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'Unacceptable': Comments from party leaders, candidates on Trudeau in blackface

'Unacceptable': Comments from party leaders, candidates on Trudeau in blackface

OTTAWA — Images of Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in blackface produced widespread reaction to the images themselves, and on the issue of race and racism in Canada.
Judge finds Alberta couple not guilty in toddler son's death

Judge finds Alberta couple not guilty in toddler son's death

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — An Alberta couple who treated their son with herbal remedies rather than seek medical attention have been found not guilty in the boy's death.
Indigenous candidates 'hurt,' 'frustrated' by Trudeau blackface photos

Indigenous candidates 'hurt,' 'frustrated' by Trudeau blackface photos

VANCOUVER — Indigenous candidates and community leaders expressed shock, pain and frustration Thursday after multiple photographs surfaced of Justin Trudeau made up in brownface and blackface.

Alberta boy died more than seven years ago; parents twice on trial

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — David and Collet Stephan have been found not guilty of failing to provide the necessaries of life to their toddler son Ezekiel. A medical examiner ruled the boy died of bacterial meningitis.

B.C. auditor says tighter expense rules, oversight needed at B.C. legislature

VICTORIA — British Columbia's auditor general says tighter rules on expenses for top officers at the legislature are needed following allegations of spending abuses made by Speaker Darryl Plecas earlier this year.
Appeal court rules 3-2 in favour of law that slashed Toronto city council

Appeal court rules 3-2 in favour of law that slashed Toronto city council

TORONTO — Ontario's top court has upheld a provincial law that slashed the size of Toronto's city council nearly in half last year, saying the unexpected move did not interfere with candidates' or voters' ability to express themselves freely.
Trudeau asks Canada to look to his current, not past, actions on race

Trudeau asks Canada to look to his current, not past, actions on race

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau insists he's not the man today who he was years ago, when photos and videos were taken of him in racist costumes.

Nova Scotia Catholic hospital will offer assisted dying after policy change

HALIFAX — A Catholic hospital in Nova Scotia must now offer patients access to medically assisted dying on site — a change advocates say should be noted by other provinces with faith-based hospitals. St. Martha's Regional Hospital in Antigonish, N.S.
Residents in Trudeau's Montreal riding unfazed by blackface scandal

Residents in Trudeau's Montreal riding unfazed by blackface scandal

MONTREAL — Residents in Justin Trudeau's home riding expressed support for the Liberal leader on Thursday as he dealt with the fallout of old photos showing him in skin-darkening makeup.

Revelstoke RCMP find $1.9 million in stop of erratic driver

REVELSTOKE, B.C. — A complaint of an erratic driver on Highway 1 east of Revelstoke, B.C., resulted in a $1.9-million cash seizure by RCMP. Police say they stopped a vehicle from eastern Canada, with two men inside, on Sept. 8.