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No trial for deported Sri Lankan accused of killing wife, Quebec court rules

MONTREAL — The Quebec Court of Appeal has ruled that a Sri Lankan national who saw a murder charge against him stayed due to trial delays — and who has since been deported from Canada — will not stand trial.
Scheer says Canada more divided than ever, as NDP, Bloc hold cards close

Scheer says Canada more divided than ever, as NDP, Bloc hold cards close

REGINA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer offered the Liberals no help Tuesday to try and piece together national unity after an election contest that's left the country divided on regional lines.
Chair of inquiry into youth protection services says Quebec society failed kids

Chair of inquiry into youth protection services says Quebec society failed kids

MONTREAL — An inquiry into Quebec's maligned youth protection system began Tuesday with a declaration from its chair that the exercise itself reflects a societal failure.

Meet Jaime Battiste: Nova Scotia's first Mi'kmaq member of Parliament

HALIFAX — Jaime Battiste made history Monday when he was became the first Mi'kmaq politician to represent Nova Scotia in the House of Commons.

Liberal search for dance partners: areas where Trudeau might find common ground

OTTAWA — The Liberals won more seats Monday than any other party, but came up short in their effort to return to Parliament with another majority mandate.
New federal Green member looks to learn from May, not replace her

New federal Green member looks to learn from May, not replace her

FREDERICTON — As a teenager, the Green party's newest member of Parliament declared her desire to become prime minister, but Jenica Atwin says she's not gunning for the leadership of her party — at least not yet.
'Human error' blamed for long delay reporting results in Ontario riding

'Human error' blamed for long delay reporting results in Ontario riding

OTTAWA — Elections Canada is blaming "human error" for having left federal candidates in one southern Ontario riding waiting the better part of a day to find out who garnered the most votes there in Monday's election.

Down to the wire: The 10 closest races in Monday's federal election

OTTAWA — The votes have been counted and Canada's 43rd federal election has yielded a minority Liberal government.
Alleged RCMP secret leaker Cameron Ortis granted bail with conditions

Alleged RCMP secret leaker Cameron Ortis granted bail with conditions

OTTAWA — Cameron Jay Ortis, a senior RCMP official accused of breaching Canada's official-secrets law, walked out of an Ottawa courthouse Tuesday after being released on bail with strict conditions.
Mint's new coin honours founder of Manitoba and Metis leader Louis Riel

Mint's new coin honours founder of Manitoba and Metis leader Louis Riel

WINNIPEG — The Royal Canadian Mint has issued a new coin featuring a portrait of Louis Riel, an important Metis leader and the founder of Manitoba. The coin was launched on the 175th anniversary of Riel's birth.
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