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Judge ends manslaughter case against N.B. police officers in shooting

BATHURST, N.B. — A judge has ended manslaughter charges against two New Brunswick police officers in the shooting death of a Tracadie businessman two years ago. Const. Patrick Bulger and Const.

5 vehicles damaged as wheels fly off transport; driver and company face charges

PRESCOTT, Ont. — Provincial police say a tractor-trailer driver is facing charges after wheels flew off the transport damaging five other vehicles. They say the wheels came off the tractor on Highway 401 near Prescott, Ont., around 7 a.m. Friday.

Auto parts giant Magna raises concerns about protectionist trade measures

AURORA, Ont. — Canadian auto parts giant Magna International Inc. cited the rise of protectionist trade measures in the Trump era as a key risk to the auto industry as it reported its latest quarterly results.

N.B. judge overturns conviction of grandfather accused of sexual interference

FREDERICTON — A man who was shunned by his community and reviled by family when he was wrongly branded a sex offender has been acquitted of sexually assaulting his step-granddaughter after the girl admitted she was forced to make up the story by her

Man sentenced to life in Vaughan, Ont., cafe shooting that left 1 dead, 1 injured

NEWMARKET, Ont. — York regional police say a 27-year-old Toronto man has been sentenced after being found guilty of second-degree murder and aggravated assault in connection with a double shooting in Vaughan, Ont.

Winnipeg police look for suspect after substance found on teen girl's sweater

WINNIPEG — Police in Winnipeg are looking for a man who sprayed or deposited what they say may have been a bodily fluid on a teenage girl's clothing. The girl and some friends were shopping at the St.

Northern Ontario's Krista McCarville rounds out final four at Hearts

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Northern Ontario's Krista McCarville claimed the final playoff spot at the Canadian women's curling championship with a 10-6 win Friday over Northwest Territories.

RBC grows first-quarter profit by 24 per cent to $3.03 billion; revenue up

TORONTO — Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY), the country's largest lender, reported stronger-than-expected first-quarter results Friday on the back of solid earnings from its Canadian banking, wealth management and capital markets businesses.
Ottawa's northern rep Simon proposes 'Indigenous Protected Areas' for Arctic

Ottawa's northern rep Simon proposes 'Indigenous Protected Areas' for Arctic

A high-profile northerner says Arctic environments should be conserved through a network of what she calls Indigenous Protected Areas.

2 adults, 2 children killed in collision on Highway 101 west of Timmins, Ont.

SOUTH PORCUPINE, Ont. — Provincial police say four members of a Chapleau, Ont., family died in a collision Thursday morning on Highway 101 in northeastern Ontario.