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Coroner's inquest into in-custody death of Saskatchewan mass killer begins

Coroner's inquest into in-custody death of Saskatchewan mass killer begins

SASKATOON — A coroner’s inquest into the in-custody death of a man who killed 11 people and injured 17 others in a mass stabbing in Saskatchewan has started with jury selection.
More than 70 per cent of people in jails awaiting bail or trial, report says

More than 70 per cent of people in jails awaiting bail or trial, report says

TORONTO — A new report says the crisis in Canada's bail system has worsened over the last decade, with more people in pre-trial custody and some spending weeks in detention before being released.
More to do on defence, Trudeau says after meetings with Polish leaders in Warsaw

More to do on defence, Trudeau says after meetings with Polish leaders in Warsaw

WARSAW, Poland — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended Canada's defence spending Monday as Polish counterpart Donald Tusk urged the rest of the West to confront the very real dangers Russia poses at a critical juncture in its war with Ukraine.
In the news today: Trudeau in Poland to discuss Ukraine, NATO commitments

In the news today: Trudeau in Poland to discuss Ukraine, NATO commitments

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Sentencing for father who killed toddler after officers failed to check on child

Sentencing for father who killed toddler after officers failed to check on child

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — A Saskatchewan man is to be sentenced today for killing his toddler in a case where police were found to have neglected their duty in not checking on the child.
Liberals to introduce long-promised legislation to combat harmful online content

Liberals to introduce long-promised legislation to combat harmful online content

OTTAWA — The federal government is expected to introduce legislation against online harms today, which the Liberals have promised will tackle issues such as online child endangerment and non-consensual sharing of intimate images.
Inuit hardships are lost amid Canada's affordability crisis. But this MP is listening

Inuit hardships are lost amid Canada's affordability crisis. But this MP is listening

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Driving around Iqaluit, Lori Idlout wonders aloud whether the rest of Canada really is in a cost-of-living crisis.
Man charged in U.S. in case of family from India who froze to death in Manitoba

Man charged in U.S. in case of family from India who froze to death in Manitoba

Authorities in the United States have charged another man in an alleged human smuggling operation that led to a family from India freezing to death while trying to enter the country from Manitoba.
Vancouver firefighter recovering abroad after losing leg to 'flesh-eating' infection

Vancouver firefighter recovering abroad after losing leg to 'flesh-eating' infection

VANCOUVER — An assistant fire chief with Vancouver Fire Rescue Services is recovering in a Hong Kong hospital after contracting an infection commonly known as flesh-eating disease, forcing the amputation of part of his leg during a family vacation.
Ukrainian troops improvising medical supplies: UNIFIER training commander

Ukrainian troops improvising medical supplies: UNIFIER training commander

ŁÓDŹ, Poland — Ukrainian troops are using improvised medical supplies on the battlefield because they don't have what they need to treat and transport the wounded, the officer commanding medical training for Operation UNIFIER told federal ministers S