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Trial sees photos of suspected blood where off-duty cop was allegedly killed

Trial sees photos of suspected blood where off-duty cop was allegedly killed

HALIFAX — A detective has told a Halifax murder trial that he saw what he suspected to be blood droplets in the apartment where Christopher Garnier allegedly punched and strangled an off-duty police constable. Halifax Regional Police Det. Const.
Regulator investigating Sears Canada liquidation sale prices: monitor

Regulator investigating Sears Canada liquidation sale prices: monitor

TORONTO — The Competition Bureau is investigating allegations that prices on some merchandise were marked up ahead of the liquidation sales at Sears Canada that began last month, the court-appointed monitor overseeing the retailer says.
'Very intense' windstorm rocks Maritimes, heads toward Newfoundland

'Very intense' windstorm rocks Maritimes, heads toward Newfoundland

HALIFAX — A fall storm packing winds that gusted to almost 130 kilometres an hour closed schools, shut down ferry services and knocked out power throughout the Maritimes early Thursday. "The Maritimes are closed today.
Canada adds $35M to help Bangladesh women and girls amid Rohingya crisis

Canada adds $35M to help Bangladesh women and girls amid Rohingya crisis

OTTAWA — Canada will spend $35 million over five years to help Bangladesh address the needs of women and girls as the country deals with a massive influx of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar.
Changes to passive income rules could net feds $6 billion, PBO says

Changes to passive income rules could net feds $6 billion, PBO says

OTTAWA — Parliament's spending watchdog says Liberal changes to passive investment rules for small businesses could rake in up to $6 billion annually in new tax revenues after a decade.
Trudeau laments he can't just go shopping anymore in P.E.I. radio interview

Trudeau laments he can't just go shopping anymore in P.E.I. radio interview

CHARLOTTETOWN — Justin Trudeau says one of the challenges of being prime minister is not being able to pop into a Canadian Tire for a screwdriver or grab a double-double at Tim Hortons without "causing a bit of a kerfuffle.
Canadian initiative fuelled by Terry Fox's dream may be only hope for young

Canadian initiative fuelled by Terry Fox's dream may be only hope for young

VANCOUVER — Seeing children suffering with cancer when he was being treated himself broke Terry Fox's heart and inspired his Marathon of Hope.
Liberals push cities to rethink planning with launch of 'challenge' program

Liberals push cities to rethink planning with launch of 'challenge' program

OTTAWA — Cities looking for extra federal cash are being pushed to think outside the box and take some risks as part of a federal challenge that launches today.
Maryam Monsef still waiting on citizenship paperwork after birthplace revelation

Maryam Monsef still waiting on citizenship paperwork after birthplace revelation

OTTAWA — More than a year after Maryam Monsef revealed she was not actually born in Afghanistan, as she had previously believed, the Liberal cabinet minister is still waiting for the government to update her documents.

In the news today, Nov. 23

stories in the news for Thursday, Nov. 23 ——— ACTRA TO TACKLE HARASSMENT ISSUE ACTRA, the Canadian performers' union, will host a meeting this evening with other industry stakeholders to discuss sexual misconduct.