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Dennis Oland pleads not guilty, again, in 2011 death of millionaire father

Dennis Oland pleads not guilty, again, in 2011 death of millionaire father

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — For the second time in his life, Dennis Oland has stood before a New Brunswick judge and declared he is not guilty of the second-degree murder of his father, Richard Oland.

Complainant said she was going to 'sleep with' sailor, defence witness says

HALIFAX — A British petty officer has testified he overheard a woman who alleges she was gang raped tell her friend that she was going to "sleep with" a sailor on the night in question.

McGill research finds significant driving impairment 5 hours after cannabis use

MONTREAL — Driving under the influence of cannabis remains dangerous even five hours after use, a new study by McGill University researchers has found.
In New Brunswick, legalized recreational cannabis seen as green gold

In New Brunswick, legalized recreational cannabis seen as green gold

FREDERICTON — The New Brunswick government is hoping legalized cannabis will help ignite the province's economy — but a possible change in government after a deadlocked election has created uncertainties about how the retail regime might eventually l

Police tell MMIW inquiry human trafficking under-reported source of violence

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Police say human trafficking is strongly linked to high rates of violence against Indigenous women and girls, but there are major knowledge gaps that keep pervasive trafficking activities hidden in plain sight.
Trudeau takes political gamble with legalized pot for Canadian adults

Trudeau takes political gamble with legalized pot for Canadian adults

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is reassuring Canadians the country is indeed ready to become the first G7 member to greenlight legal recreational pot — a campaign pledge that will become reality in a matter of hours.
Study shows parasite spread by cats threatens Quebec's endangered belugas

Study shows parasite spread by cats threatens Quebec's endangered belugas

MONTREAL — Endangered beluga whales in the St. Lawrence River already facing plenty of adversity now have an unlikely foe to contend with — the common house cat.
Businesses spent $14B on cybersecurity in 2017, more than 20% hit by cyberattack

Businesses spent $14B on cybersecurity in 2017, more than 20% hit by cyberattack

More than one in five Canadian companies say they were hit by a cyberattack last year, with businesses spending $14 billion on cybersecurity as they confront greater risks in the digital world, according to a new Statistics Canada survey.
Transport Canada to take new look at rules, research on school bus seatbelts

Transport Canada to take new look at rules, research on school bus seatbelts

OTTAWA — Transport Minister Marc Garneau is ordering his department to take a fresh look at the data on school bus safety and seatbelts.
Automated cars could kill wide range of jobs, federal documents say

Automated cars could kill wide range of jobs, federal documents say

OTTAWA — More than one million jobs could be lost to the coming boom in automated vehicles with ripple effects beyond the likeliest victims, internal government documents warn.