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Sentencing hearing for Quebec man Ugo Fredette, convicted in double slaying

Sentencing hearing for Quebec man Ugo Fredette, convicted in double slaying

ST-JEROME, Que. — A 25-year sentence for a pair of first-degree murder convictions would be ridiculous, the mother of one of Ugo Fredette's victims told the court Monday.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 3:12 p.m. on June 1, 2020: There are 91,705 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Reworked criteria needed for leaders' debates, commission concludes

Reworked criteria needed for leaders' debates, commission concludes

OTTAWA — A review of the 2019 federal election leaders' debates says the commission organizing them should be separated more fully from government and that the standards for participation should be reworked to avoid a potential repeat of the fracas a

SIU gives update on balcony death probe as lawyer calls for change

TORONTO — Ontario's police watchdog said Monday its investigators had spoken with all six officers who were at the home of a young Toronto woman before she fell off the balcony to her death.
Bird strike might have caused Snowbird crash, early investigation finds

Bird strike might have caused Snowbird crash, early investigation finds

OTTAWA — Military investigators are pointing to video footage as the reason they suspect a bird strike was been responsible for last month's deadly Snowbird plane crash in British Columbia.
Trudeau rejects Trump suggestion to readmit Russia to G7, citing Crimea invasion

Trudeau rejects Trump suggestion to readmit Russia to G7, citing Crimea invasion

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has rejected Donald Trump's latest proposal to readmit Russia to the G7, stoking old divisions between the American president and the rest of the group.

Limit COVID-19 spread: Top doctor urges signs instead of shouting at protests

Top health officials, acknowledging a striking lack of data on how the pandemic has hit marginalized communities, are encouraging anti-racism rally-goers to make their voices heard while keeping COVID-19 safety in mind.
Passengers and employees at Pearson airport must now wear masks 'at all times'

Passengers and employees at Pearson airport must now wear masks 'at all times'

Toronto's Pearson international airport says passengers and airport employees must now wear masks or face coverings "at all times," part of a bundle of new policies effective today to combat the spread of COVID-19.
Beijing could bar exit of dual Canadians from Hong Kong amid protests: lawyer

Beijing could bar exit of dual Canadians from Hong Kong amid protests: lawyer

OTTAWA — A Canadian legal activist is warning the federal government to grant asylum to democracy activists in Hong Kong and expanded settlement to those with links to Canada before China prevents them from leaving.
Trudeau promises to speed $2.2 billion in funding for strapped cities

Trudeau promises to speed $2.2 billion in funding for strapped cities

OTTAWA — The federal government is rushing out $2.2 billion in anticipated infrastructure funding to Canada's cities that municipal leaders say might help with a short-term cash crunch, but does little to fill the budget hole COVID-19 has created.