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Ex-Guantanamo detainee sues Canada over 14-year detention and torture

Ex-Guantanamo detainee sues Canada over 14-year detention and torture

A former detainee of Guantanamo Bay is taking legal action against the Canadian government over its alleged role in his 14 years behind bars marked by torture and intimidation.
Indigenous, racialized, LGBTQ groups and sex workers criticize online hate bill

Indigenous, racialized, LGBTQ groups and sex workers criticize online hate bill

OTTAWA — Members of the LGBTQ community, Indigenous people and racialized groups fear a proposed law tackling online harm could disproportionately curtail their online freedoms and even make them police targets, responses to a government consultation
Traditional ways: Dogsled race covers 500 kilometres in the High Arctic

Traditional ways: Dogsled race covers 500 kilometres in the High Arctic

IQALUIT — Somewhere in the Canadian Arctic dozens of dogs run over ice and snow under Nunavut's high April sun as they pull sleds with racers in tow.
Advocates want a feminist spending review as feds insist no social-program cuts

Advocates want a feminist spending review as feds insist no social-program cuts

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is insisting that the goal of an upcoming federal spending review is not to slash social programs, while gender-equality advocates want to make sure it is done with women and marginalized people in mind.

No winning ticket for Friday's $17 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $17 million jackpot in Friday's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on Apr. 26 will grow to an estimated $22 million. The Canadian Press
Two bodies found during demolition of fire-ravaged building in Vancouver's Gastown

Two bodies found during demolition of fire-ravaged building in Vancouver's Gastown

VANCOUVER — Two bodies have been found in the ruins of the Winters Hotel in Vancouver's Gastown neighbourhood.
Quebec man pleads guilty in February 2020 killing of teen girl, sentenced to life

Quebec man pleads guilty in February 2020 killing of teen girl, sentenced to life

SAINT-JÉRÔME, Que. — A Quebec man was sentenced to life in prison on Friday after pleading guilty to the February 2020 murder of 13-year-old Océane Boyer.
'Senseless act': 7 youths charged in death of teen stabbed near Edmonton high school

'Senseless act': 7 youths charged in death of teen stabbed near Edmonton high school

EDMONTON — Police have charged seven youths with second-degree murder in the death of a 16-year-old boy who was assaulted outside an Edmonton high school earlier this month. The teen was stabbed in the chest and died a week later in hospital.
The race is on to make the final ballot for the Conservative party leadership

The race is on to make the final ballot for the Conservative party leadership

OTTAWA — Conservative leadership candidates have until next Friday to submit the paperwork, $300,000 worth of fees and nomination signatures needed to ensure they are on the final ballot.
City of Ottawa reclaims some of the $558,000 stolen in fraud scam

City of Ottawa reclaims some of the $558,000 stolen in fraud scam

OTTAWA — The City of Ottawa says it will reclaim at least some of the funds that were stolen after the local Salvation Army homeless shelter was targeted by fraudsters.