Jury finds Alberta men guilty of killings of Métis hunters

A jury found Anthony Bilodeau guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the shooting of two Métis hunters on a rural Alberta road. They also found his father, Roger Bilodeau, guilty of two counts of involuntary manslaughter. His lawyers had argued that the shooting was self-defense. The Crown argued that the defendants took justice into […]

‘Hands off Osgoode Hall,’ Mayor John Tory warns Metrolinx over proposal to tear up historic site for new Ontario Line station

Mayor John Tory has a warning for Ontario’s transit agency: don’t touch Osgoode Hall. The mayor issued the stern message Tuesday in response to a plan from Metrolinx to tear up a corner of the historic building’s grounds for construction of an entrance for a new Ontario Line subway station. Metrolinx, which is the provincial […]

Drug Decrim Plan for BC Panned as Inadequate | The Tyee

British Columbia will be the first jurisdiction in Canada to decriminalize possession of small amounts of drugs like heroin, fentanyl, cocaine, methamphetamine and MDMA in an effort to save lives amid the province’s escalating toxic drug crisis. Announcements, Events & more from Tyee and select partners Hot for Housing? Ask Our Reporters Whatever You Want […]

N.W.T. government not doing enough to treat, prevent addictions, says federal auditor | The Canadian News

The Northwest Territories government is not doing enough to provide residents equitable and culturally safe addictions prevention and recovery services, despite promises to do so. That’s according to a report by the Office of the Auditor General of Canada looking at addictions prevention and recovery services in the N.W.T.  The report, tabled in the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday, said […]

Military top cop apologizes for failures in investigations, commits to reforms | The Canadian News

The Canadian Armed Forces’ top cop has apologized to two Royal Military College (RMC) officer cadets after a review by a military police watchdog found several problems with how military police investigated a case at Canada’s officer academy. The Military Police Complaints Commission (MPCC) publicly released its final report on a series of incidents concerning harassment […]

INE installs Temporary Budget Commission 2023

The National Electoral Institute (INE) reported that it installed the Temporary Budget Commission 2023, whose members will prepare the draft Budget that the electoral body will request for next year when the electoral process for the presidential succession will begin. The Temporary Budget Committee (CTP) 2023 is chaired by the Minister claudia zavalaand as members […]

Has the jury reached a verdict?

A jury ended a second day of deliberations Tuesday without reaching a verdict on the libel claims of Johnny Depp and ex-wife amber heard for his volatile and unhappy marriage. The seven-person civilian jury resumed deliberations Tuesday morning. After hearing closing arguments and deliberating for about two hours on Friday, Judge Penney Azcarate excused the […]