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U.S. says China's death sentence against Canadian 'politically motivated'

U.S. says China's death sentence against Canadian 'politically motivated'

TORONTO — The U.S. State Department says China's death sentence against a Canadian man is "politically motivated." Wednesday's statement from U.S. deputy spokesman Robert Palladino says that U.S.
National dementia strategy should include input from patients, caregivers: report

National dementia strategy should include input from patients, caregivers: report

TORONTO — An expert panel has released a report outlining the best ways to tackle the growing incidence of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia among Canadians as a basis for the federal government's long-promised national strategy on the progress
Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur has case put over to end of January

Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur has case put over to end of January

TORONTO — An alleged serial killer who faces murder charges in the deaths of eight men with ties to Toronto's gay village has had his case put over to the end of January.
In the news today, Jan. 16

In the news today, Jan. 16

Four stories in the news for Wednesday, Jan.
Lametti appointment raises hope for less restrictive assisted dying law

Lametti appointment raises hope for less restrictive assisted dying law

OTTAWA — The appointment of David Lametti as Canada's new justice minister has given new hope to those who believe the Trudeau government's law on medically assisted dying is too restrictive.
Burgess Shale fossils add branches to tree of life, says Royal Society report

Burgess Shale fossils add branches to tree of life, says Royal Society report

VICTORIA — The tiny remains of an extinct bug-like creature discovered at British Columbia's 500-million-year-old Burgess Shale fossil deposit add a new branch to the evolutionary tree of life, says a PhD student who tracked down the organism's devel
Right-wing, neo-Nazi, white supremacist groups an increasing concern: Goodale

Right-wing, neo-Nazi, white supremacist groups an increasing concern: Goodale

REGINA — Canada's minister for public safety says right-wing, white supremacists and neo-Nazi groups are an increasing concern and threat to Canadians.
Trudeau fields range of questions on immigration and foreign policy at townhall

Trudeau fields range of questions on immigration and foreign policy at townhall

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday slammed what he called the dictatorship of Venezuela as he tackled audience questions ranging from Canada's approach to Indigenous issues to immigration and foreign policy.

Supreme Court dismisses appeal filed by former Winnipeg firefighter for theft

WINNIPEG — The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed an appeal filed by a former Winnipeg firefighter who was convicted of stealing from a dead woman's apartment.

Board finds man fit to stand trial in girl's death at B.C. high school

PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. — The British Columbia Review Board has found a man mentally fit to stand trial in the death of a 13-year-old girl at a high school in Abbotsford more than two years ago.