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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh calls for public inquiry over SNC-Lavalin questions

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh calls for public inquiry over SNC-Lavalin questions

BURNABY, B.C. — Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says a public inquiry is necessary in the scandal involving engineering giant SNC-Lavalin and Canada's former justice minister.
Mermen calendar targets 'toxic masculinity,' raises big money for charities

Mermen calendar targets 'toxic masculinity,' raises big money for charities

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — What started as a dare for a burly Newfoundland man to pose in mermaid flippers has turned into a globally known effort to combat gender stereotypes — and raised more than a half million dollars for charity.
Closing arguments begin in trial of Quebec mother accused of killing her two girls

Closing arguments begin in trial of Quebec mother accused of killing her two girls

LAVAL, Que. — The lawyer for a Quebec mother accused of killing her two daughters is questioning the work of investigators who analyzed the crime scene.
Final arguments begin in case of Quebecers seeking assisted death

Final arguments begin in case of Quebecers seeking assisted death

MONTREAL — The case of two Quebecers who suffer from incurable degenerative diseases but are ineligible for medically assisted death is entering its final phase.

Bad weather, lack of pilot experience cited in Quebec crash that killed three

MONTREAL — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is citing the pilot's lack of experience in instrument flying, particularly at night, for a helicopter crash that killed three people near Drummondville, Que., last year.
Pipeline protest convoy approaches Ottawa after rolling across country

Pipeline protest convoy approaches Ottawa after rolling across country

OTTAWA — Hundreds of trucks are expected to roll into Ottawa Tuesday to protest the federal government's policies on the oil industry. The main portion of the United We Roll Convoy set out from Red Deer, Alta.
Electoral reform: All eyes turn to tiny P.E.I. as issue put to voters

Electoral reform: All eyes turn to tiny P.E.I. as issue put to voters

CHARLOTTETOWN — Tiny Prince Edward Island has a chance to send a big message to the rest of the country about electoral reform when voters are asked to consider proportional representation in a referendum as early as this spring.
Men appeal conviction in Via Rail terror plot, argue jury improperly selected

Men appeal conviction in Via Rail terror plot, argue jury improperly selected

Two men found guilty of terrorism charges after being accused of plotting to derail a passenger train are asking Ontario's highest court to grant them a new trial, arguing the jury that convicted them was improperly selected.
'Making this up:' Study says oilsands assessments marred by weak science

'Making this up:' Study says oilsands assessments marred by weak science

EDMONTON — Dozens of oilsands environmental impact studies are marred by inconsistent science that's rarely subjected to independent checks, says a university study.
Eat Smart brand salad bags recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

Eat Smart brand salad bags recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) says certain Eat Smart brand Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad Bags are being recalled due to possible Listeria contamination.