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Plumbers found human flesh in the accused's pipes, Ontario murder trial hears

Plumbers found human flesh in the accused's pipes, Ontario murder trial hears

OSHAWA, Ont. — The trial of a man accused of murdering and dismembering two young women got underway Monday in Oshawa, Ont., with a detailed description of a gruesome scene officers stumbled upon when two plumbers called them to a local home.
No safe mask option for bearded members, RCMP says, but force is exploring solutions

No safe mask option for bearded members, RCMP says, but force is exploring solutions

OTTAWA — The RCMP says there is no safe and proven face covering for officers with beards, but it is working to find one for Sikh members temporarily sidelined from front-line policing.

Nunavut government deploys team after 7 presumptive cases of COVID-19 at mine

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut is reporting seven presumptive cases of COVID-19 at a mine in the western region of the territory. Dr.
COVID-19 pandemic highlights need to document decisions: Information commissioner

COVID-19 pandemic highlights need to document decisions: Information commissioner

OTTAWA — The federal information czar says the shift to doing government work at home is underscoring a need to ensure decisions are properly documented.
'I felt safe,' but others might not, NDP leader says of incident near Parliament

'I felt safe,' but others might not, NDP leader says of incident near Parliament

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says Canada needs to ensure elected officials don't feel bullied or intimidated for doing their work.
U.S. judge orders Canadian woman accused of threatening Trump to remain in custody

U.S. judge orders Canadian woman accused of threatening Trump to remain in custody

A Quebec woman accused of sending a ricin-laced threat to President Donald Trump was equipped to cause bodily harm when she was arrested, a U.S. judge said Monday as he ordered Pascale Ferrier to remain behind bars.
U.S. misrepresented allegations against Meng Wanzhou to Canada: lawyer

U.S. misrepresented allegations against Meng Wanzhou to Canada: lawyer

VANCOUVER — The United States omitted and misstated facts when it shared allegations against Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou with Canadian officials ahead of her arrest in Vancouver, one of her lawyers argued Monday. Scott Fenton told a B.C.
Liberals seek to fast track new COVID-19 aid bill after CERB expires

Liberals seek to fast track new COVID-19 aid bill after CERB expires

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is asking Parliament to fast-track its latest COVID-19 economic recovery package, prompting a torrent of opposition outrage that government forced this issue by proroguing Parliament this summer.
Minimal risk to wild salmon from viruses on farmed B.C. salmon: Fisheries Department

Minimal risk to wild salmon from viruses on farmed B.C. salmon: Fisheries Department

VANCOUVER — The Department of Fisheries and Oceans says nine pathogens from farmed salmon in British Columbia's Discovery Islands pose a minimal risk to wild salmon, based on its scientific assessments.
Veterans Affairs could clear application backlog in a year if it hired hundreds: PBO

Veterans Affairs could clear application backlog in a year if it hired hundreds: PBO

OTTAWA — Veterans Affairs Canada can clear its backlog of disability benefit applications in a year if it hires nearly 400 more people, says the parliamentary budget office.