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46 cases of COVID-19 linked to wedding events in Vaughan, Ont., health officials say

46 cases of COVID-19 linked to wedding events in Vaughan, Ont., health officials say

Charges are possible after more than 100 people attended a wedding north of Toronto that's linked to COVID-19 infections across much of southern Ontario, health officials said Thursday as they added to the case count.
Judicial discretion for mandatory minimum sentences for murder would save $8.3M: PBO

Judicial discretion for mandatory minimum sentences for murder would save $8.3M: PBO

OTTAWA — The parliamentary budget office says allowing judges to use their discretion on whether to apply a lesser sentence for murder could save the federal government $8.3 million per year. Independent Sen.
Man who opened fire at Toronto block party granted six more months of day parole

Man who opened fire at Toronto block party granted six more months of day parole

TORONTO — A man convicted of manslaughter in a deadly public shootout at an east Toronto block party is adjusting well to life in the community, officials say in granting him six more months of day parole.
Shooter says he feels 'horrible' over Fredericton shootings that left four dead

Shooter says he feels 'horrible' over Fredericton shootings that left four dead

FREDERICTON — Matthew Raymond testified Thursday that he is "very sorry" he shot and killed four people in Fredericton in 2018, but at the time he felt it was something that had to be done to eliminate "demons" out to get him.
Trudeau condemns deadly attack at Nice church that killed three

Trudeau condemns deadly attack at Nice church that killed three

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned a deadly attack in the French city of Nice on Thursday as a "heinous" act of terrorism, saying that the perpetrators "do not get to define Muslims.
More pandemics coming if environmental issues not dealt with: report

More pandemics coming if environmental issues not dealt with: report

An international group of scientists has concluded pandemic problems are just starting unless the world moves to deal with the issues creating them.
Trudeau to speak to EU leaders and a TikTok sensation: In The News for Oct. 29

Trudeau to speak to EU leaders and a TikTok sensation: In The News for Oct. 29

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 29, 2020 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Former Conservative leader Andrew Scheer not casting a ballot in U.S. election

Former Conservative leader Andrew Scheer not casting a ballot in U.S. election

OTTAWA — Former Conservative leader Andrew Scheer, whose dual U.S.-Canadian citizenship became an issue in last year's federal election, won't be casting a ballot in the upcoming American vote. Scheer had been in the process of renouncing his U.S.
Liberals continue filibuster over WE affair at Commons finance committee

Liberals continue filibuster over WE affair at Commons finance committee

OTTAWA — The House of Commons finance committee — which could be holding consultations on an upcoming federal budget that is expected to contain historic deficits and unprecedented spending to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic — continues to be stuck o
'It has to be dealt with': Border officer says examination of Meng was necessary

'It has to be dealt with': Border officer says examination of Meng was necessary

A border officer who assisted in the three-hour detention and examination of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou before her arrest at Vancouver's airport two years ago says he didn't intend to share passcodes for her phones with RCMP.