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Convicted B.C. killer did not understand consequences of his guilty plea, appeal court hears

A psychologist and psychiatrist who evaluated Phillip Tallio before the guilty plea that landed him in prison for most of his life both testified this week that they believed he did not have the intellect to understand the seriousness of his situation.
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Convicted B.C. killer did not understand consequences of his guilty plea, appeal court hears

A psychologist and psychiatrist who evaluated Phillip Tallio before the guilty plea that landed him in prison for most of his life both testified this week that they believed he did not have the intellect to understand the seriousness of his situation.

Police break up massive party at Chelsea, Que. Airbnb; 83 students fined $1,000 each

Police in the Outaouais region of Quebec say 83 students are each facing a $1,000 fine after officers broke up a party at an Airbnb in Chelsea over the weekend.
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Police break up massive party at Chelsea, Que. Airbnb; 83 students fined $1,000 each

Police in the Outaouais region of Quebec say 83 students are each facing a $1,000 fine after officers broke up a party at an Airbnb in Chelsea over the weekend.

Youth-led climate change lawsuit dismissed by Federal Court

A Federal Court judge ruled Tuesday that the Canadian government won't be going on trial for contributions to climate change — striking down a lawsuit brought by 15 young Canadians who argued the government was violating their charter rights.
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Youth-led climate change lawsuit dismissed by Federal Court

A Federal Court judge ruled Tuesday that the Canadian government won't be going on trial for contributions to climate change — striking down a lawsuit brought by 15 young Canadians who argued the government was violating their charter rights.

Toronto family wants justice after son is buried naked in virtually unmarked grave without them being notified

A Toronto family who was searching for their missing loved one is calling for justice after they were informed that he had died and was buried naked weeks earlier without their knowledge in a virtually unmarked grave.
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Toronto family wants justice after son is buried naked in virtually unmarked grave without them being notified

A Toronto family who was searching for their missing loved one is calling for justice after they were informed that he had died and was buried naked weeks earlier without their knowledge in a virtually unmarked grave.

Nunavut legislation would create civilian police oversight with cultural adviser

Nunavut is not closing the door on having its own police oversight body and new legislation would allow it to start hiring civilian investigative groups, says the territory's deputy justice minister.
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Nunavut legislation would create civilian police oversight with cultural adviser

Nunavut is not closing the door on having its own police oversight body and new legislation would allow it to start hiring civilian investigative groups, says the territory's deputy justice minister.

Manitoba sees single-day record of COVID-19 cases, three more deaths announced

Manitoba saw another spike in COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, as health officials announced a single-day record with 183 total cases, along with three deaths linked to outbreaks in Winnipeg.
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Manitoba sees single-day record of COVID-19 cases, three more deaths announced

Manitoba saw another spike in COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, as health officials announced a single-day record with 183 total cases, along with three deaths linked to outbreaks in Winnipeg.

Poll suggests Canadians skittish on future immigration increases as pandemic persists

New data suggests that Canadians are feeling skittish about any future increases in immigration levels for the next 12 months.
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Poll suggests Canadians skittish on future immigration increases as pandemic persists

New data suggests that Canadians are feeling skittish about any future increases in immigration levels for the next 12 months.

Despite convictions for assault, drunk driving only 7 Toronto cops fired at discipline tribunal over 10 years

A quarter of the disciplinary hearings held for Toronto police officers in the last decade involved an officer who was guilty of a crime like impaired driving, assault or possession of prohibited firearms, a CBC News investigation found.
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Despite convictions for assault, drunk driving only 7 Toronto cops fired at discipline tribunal over 10 years

A quarter of the disciplinary hearings held for Toronto police officers in the last decade involved an officer who was guilty of a crime like impaired driving, assault or possession of prohibited firearms, a CBC News investigation found.

Cenovus to cut up to 25% of combined workforce with Husky Energy after merger

The $3.8-billion merger between Cenovus Energy and Husky Energy will result in a trimming of the workforce by as much as 25 per cent, CBC News has confirmed.
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Cenovus to cut up to 25% of combined workforce with Husky Energy after merger

The $3.8-billion merger between Cenovus Energy and Husky Energy will result in a trimming of the workforce by as much as 25 per cent, CBC News has confirmed.

Mother on trial: Crown says death of 7-year-old girl in Langley, B.C., was 'planned and deliberate'

A trial is now underway for a Langley, B.C., woman accused of killing her seven-year-old daughter in 2018.
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Mother on trial: Crown says death of 7-year-old girl in Langley, B.C., was 'planned and deliberate'

A trial is now underway for a Langley, B.C., woman accused of killing her seven-year-old daughter in 2018.

Mi'kmaq band finds buyer for portion of lobster catch after alleged blacklisting

A First Nation in Nova Scotia that was struggling to sell its lobster amid tensions over its self-regulated fishery says it has managed to find a buyer for a portion of its catch.
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Mi'kmaq band finds buyer for portion of lobster catch after alleged blacklisting

A First Nation in Nova Scotia that was struggling to sell its lobster amid tensions over its self-regulated fishery says it has managed to find a buyer for a portion of its catch.

Officer says nothing unusual in arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou

The RCMP officer who apprehended Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou three hours after she was detained by border officers said he didn't think boarding the plane to arrest her was a good idea.
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Officer says nothing unusual in arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou

The RCMP officer who apprehended Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou three hours after she was detained by border officers said he didn't think boarding the plane to arrest her was a good idea.

Sask. Votes 2020: Results for all 61 constituencies

For the first time, Saskatchewan voters headed to the polls during a global pandemic to cast their ballots for who they want to lead the province for the next four years.
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Sask. Votes 2020: Results for all 61 constituencies

For the first time, Saskatchewan voters headed to the polls during a global pandemic to cast their ballots for who they want to lead the province for the next four years.

How to have a safe Halloween in the midst of COVID-19

Across the country, health officials are asking people to scale back and take precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 while trick-or-treating. Here's how you can enjoy the holiday safely.
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How to have a safe Halloween in the midst of COVID-19

Across the country, health officials are asking people to scale back and take precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 while trick-or-treating. Here's how you can enjoy the holiday safely.

Historic Alberta coal community wrestles with plans for new mining

Some residents of historic Crowsnest Pass, Alta., hope a new mining opportunity will lift up their town's economy. But others fear negative consequences from open-pit mining in a postcard setting tucked at the foot of the Rocky Mountains.
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Historic Alberta coal community wrestles with plans for new mining

Some residents of historic Crowsnest Pass, Alta., hope a new mining opportunity will lift up their town's economy. But others fear negative consequences from open-pit mining in a postcard setting tucked at the foot of the Rocky Mountains.

Saskatchewan election delivers historic win for Sask. Party, decisive defeat for NDP

Scott Moe's Saskatchewan Party won a fourth consecutive majority government, the first party to pull that off in the province's history in over half a century, while the NDP takes another step further from power.
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Saskatchewan election delivers historic win for Sask. Party, decisive defeat for NDP

Scott Moe's Saskatchewan Party won a fourth consecutive majority government, the first party to pull that off in the province's history in over half a century, while the NDP takes another step further from power.

Few Toronto police officers fired despite criminal convictions, discipline decisions show

A quarter of the disciplinary hearings held for Toronto police officers in the last decade involved an officer who was guilty of a crime like impaired driving, assault or possession of prohibited firearms, a CBC News investigation found.
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Few Toronto police officers fired despite criminal convictions, discipline decisions show

A quarter of the disciplinary hearings held for Toronto police officers in the last decade involved an officer who was guilty of a crime like impaired driving, assault or possession of prohibited firearms, a CBC News investigation found.

Steroids, inhalers and ventilators: What Quebec doctors are learning about COVID-19

When the virus arrived last spring, there were no textbooks explaining how to treat patients with the novel coronavirus. But medical professionals have learned new techniques and treatments in the months since.
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Steroids, inhalers and ventilators: What Quebec doctors are learning about COVID-19

When the virus arrived last spring, there were no textbooks explaining how to treat patients with the novel coronavirus. But medical professionals have learned new techniques and treatments in the months since.

RCMP officer who arrested Meng Wanzhou says he knew case was 'high-profile'

The RCMP officer who arrested Meng Wanzhou at Vancouver International Airport in December 2018 says he knew immediately that her extradition case was “high-profile.”
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RCMP officer who arrested Meng Wanzhou says he knew case was 'high-profile'

The RCMP officer who arrested Meng Wanzhou at Vancouver International Airport in December 2018 says he knew immediately that her extradition case was “high-profile.”

Gatherings in private homes restricted, after B.C. announces record high 817 new cases over the weekend

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has announced new restrictions on private gatherings in homes after confirming a record high 817 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend and three more deaths — the largest number of new cases in B.C. in a three-da
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Gatherings in private homes restricted, after B.C. announces record high 817 new cases over the weekend

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has announced new restrictions on private gatherings in homes after confirming a record high 817 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend and three more deaths — the largest number of new cases in B.C. in a three-day period.

85 live 'murder hornets' captured from tree near Canada-U.S. border

After attaching tiny radio trackers to a few live specimens, researchers were able to track to the invasive Asian giant hornets to a backyard tree.
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85 live 'murder hornets' captured from tree near Canada-U.S. border

After attaching tiny radio trackers to a few live specimens, researchers were able to track to the invasive Asian giant hornets to a backyard tree.

Surgery and scan backlogs set to worsen without government funding, CMA says

Clearing health care backlog caused by first wave of COVID-19 will require more than $1.3 billion in additional funding, Canadian Medical Association estimates.
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Surgery and scan backlogs set to worsen without government funding, CMA says

Clearing health care backlog caused by first wave of COVID-19 will require more than $1.3 billion in additional funding, Canadian Medical Association estimates.

Majority of Canadians believe systemic racism is a serious problem within the RCMP, poll finds​

A new poll found that the majority of Canadians have serious concerns about systemic racism within Canadian policing.
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Majority of Canadians believe systemic racism is a serious problem within the RCMP, poll finds​

A new poll found that the majority of Canadians have serious concerns about systemic racism within Canadian policing.

'I am sorry': Markham, Ont. man apologizes in court for killing four family members last summer

A 24-year-old Markham, Ont. man who killed his mother, father, sister and grandmother inside their family home last summer apologized for his actions during a sentencing hearing on Monday morning, saying loved ones would have never seen this coming.
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'I am sorry': Markham, Ont. man apologizes in court for killing four family members last summer

A 24-year-old Markham, Ont. man who killed his mother, father, sister and grandmother inside their family home last summer apologized for his actions during a sentencing hearing on Monday morning, saying loved ones would have never seen this coming.

Manitoba's top doctor is calling out those who are not following the rules

Manitobans know how to stop the spread of the virus, but many of them are just not following the rules – that is the message Manitoba’s top doctor wants people to hear.
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Manitoba's top doctor is calling out those who are not following the rules

Manitobans know how to stop the spread of the virus, but many of them are just not following the rules – that is the message Manitoba’s top doctor wants people to hear.

10 Sask. constituencies to watch on election night

A number of tight races in constituencies across Saskatchewan could help decide which party will be elected to form government. 10 constituencies were decided by less than 10 per cent of the vote in 2016 and could remain close races in 2020.
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10 Sask. constituencies to watch on election night

A number of tight races in constituencies across Saskatchewan could help decide which party will be elected to form government. 10 constituencies were decided by less than 10 per cent of the vote in 2016 and could remain close races in 2020.

39% of Canadians have 'serious problem' with how police interact with people of colour: poll

The Angus Reid survey found nearly two-thirds of participants agree systemic racism is a serious problem, and almost three-quarters say police in Canada interact inappropriately with Black, Indigenous and people of colour at least some of the time.
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39% of Canadians have 'serious problem' with how police interact with people of colour: poll

The Angus Reid survey found nearly two-thirds of participants agree systemic racism is a serious problem, and almost three-quarters say police in Canada interact inappropriately with Black, Indigenous and people of colour at least some of the time.

Ontario dog first in Canada to test positive for COVID-19, but researcher says there are likely more

A dog in Ontario's Niagara Region has become the first dog in Canada to test positive for COVID-19. A researcher says there are likely more infected dogs in the country, though pet owners shouldn't be worried.
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Ontario dog first in Canada to test positive for COVID-19, but researcher says there are likely more

A dog in Ontario's Niagara Region has become the first dog in Canada to test positive for COVID-19. A researcher says there are likely more infected dogs in the country, though pet owners shouldn't be worried.

Fitness centres in Quebec's COVID-19 'red zones' threaten to reopen even if province extends restrictions

Such facilities have been closed since Oct. 8, as part of a series of measures imposed by the government to contain the spread of COVID-19 in red zones.
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Fitness centres in Quebec's COVID-19 'red zones' threaten to reopen even if province extends restrictions

Such facilities have been closed since Oct. 8, as part of a series of measures imposed by the government to contain the spread of COVID-19 in red zones.

Few left behind in Neskantaga First Nation prepare for winter without water

A week after the water stopped flowing into homes in Neskantaga First Nation, a handful of residents remain behind to keep houses safe and prepare for the eventual return of the evacuees.
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Few left behind in Neskantaga First Nation prepare for winter without water

A week after the water stopped flowing into homes in Neskantaga First Nation, a handful of residents remain behind to keep houses safe and prepare for the eventual return of the evacuees.

Bombardier will get $275M for sale of aerostructures business to Spirit, less than originally agreed to

Bombardier Inc. says it will receive less cash than it originally had agreed to in the sale of its aerostructures business to Spirit AeroSystems Holding Inc.
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Bombardier will get $275M for sale of aerostructures business to Spirit, less than originally agreed to

Bombardier Inc. says it will receive less cash than it originally had agreed to in the sale of its aerostructures business to Spirit AeroSystems Holding Inc.

How conspiracies like QAnon are slowly creeping into some Canadian churches

Pastors in Canada have begun to witness the advent of the American conspiracy theory QAnon into local churches — and some say it's a phenomenon that more should take seriously.
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How conspiracies like QAnon are slowly creeping into some Canadian churches

Pastors in Canada have begun to witness the advent of the American conspiracy theory QAnon into local churches — and some say it's a phenomenon that more should take seriously.

Free rent until 2021: 'Once in a lifetime' rental market price drop leads to crazy incentives

A Canadian website with about 9,000 residential rental listing in Toronto said the pandemic has created an unprecedented market for renters, with many landlords offering tenants major incentives.
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Free rent until 2021: 'Once in a lifetime' rental market price drop leads to crazy incentives

A Canadian website with about 9,000 residential rental listing in Toronto said the pandemic has created an unprecedented market for renters, with many landlords offering tenants major incentives.

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