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Slow ambulance response may have played role in man's death, Quebec coroner says

MONTREAL — A Quebec coroner says the death of a young man who waited 21 minutes for an ambulance could have possibly been avoided had help arrived sooner.
American who attacked N.S. women sentenced for fleeing to Canada in 1996

American who attacked N.S. women sentenced for fleeing to Canada in 1996

HALIFAX — A New York state judge has sentenced a man who committed violent sexual crimes in Nova Scotia to between two and six years of additional jail time for absconding from justice and fleeing to Canada in 1996.
Supreme Court of Canada to hear appeal of Quebec comedian on joke complaint

Supreme Court of Canada to hear appeal of Quebec comedian on joke complaint

MONTREAL — The Supreme Court of Canada has decided to hear the appeal of Quebec comedian Mike Ward in a human-rights case that touches on the limits of artistic expression and the role of the country's human rights tribunals.
Judge grants bail to Calgary man facing terrorism charges

Judge grants bail to Calgary man facing terrorism charges

CALGARY — A judge has granted bail to an Alberta man facing four terrorism charges. The charges against Hussein Sobhe Borhot, 34, of Calgary include participation in activity of a terrorism group and commission of an offence for a terrorist group.

'Ice jacking' caused CN Rail derailment, crude leak in northwestern Ontario

TORONTO — A freight-train derailment in northwestern Ontario that led to a significant oil spill this winter was caused by a phenomenon known as "ice jacking," federal investigators reported on Thursday.
New Brunswick woman found after missing in forest for almost two weeks

New Brunswick woman found after missing in forest for almost two weeks

TRACADIE, N.B. — A New Brunswick woman says she was able to survive in woods in the northeast of the province for nearly two weeks by drinking rainwater from puddles and eating wild berries.
Ottawa imposes stricter rules for Americans travelling through Canada to Alaska

Ottawa imposes stricter rules for Americans travelling through Canada to Alaska

OTTAWA — The federal government is tightening the rules for non-essential American travellers passing through Canada en route to Alaska, in order to reduce the time spent in the country during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Quebec judge who asked woman to remove hijab in court to offer apology

Quebec judge who asked woman to remove hijab in court to offer apology

MONTREAL — A Quebec judge who refused to allow a Muslim woman to appear in court wearing a hijab in 2015 will apologize.
Few regrets for Toronto's 1st Black police chief, but criticism tails Saunders

Few regrets for Toronto's 1st Black police chief, but criticism tails Saunders

TORONTO — Ask the outgoing head of the country's largest municipal police force about defunding or cuts to its $1-billion budget, and the response reflects typical disdain for what he views as sloganeering in response to complex problems.
Four major airports begin screening passengers for elevated temperatures

Four major airports begin screening passengers for elevated temperatures

Four major Canadian airports will begin taking passengers' temperatures starting today as part of the effort to curb the spread of COVID-19.