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Judge considers public shaming in sentencing of naked man in grocery store

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — A Saskatchewan man convicted of running naked through the aisles of a grocery store and into a meat cooler won't spend any further time in custody.
Top soldier admits handling of Kandahar memorial 'hit a nerve;' vows access

Top soldier admits handling of Kandahar memorial 'hit a nerve;' vows access

TORONTO — Canada's top soldier has acknowledged the anger many Canadians felt about the way the Kandahar memorial was unveiled in Ottawa last week — in a shroud of secrecy, without the families of the dead soldiers present, and with ongoing limited p
Scheer vows criminal crackdown on human trafficking in election pledge

Scheer vows criminal crackdown on human trafficking in election pledge

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is promising funding for police, survivor services and public awareness to fight human trafficking as he continues laying planks in his campaign platform.
Watch your step! Ecologist warns bird 'candy' catalyst for extreme goose poop

Watch your step! Ecologist warns bird 'candy' catalyst for extreme goose poop

REGINA — People who like to go for a stroll in Regina's Wascana Park are being advised that if they want to avoid stepping in goose poop, they should quit giving unhealthy snacks to the birds.
Survey finds minimal progress in military's fight against sexual misconduct

Survey finds minimal progress in military's fight against sexual misconduct

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada has offered a sobering assessment of the Canadian Forces' four-year war on sexual misconduct, suggesting in a new report Wednesday that the military has made only minimal progress on several fronts.
Canadians increasingly worried over boomers' health bills, survey finds

Canadians increasingly worried over boomers' health bills, survey finds

CHARLOTTETOWN — Canadians are increasingly concerned about how to pay for the care of aging baby boomers — and fearful that seniors will have to pay out of their own pockets, according to a survey commissioned by the Canadian Medical Association.

Sitting and sleeping on downtown sidewalks could net $100 fine in B.C. city

PENTICTON, B.C. — Sitting and sleeping on some downtown sidewalks could be banned in Penticton, B.C., this summer as part of the city's plan to crack down on loitering.
Cher's waiting fans shocked as 'sudden short-term illness' cancels Winnipeg show

Cher's waiting fans shocked as 'sudden short-term illness' cancels Winnipeg show

WINNIPEG — Thousands of Cher's fans grumbled with disappointment on Tuesday night after the pop diva unexpectedly cancelled her Winnipeg show while they were already inside the arena.
Margaret Trudeau to stage three-night run of autobiographical show in Montreal

Margaret Trudeau to stage three-night run of autobiographical show in Montreal

MONTREAL — Margaret Trudeau is bringing her autobiographical one-woman show to Montreal this summer. The performance titled "Certain Woman of an Age" will have a three-night run at the Just For Laughs festival in late July.
WestJet pilot injured by green laser light while approaching Orlando airport

WestJet pilot injured by green laser light while approaching Orlando airport

A WestJet pilot flying from Newfoundland to Orlando International Airport had his eyes burned by a green laser light, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration officials said Wednesday.