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Saudi teen who was granted asylum in Canada says she's a lucky one

Saudi teen who was granted asylum in Canada says she's a lucky one

TORONTO — A Saudi teen who shot to international prominence through her dramatic flight from an allegedly abusive family said Tuesday that she will devote her new life in Canada to fighting for the freedom of women around the world.
Trial opens for Quebec man charged with killing wife suffering from Alzheimer's

Trial opens for Quebec man charged with killing wife suffering from Alzheimer's

MONTREAL — The impact of Alzheimer's was front and centre at the opening of the trial Monday of a Quebec man charged with killing his wife, who was suffering from the disease.
'The Force will be with him:' Star Wars actor honours N.L. boy who had cancer

'The Force will be with him:' Star Wars actor honours N.L. boy who had cancer

CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH, N.L. — A six-year-old boy who captured the attention of a province — and one of his Star Wars heroes — has passed away from cancer. Kaiden Little's family posted a Facebook message saying the little boy died at about 2:15 p.m.
The night the RCMP secretly kept an eye on future prime minister Pierre Trudeau

The night the RCMP secretly kept an eye on future prime minister Pierre Trudeau

OTTAWA — He was almost a decade away from becoming prime minister but the two RCMP constables on surveillance duty that January night seemed to have no difficulty recognizing Pierre Trudeau, even if they misspelled his name.
Analysis: China pulling out all stops in Canada tensions

Analysis: China pulling out all stops in Canada tensions

BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping's government is sparing no expense to its international reputation in its determination to force Canada to back down over the case of a Chinese telecommunications executive it detained last month.
In the news today, Jan. 15

In the news today, Jan. 15

Four stories in the news for Tuesday, Jan. 15 ——— SAUDI TEEN GRANTED ASYLUM IN CANADA TO SPEAK TODAY A Saudi teen whose flight from her allegedly abusive family captured global attention will give a public statement in Toronto this morning.
China acting 'arbitrarily' in imposing drug case death sentence: Trudeau

China acting 'arbitrarily' in imposing drug case death sentence: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he's very concerned to see China "acting arbitrarily" by applying the death penalty to a Canadian convicted of drug trafficking.
Montreal MP Lametti becomes justice minister as Trudeau shuffles cabinet

Montreal MP Lametti becomes justice minister as Trudeau shuffles cabinet

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rejigged his cabinet Monday, adding two new faces and a new portfolio — and rewarding competence and friendship.
RCMP to review arrests at B.C. pipeline blockade and create temporary detachment

RCMP to review arrests at B.C. pipeline blockade and create temporary detachment

SURREY, B.C. — The RCMP will review the actions of officers who arrested 14 people at an Indigenous pipeline blockade in northwestern British Columbia, and will also erect a temporary detachment to maintain safety in the area.
Father and son sledders from Calgary hit by deadly avalanche in southeast B.C.

Father and son sledders from Calgary hit by deadly avalanche in southeast B.C.

INVERMERE, B.C. — A father and son from Calgary have been identified as the victims of a large avalanche that swept down the side of a mountain in southeastern British Columbia.