Skip to content

National News

Just For Laughs founder Gilbert Rozon faces sex crime charges dating to 1979

Just For Laughs founder Gilbert Rozon faces sex crime charges dating to 1979

MONTREAL — Just For Laughs founder Gilbert Rozon, who resigned from the entertainment company last year amid allegations of abuse, was charged with rape and indecent assault Wednesday.
Accused in murders of Calgary woman and her daughter testifies in own defence

Accused in murders of Calgary woman and her daughter testifies in own defence

CALGARY — A man accused of killing a Calgary woman and her daughter has taken the stand in his own defence at his first-degree murder trial.
Feds set new limits on pilot flight times to curb crew fatigue

Feds set new limits on pilot flight times to curb crew fatigue

OTTAWA — The federal government is enacting strict new measures to address mounting concerns about tired flight crews on commercial planes — big and small.
Feds slow-walking requests for documents in Norman case, lawyers charge

Feds slow-walking requests for documents in Norman case, lawyers charge

OTTAWA — Suspended Vice-Admiral Mark Norman's lawyers have accused the federal Justice Department of refusing to co-operate with their numerous requests for documents they say are required to ensure their client a fair trial.

B.C. court upholds extradition of pair accused of 'honour killing' in India

VANCOUVER — A court has upheld the extradition of two British Columbia residents accused of hiring assailants to murder their relative in India because she married a poor rickshaw driver. The B.C.
Trudeau names four new senators, filling every seat in the Senate

Trudeau names four new senators, filling every seat in the Senate

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has appointed four new senators, filling every seat in the upper chamber. The Senate has a full complement of 105 senators, the first time there hasn't been a vacancy in about eight years.
N.L. to enjoy fastest-growing economy thanks to oil production: report

N.L. to enjoy fastest-growing economy thanks to oil production: report

A dramatic economic turnaround is being predicted for Newfoundland and Labrador next year. The Conference Board of Canada says it is expected to lead the provinces in economic growth, thanks to offshore oil royalties.
Winnipeg woman guilty of hiding infant remains may have wanted to visit: defence

Winnipeg woman guilty of hiding infant remains may have wanted to visit: defence

WINNIPEG — The lawyer for a Winnipeg woman convicted of hiding the remains of six babies in a rented storage locker says she was keeping them so she could possibly visit them.
Trump's willingness to intervene in Meng detention roils Canada's justification

Trump's willingness to intervene in Meng detention roils Canada's justification

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has reaffirmed Canada's commitment to the rule of law following Donald Trump's declaration that he might intervene in charges against a top Chinese corporate executive who was arrested in Vancouver. The U.S.
Three victims of ex-ski coach Bertrand Charest suing Alpine Canada

Three victims of ex-ski coach Bertrand Charest suing Alpine Canada

MONTREAL — Three sexual assault victims of former ski coach Bertrand Charest are suing Alpine Canada, alleging the sports federation turned a blind eye to signs of wrongdoing.