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New trial for couple convicted of unlawful confinement in citizen's arrest

Ontario's top court has ordered a new trial for a Caledon, Ont., couple found guilty of unlawful confinement after they tied up two young men caught stealing from their property.
CTV, Jessica Allen apologize for her hockey remarks after Don Cherry's firing

CTV, Jessica Allen apologize for her hockey remarks after Don Cherry's firing

TORONTO — CTV says it is apologizing to anyone who was offended by comments made by a correspondent on its show The Social following the firing of hockey commentator Don Cherry.
B.C. government moves to tax and restrict vaping products to protect youth

B.C. government moves to tax and restrict vaping products to protect youth

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government introduced a 10-point plan Thursday to protect youth from the health risks of vaping that includes cutting nicotine content in vapour pods, restricting flavours aimed at young people, increasing taxes on pro
'He now feels he carries a heavy stigma,' parents of St. Mike's victim say

'He now feels he carries a heavy stigma,' parents of St. Mike's victim say

TORONTO — A teen boy still cannot address being sexually assaulted by his football teammates in the locker room at a prestigious all-boys Catholic high school last year, a youth court heard Thursday.
Ontario court upholds policing powers of private law enforcement in OSPCA case

Ontario court upholds policing powers of private law enforcement in OSPCA case

TORONTO — Ontario's top court has affirmed the now-ceded policing powers of the province's animal welfare agency, striking down a lower court's ruling that called into question the constitutionality of private law enforcement.
Focus on issues rather than age and gender, says new Nunavut MP

Focus on issues rather than age and gender, says new Nunavut MP

OTTAWA — Pro tip: don't ask Mumilaaq Qaqqaq what it feels like to be a young woman entering the House of Commons.
Safety board confirms lingering design problem behind N.W.T. float-plane crash

Safety board confirms lingering design problem behind N.W.T. float-plane crash

EDMONTON — The Transportation Safety Board says a design problem that has remained unaddressed for decades in a popular small airplane contributed to three deaths in a crash in the Northwest Territories.

Laval police open criminal investigation after patient dies in hospital

LAVAL, Que. — Police in Quebec confirmed Thursday that a criminal investigation was underway after an 84-year-old man died in hospital following an operating room incident.
N.B. moves toward privatization of cannabis sales following losses in first year

N.B. moves toward privatization of cannabis sales following losses in first year

FREDERICTON — Citing significant financial losses and overly restrictive federal regulations, the New Brunswick government is looking for a private operator take over its distribution and sales of recreational cannabis.
Debates body left media 'in the dark' about accreditation criteria: judge

Debates body left media 'in the dark' about accreditation criteria: judge

OTTAWA — The commission overseeing leaders' debates during the federal election campaign left media outlets "in the dark" about the criteria for obtaining accreditation to cover the event, a judge says.