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Border agency watchdog will 'fill gap' for disgruntled travellers, Goodale says

Border agency watchdog will 'fill gap' for disgruntled travellers, Goodale says

OTTAWA — Travellers, immigration detainees and others who feel mistreated by Canada's border agency will be able to complain to an independent body under a new measure included in the federal budget.

Students raise concerns about mental health resources at UofT after suicide

TORONTO — A recent suicide at Canada's largest university has students sounding the alarm about what they perceive as a dearth of campus resources to address mental health concerns.
Quebec Court of Appeal upholds Richard Henry Bain's sentence in election shooting

Quebec Court of Appeal upholds Richard Henry Bain's sentence in election shooting

MONTREAL — The sentence given 2012 Quebec election night shooter Richard Henry Bain will remain unchanged, Quebec's Court of Appeal ruled Wednesday. Bain was convicted of attacking a Parti Quebecois rally on Sept.

Saskatchewan budget: Firefighters, organ donors win; teachers, students less so

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government tabled its 2019-20 budget Wednesday. Here's an idea of who will be happy and who might not be as pleased.

Highlights of Saskatchewan's 2019-2020 budget

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government introduced its 2019-2020 budget Wednesday. Here are a few of the highlights: — Provincial sales tax stays at six per cent; no new taxes or increases.
Trial of alleged Fredericton shooter set for 8 weeks this autumn

Trial of alleged Fredericton shooter set for 8 weeks this autumn

FREDERICTON — A Fredericton man accused of fatally shooting four people, including two police officers, in a killing spree last August will stand trial this fall.
Budget answers long-standing calls for federal strategy on dementia

Budget answers long-standing calls for federal strategy on dementia

OTTAWA — Health advocacy groups and MPs are cheering the Liberal government's proposal to spend $50 million over five years to support a national dementia strategy that's to be released later this spring.

Three Calgary officers get jail time for corruption crimes in harassment case

CALGARY — Three Calgary police officers found guilty of misusing department computers and harassing a woman involved in a custody battle have been sentenced to jail.
Extra project cash for cities needed to end-run laggard provinces, Morneau says

Extra project cash for cities needed to end-run laggard provinces, Morneau says

OTTAWA — A one-time $2.
'Grieve every day:' Full parole for Calgary woman convicted in son's strep death

'Grieve every day:' Full parole for Calgary woman convicted in son's strep death

CALGARY — A woman who opted to treat her son with holistic remedies instead of taking him to the doctor for a strep infection has been granted full parole.