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Former SNC-Lavalin executive wants fraud and bribery case thrown out over delays

Former SNC-Lavalin executive wants fraud and bribery case thrown out over delays

MONTREAL — A former vice-president of SNC-Lavalin facing charges of fraud and bribery in connection with the company's dealings in Libya is trying to get his case thrown out due to what his lawyers claim are unreasonable delays.
'Squiggles in the sediment:' Complex life may have evolved earlier than thought

'Squiggles in the sediment:' Complex life may have evolved earlier than thought

EDMONTON — A closer look at some unimaginably ancient fossils suggests complex life may have evolved much earlier and more quickly than scientists previously thought.

Quebec says Ottawa would have to cover majority of Francophonie Games cost

QUEBEC — The Quebec government says Ottawa would have to pay the majority of the bill if the 2021 Francophonie Games are to be staged in the province.

14 per cent of sausages tested across Canada had meat not on label: study

A federally funded study has found sausages sold in grocery stores in several provinces contain meat not declared on the label.
Trudeau faces critics inside and outside party as Wilson-Raybould scandal swirls

Trudeau faces critics inside and outside party as Wilson-Raybould scandal swirls

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing a backlash within and outside his own party after Jody Wilson-Raybould's sudden resignation from his cabinet.
Observers 'gobsmacked' at new revelation about lost QuadrigaCX currency

Observers 'gobsmacked' at new revelation about lost QuadrigaCX currency

HALIFAX — The revelation that the embattled QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange recently lost track of more than $460,000 in crypto-coins has left some industry observers reeling with disbelief. "I'm totally gobsmacked ...
Canadian election observers arrive in Ukraine amid fears of Russian meddling

Canadian election observers arrive in Ukraine amid fears of Russian meddling

OTTAWA — The first waves of Canadian election monitors have arrived in Ukraine, as fears rise over Russian meddling in the March 31 presidential ballot.
As women celebrate historic Congress, consensus is the hardest roads lie ahead

As women celebrate historic Congress, consensus is the hardest roads lie ahead

WASHINGTON — Just up Pennsylvania Avenue from Capitol Hill, where a roof-raising posse of congresswomen wearing white upstaged Donald Trump during last week's state of the union, a drizzle-soaked lineup Tuesday outside the Canadian embassy offered st
Former gymnastics coach Dave Brubaker found not guilty of sex assault

Former gymnastics coach Dave Brubaker found not guilty of sex assault

SARNIA, Ont. — A former high-ranking gymnastics coach was acquitted of sexual assault and sexual exploitation Wednesday after a judge found the testimony of the complainant sincere but said the police investigation into the case was severely flawed.
David Assman has cheeky response after being denied personalized licence plate

David Assman has cheeky response after being denied personalized licence plate

MELVILLE, Sask. — A Saskatchewan man has come up with a cheeky response to the province rejecting his request for a personalized licence plate. David Assman, pronounced Oss-man, wanted to put his last name on his licence plate.