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Liberals' balancing act between energy and the environment climaxes this week

Liberals' balancing act between energy and the environment climaxes this week

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government is teetering on a tightrope this week as it attempts to prove it can balance economic development with environmental protection during the final sitting of Parliament before the fall election.
B.C. mom tells inquest of son's descent into drugs, finds him 'gone' in bedroom

B.C. mom tells inquest of son's descent into drugs, finds him 'gone' in bedroom

VICTORIA — Rachel Staples let out the dog, started brewing coffee and then immediately felt panic as she walked up to her son's room on April 20 last year, she told a coroner's inquest Monday.
'Forgive me, Lord:' Manslaughter trial hears recordings of Calgary grandfather

'Forgive me, Lord:' Manslaughter trial hears recordings of Calgary grandfather

CALGARY — A trial for a man charged in the death of his grandson has heard recordings of what appear to be the accused praying for forgiveness. Allan Perdomo Lopez is charged with manslaughter in the July 2015 death of five-year-old Emilio Perdomo.

Former Vancouver officer facing lawsuits alleging sexual exploitation

VANCOUVER — A former Vancouver police detective has been accused of kissing and groping two victims in a sex trafficking case while acting as their support worker. Separate civil claims filed in B.C.
The latest from the Raptors parade in Toronto

The latest from the Raptors parade in Toronto

TORONTO — 7:20 p.m. Toronto police now say they have made three arrests in connection with a shooting that took place as a large victory rally for the Raptors was underway.
Euphoria turns to fear after shots fired at massive Raptors victory rally

Euphoria turns to fear after shots fired at massive Raptors victory rally

TORONTO — Hours of anticipation gave way to unbridled euphoria as a sea of Raptors fans greeted the newly crowned NBA champions with cheers, whistles and chants on Monday, but elation quickly turned to fear when gunshots interrupted the celebration i
Massive crowds, security concerns prove to be issues at Raptors parade

Massive crowds, security concerns prove to be issues at Raptors parade

TORONTO — A shooting that sparked a stampede at a massive rally celebrating the Raptors' historic NBA title highlighted the challenges of organizing a large celebratory event in a sprawling metropolis such as Toronto, authorities said Monday.

'He was being creepy:' Alleged victim testifies at Mountie's sex assault trial

RED DEER, Alta. — A woman has testified that an RCMP officer was "being creepy" when he arrested her in central Alberta three years ago and told her to show him her breasts.

Manitoba Mountie pleads not guilty to manslaughter in shooting death of driver

THOMPSON, Man. — An RCMP officer pleaded not guilty Monday to manslaughter, criminal negligence and other charges stemming from an on-duty shooting following a vehicle chase. Const.
Senate committee extends deadline for inquiry into Mark Norman case

Senate committee extends deadline for inquiry into Mark Norman case

OTTAWA — A Senate committee has breathed new life into an inquiry into the failed prosecution of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, after the Conservative senator behind the probe reversed course and decided not to kill it. Conservative Sen.
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