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Partner charged with second-degree murder in slaying of Quebec mother of six

Partner charged with second-degree murder in slaying of Quebec mother of six

MONTREAL — A Quebec man was charged Friday in the slaying of his wife while their six children were present in their home.

Groups seek leave to appeal Bill 21 ruling to Supreme Court of Canada

MONTREAL — Groups battling Quebec's secularism law in court have applied to the Supreme Court of Canada for leave to appeal a decision refusing to suspend the law pending a full legal challenge.

Canadian troops will leave Iraq if government orders it: Sajjan

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says Canada wants to resume its military training efforts in Iraq, but will respect any decision by Baghdad to expel foreign troops.
Ottawa to avoid selling Trans Mountain pipeline so long as risks remain

Ottawa to avoid selling Trans Mountain pipeline so long as risks remain

OTTAWA — The federal government is studying the best options for Indigenous communities to reap economic benefits from the Trans Mountain pipeline but Ottawa is not planning to sell the project while legal and political risks remain.

Calgary plans to withhold business licences to stop conversion therapy

CALGARY — The mayor of Calgary says a motion to ban the "insidious" practice of conversion therapy is to be brought before a council committee early next week with a vote expected sometime in February.
U.S. sanction law not enough to prove Canadian fraud: Meng's lawyers

U.S. sanction law not enough to prove Canadian fraud: Meng's lawyers

VANCOUVER — Lawyers for a Huawei executive wanted on fraud charges in the United States are accusing Crown attorneys of relying on American sanction law to make its case for extradition from Canada. In documents released by the B.C.
Saskatoon man guilty of setting up fake fundraiser after Humboldt Broncos crash

Saskatoon man guilty of setting up fake fundraiser after Humboldt Broncos crash

SASKATOON — A Saskatoon man has been convicted of setting up a fake GoFundMe account for the Humboldt Broncos after the junior hockey team's bus crashed.
Ottawa plans to hire trainers in preparation for UN Security Council seat

Ottawa plans to hire trainers in preparation for UN Security Council seat

OTTAWA — Canada is still vying to win a seat on the United Nations Security Council but it's already warming up the chair with a plan to hire trainers for Canadian officials.

Mountie to be sentenced for criminal negligence in relation to fatal on-duty shooting

THOMPSON, Man. — Family members of a man who died after being shot by a northern Manitoba RCMP officer say forgiveness is not an option. Const.

Man found not criminally responsible for wife's death gets insurance benefits

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia judge says a mentally ill man who killed his wife is entitled to the proceeds of her life insurance policy because he was found not criminally responsible for her death.