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Manitoba murder trial to continue with 11 jurors after one shows COVID-19 symptoms.

Manitoba murder trial to continue with 11 jurors after one shows COVID-19 symptoms.

WINNIPEG — A murder trial in Manitoba will continue with 11 jurors after one was discharged because he was showing COVID-19 symptoms. Kane Moar is charged with second-degree murder in the 2018 stabbing death of 34-year-old Ricardo Hibi.
Liberals promise action on biases in justice system, policing

Liberals promise action on biases in justice system, policing

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is promising legislation and money to address systemic inequities in all phases of the criminal justice system.
N.S. appeals court hears case of woman trying to stop husband's assisted death

N.S. appeals court hears case of woman trying to stop husband's assisted death

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's top court reserved its decision Thursday following a hearing during which an 82-year-old woman tried to stop her husband from receiving a medically assisted death.
Toronto city councillor Jim Karygiannis loses court bid to keep seat

Toronto city councillor Jim Karygiannis loses court bid to keep seat

OTTAWA — Jim Karygiannis is no longer a member of Toronto City Council after the Supreme Court of Canada declined to hear his bid to hang on to the position.
Bernie Sanders puts Trump on notice: 'You are not going to destroy' U.S. democracy

Bernie Sanders puts Trump on notice: 'You are not going to destroy' U.S. democracy

WASHINGTON, Wash. — Progressive firebrand Sen. Bernie Sanders urged Americans to come to their country's rescue Thursday, a call aimed at saving democracy from a U.S. president he's convinced is bent on destroying it.
Liberals propose upping value of new COVID-19 benefits to match sunsetting CERB

Liberals propose upping value of new COVID-19 benefits to match sunsetting CERB

OTTAWA — The Liberals are proposing to increase the value of benefits for unemployed workers to $500 a week under newly tabled legislation that lands days before aid runs out for millions.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): --- 2:25 p.m.
Supreme Court agrees to hear case involving fine for massive maple syrup heist

Supreme Court agrees to hear case involving fine for massive maple syrup heist

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear a case involving the fine imposed on one of the ringleaders of a massive maple syrup heist.
Throne speech promises on tackling systemic racism earn mixed reactions

Throne speech promises on tackling systemic racism earn mixed reactions

OTTAWA — Direct talk in the Liberal government's throne speech about the problem of systemic racism is a welcome break with the past but needs to be followed by rapid action, advocates on the issue say.
Some CRA online services remain unavailable a month after cyberattacks

Some CRA online services remain unavailable a month after cyberattacks

More than a month after the Canada Revenue Agency took its website offline in the wake of a major cyberattack, the federal tax collection agency won't say when it expects its online services to fully return to normal.