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'A proven liar:' Crown says man accused of killing woman told lies to cover tracks

'A proven liar:' Crown says man accused of killing woman told lies to cover tracks

EDMONTON — Lawyers have told a jury that a man lied numerous times after finding a woman's body in the bathtub of his Edmonton hotel room, because he either wanted to cover up the sexual assault that killed her or he was in shock.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada on Feb. 17, 2021

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada on Feb. 17, 2021

The latest developments on the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada (all times eastern): 6:45 p.m. British Columbia is reporting 427 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total recorded since the pandemic began to 74,710.
Saskatchewan RCMP charge leader of Canadian Nationalist Party with hate speech

Saskatchewan RCMP charge leader of Canadian Nationalist Party with hate speech

REGINA — RCMP in Saskatchewan have charged the leader of the Canadian Nationalist Party with wilfully promoting hate against Jewish people.
Judge dismisses B.C. request for injunction against churches breaking COVID-19 rules

Judge dismisses B.C. request for injunction against churches breaking COVID-19 rules

VANCOUVER — A judge has dismissed the British Columbia government's application for an injunction against three Fraser Valley churches that are breaking COVID-19 rules that prohibit in-person services, though he agreed the public will likely face wha
Security, privacy must guide justice modernization, legal profession task force says

Security, privacy must guide justice modernization, legal profession task force says

OTTAWA — The voice of Canada's legal profession says security, privacy and access to justice should be preserved as the courts modernize through expanded use of technology.
Health Canada not ready yet to greenlight AstraZeneca vaccine

Health Canada not ready yet to greenlight AstraZeneca vaccine

OTTAWA — Health Canada is not yet ready to make a decision about approving the COVID-19 vaccine from AstraZeneca, more than two weeks after it signalled the ruling could be imminent.
Lionel Desmond inquiry: Sister says her family received no help from Veterans Affairs

Lionel Desmond inquiry: Sister says her family received no help from Veterans Affairs

PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S.
Provinces should prioritize vaccinating Indigenous people against COVID-19: Miller

Provinces should prioritize vaccinating Indigenous people against COVID-19: Miller

OTTAWA — The federal government is working with Indigenous leaders and the provincial and territorial health authorities to prepare mass COVID-19 immunization programs in First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities, Indigenous Services Marc Miller say
Mississauga man pleads guilty to laundering money in alleged North Korean cyberhack

Mississauga man pleads guilty to laundering money in alleged North Korean cyberhack

WASHINGTON — A Canadian man has pleaded guilty in what U.S. prosecutors described Wednesday as a scheme by hackers linked to military intelligence in North Korea to steal more than $1.3 billion from banks, governments and companies around the world.
Nearly 300 charges laid, 130 arrested, as Vancouver police target shoplifting

Nearly 300 charges laid, 130 arrested, as Vancouver police target shoplifting

VANCOUVER — A month-long crackdown has resulted in nearly 300 recommended criminal charges against people police allege are violent and prolific shoplifters working in downtown Vancouver.
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