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Judge decides 'Freedom Convoy' organizer Tamara Lich stays out on bail

Judge decides 'Freedom Convoy' organizer Tamara Lich stays out on bail

OTTAWA — Tamara Lich, a key organizer of the "Freedom Convoy" protest that gridlocked Ottawa for weeks, will remain released on bail while awaiting trial, a judge ruled Wednesday.
Victims' families boycotting N.S. mass shooting inquiry over questioning of Mounties

Victims' families boycotting N.S. mass shooting inquiry over questioning of Mounties

TRURO, N.S. — The relatives of victims of the 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting have told their lawyers to boycott the public inquiry investigating the tragedy, after its commissioners decided to prevent cross-examination of key Mountie witnesses.
Federal government would join challenge of Quebec's Bill 21 at Supreme Court

Federal government would join challenge of Quebec's Bill 21 at Supreme Court

MONTREAL — Federal Justice Minister David Lametti says his government will join a legal challenge to Quebec's religious symbols law if it reaches the Supreme Court.
Driver says complainant was 'very quiet' on way back from Jacob Hoggard's hotel

Driver says complainant was 'very quiet' on way back from Jacob Hoggard's hotel

TORONTO — The sex assault trial of Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard is hearing from a limo driver who drove one of the complainants to and from the Hedley frontman's hotel in 2016.
Peter Nygard sexual assault case to return to Montreal courtroom in July

Peter Nygard sexual assault case to return to Montreal courtroom in July

MONTREAL — Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard's sexual assault and forcible confinement case in Quebec will return to a Montreal courtroom July 8.
Federal government says court challenge to Quebec language law possible

Federal government says court challenge to Quebec language law possible

MONTREAL — Federal Justice Minister David Lametti says his government is not ruling out a court challenge to Quebec's newly adopted language-reform law.

'Terrible, terrible day': Canada grieves as outrage grips U.S. following Texas horror

WASHINGTON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has joined a global chorus of grief following the shooting deaths of 19 children at a small-town elementary school in Texas.
French Conservative debate, Tamara Lich bail hearing : In The News for May 25

French Conservative debate, Tamara Lich bail hearing : In The News for May 25

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of May 25 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Conservative leadership candidates meet in Quebec for party's French-language debate

Conservative leadership candidates meet in Quebec for party's French-language debate

OTTAWA — Candidates running for leadership of the federal Conservative party will appear on stage tonight for its French-language debate. The event is taking place in Laval, Que.
One of two Alberta men accused of killing hunters to take witness stand

One of two Alberta men accused of killing hunters to take witness stand

EDMONTON — A man accused of killing two Metis hunters on a rural Alberta road is scheduled to testify today. Anthony Bilodeau has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the deaths of Jacob Sansom and Maurice Cardinal in March of 2020.