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Jury finds Alberta men guilty of murder, manslaughter in shootings of Métis hunters

Jury finds Alberta men guilty of murder, manslaughter in shootings of Métis hunters

EDMONTON — The family of two Métis hunters who were shot to death on a rural road in Alberta say they would have liked harsher convictions for the men who killed their loved ones but are satisfied those responsible will be behind bars.
Hoggard did not have position of power over complainants in sex assault trial: judge

Hoggard did not have position of power over complainants in sex assault trial: judge

TORONTO — Jurors in the sexual assault trial of Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard were told Tuesday that his celebrity status did not put him in a position of power over the two complainants.
Canada announces decriminalization plan for drug users in B.C. to fight overdoses

Canada announces decriminalization plan for drug users in B.C. to fight overdoses

VANCOUVER — Drug users in British Columbia won't be arrested or charged for possessing up to 2.5 grams of illicit drugs starting next year as the province serves as a potential model to stem the overdose crisis across the country.
Verdict coming in trial of father, son accused in Métis hunter deaths

Verdict coming in trial of father, son accused in Métis hunter deaths

EDMONTON — EDITORS: The jury is expected to return shortly with a verdict in the trial for a father and son charged with second-degree murder in the shootings of two Métis hunters on a rural road in Alberta.
Charest pledges review of assault-style firearm ban after saying no laws would change

Charest pledges review of assault-style firearm ban after saying no laws would change

OTTAWA — Conservative leadership candidate Jean Charest promised Tuesday to subject a national ban on so-called assault-style firearms to a classification review by a panel of experts.
Vocal critic of Liberals' online streaming bill partly funded by YouTube and TikTok

Vocal critic of Liberals' online streaming bill partly funded by YouTube and TikTok

OTTAWA — An outspoken critic of the Liberal government's online streaming bill received funding from two of the biggest digital platforms in the world.
Measures in new bill to keep guns from abusers, stalkers welcomed by advocates

Measures in new bill to keep guns from abusers, stalkers welcomed by advocates

OTTAWA — Planned new measures to keep guns out of the hands of abusers and stalkers are being welcomed by advocates who have long called for loopholes in the system to be closed.
Quebec begins subsidizing in-province flights on Wednesday to boost regional tourism

Quebec begins subsidizing in-province flights on Wednesday to boost regional tourism

QUEBEC — It will be cheaper to fly from Montreal to some of Quebec’s northern regions than to Europe starting June 1.
Critics fear environmental impact of new Alberta anti-red-tape legislation

Critics fear environmental impact of new Alberta anti-red-tape legislation

EDMONTON — New Alberta legislation aimed at reducing red tape could do just the opposite while threatening parks and protected areas, say legal and environmental critics.
Another scandal for Quebec anti-corruption unit after ex-boss accused of media leaks

Another scandal for Quebec anti-corruption unit after ex-boss accused of media leaks

MONTREAL — Quebec's anti-corruption unit has taken another hit to its credibility after details of a court ruling released publicly this week said the former head of the police force derailed a high-profile fraud trial by orchestrating leaks to the m
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