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'Riya was a dreamer': Mother of slain 11-year-old Ontario girl heartbroken

'Riya was a dreamer': Mother of slain 11-year-old Ontario girl heartbroken

BRAMPTON, Ont. — An 11-year-old girl allegedly killed by her father in southern Ontario was a dreamer, a dancer and a singer who "always saw the good in every situation.
Quebec minister refuses to bend on bill upping legal age to consume cannabis

Quebec minister refuses to bend on bill upping legal age to consume cannabis

Quebec junior health minister Lionel Carmant is refusing to bend on legislation that seeks to increase the legal age of cannabis consumption from 18 to 21 and ban the product from all public areas across the province.
Toronto Eaton Centre shooter found guilty of two counts of manslaughter

Toronto Eaton Centre shooter found guilty of two counts of manslaughter

TORONTO — A man who said his post-traumatic stress disorder prompted him to open fire inside Toronto's Eaton Centre more than six years ago was found guilty Tuesday of manslaughter in the deaths of two people killed in the attack.
B.C. budget includes child fund, climate plan, Indigenous revenue sharing

B.C. budget includes child fund, climate plan, Indigenous revenue sharing

VICTORIA — The B.C.
Mother accused of murdering daughters had reached breaking point: defence

Mother accused of murdering daughters had reached breaking point: defence

LAVAL, Que. — People who saw a Quebec woman on the day she is alleged to have killed her two daughters testified that she acted "as if she was in a coma" and was "disconnected from reality," her lawyer reminded jurors Tuesday.
Wilson-Raybould speaks to cabinet, invited to testify at committee on SNC-Lavalin

Wilson-Raybould speaks to cabinet, invited to testify at committee on SNC-Lavalin

OTTAWA — Former cabinet minister Jody Wilson-Raybould will be called before the House of Commons justice committee to address allegations she was pressured by the Prime Minister's Office not to prosecute a Quebec engineering giant.
Pipelines, UN, immigration feature as protest convoy reaches Parliament Hill

Pipelines, UN, immigration feature as protest convoy reaches Parliament Hill

OTTAWA — A convoy of Canadians fed up with the Liberal government rolled into Ottawa Tuesday with demands as varied as their vehicles. The United We Roll convoy began in Red Deer, Alta.
NEB rejects call to expand scope of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion review

NEB rejects call to expand scope of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion review

CALGARY — The National Energy Board is rejecting a call made by an environmental group last month to greatly expand the scope of its reconsideration of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Stand.earth filed a motion to the federal regulator on Jan.
Fraud and bribery case thrown out against former SNC-Lavalin exec Stephane Roy

Fraud and bribery case thrown out against former SNC-Lavalin exec Stephane Roy

MONTREAL — A Quebec court judge stayed charges of fraud and bribery against former SNC-Lavalin executive Stephane Roy Tuesday, ruling his right to a trial within a reasonable time had been violated.
'We take action:' Alberta investing $3.7B to move oil by rail, leasing cars

'We take action:' Alberta investing $3.7B to move oil by rail, leasing cars

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the province is spending $3.7 billion to move landlocked oil to market by rail — and it isn't counting on Ottawa to pitch in.