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Man who shot hunters testifies he cut up gun, lied to police out of fear of jail

Man who shot hunters testifies he cut up gun, lied to police out of fear of jail

EDMONTON — A man on trial for killing two Métis hunters testified he cut up his gun, threw it in a dump and lied to police about his involvement in the shooting out of fear of going to jail for protecting himself and his family.
The latest on the French-language Conservative leadership debate in Laval

The latest on the French-language Conservative leadership debate in Laval

LAVAL, Que. — Conservative leadership hopefuls are squaring off — in French — in the second official debate of the race, which is being held in Laval, Que. Here are the latest developments. All times eastern: 8:20 p.m.
Charest, Poilievre stress divergent visions in Conservative leadership debate

Charest, Poilievre stress divergent visions in Conservative leadership debate

LAVAL, Que.
A broken country's broken heart: tempers flare in Texas, Congress after mass shooting

A broken country's broken heart: tempers flare in Texas, Congress after mass shooting

WASHINGTON — Over two days, in two acts, the small southwest Texas town of Uvalde has been the unwitting global stage for a real-world illustration of the defining tension in American life.
Emergency alerts when severe weather happens can be improved: Guilbeault

Emergency alerts when severe weather happens can be improved: Guilbeault

OTTAWA — Emergency weather alerts that are broadcast over the mobile network should be improved to make sure they are getting to the right people at the right time, Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault said Wednesday.
Federal government would join challenge of Quebec's Bill 21 at Supreme Court

Federal government would join challenge of Quebec's Bill 21 at Supreme Court

MONTREAL — The federal government will join a legal challenge to Quebec's religious symbols law if it reaches the country's highest court, Justice Minister David Lametti said Wednesday.
Trudeau cancelled B.C. appearance after RCMP warned protest could escalate: source

Trudeau cancelled B.C. appearance after RCMP warned protest could escalate: source

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau cancelled plans to appear in person at a Liberal fundraiser in British Columbia Tuesday after RCMP warned an aggressive protest outside the event could escalate if he arrived, said a source close to the decision
Indigenous leaders say Quebec language law damages reconciliation efforts

Indigenous leaders say Quebec language law damages reconciliation efforts

MONTREAL — Indigenous communities in Quebec say the language law passed Tuesday will harm the education prospects of their youth and undermine reconciliation in the province.
Court date for man who brought bags with inert explosives to Victoria airport: RCMP

Court date for man who brought bags with inert explosives to Victoria airport: RCMP

NORTH SAANICH, B.C. — The RCMP say a man who was carrying luggage with suspicious contents that led to the closure of the Victoria International Airport on Tuesday afternoon has been released from custody with an upcoming court date.
Women's groups warn Liberals against 'downloading' gun control to potential victims

Women's groups warn Liberals against 'downloading' gun control to potential victims

OTTAWA — Several women's groups are imploring the federal Liberals to abandon the idea of creating a new regime for an endangered person to seek a court order to remove firearms from a stalker or abuser.