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Deported N.S. sex predator battles charge that would keep him in U.S. jail

Deported N.S. sex predator battles charge that would keep him in U.S. jail

HALIFAX — A sexual predator released and deported to the United States after a controversial Parole Board of Canada decision is now arguing several charges against him should be dropped due to the passage of time.
Analysis: 'More like Rick Mercer': Canada hopeful for Ukraine's new president

Analysis: 'More like Rick Mercer': Canada hopeful for Ukraine's new president

OTTAWA — Veteran Ukraine lawmaker Mustafa Jemilev was as worried and surprised as anyone when a comedian who played Ukraine's president on television was actually elected the country's president last month.
Ontario researchers invent way to store vaccines at higher temperatures

Ontario researchers invent way to store vaccines at higher temperatures

Ontario researchers say they've come up with a simple way to store vaccines at higher temperatures for weeks at a time, potentially solving a major problem in the fight against preventable diseases around the world.
Woman testifies about strange dynamic in home shared with Winnipeg murder suspect

Woman testifies about strange dynamic in home shared with Winnipeg murder suspect

WINNIPEG — A woman says jealousy was a problem in a house several women shared with a man who is accused of killing one of them.
Fight over metals tariffs focused Cdn industries on China: aluminum company CEO

Fight over metals tariffs focused Cdn industries on China: aluminum company CEO

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Desmond fatality inquiry begins in Nova Scotia two years after suicide, murders

Desmond fatality inquiry begins in Nova Scotia two years after suicide, murders

GUYSBOROUGH, N.S. — More than two years after former Canadian soldier Lionel Desmond killed his mother, wife and daughter before taking his own life, a provincial fatality inquiry got underway Tuesday in Guysborough, N.S.
Tiny increase in young appointees to federal posts after Liberal overhaul

Tiny increase in young appointees to federal posts after Liberal overhaul

OTTAWA — The Liberal government's changes to the federal appointments system has yielded a small increase in the number of younger people getting government posts, but their overall representation lags their proportion of the Canadian population, new
Ousted Saskatchewan NDP MP Erin Weir not running in the next federal election

Ousted Saskatchewan NDP MP Erin Weir not running in the next federal election

REGINA — A Saskatchewan MP who has been sitting as an Independent following his ouster from the NDP caucus says he will be not be running in October's federal election.
Is the right to vegan food a human right? Ontario firefighter argues that it is

Is the right to vegan food a human right? Ontario firefighter argues that it is

An Ontario firefighter alleges his human rights were violated when he was not provided sufficient vegan food while battling a massive blaze in British Columbia.
Feds launch tourism strategy designed to boost sector 25 per cent by 2025

Feds launch tourism strategy designed to boost sector 25 per cent by 2025

OTTAWA — A new Canadian tourism strategy is meant to help boost international visits to Canada during non-peak seasons by more than a million people and get visitors to see the country beyond Canada's biggest cities.