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MLA wants electoral officer to probe anti-Liberal group, New Brunswick Proud

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's chief electoral officer is analyzing a complaint filed against the conservative political action group New Brunswick Proud, which has ties to similar right-leaning organizations that have recently sprung up with the goal
Four Mounties sue attorney general over 2014 Moncton shootings

Four Mounties sue attorney general over 2014 Moncton shootings

MONCTON, N.B. — Four RCMP officers who responded to the 2014 shootings in Moncton, N.B., that claimed the lives of three of their colleagues are suing the attorney general of Canada for negligence.
Gory murders, stabbings, kids slain: Killers found not criminally responsible

Gory murders, stabbings, kids slain: Killers found not criminally responsible

EDMONTON — A review board at Alberta Hospital in Edmonton is deciding whether a man who killed five young people at a house party in Calgary should be given some increased freedom.
Man who scammed romantic partner wants mistrial despite guilty finding

Man who scammed romantic partner wants mistrial despite guilty finding

TORONTO — A con artist who scammed the romantic partner he met online out of hundreds of thousands of dollars has asked a judge to declare a mistrial months after finding him guilty.

Serial rapist shows no sign of controlling violent sexual urges: court

TORONTO — An Ontario judge has ordered a serial rapist jailed indefinitely, saying the man's refusal to receive treatment for his violent sexual urges means he is likely to harm more women if released into the community.
Tax credits or cash? Parties spar over what is best for parental benefits

Tax credits or cash? Parties spar over what is best for parental benefits

OTTAWA — Is it better to be paid in credit or with cash? That's a question Liberals and Conservatives tusseled over Tuesday in the ongoing federal election competition for the votes of middle-class families.

Pro-oil and gas shirt incidents highlight lack of clarity in legislatures' rules

TORONTO — Two recent incidents that saw visitors wearing pro-oil and gas shirts banned from touring the Senate have industry watchers questioning the clarity of rules at legislatures across Canada.
Nova Scotia's annual pumpkin regatta sunk by extreme weather, lack of gourds

Nova Scotia's annual pumpkin regatta sunk by extreme weather, lack of gourds

WINDSOR, N.S. — Nova Scotia's annual Pumpkin Regatta has been cancelled following a disastrous season in the pumpkin patch. The race across Lake Pesaquid in Windsor, N.S., features paddlers using large, hollowed-out gourds as small boats.
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.