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Alberta judge dismisses mistrial application, trucker to be sentenced in hotel death

Alberta judge dismisses mistrial application, trucker to be sentenced in hotel death

EDMONTON — A judge has dismissed an Ontario truck driver's application for a mistrial after he was found guilty of killing a woman in his Edmonton hotel room. A sentencing hearing was to be held this week for Bradley Barton.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Friday, June 4, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 7:05 p.m. B.C. health officials say they are gearing up for a busy month as the province works on the rollout of its second doses of COVID-19 vaccinations.
Nunavummiut demand justice in homicide of 'Grizzlies' actor Emerald MacDonald

Nunavummiut demand justice in homicide of 'Grizzlies' actor Emerald MacDonald

IQALUIT — About 30 people gathered in a school parking lot as wet snow fell to demand justice for Emerald MacDonald, the 24-year-old actress who was found dead at a cabin outside Kugluktuk on May 3.
Tories foil bid to cut short debate on bill to regulate online streaming services

Tories foil bid to cut short debate on bill to regulate online streaming services

OTTAWA — An attempt by the Trudeau government to speed up controversial legislation to regulate online streaming services brought the House of Commons to a virtual standstill Friday.
Does Canada need another pipeline, feds ask days after Biden cancels Keystone XL

Does Canada need another pipeline, feds ask days after Biden cancels Keystone XL

OTTAWA — Federal officials were asking themselves how many pipelines does Canada really need in the days after U.S. President Joe Biden cancelled Keystone XL.
Pfizer increasing vaccine shipments as Canada appeals to U.S. to help with Moderna

Pfizer increasing vaccine shipments as Canada appeals to U.S. to help with Moderna

OTTAWA — Procurement Minister Anita Anand is pushing Moderna to start shipping its COVID-19 vaccine doses to Canada from the United States instead of Europe. The negotiations, which also involve the U.S.
Legislature member says Alberta premier's patio dinner clearly broke COVID-19 rules

Legislature member says Alberta premier's patio dinner clearly broke COVID-19 rules

EDMONTON — One of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s caucus members says it’s obvious to her that Kenney’s drinks and dinner on a rooftop patio this week broke COVID-19 health rules.
Foster care is modern-day residential school system: Inuk MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq

Foster care is modern-day residential school system: Inuk MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq

OTTAWA — In the wake of the tragic discovery of an unmarked burial site in Kamloops, B.C.
Parti Québécois loses another member as Sylvain Roy quits to sit as Independent

Parti Québécois loses another member as Sylvain Roy quits to sit as Independent

QUEBEC — The Parti Québécois lost another member of its caucus Friday as Sylvain Roy quit the sovereigntist party to sit as an Independent.
O'Regan says 30 million trees to be planted this year out of two billion by 2030

O'Regan says 30 million trees to be planted this year out of two billion by 2030

OTTAWA — A Liberal campaign pledge to plant two billion trees by 2030 finally seems to have taken root.