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N.B. coroner jury says use-of-force policy needs review after officer kills woman

N.B. coroner jury says use-of-force policy needs review after officer kills woman

FREDERICTON — An independent group should review the use-of-force policy that guides New Brunswick police to ensure it is concise and understood by all officers in the province, a coroner's jury recommended Thursday.
B.C. clerk of the legislature Craig James guilty of breach of trust

B.C. clerk of the legislature Craig James guilty of breach of trust

VANCOUVER — British Columbia’s former clerk of the legislature dishonestly claimed expenses for work attire and received payment on a false basis, a judge said Thursday in finding Craig James guilty of fraud and breach of trust.
Russian troops planted mines in Ukraine's fields to ruin harvest: Sajjan

Russian troops planted mines in Ukraine's fields to ruin harvest: Sajjan

OTTAWA — Russian troops have planted mines in Ukrainian fields to prevent farmers from cultivating their crops, International Development Minister Harjit Sajjan has been told.
Supreme Court to hear case about access to Premier Doug Ford's mandate letters

Supreme Court to hear case about access to Premier Doug Ford's mandate letters

Canada’s top court will hear Ontario’s appeal to block the release of mandate letters sent by the premier to his cabinet ministers nearly four years ago, although Doug Ford insisted Thursday that the content of the notes was not a secret.
Top court won't hear ex-OPP deputy commissioner's appeal over lawsuit against Ford

Top court won't hear ex-OPP deputy commissioner's appeal over lawsuit against Ford

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear an appeal from a former high-ranking Ontario Provincial Police officer over his bid to sue Premier Doug Ford for defamation.
Kenney resigns and Prince Charles continues tour: In The News for May 19, 2022

Kenney resigns and Prince Charles continues tour: In The News for May 19, 2022

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 Thursday, May 19, 2022 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Residential school survivors didn't want to 'wear' decision to raise flag: documents

Residential school survivors didn't want to 'wear' decision to raise flag: documents

OTTAWA — Documents show some residential school survivors told Ottawa they didn't want to "wear" a decision to raise the Canadian flag, as the government spent months mulling how to lift the Maple Leaf from half-mast.
Five reasons Quebec's language law reform is stirring controversy

Five reasons Quebec's language law reform is stirring controversy

MONTREAL — A protest against Quebec's proposed overhaul of its language law drew a large crowd in Montreal on Saturday.
Bulldog willpower and work ethic: Jason Kenney led Alberta through COVID, oil crash

Bulldog willpower and work ethic: Jason Kenney led Alberta through COVID, oil crash

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, at the founding convention of his United Conservative Party in 2018, said he'd consider members' input on policy but the bottom line was simple: “I hold the pen.
'A fine leader:' Reaction to Alberta Premier Jason Kenney resigning after UCP review

'A fine leader:' Reaction to Alberta Premier Jason Kenney resigning after UCP review

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said Wednesday he is stepping down as leader of the United Conservative Party after the party announced he had won a leadership review with just 51.4 per cent of votes.
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