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Const. Dave MacDonald, a forensics officer with the Saint John police force, will be cross-examined by defence lawyers.
Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil says the premiers will also explore issues of importance to the region in advance of the federal election this fall.
Trudeau is to be in La Loche today — one day after the third anniversary of shootings at a home and a high school left four people dead in the remote northern community. Seven others were injured.
The Saskatoon Fire Department says one locomotive was on fire and leaking fuel when firefighters arrived on scene. Officials say the blaze was fully extinguished by 1:00 p.m.
Quebec Premier François Legault said Tuesday that the freezing death of Helene Rowley Hotte, who died after leaving her building when a fire alarm sounded, shows there are problems to be addressed in the province’s seniors’ residences.
Long and distinguished journalism career spanned continents and newsrooms, including at the Toronto Star, where he pursued his passion of science reporting.
Tens of thousands of letters will go to Canadians over 65 years old, as well as those within one year of turning 65, explaining that they could be eligible for the low-income supplement on top of old age security.
The plan comes as countries around the world have stepped up investments in their submarine and antisubmarine fleets to protect their waters and operate in waters not under their control.
The border agency says new penalties will provide an additional tool for officers when they encounter travellers carrying cannabis.
The Canadian parole board authorized the release and deportation of William Shrubsall in November, saying he would “face many more years” of incarceration in Niagara County, New York.
Victims, witnesses and suspects until now have had the option to swear on a Bible or make an affirmation before giving a statement.
Millard was found guilty in September of murdering his dad, Wayne Millard, whose death in 2012 was initially ruled a suicide.
Thomas Harding returned to work for Central Maine and Quebec Railway, which took over from the defunct Montreal Maine & Atlantic that operated the line at the time of the derailment.
Woodman, who worked for Vancouver-based Progress Minerals Inc., was found dead last Wednesday in Oudalan province, in the northern Sahel region.
Military spokesperson Capt. Christopher Daniel says five Canadian helicopters were scrambled after the attack, including two large Chinooks, which are configured as flying hospitals, and three smaller Griffon escorts.
Morneau said that the Liberal government has focused on three housing-related issues since coming to office: Canada’s shortage of affordable housing, a run-up in real-estate prices in some markets and ensuring millennials can afford homes.
Jeremy Gabriel won a human rights case against comedian Mike Ward in 2016, arguing that a joke mocking his disability had amounted to discrimination.
A group of doctors across the country had been crusading against some of the expected guidelines since 2016, saying Canadians should be eating fewer carbohydrates and more fat from sources such as steak and cheese.
Canada’s ambassador to France says this country’s yellow-vest protest movement bears little resemblance to the “gilets jaunes” who started it all in France.
Rhett Lundgren was arrested in December 2016 following an investigation by Saskatchewan’s Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) unit.