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Montrealer who allegedly glorified Polytechnique gunman appears in court

MONTREAL — A blogger who allegedly glorified the gunman behind Montreal's 1989 Ecole polytechnique massacre will return to court Thursday for a bail hearing.
Millions in Bebawi's accounts were bonuses authorized by SNC bosses: defence

Millions in Bebawi's accounts were bonuses authorized by SNC bosses: defence

MONTREAL — Millions of dollars that ended up in the accounts of a former SNC-Lavalin executive on trial for fraud and corruption were legitimate bonuses authorized by the company's president, the defence said in final arguments Tuesday.
Toronto family receives death certificate years after daughter was murdered

Toronto family receives death certificate years after daughter was murdered

TORONTO — Linda and Clayton Babcock have known for two years that their daughter suffered a horrific death — her body burned in an animal incinerator — but they have finally received an official document that proves the 23-year-old is dead.
These are the most popular Twitter searches in Canada in 2019

These are the most popular Twitter searches in Canada in 2019

One year after arrests, Canadians held in China set to face trial

One year after arrests, Canadians held in China set to face trial

OTTAWA — As two imprisoned Canadians face trials in Chinese courts where convictions are virtually assured, MPs prepared Tuesday to press ahead with a parliamentary review of the Liberals' policies toward China.
Tax cuts, flood fight and cost-control on Manitoba premier's agenda

Tax cuts, flood fight and cost-control on Manitoba premier's agenda

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister — a man not known for shying away from a scrap — is promising an even "bolder" approach in 2020 with his Progressive Conservative government now three months into its second term.
Taxpayers' watchdog launches probe of child benefit rules, program

Taxpayers' watchdog launches probe of child benefit rules, program

OTTAWA — The Liberal government's signature child benefit will undergo a critical review by a federal watchdog amid concerns that eligibility rules that can be "stringent to a fault" are preventing payments to some of Canada's most vulnerable familie
Tentative deal reached to keep Metro Vancouver's SkyTrains running

Tentative deal reached to keep Metro Vancouver's SkyTrains running

VANCOUVER — Metro Vancouver's transit system dodged a major disruption for the second time in less than two weeks on Tuesday as a tentative agreement was reached to keep SkyTrains running.

Ontario man's drug-trafficking case tossed over road-side strip search

TORONTO — A man found with a significant amount of cocaine and heroin has had his case thrown out after a three-day trial because police strip-searched him on the side of a highway and delayed his access to a lawyer.
Local MP applauds as coast guard works to secure derelict ship from N.S. river

Local MP applauds as coast guard works to secure derelict ship from N.S. river

BRIDGEWATER, N.S. — The Canadian Coast Guard has secured a listing navy vessel from a Nova Scotia river, in the latest major case to occur in the riding of a federal cabinet minister who has championed the cause of removing derelict vessels.