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Edmonton judge says man criminally responsible for murdering ex-girlfriend

EDMONTON — A judge has ruled an Edmonton man is criminally responsible for killing and mutilating his ex-girlfriend. Court heard that Silva Koshwal stabbed Nadine Skow 101 times in her downtown apartment in 2015.
Parents of Jack Letts say Scheer is 'passing the buck' on their son's fate

Parents of Jack Letts say Scheer is 'passing the buck' on their son's fate

OTTAWA — The parents of Jack Letts, a British-Canadian man imprisoned in northern Syria, are chastising Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer for saying he wouldn't lift a finger to help their son.
U.S. secretary of state takes aim at China over diplomatic feud with Canada

U.S. secretary of state takes aim at China over diplomatic feud with Canada

OTTAWA — U.S.
Quebec's largest school board to respect province's secularism bill

Quebec's largest school board to respect province's secularism bill

QUEBEC — Job postings at Quebec's largest school board have begun including the requirement that new teachers not wear religious symbols or face coverings on the job, in accordance with the province's new secularism law.

Quebec family sues provincial police over probe they say ruined their lives

MONTREAL — A Quebec man and his family who say their lives were ruined by the provincial police's attempts to link him to the high-profile disappearance of a nine-year-old girl is suing the force and the province for $10.5 million.
Your Ward News editor gets the maximum one year jail for hate promotion

Your Ward News editor gets the maximum one year jail for hate promotion

TORONTO — The editor of a Toronto-based publication was handed the maximum one-year jail sentence on Thursday for promoting hatred against women and Jews.
Fear mounting that changes to drug pricing in Canada could stifle innovation

Fear mounting that changes to drug pricing in Canada could stifle innovation

OTTAWA — Some Canadian patients and groups that advocate on their behalf are sounding the alarm about the federal government's recent changes to the way it regulates the cost of patented medicines.
Canada's climate plan not enough, entire G7 must do more report says

Canada's climate plan not enough, entire G7 must do more report says

OTTAWA — The wealthiest countries in the world — including Canada — are lagging instead of leading in the fight against global warming, a new report says.
All avenues for peace in Venezuela must be explored: Chrystia Freeland

All avenues for peace in Venezuela must be explored: Chrystia Freeland

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland will head to Cuba next week for more talks with her counterpart there on the situation in Venezuela. Freeland made the announcement following a meeting with U.S.
New report blames growing seal population for decline of cod stocks

New report blames growing seal population for decline of cod stocks

FREDERICTON — A new report identifies grey seals as the main cause of a decline in cod stocks in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence that could drive the fish to extinction by mid-century.