish not wanting to swim.