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Edmonton's Liberian community supports families of mothers who died in crash

Edmonton's Liberian community is seeking ways to help the families of three mothers killed in a highway collision, but a local leader says it's been a challenge because the women themselves would have been the ones to take care of such efforts.

Judge to rule if key 'expert' Crown witness can testify at gas-plants trial

TORONTO — A key prosecution witness was so steeped in the culture of the police investigation of two top political aides in Ontario that he cannot testify as an unbiased expert, a defence lawyer argued in a Toronto court Monday.

Ottawa begins public consultations on dealing with corporate wrongdoing

MONTREAL — The federal government kicked off nearly two months of public consultations Monday on revising efforts to address corporate wrongdoing, including the possible introduction of a deferred prosecution agreement regime.
The Monday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

The Monday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

Highlights from the news file for Monday, Sept.
A family affair: 10 council candidates in Newfoundland town have same last name

A family affair: 10 council candidates in Newfoundland town have same last name

TROUT RIVER, N.L. — Politics is a different kind of blood sport in the tiny western Newfoundland town of Trout River. Ten of 24 candidates running for council in Tuesday's municipal elections have the same last name — Crocker.
Chelsea Manning says she was denied entry to Canada over her criminal record

Chelsea Manning says she was denied entry to Canada over her criminal record

OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says no one asked him whether a former U.S. soldier who leaked thousands of classified military documents should be deemed inadmissible to Canada because of her convictions.

N.S.-born prof and sovereigntist wants to run for Parti Quebecois

MONTREAL — A small fishing village in southwestern Nova Scotia seems like the last place you'd find a voice for Quebec independence.

Nova Scotia pre-primary classes will be up and running by end of week:minister

HALIFAX — A key campaign promise by Nova Scotia Liberals will be fulfilled when the expansion of pre-primary classes for four-year-olds is up and running by the end of the week, says Education Minister Zach Churchill.

Sexual assault court martial of master seaman to begin in Halifax

HALIFAX — A member of the Royal Canadian Navy is expected in a military court Tuesday to face allegations he sexually assaulted a lower-ranking male colleague.

JetBlue latest U.S. airline to back Bombardier in fight with Boeing

MONTREAL — JetBlue is the latest U.S. airline to back Bombardier in its trade dispute with Boeing, ahead of the expected imposition of preliminary export duties on shipments to the United States. The airline has urged the U.S.