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Canadian soldier found dead in his quarters in Afghanistan: military

Canadian soldier found dead in his quarters in Afghanistan: military

OTTAWA — A member of the Canadian Armed Forces has died in Afghanistan. The Defence Department says Master Warrant Officer Guy Adam Law was found dead in his quarters at the Canadian Embassy in Kabul on Feb. 25.
Men convicted in Via Rail terror case received fair trial, Supreme Court says

Men convicted in Via Rail terror case received fair trial, Supreme Court says

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada says two men convicted of terrorism offences received a fair trial even though the judge made an error in assembling the jury.
Sajjan aide emailed military ombudsman about allegations days after meeting in 2018

Sajjan aide emailed military ombudsman about allegations days after meeting in 2018

OTTAWA — A newly released email appears to support former military ombudsman Gary Walbourne's assertion that he told Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan about an allegation of sexual misconduct against then-defence chief Gen.
Montreal-area immigration detainees on hunger strike over COVID-19 fears

Montreal-area immigration detainees on hunger strike over COVID-19 fears

MONTREAL — Several men at a Montreal-area immigration detention centre refused food this week to protest what they say are inhumane conditions at the facility and to try and secure their release.
'How am I going to get this chaos under control?' detective reflects on van attack

'How am I going to get this chaos under control?' detective reflects on van attack

TORONTO — Inspector Graham Gibson never bought into the argument that autism prevented Alek Minassian from knowing that killing unsuspecting pedestrians on a crowded sidewalk was morally wrong.
Van attack trial, verdict gave glimpse into new reality of virtual court cases

Van attack trial, verdict gave glimpse into new reality of virtual court cases

TORONTO — Thousands of people tuned in earlier this week as the judge overseeing a high-profile trial into one of the deadliest attacks in Toronto delivered her guilty verdict from the basement of her home, with a fireplace and tightly shut blinds as
Desmond inquiry: therapist adds to long list of challenges that Lionel Desmond faced

Desmond inquiry: therapist adds to long list of challenges that Lionel Desmond faced

PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S. — The inquiry investigating why a former soldier killed three family members and himself in 2017 heard testimony today from an occupational therapist who said Lionel Desmond had trouble controlling his anxiety and anger.

In pre-budget request, cities ask Liberals for $7 billion for rapid-housing program

OTTAWA — Canada's municipalities are asking the federal government to include $7 billion in its upcoming budget for cities and housing providers to buy disused properties and quickly turn them into affordable housing.
Walter Gretzky mourned in Ontario city he helped put on the map

Walter Gretzky mourned in Ontario city he helped put on the map

BRANTFORD, Ont. — A small memorial has sprung up for Walter Gretzky outside the arena that bears his son's name in Brantford, Ont. The elder Gretzky died Thursday at the age of 82.
Father of the Great One dies and 'The Hardy Boys' series: In The News for March 5

Father of the Great One dies and 'The Hardy Boys' series: In The News for March 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 March 5 ... What we are watching in Canada ...