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Appeal Court lengthens parole period in triple murder of Alberta family

Appeal Court lengthens parole period in triple murder of Alberta family

CALGARY — The Alberta Court of Appeal has ruled that a trial judge erred by not applying consecutive parole eligibilities for two men convicted in the slayings of three family members.
Chinese-Canadians voice worries about racism, job losses one year in to pandemic

Chinese-Canadians voice worries about racism, job losses one year in to pandemic

VANCOUVER — COVID-19 has taken a toll on many Canadians, but for Chinese-Canadians the impacts have been magnified by racism aimed at individuals and businesses, community leaders say.
Immigration hearing put off for former Nazi death-squad member

Immigration hearing put off for former Nazi death-squad member

OTTAWA — Jewish groups expressed dismay after an immigration hearing for former Nazi death-squad member Helmut Oberlander was put off, the latest twist in the long-running case.
Appeal Court upholds sentence for man convicted of killing Calgary couple, grandson

Appeal Court upholds sentence for man convicted of killing Calgary couple, grandson

CALGARY — The Alberta Court of Appeal has upheld the sentence for a man who killed two people and their young grandson.
Michael White, convicted of killing pregnant wife, granted day parole for six months

Michael White, convicted of killing pregnant wife, granted day parole for six months

TORONTO — An Edmonton man convicted of killing his pregnant wife and dumping her body more than 15 years ago was granted day parole for six months on Monday, with officials stressing the need to monitor his current romantic relationship.
Appeal Court upholds sentence for man convicted of killing Calgary couple, grandson

Appeal Court upholds sentence for man convicted of killing Calgary couple, grandson

CALGARY — Alberta's top court has upheld a life sentence with no chance of parole for 75 years for a man who killed a Calgary couple and their young grandson.
N.S. mass shooting families alter class action lawsuit to add killer's spouse

N.S. mass shooting families alter class action lawsuit to add killer's spouse

HALIFAX — The families of victims of the 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting have added the gunman's spouse, her brother and her brother-in-law as defendants to the original class action lawsuit against the killer's estate.
Canada's sluggish COVID-19 vaccination program won't get better this week

Canada's sluggish COVID-19 vaccination program won't get better this week

OTTAWA — Canada's languid vaccination efforts have no chance of improvement this week with just 70,200 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine scheduled to start arriving.
Vaccine distribution and COVID travel rights: In The News for Feb. 8

Vaccine distribution and COVID travel rights: In The News for Feb. 8

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Feb. 8 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
'A blessing:' Paralyzed Humboldt Bronco finds way back on the ice during COVID-19

'A blessing:' Paralyzed Humboldt Bronco finds way back on the ice during COVID-19

AIRDRIE, Alta. — Ryan Straschnitzki says there is nothing like the feel of being back on the ice.