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Jury in Fredericton mass murder trial views video evidence from accused's computer

Jury in Fredericton mass murder trial views video evidence from accused's computer

FREDERICTON — Jurors in the Matthew Raymond mass murder trial viewed video evidence from the accused's computer on Tuesday, which showed him talking to animals and suggesting people were influencing the weather.
Five things to know about the dispute over Nova Scotia's Indigenous lobster fishery

Five things to know about the dispute over Nova Scotia's Indigenous lobster fishery

HALIFAX — Tensions remain high in the dispute over the Indigenous lobster fishery in Nova Scotia. Here are five things to know about the situation. 1. The dispute has a long history.
Quebec's public health director says he has a driver and bodyguard because of threats

Quebec's public health director says he has a driver and bodyguard because of threats

Quebec's director of public health revealed Tuesday he has a driver and bodyguard to protect him against threats from people upset with his pandemic-related health orders. Dr.
Some long-term care homes can't get insurance, could be force to close: association

Some long-term care homes can't get insurance, could be force to close: association

Ontario's long-term care homes are having trouble securing liability insurance for COVID-19, a situation that could force some of them to close, a group representing more than 70 per cent of the province's homes says.
Membertou First Nation to become latest to join Mi'kmaq livelihood fishery in N.S.

Membertou First Nation to become latest to join Mi'kmaq livelihood fishery in N.S.

HALIFAX — The leader of a Cape Breton First Nation says his community is planning a self-regulated lobster fishery similar to the one on the province's southwestern shore that has sparked fierce opposition from non-Indigenous harvesters.
A timeline of Nova Scotia's lobster conflict between Mi'kmaq and commercial fishers

A timeline of Nova Scotia's lobster conflict between Mi'kmaq and commercial fishers

HALIFAX — A timeline of major events in the conflict between Mi'kmaq and non-Indigenous commercial fishers in southwest Nova Scotia. --- Sept.
Seeing double: Alberta man splits Lotto 6-49 win with himself

Seeing double: Alberta man splits Lotto 6-49 win with himself

An Alberta man who won a $5-million Lotto 6-49 jackpot last month had to share the prize with himself after accidentally buying two tickets on the same draw. Andrew Burke of Calmar, Alta.
Jordan Peterson says he's back in Toronto after 'grueling' health battle

Jordan Peterson says he's back in Toronto after 'grueling' health battle

TORONTO — Author and psychologist Jordan Peterson says he's back in Toronto and eager for "something resembling a normal life" after spending much of the past year in and out of hospitals around the world.
As his health declines, Glen Assoun seeks compensation for wrongful conviction

As his health declines, Glen Assoun seeks compensation for wrongful conviction

HALIFAX — Glen Assoun says he's fearful he'll die before governments offer him compensation for almost 17 years of wrongful imprisonment that have left him with a weak heart and fragile health.
Medically assisted deaths could increase by 1,200 in 2021 under revised law: PBO

Medically assisted deaths could increase by 1,200 in 2021 under revised law: PBO

OTTAWA — A new report by the parliamentary budget office suggests that expanding access to medical assistance in dying would lead to nearly 1,200 more aided deaths next year.