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Several arrests, fines as police clear protesters from downtown Ottawa street

Several arrests, fines as police clear protesters from downtown Ottawa street

OTTAWA — Police in Ottawa made several arrests Friday while facing off against protesters opposed to COVID-19 mandates, wearing helmets and carrying batons as big-rig trucks and campers attempted to make their way to Parliament Hill.

Four cadets dead after incident at Royal Military College campus in Kingston, Ont.

Four cadets at the Royal Military College have died in an early-morning vehicle accident at the institution's campus in Kingston, Ont., the Department of National Defence said Friday.

CP NewsAlert: Houston Texans select Canadian receiver Metchie III in NFL draft

LAS VEGAS — Alabama receiver John Metchie III was the first Canadian selected in the 2022 NFL draft. Metchie III, of Brampton, Ont., was taken by the Houston Texans in the second round, No. 44 overall, Friday night. More coming. The Canadian Press
Former Tory MP Leona Alleslev misses fundraising deadline for leadership race

Former Tory MP Leona Alleslev misses fundraising deadline for leadership race

OTTAWA — Former Conservative MP Leona Alleslev says she has failed to raise the thousands of dollars needed to make it as a candidate in the party's leadership race.
Moderna seeks Health Canada approval for COVID-19 vaccine for kids under six

Moderna seeks Health Canada approval for COVID-19 vaccine for kids under six

OTTAWA — The first COVID-19 vaccine for infants and very young children is now under review by Health Canada.
MPs debate Keira's Law to require judicial training on domestic violence

MPs debate Keira's Law to require judicial training on domestic violence

OTTAWA — Judges will have to undergo regular training on domestic violence and coercive control if a bill known as Keira's Law passes through Parliament.
B.C. scraps controversial plan to involuntarily treat youth after overdose

B.C. scraps controversial plan to involuntarily treat youth after overdose

VANCOUVER — British Columbia has ditched a controversial plan forcing youth to undergo treatment for up to seven days after an overdose and will now develop a new strategy with First Nations groups.
Police breached accused man's right to counsel, Supreme Court rules

Police breached accused man's right to counsel, Supreme Court rules

OTTAWA — Police breached a Quebec man's constitutional right to counsel by undermining the advice given by his lawyer, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
Day 11 of search: First Nation calls for Amber Alert to help find Saskatchewan boy

Day 11 of search: First Nation calls for Amber Alert to help find Saskatchewan boy

RED EARTH CREE NATION — Indigenous leaderswere urging police Friday to issue an Amber Alert for a five-year-old Saskatchewan boy missing for 11 days.
Man charged in Quebec Halloween sword attack was suffering from delirium: doctor

Man charged in Quebec Halloween sword attack was suffering from delirium: doctor

QUEBEC — The man accused in Quebec's Halloween 2020 stabbing attacks that left two people dead was in a state of psychosis and suffering from delirium, a psychiatrist testifying for the defence said Friday. Dr.