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Time ticking down for expat voters, chief electoral officer says

Time ticking down for expat voters, chief electoral officer says

OTTAWA — Voters living outside of Canada should register soon to ensure they can participate in the coming federal election, says Canada's chief electoral officer.
Families launch claims against N.L. government over deaths in custody

Families launch claims against N.L. government over deaths in custody

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The families of two inmates who died in Newfoundland jails have filed lawsuits claiming that negligence by the province exacerbated their loved ones' mental health conditions and led to their untimely deaths.
'Time to take action:' Children advocates call for national youth suicide strategy

'Time to take action:' Children advocates call for national youth suicide strategy

WINNIPEG — Children's advocates from across the country are urging the federal government to create a national strategy to deal with what they are calling a youth suicide crisis.

Court allows appeal on pipeline certificate, says B.C. needs to reconsider

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government has been ordered by the province's highest court to reconsider its environmental assessment certificate allowing the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline.
Nurse's battle over fine for Facebook comments before Saskatchewan Appeal Court

Nurse's battle over fine for Facebook comments before Saskatchewan Appeal Court

REGINA — A lawyer for a Saskatchewan nurse who was disciplined for criticizing her grandfather's care on Facebook says the decision to punish her was based on numerous legal errors.

MLA wants elections commission to probe anti-Liberal group, New Brunswick Proud

FREDERICTON — A New Brunswick MLA has filed a complaint with the provincial elections commission over the activities of an anti-Liberal online group with ties to similar organizations across the country.
Review board hears mass killer doing well, should have unsupervised outings

Review board hears mass killer doing well, should have unsupervised outings

EDMONTON — A psychiatrist in charge of treating an Alberta man who stabbed and killed five young people at a Calgary house party says the patient's risk of re-offending is low. But Dr.
NDP's Singh seeks urban support with housing billions, avoids deficit questions

NDP's Singh seeks urban support with housing billions, avoids deficit questions

OTTAWA — Jagmeet Singh continued his push to win progressive votes on Tuesday by promising an NDP government would invest billions of dollars in affordable housing to help Canadians struggling to make ends meet.
Man who pleaded guilty in killing of unborn child wants to withdraw plea

Man who pleaded guilty in killing of unborn child wants to withdraw plea

MONTREAL — A Montreal man who pleaded guilty just 12 days ago to fatally stabbing his unborn child told a Quebec Superior Court justice on Tuesday that he now wants to withdraw his plea.
RCMP commissioner says intelligence director aiding FBI probe at time of arrest

RCMP commissioner says intelligence director aiding FBI probe at time of arrest

OTTAWA — Top Mountie Brenda Lucki says an RCMP employee charged with trying to disclose secret information was supporting a U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation probe before his arrest.