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One of two Alberta men accused of killing hunters takes witness stand

One of two Alberta men accused of killing hunters takes witness stand

EDMONTON — A man accused of killing two Métis hunters says he worried he wouldn't make it in time to save his father and brother while they were allegedly being attacked on the side of a road.
Emergency alerts when severe weather happens can be improved: Guilbeault

Emergency alerts when severe weather happens can be improved: Guilbeault

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault says emergency weather alerts that are broadcast over the mobile network should be improved to make sure they're getting to the right people at the right time.
Judge decides 'Freedom Convoy' organizer Tamara Lich stays out on bail

Judge decides 'Freedom Convoy' organizer Tamara Lich stays out on bail

OTTAWA — Tamara Lich, a key organizer of the "Freedom Convoy" protest that gridlocked Ottawa for weeks, will remain released on bail while awaiting trial, a judge ruled Wednesday.
Democracy threatened if aggressive protesters make Canadians feel unsafe: Trudeau

Democracy threatened if aggressive protesters make Canadians feel unsafe: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the safety of Canadians participating in democracy should never be jeopardized by the kinds of racist insults and threats of violence lobbed at people attending a Liberal fundraiser in British Columbia on T
Prosecutors suggest Hedley frontman lied about having consensual sex with teen, woman

Prosecutors suggest Hedley frontman lied about having consensual sex with teen, woman

TORONTO — Prosecutors in Jacob Hoggard's sexual assault trial suggested Wednesday that the Hedley frontman lied about his encounters with a teenage fan and a young woman, pointing to several other instances in which he lied to get out of "difficult s
Victims' families boycotting N.S. mass shooting inquiry over questioning of Mounties

Victims' families boycotting N.S. mass shooting inquiry over questioning of Mounties

TRURO, N.S. — The relatives of victims of the 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting have told their lawyers to boycott the public inquiry investigating the tragedy, after its commissioners decided to prevent cross-examination of key Mountie witnesses.
Court date for man who brought bags with inert explosives to Victoria airport: RCMP

Court date for man who brought bags with inert explosives to Victoria airport: RCMP

NORTH SAANICH, B.C. — The RCMP say a man who was carrying luggage with suspicious contents that led to the closure of the Victoria International Airport on Tuesday afternoon has been released from custody with an upcoming court date.
Federal government would join challenge of Quebec's Bill 21 at Supreme Court

Federal government would join challenge of Quebec's Bill 21 at Supreme Court

MONTREAL — The federal government will join a legal challenge to Quebec's religious symbols law if it reaches the country's highest court, Justice Minister David Lametti said Wednesday.
Weekend storm: Quebec says some parts of province won't get power back until Saturday

Weekend storm: Quebec says some parts of province won't get power back until Saturday

MONTREAL — Quebec's hydro utility says more than 80,000 customers are still without power following last weekend's violent storm that left a trail of damage from Gatineau to Quebec City.
Women's groups warn Liberals against 'downloading' gun control to potential victims

Women's groups warn Liberals against 'downloading' gun control to potential victims

OTTAWA — Several women's groups are urging the federal Liberals to abandon the idea of allowing an endangered person to apply to a court for an order to remove firearms from a stalker or abuser.