Friday October 31, 2014

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Police investigating ex-CBC- star Jian Ghomeshi after two women come forward

TORONTO - Former CBC star radio host Jian Ghomeshi is under criminal investigation after two women came forward to complain, police said Friday....

posted: October 31,2014

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Justin Bourque to serve 75 years before parole eligibility for RCMP killings

MONCTON, N.B. - Justin Bourque, the disturbed young man who fatally shot three Mounties and wounded two others in what a judge described as a "blind rage," has been sentenced to an unprecedented 75 years in prison....

Harper urged to press China for release of jailed pro-democracy advocate

OTTAWA - It was business as usual Friday at the prime minister's Langevin Block office, where Stephen Harper smiled and chatted with the Chinese ambassador to Canada before confirming plans for his third official visit to China next week....

Time is up on changes to refugee health care, court tells government

TORONTO - The Federal Court of Appeal has rejected the Conservative government's efforts to buy more time before implementing a new policy of health care for refugee claimants....

Magnotta's father testifies at murder trial; talks of troubled childhood

MONTREAL - Luka Rocco Magnotta's father suffers from paranoid schizophrenia and suggested his son go see a psychiatrist because he was concerned about his mental well-being more than a decade ago....

Man faces 95 charges in break-ins, sex assaults in Toronto;wife also charged

TORONTO - A Toronto man broke into dozens of homes, often while the homeowners were sleeping, took property and on numerous occasions sexually assaulted the female occupants before making an escape, "possibly" with the help of his wife,...

Halifax Chronicle Herald cites declining advertising in issuing 20 layoffs

HALIFAX - The Halifax Chronicle Herald issued layoff notices to 20 unionized newspaper employees Friday in a bid to cut costs and stem advertising losses....

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