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Crown alleges Jacob Hoggard is 'sexual opportunist' who didn't take no for an answer

Crown alleges Jacob Hoggard is 'sexual opportunist' who didn't take no for an answer

TORONTO — Jurors were faced with two vastly different portrayals of Jacob Hoggard on Friday, with prosecutors painting the Canadian musician as a "sexual opportunist" who refused to take no for an answer and defence lawyers describing him as an insec
Police waited 45 minutes to breach classroom in Uvalde, believing kids not at risk

Police waited 45 minutes to breach classroom in Uvalde, believing kids not at risk

WASHINGTON — Public safety officials admitted to a deadly lapse in judgment while gun-rights advocates were deferential but defiant Friday as a divided, heartbroken nation continued to mourn the lives of 19 fourth-grade students and their two teacher
Canada could help wean Europe from Russian oil and gas by shipping clean hydrogen

Canada could help wean Europe from Russian oil and gas by shipping clean hydrogen

OTTAWA — Canada could ship clean hydrogen to Europe in the future to help wean it from its dependency on Russian oil and gas, say federal ministers.
Quebec mosque disappointed with ruling allowing killer to seek parole after 25 years

Quebec mosque disappointed with ruling allowing killer to seek parole after 25 years

QUEBEC — Families of the victims of the Quebec City mosque shooter say they fear Friday's Supreme Court ruling means the 17 children who lost a father could one day meet the killer in the streets of Quebec's capital.
A look at some recent convictions that have led to consecutive murder sentences

A look at some recent convictions that have led to consecutive murder sentences

The Supreme Court of Canada struck down a Criminal Code provision Friday that meant multiple murderers might have to wait 50 years or more to apply for parole.
Supreme Court strikes down parole wait period provision for multiple murderers

Supreme Court strikes down parole wait period provision for multiple murderers

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has struck down a Criminal Code provision that meant multiple murderers might have to wait 50 years or more to apply for parole, calling it degrading and incompatible with human dignity.
Feds announce funds for women's shelters, advocate says more needed

Feds announce funds for women's shelters, advocate says more needed

OTTAWA — The federal government has announced funding to construct and repair hundreds of spaces for women and children fleeing violence.
Ottawa police decide no charges in deadly Nunavut RCMP shooting

Ottawa police decide no charges in deadly Nunavut RCMP shooting

RANKIN INLET, Nunavut — An investigation into a deadly police shooting in Nunavut has concluded that no officer involved will face charges. The Ottawa Police Service was tasked with reviewing the shooting last November of a 21-year-old man.
More than 18 hours to find five N.S. mass shooting victims was 'deficient': lawyer

More than 18 hours to find five N.S. mass shooting victims was 'deficient': lawyer

HALIFAX — A lawyer for families of victims killed in the Nova Scotia mass shooting says an 18-hour delay in finding five bodies of those murdered is a sign of "deficient" policing.
Canada raids emergency stockpile to send medical equipment to Ukraine

Canada raids emergency stockpile to send medical equipment to Ukraine

OTTAWA — Canada has tapped into its own strategic stockpile of emergency medical supplies — stored for a national emergency — to help Ukraine.