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City of Saskatoon may get back stolen $1M after scam traced to bank accounts

SASKATOON — The City of Saskatoon may be getting back most of the $1 million it mistakenly sent an online fraudster.
Politicians say elections law restricting partisan ads is 'absurd,' 'lunacy'

Politicians say elections law restricting partisan ads is 'absurd,' 'lunacy'

OTTAWA — The man whose position on climate change is at the centre of a controversy over partisan campaign rhetoric weighed in Monday, saying Elections Canada is stifling free speech if environmental groups can't produce ads that describe global warm
Judge acquits Manitoba Mountie of manslaughter; says officer feared for his life

Judge acquits Manitoba Mountie of manslaughter; says officer feared for his life

THOMPSON, Man. — A judge says he believes that a northern Manitoba RCMP officer genuinely feared for his life when he repeatedly shot at a drunk driver coming at him during an attempted arrest. Justice Chris Martin on Monday acquitted Const.
With campaign looming, Trudeau makes $1.2B transit announcement in Quebec City

With campaign looming, Trudeau makes $1.2B transit announcement in Quebec City

QUEBEC — For the second month in a row, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made a billion-dollar funding announcement for public transit in Quebec, a province whose support he badly needs to maintain power come election time in October.
SNC-Lavalin controversy tails PM to Quebec, where affair has different impact

SNC-Lavalin controversy tails PM to Quebec, where affair has different impact

OTTAWA — Questions about the SNC-Lavalin affair Monday trailed Justin Trudeau to Quebec — the seat-rich province at the centre of the controversy, and a place where the prime minister could conceivably limit the damage.
U.S. secretary of state to meet with Trudeau, Freeland ahead of G7 summit

U.S. secretary of state to meet with Trudeau, Freeland ahead of G7 summit

OTTAWA — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Canada later this week to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland.
Conservative Leader Scheer won't 'lift finger' to bring 'Jihadi Jack' to Canada

Conservative Leader Scheer won't 'lift finger' to bring 'Jihadi Jack' to Canada

OTTAWA — Neither the governing Liberals nor the Opposition Conservatives expressed enthusiasm Monday for trying to secure the release of the overseas prisoner dubbed "Jihadi Jack" by the British media.
Unrest in Hong Kong not spilling over to demands on Canadian consulate

Unrest in Hong Kong not spilling over to demands on Canadian consulate

OTTAWA — Canadians in Hong Kong are watching nervously as tensions escalate between pro-democracy protesters and police but so far, the Canadian consulate in the region is seeing no obvious signs of their concern.
Kenney says Legault has shaky grasp of history when it comes to equalization

Kenney says Legault has shaky grasp of history when it comes to equalization

QUEBEC — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney shot back at his Quebec counterpart Monday, saying Francois Legault does not understand the history of equalization.
Federal Court approves settlement agreement for Indian Day Schools

Federal Court approves settlement agreement for Indian Day Schools

OTTAWA — The Federal Court has approved a settlement agreement for survivors of so-called Indian day schools.
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