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Quebec wants answers after convicted killer out on parole allegedly kills again

Quebec's justice minister is questioning whether the federal parole board has enough resources to properly evaluate the risk prisoners pose to the public following the slaying of a 22-year-old woman — allegedly by a man previously convicted of murder
Mass coronavirus quarantines seen in China won't happen in Canada: authorities

Mass coronavirus quarantines seen in China won't happen in Canada: authorities

TORONTO — Canadians have no need to worry about the prospect of mass quarantines, even in the likely event the coronavirus is discovered here, public health authorities said on Friday.

Ontario landowners sign deal with agency looking to store used nuclear fuel

TORONTO — Landowners in a rural Ontario municipality about two hours northwest of Toronto have signed an agreement that will allow authorities to soon start doing site tests for a proposed facility to store high-level nuclear waste.
Alberta landowners urge farmers to cut power to wells with unpaid debts

Alberta landowners urge farmers to cut power to wells with unpaid debts

A group of Alberta landowners is asking farmers and ranchers to fight back against unpaid debts and unreclaimed oil and gas wells by closing valves and cutting power to energy company sites.

Humane society says most of 97 cats rescued from home are in 'fair condition'

GUELPH, Ont. — The Guelph Humane Society says most of the 97 cats it removed from a home in the city seem to be in "fair condition." The organization says it took in the cats earlier this week after receiving a call for support from their owner.
'I would not go' to China says B.C. resident concerned about coronavirus

'I would not go' to China says B.C. resident concerned about coronavirus

VANCOUVER — A woman who has regularly visited China from her home in Delta, B.C.

Canadian aid worker's child-sex conviction in Nepal upheld; sentence cut

TORONTO — A prominent Canadian aid worker in Nepal has lost his appeal of a conviction for sexually assaulting two children but saw his sentence cut by one year to eight, members of his legal team said on Friday.

Man wants sexual assault conviction overturned in light of appeal court ruling

TORONTO — Some of the people found guilty by juries in Ontario in recent months are quickly taking steps to challenge their convictions in light of a new ruling on jury selection by the province's top court.

Hamilton police looking for two suspects after seven-year-old boy shot at home

A seven-year-old boy hit by a bullet that came through the window of his Hamilton home was the unintended victim of a targeted shooting, local police said Friday as they continued searching for at least two suspects. Hamilton Police Det. Sgt.
Texas murder suspect arrested in Halifax to be detained until February

Texas murder suspect arrested in Halifax to be detained until February

MONTREAL — An American murder suspect nabbed in Halifax will remain detained until February, when he'll have another hearing to determine whether he's admissible to Canada, a member of the Immigration and Review Board ruled Friday.