Skip to content

National News

No proof of sexual misconduct against Quebec cardinal: Vatican-mandated investigation

No proof of sexual misconduct against Quebec cardinal: Vatican-mandated investigation

QUEBEC — A retired judge mandated by the Vatican to investigate sexual misconduct allegations against a Quebec cardinal says that despite the complainant refusing to collaborate with the probe, he could find no evidence tying the senior church leader
Winnipeg trial hears search for 'serial killer' definition found on killer's computer

Winnipeg trial hears search for 'serial killer' definition found on killer's computer

WINNIPEG — A police analyst tasked with going through the computer of a Winnipeg man who admitted to killing four women found internet searches for what it means to be a serial killer.
Judge says Quebec's language law regarding court translations is 'inoperable'

Judge says Quebec's language law regarding court translations is 'inoperable'

MONTREAL — A Quebec court judge has declared inoperable a portion of the province's language law that requires English-language court decisions to be immediately translated into French.
Liberals apologize for post attacking Poilievre as Opposition seeks to oust Speaker

Liberals apologize for post attacking Poilievre as Opposition seeks to oust Speaker

OTTAWA — The Liberal party is apologizing to Speaker Greg Fergus for using partisan language to advertise his event, after the Opposition Conservatives and the Bloc Québécois called for his resignation.
Flight PS752 families say Iran president's death robs them of chance for justice

Flight PS752 families say Iran president's death robs them of chance for justice

Members of a Canadian group representing families of those killed when Iran's military shot down a commercial jetliner in 2020 say the death of Iran's president means he will never face justice for his alleged role in their loved ones' deaths.
Freeland says capital gains proposal will be tabled before summer break

Freeland says capital gains proposal will be tabled before summer break

OTTAWA — The Liberal government will bring its proposal to increase the inclusion rate on capital gains to the House of Commons before the parliamentary summer break, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said Tuesday.
Orphan orca's extended family spotted off northeast side of Vancouver Island

Orphan orca's extended family spotted off northeast side of Vancouver Island

ALERT BAY, B.C. — Members of a killer whale pod related to an orphan orca calf that escaped a remote British Columbia tidal lagoon last month have been spotted off the northeast coast of Vancouver Island.
Federal Court certifies class-action lawsuit against military over mental health

Federal Court certifies class-action lawsuit against military over mental health

OTTAWA — The Federal Court has certified another class-action lawsuit against the Canadian Armed Forces filed by a man who says he faced discrimination and stigmatization because of his mental health.
Three accused of Sikh activist's murder face court in person, fourth attends by video

Three accused of Sikh activist's murder face court in person, fourth attends by video

SURREY, B.C. — A British Columbia judge has ordered four Indian nationals accused of murdering Sikh activist Hardeep Singh Nijjar to have no contact with several people in the community in the men's latest court appearance.
Canada 'very closely' monitoring top court's push to prosecute Gaza war crimes: Joly

Canada 'very closely' monitoring top court's push to prosecute Gaza war crimes: Joly

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly says Canada is "very closely" following a push from the International Criminal Court to prosecute the Israeli prime minister and Hamas leaders over the war in the Gaza Strip.