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Montreal police arrest man alleged to have praised Polytechnique killer on blog

MONTREAL — A blogger who allegedly glorified the gunman behind Montreal's 1989 Ecole polytechnique massacre was arrested on the eve of the attack's 30th anniversary.
Feds approve Alberta's carbon tax on big industrial emitters

Feds approve Alberta's carbon tax on big industrial emitters

OTTAWA — The federal government is giving the Alberta government a passing grade for its industrial carbon tax, avoiding at least one showdown with the province over climate change.
Supreme Court says companies must pay for mercury waste-site maintenance

Supreme Court says companies must pay for mercury waste-site maintenance

OTTAWA — Two forest-product companies are on the hook for maintaining a mercury waste site near Ontario's Grassy Narrows First Nation, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
Group narrows search for beluga retirement site to two sites off Nova Scotia

Group narrows search for beluga retirement site to two sites off Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — After three years of searching, a U.S.-based conservation group has selected two prospective sites in rural Nova Scotia for a kind of ocean retirement home for beluga whales raised in captivity.

RCMP charge Guelph, Ont., man with terrorism-related offences

TORONTO — A southern Ontario man who once stood trial in Turkey for having alleged links to the Islamic State group is now facing similar charges in Canada, the RCMP said Friday. Ikar Mao of Guelph, Ont.
Appeal denied: Man who killed couple, their grandson wanted conviction quashed

Appeal denied: Man who killed couple, their grandson wanted conviction quashed

CALGARY — Alberta's top court has upheld the conviction of a man who killed a couple and their grandson, dismissing objections to the warrantless search of his farm, disturbing photographs shown at trial and comments the judge made to jurors.
Feds vow to ban guns similar to one used in Ecole Polytechnique shooting

Feds vow to ban guns similar to one used in Ecole Polytechnique shooting

OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says the federal government will be ready soon to produce a list of semi-automatic weapons that will be banned in Canada.
Justin Timberlake, Jeremy Rupke and baseball trivia In-The-News for Dec. 6

Justin Timberlake, Jeremy Rupke and baseball trivia In-The-News for Dec. 6

In-The-News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Dec. 6. What we are watching in Canada ...
'The system is broken:' Many can't afford lawyers, don't qualify for legal aid

'The system is broken:' Many can't afford lawyers, don't qualify for legal aid

CALGARY — Legal experts say the justice system is failing Canada's working poor, many of whom are unable to afford lawyers and end up pleading guilty or representing themselves in court.
Consensus comes 30 years later that Montreal massacre was an anti-feminist act

Consensus comes 30 years later that Montreal massacre was an anti-feminist act

MONTREAL — Thirty years after the worst mass shooting in Canadian history, official acknowledgment has come that what happened on Dec. 6, 1989 at Montreal's Ecole Polytechnique was an attack on feminists.