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Bail hearing in RCMP secrets case to conclude with final submissions

Bail hearing in RCMP secrets case to conclude with final submissions

OTTAWA — Final submissions will be made Friday at a bail hearing for Cameron Jay Ortis, a senior RCMP official accused of breaching Canada's official-secrets law.
'A mess out here:' Manitoba farmers struggling with wet crops after snowstorm

'A mess out here:' Manitoba farmers struggling with wet crops after snowstorm

WINNIPEG — More Manitoba residents saw their electricity restored Thursday — one week after a major snowstorm brought down power poles and transmission towers and delivered another wallop to farmers.
Alberta introduces legislation allowing access to partner's criminal records

Alberta introduces legislation allowing access to partner's criminal records

EDMONTON — Alberta is introducing legislation first developed in Britain that allows people in abusive relationships to request information about a partner's criminal record.
List grows of Mounties suing attorney general over 2014 Moncton shootings

List grows of Mounties suing attorney general over 2014 Moncton shootings

MONCTON, N.B. — More than a dozen RCMP officers who responded to shootings in Moncton, N.B., that claimed the lives of three of their colleagues in 2014 are now looking to sue the attorney general of Canada for negligence.
Fate of N.B. clinic speaks to unfinished fight for abortion access in region

Fate of N.B. clinic speaks to unfinished fight for abortion access in region

ST. JOHN'S, N.L.

Owner of stolen Kamloops, B.C., truck hangs on as suspects speed away

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The owner of a pickup truck stolen in British Columbia has survived a high speed, potentially life-threatening ride in an unsuccessful bid to save his property. Kamloops RCMP Cpl.
Attention everyone: Something's fishy with In-The-News for Oct. 17

Attention everyone: Something's fishy with In-The-News for Oct. 17

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 Oct. 17. What we are watching in Canada ...

Fewer people prescribed opioids but data for all provinces needed: doctor

VANCOUVER — Fewer people in British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Ontario were prescribed opioids last year compared with 2013 and the number of patients who began treatment on the pain medication decreased by nearly 10 per cent, the Canadian Institute

'Sky didn't fall:' Police, lawyers still adjusting after pot legalization

Police, lawyers and advocates say that one year into cannabis legalization, Canada has a long way to go toward stamping out the black market and pot-impaired driving. "We can't call it a success at this point," Chief Const.
Beef recall expands as Toronto slaughterhouse co-operates with food watchdog

Beef recall expands as Toronto slaughterhouse co-operates with food watchdog

A large recall of raw beef and veal products continued to expand this week with food safety watchdogs in Canada and the United States issuing safety warnings about meat linked to an Ontario company.