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No defence from suspect on trial in Edmonton police officer stabbing

No defence from suspect on trial in Edmonton police officer stabbing

EDMONTON — The trial for a man accused of stabbing an Edmonton police officer and striking four pedestrians with a van is coming to an end.

Election day and Indigenous housing rights; In-The-News for Oct. 21

In-The-News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 21. What we are watching in Canada ...
UN report highlights 'abhorrent' housing conditions for Indigenous people

UN report highlights 'abhorrent' housing conditions for Indigenous people

A United Nations report is highlighting the role "abhorrent" housing conditions play in the poverty and exploitation that Indigenous people face in Canada and around the world.

Police watchdog releases more details about shooting at Calgary military parade

CALGARY — Alberta's police watchdog has released more information about an incident in which an officer shot a car that police say drove around barriers and towards a military parade in Calgary on Saturday.
Thunberg interviews leaders for documentary, Alberta Indigenous group says

Thunberg interviews leaders for documentary, Alberta Indigenous group says

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg continued her tour of Alberta's oilsands region on Saturday, an Indigenous group says, conducting interviews that the group says will be part of an upcoming BBC documentary.
Frantic final push for votes marks final day of divisive campaign

Frantic final push for votes marks final day of divisive campaign

OTTAWA — The contenders in Monday's federal election spent the last day of the campaign calling for voters to unite behind their parties amid accusations of dirty politicking and outright lying.
Montreal loses to Sydney, Australia in bid to host WorldPride 2023

Montreal loses to Sydney, Australia in bid to host WorldPride 2023

Sydney, Australia has beaten out Montreal in the quest to host WorldPride in 2023. The Australian city captured 60 per cent of the vote, while Montreal received 36 per cent and Austin, TX got three.
Montreal-bound Air Transat flight makes emergency stop in Paris; passengers safe

Montreal-bound Air Transat flight makes emergency stop in Paris; passengers safe

MONTREAL — More than 300 passengers resumed their journey to Montreal Sunday after their Air Transat flight from Italy had to make an emergency landing in France.

2 winning tickets for Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — Two winning tickets were sold for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. One was purchased in Ontario, the other in Quebec, and each is worth $2.5 million.

Two in custody after police-involved shooting at parade in downtown Calgary

CALGARY — Alberta's police watchdog is probing an officer-involved shooting in Calgary, which investigators say began when a vehicle drove towards a military parade and ended with two suspects in custody.
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