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at 19:11 on November 25, 2015, EST.

Crown rests in Guy Turcotte case; says kids' slayings were revenge

SAINT-JEROME, Que. - The Crown in Guy Turcotte's first-degree murder trial completed its final arguments Wednesday, saying the accused had decided to commit suicide in February 2009 and wanted to kill his children to ensure they weren't raised by another man.


at 19:00 on November 25, 2015, EST.

Family, friends hope death of Ron Hynes draws attention to drug addiction

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The death of one of Newfoundland's most beloved musicians should serve as a wake-up call to the worsening scourge of drug addiction in the province, say friends and family members who watched the artist struggle for years with the disease.


at 18:19 on November 25, 2015, EST.

Young refugee sues B.C.'s Children's Ministry over alleged solitary confinement

VANCOUVER - A teenage refugee from South Sudan is suing the Children's Ministry in British Columbia over allegations he was held in solitary confinement for four months.


at 17:26 on November 25, 2015, EST.

Duffy defence plays up credentials of consultant friend

OTTAWA - A sounding board, an adviser, a talent booker, an Internet researcher and web content consultant — Gerald Donohue was at different points all of these things to Sen. Mike Duffy.


at 17:58 on November 25, 2015, EST.

Premiers say they are happy to accept refugees, want to know details of funding

Premiers across the country reiterated Wednesday that their governments are prepared to accept thousands of Syrian refugees, but some are raising questions about funding, particularly for housing.


at 17:54 on November 25, 2015, EST.

'Scud Stud' says critical article was like a 'bomb going off' in his campaign

CALGARY - A former television journalist known as the "Scud Stud" says his run for public office was torpedoed by an article critical of his campaign.


at 17:46 on November 25, 2015, EST.

Agency missed chances to help Katelynn Sampson but not to blame for death: director

TORONTO - The head of a child welfare agency that looked into the case of a seven-year-old Toronto girl said Wednesday that opportunities to help the child were missed but denied his staff's behaviour led to her death.


at 17:28 on November 25, 2015, EST.

RCMP boss wants warrantless access to online subscriber information

OTTAWA - Police need warrantless access to Internet subscriber information to keep pace with child predators and other online criminals, says RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson.


at 17:22 on November 25, 2015, EST.

A list of cities which will welcome Syrian refugees in coming weeks

OTTAWA - Approximately 15,000 of the 25,000 Syrian refugees who will arrive in Canada in the coming weeks are being resettled by the federal government.


at 17:17 on November 25, 2015, EST.

'I never wanted to kill anybody': Const. Forcillo takes the stand at trial

TORONTO - For the first time since he shot down a teen on an empty streetcar two years ago, a Toronto police officer charged in the youth's death provided a public explanation for his actions, saying he never intended to kill anyone.


at 17:15 on November 25, 2015, EST.

UN, Canadian agencies retool plans in wake of changes to Syrian refugee program

OTTAWA - Thousands of Syrian refugees will learn they may have a chance at a new life in Canada from a beep on their mobile phone.


at 17:09 on November 25, 2015, EST.

Businesses and entrepreneurs across Canada stepping in to help Syrian refugees

CALGARY - Businesses and entrepreneurs across the country are stepping in to help settle the thousands of Syrian refugees coming to Canada over the next few weeks.


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