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Murderer who failed to return to halfway house had been at large twice before

Murderer who failed to return to halfway house had been at large twice before

FREDERICTON — A convicted murderer who failed to return to a Moncton halfway house last week remains missing, and documents show he was unlawfully at large twice in the past.

High school teacher jailed six months for secret videos of students' chests

TORONTO — A high school teacher convicted by Canada's top court of voyeurism for secretly video recording female students with a pen camera has been handed a six-month jail term.
Edmonton landscaper needed time to think, let $60-million lottery win sink in

Edmonton landscaper needed time to think, let $60-million lottery win sink in

ST. ALBERT, Alta. — An Edmonton landscaper has won big after waiting 10 months to claim a $60-million lotto jackpot. Bon Truong says he was stunned when he checked his Lotto Max ticket at a grocery store the day after the Oct. 26 draw.
Celebrity businessman Kevin O'Leary involved in fatal boat crash

Celebrity businessman Kevin O'Leary involved in fatal boat crash

SEGUIN TOWNSHIP, Ont. — Celebrity businessman Kevin O'Leary was involved in a boat collision in Ontario's cottage country that left two people dead and three others injured.

Lawyer for opioid maker says U.S. lawsuit has no binding impact in B.C. suit

VANCOUVER — A lawyer for Johnson & Johnson says a civil judgment from an Oklahoma court that ruled the companies helped fuel the state's opioid crisis has no binding impact on other courts.
Case of defunct QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange could shift to Toronto court

Case of defunct QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange could shift to Toronto court

HALIFAX — The accounting firm investigating the multimillion-dollar implosion of the QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange wants to move the ongoing bankruptcy proceedings from Halifax to Toronto, saying the case is now focused on people and assets in O
Benjamin Tomlin, Canadian sentenced to 10 years in Cuban prison, was set up: lawyer

Benjamin Tomlin, Canadian sentenced to 10 years in Cuban prison, was set up: lawyer

MONTREAL — A Canadian man sentenced to 10 years in a Cuban prison says he is innocent, and his lawyer says his client was likely set up following a night of partying in a seaside town outside the popular resort destination of Varadero.
Tory leader Scheer contradicted on abortion by Quebec lieutenant Alain Rayes

Tory leader Scheer contradicted on abortion by Quebec lieutenant Alain Rayes

OTTAWA — Even though he has contradicted his leader publicly on the subject of abortion rights, the Conservatives' Quebec lieutenant says he and party leader Andrew Scheer have always been clear on their stance.
In the news today, Aug. 28

In the news today, Aug. 28

Six stories in the news for Wednesday, Aug. 28 ——— FIRST INTERIOR SHOTS OF HMS TERROR RELEASED Parks Canada has released the first pictures from inside the HMS Terror, one of the two ships in the doomed Franklin Expedition.
Hong Kong: Split emerges in Chinese-Canadian community amid protests

Hong Kong: Split emerges in Chinese-Canadian community amid protests

VANCOUVER — Images of police using rubber bullets and tear gas against protesters in Hong Kong in early June spurred Joel Wan to pick up the phone and call the United Nations human rights office from his home in Vancouver. "It was 3 a.m.
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