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Suspect in deadly Moncton RCMP shootings found fit to stand trial

MONCTON, N.B. - A New Brunswick man charged with fatally shooting three RCMP officers and wounding two others last month in Moncton has been found fit to stand trial....

posted: July 31,2014

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No more exclusivity clauses in wireless roaming contracts, says CRTC

OTTAWA - Canada's telecom regulator is banning wireless carriers from imposing exclusivity conditions in contracts that forced smaller firms to use more expensive roaming networks....

Newfoundland man at centre of Mr. Big court ruling will likely go free: lawyer

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - One of the lawyers for a Newfoundland man convicted of drowning his twin daughters after a so-called Mr. Big sting says he expects his client will go free....

Former Arctic priest to face Alberta trial on sex charges

EDMONTON - A former Arctic priest defrocked for sexual misbehaviour will face trial on two sex-related charges in Edmonton....

High court warns against 'Mr. Big' stings, says they're presumed inadmissible

OTTAWA - Confessions extracted through so-called Mr. Big police sting operations tend to produce unreliable confessions, are open to abuses and must be presumed inadmissible in court, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled Thursday....

Cyberattack breached system holding personal data: privacy watchdog

OTTAWA - Hackers who targeted Canada's National Research Council infiltrated a system containing personal information, the federal privacy czar says....

Man jailed for 31 years before conviction thrown out can sue police, Crown

TORONTO - The longest-serving inmate in Canada to have a murder conviction quashed can sue those involved in his prosecution, Ontario's top court ruled Thursday....

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