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Court date for man who brought bags with inert explosives to Victoria airport: RCMP

Court date for man who brought bags with inert explosives to Victoria airport: RCMP

NORTH SAANICH, B.C. — The RCMP say a man who was carrying luggage with suspicious contents that led to the closure of the Victoria International Airport on Tuesday afternoon has been released from custody with an upcoming court date.
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 — The federal government will join a legal challenge to Quebec's religious symbols law if it reaches the country's highest court, Justice Minister David Lametti said Wednesday.
Weekend storm: Quebec says some parts of province won't get power back until Saturday

Weekend storm: Quebec says some parts of province won't get power back until Saturday

MONTREAL — Quebec's hydro utility says more than 80,000 customers are still without power following last weekend's violent storm that left a trail of damage from Gatineau to Quebec City.
Women's groups warn Liberals against 'downloading' gun control to potential victims

Women's groups warn Liberals against 'downloading' gun control to potential victims

OTTAWA — Several women's groups are urging the federal Liberals to abandon the idea of allowing an endangered person to apply to a court for an order to remove firearms from a stalker or abuser.
Quebec bill would give Alzheimer's patients access to medical aid in dying

Quebec bill would give Alzheimer's patients access to medical aid in dying

MONTREAL — Quebec has tabled a bill that would extend the province's assisted death legislation to people with Alzheimer's disease.
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.
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.