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'Hurts just as bad:' Tina Fontaine's family, friends mourn 5 years after death

'Hurts just as bad:' Tina Fontaine's family, friends mourn 5 years after death

WINNIPEG — On a recent warm evening in Winnipeg a woman ran up to the Bear Clan Patrol in a panic asking for help to find her niece who had not returned home.
Most residents allowed home after house explosion in London, Ont.

Most residents allowed home after house explosion in London, Ont.

LONDON, Ont. — All but 12 of 100 homes evacuated after an explosion in a southwestern Ontario city have been cleared for residents to return.
City of Saskatoon hit by internet fraud that sends $1M to wrong bank account

City of Saskatoon hit by internet fraud that sends $1M to wrong bank account

SASKATOON — The City of Saskatoon says it has lost $1 million in an online scam. City manager Jeff Jorgenson says a fraudster electronically impersonated the chief financial officer of a construction company that has a contract with the city.

Double Bear for the win: Judge rules horse champion of 2017 Canadian Derby

EDMONTON — A fight over which horse won a Canadian Derby race two years ago has been resolved in court. Queen's Bench Justice June Ross has declared Double Bear the winner of an Aug. 19, 2017 race at Northlands Park in Edmonton.

New guidelines on ethical dos, don'ts for retired judges coming next year

OTTAWA — Those who sit on the bench can soon expect extra guidance on what they should — and should not — be doing after retirement, according to organizations that oversee lawyers and judges.
Tories, NDP seek urgent meeting into report that PM broke ethics law

Tories, NDP seek urgent meeting into report that PM broke ethics law

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau doubled down Thursday on his refusal to apologize for his handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair even as opposition parties tried to ensure a scathing report that found the prime minister broke ethics law remains top of mind when
SNC's court bid to avoid prosecution to proceed through election period

SNC's court bid to avoid prosecution to proceed through election period

OTTAWA — SNC-Lavalin's court fight for a special agreement to avoid prosecution on corruption charges continues to lurch along, despite the prospect of a criminal trial and Wednesday's explosive report from the federal ethics watchdog on the conduct

Ex-Quebec Liberal convicted of sexual assault, given 50 hours community service

MONTREAL — A former member of Quebec's legislature was convicted of sexual assault Thursday and given a conditional discharge with 50 hours of community service.
Canadians deserve apology from Trudeau over SNC-Lavalin affair: former ministers

Canadians deserve apology from Trudeau over SNC-Lavalin affair: former ministers

OTTAWA — Former justice minister and attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould said Thursday it is "troubling" to her that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tried to "discredit" her through submissions made to the ethics commissioner from his lawyer.

Quebec environment minister fingers two companies in dead fish investigation

GATINEAU, Que. — Quebec's environment minister said Thursday his department had identified two companies responsible for the large number of dead fish that have been washing up in the Lievre and Outaouais rivers in western Quebec in recent weeks.