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Jury in Saskatchewan mass killer inquest makes recommendations to improve arrests

Jury in Saskatchewan mass killer inquest makes recommendations to improve arrests

SASKATOON — Community members hugged the mother of a mass killer after jurors at a Saskatchewan coroner's inquest determined he died from an accidental overdose following a high-speed police pursuit.
Law to protect long-term funding of federal child-care system passes final hurdle

Law to protect long-term funding of federal child-care system passes final hurdle

OTTAWA — Legislation that commits the federal government to long-term funding of the national child-care system is poised to become law. The bill aims to enshrine the system into law, making it harder for future governments to defund it.
A way with words: Political leaders past and present pay tribute to Brian Mulroney

A way with words: Political leaders past and present pay tribute to Brian Mulroney

OTTAWA — Former prime minister Brian Mulroney was remembered by politicians of all political stripes Thursday as a "giant" and a "visionary," as the country absorbed the news of his death at the age of 84. "Mr.
What Canadians are saying about the death of former prime minister Brian Mulroney

What Canadians are saying about the death of former prime minister Brian Mulroney

OTTAWA — Brian Mulroney is dead at 84. His family announced late Thursday that Canada's 18th prime minister died peacefully, surrounded by loved ones. Here's a sampling of how Canadians are responding to the news.
Brian Mulroney, 18th prime minister and Progressive Conservative titan, dead at 84

Brian Mulroney, 18th prime minister and Progressive Conservative titan, dead at 84

OTTAWA — There was no in-between with Martin Brian Mulroney. Canadians loved him: In 1984, they handed the youthful charmer a blank cheque and the largest majority mandate in history so he could change the country.
Mom says novice martial arts bout in B.C. put son in vegetative state, sues organizer

Mom says novice martial arts bout in B.C. put son in vegetative state, sues organizer

VICTORIA — The mother of a University of British Columbia doctoral student is suing organizers of a martial arts tournament where she says he was "battered" by an opponent before falling into a vegetative state.
Virani says new measures meant to help prevent hate crimes will come with safeguards

Virani says new measures meant to help prevent hate crimes will come with safeguards

OTTAWA — A series of steps would need to happen before a judge can restrict a person's movement because of fears they could commit a hate crime, federal Justice Minister Arif Virani said Thursday as he defended a suite of tougher penalties to combat
'Measured choices': Health, education come out ahead in restrained Alberta budget

'Measured choices': Health, education come out ahead in restrained Alberta budget

EDMONTON — Health care and education came out ahead Thursday in a generally restrained Alberta provincial budget forecasting a paper-thin surplus that could easily go up in smoke.
Quick Quotes: Reaction to Quebec Appeal Court ruling upholding religious symbols ban

Quick Quotes: Reaction to Quebec Appeal Court ruling upholding religious symbols ban

MONTREAL — The Quebec Court of Appeal upheld Quebec's Bill 21 Thursday, finding the secularism law, which bans teachers, judges, police officers and prison guards from wearing religious symbols on the job, to be constitutional.
Wilkinson says no carbon rebates for Saskatchewan after province says it won't remit

Wilkinson says no carbon rebates for Saskatchewan after province says it won't remit

Saskatchewan's move to no longer remit the federal carbon levy on natural gas turned into a tit-for-tat of threats Thursday, with Ottawa saying the province's residents will no longer be getting rebates.
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