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Final instructions for jury in case of ex-SNC-Lavalin boss charged with fraud

Final instructions for jury in case of ex-SNC-Lavalin boss charged with fraud

MONTREAL — Jurors received final instructions Wednesday in the corruption trial of a former SNC-Lavalin executive.
Report suggests agriculture needs changes to save climate and farmers

Report suggests agriculture needs changes to save climate and farmers

Farming needs to change to help save the climate and farmers themselves, says a national agriculture group.

New trial ordered for Ottawa man, ex-lover convicted in grisly murder

Ontario's top court has ordered a new trial for an Ottawa man and his former lover who were convicted in the grisly slaying of the man's wife.
Liberal MPs won't empower themselves to turf Trudeau, control caucus membership

Liberal MPs won't empower themselves to turf Trudeau, control caucus membership

OTTAWA — Liberal backbenchers declined Wednesday to give themselves the power to turf their leader, Justin Trudeau. They also passed up the chance to control who gets expelled from — or re-admitted to — the ranks of the governing party's caucus.

Lawmakers applaud Babcock family for sparking change to death certificate rules

TORONTO — A Toronto family received a standing ovation in the Ontario legislature Wednesday for their efforts to change the heart-wrenching process to get a death certificate for people whose remains have not been found.
Rock climbing's Olympic debut, and its growing popularity come with challenges

Rock climbing's Olympic debut, and its growing popularity come with challenges

Gus Alexandropoulos knew there was a risk the growing hordes of rock climbers flocking to his new outdoor climbing space might harm the environment, but was still disappointed by how quickly they did so.
Police investigate after woman, two young sons found dead in east-end Montreal home

Police investigate after woman, two young sons found dead in east-end Montreal home

MONTREAL — Police officers who showed up at an east-end Montreal home Wednesday morning to break the news of a family member's death instead discovered the bodies of a 42 year-old-woman and her two young sons, ages two and four.
Family of man detained in Egypt urges Champagne to help bring him home

Family of man detained in Egypt urges Champagne to help bring him home

OTTAWA — The family of a Canadian man who has been in a Cairo prison for the last 10 months wants Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne, who is in Egypt this week, to secure his release and bring him home.
Animal rescuers rally to save feral cats soon to be left alone in N.L. town

Animal rescuers rally to save feral cats soon to be left alone in N.L. town

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Cat lovers across Atlantic Canada are rallying to save feral felines in a Newfoundland town that will soon be abandoned, as the provincial government backs down from a plan to euthanize the animals.

World-class Fisheries, coast guard vessel delivered as part of national program

VANCOUVER — A second state-of-the-art vessel has been delivered to the Canadian Coast Guard from a shipyard in Vancouver before it heads to its new home in Dartmouth, N.S., as part of a national shipbuilding strategy.