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Canadian businessman Frank Stronach charged in sex assault probe spanning decades

Canadian businessman Frank Stronach charged in sex assault probe spanning decades

The man who rose to prominence in corporate Canada as founder of one of the country's largest auto parts makers now stands accused of five sex-related offenses involving more than one victim over multiple decades, police said Friday as they announced
Strike for Canadian border workers on hold until Wednesday: union

Strike for Canadian border workers on hold until Wednesday: union

OTTAWA — The union that represents 9,000 CBSA workers said Friday they won't strike until at least Wednesday, as mediation continues. The Public Service Alliance of Canada initially said border workers were set to strike as early as 4 p.m.
Ibrahim Ali sticks fingers in ears as girl's dad tells murder sentencing of torment

Ibrahim Ali sticks fingers in ears as girl's dad tells murder sentencing of torment

VANCOUVER — As the father of a 13-year-old British Columbia girl described his torment since her rape and killing, Ibrahim Ali, the man convicted of murdering her, hung up the phone on an interpreter at his sentencing hearing.
Police say two Vancouver drug policy advocates charged with trafficking

Police say two Vancouver drug policy advocates charged with trafficking

VANCOUVER — Two founders of a Vancouver drug user advocacy group that distributed what they said were safe doses of heroin, cocaine, and methamphetamines to prevent overdoses have been charged with trafficking as a result of police raids last year.
'We will run out': Calgarians urged to keep cutting water, repairs days away

'We will run out': Calgarians urged to keep cutting water, repairs days away

CALGARY — Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek is urging residents to continue cutting their water use or risk having it run out as crews fix a massive break in a feeder line. Gondek says there are 23 water reservoirs serving Calgary.
McMaster pediatric surgery chief says deaths after tonsil surgery 'very rare'

McMaster pediatric surgery chief says deaths after tonsil surgery 'very rare'

The chief of pediatric surgery at McMaster Children's Hospital says the deaths of two children following tonsil and adenoid surgeries at his hospital are "tragic" and "very rare.
Police say McGill occupation won't change approach to pro-Palestinian encampment

Police say McGill occupation won't change approach to pro-Palestinian encampment

MONTREAL — Montreal police say that despite the occupation Thursday of a McGill University administration building that ended with 15 arrests, they have no plans to move in on a pro-Palestinian encampment on the downtown campus.
Virani open to change Online Harms bill; Tories say modernize current laws instead

Virani open to change Online Harms bill; Tories say modernize current laws instead

OTTAWA — Federal Justice Minister Arif Virani said Friday he's open to amending the government's long-awaited legislation aimed at protecting Canadians against online harms, while the Opposition Conservatives say the Liberals should instead move fast
Google signs deal with organization to distribute $100M to Canadian news companies

Google signs deal with organization to distribute $100M to Canadian news companies

OTTAWA — Google announced which organization it has selected to distribute the $100 million the tech giant has promised to Canadian news companies Friday.
Man who killed Quebec student in 2000 pleads guilty to separate attempted murder

Man who killed Quebec student in 2000 pleads guilty to separate attempted murder

QUÉBEC — The man who was convicted earlier this year in the first-degree murder of a Quebec junior college student in 2000 has pleaded guilty in a second cold case.